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Form-Fill-Seal Machine targets fresh produce industry.

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Form-Fill-Seal Machine  targets fresh produce industry.

May 10, 2013 - Rated at cycle speeds up to 100 bags/min, Triton Automated Bagging Machine supports bag sizes from 2 x 3 in. to 18 x 23 in. Vertical machine features heavy-duty wash-down construction with 4 x 4 in. welded stainless steel frame. System includes Matrix Smart Jaw ST sealing system, automatic web edge guide film tracking, tool-free film roll and forming tube changeover, and Allen-Bradley control components. For modified atmosphere packaging, gas flushing system is available.

Matrix Packaging Machinery - Saukville, WI

Original Press Release

Matrix Features the Triton High-Speed Bagging Machine at United Fresh, May 14-16 in San Diego

Press release date: May 08, 2013

SAUKVILLE, Wis. – Matrix Packaging Machinery, powered by Pro Mach, will showcase at United Fresh, May 14-16 at the San Diego Convention Center, the Triton, a vertical form-fill-seal machine optimized for the fresh produce packaging industry. The Triton automated bagging machine, which comes in two models, can help fresh produce packers of all sizes and individual needs lower labor costs, decrease waste, and improve overall efficiency and throughput. (Matrix Booth # 1238)

The Triton is rated at cycle speeds up to 100 bags per minute. Bag sizes range from a minimum of 2 inches wide by 3 inches long to 18 inches wide by 23 inches long. This competitively priced vertical-form-fill seal machine features heavy duty wash-down construction for a long service life. The Triton’s frame, for example, is made with 4 by 4 inch welded stainless steel.

This unit comes standard with the Matrix Smart Jaw ST sealing system, automatic web edge guide film tracking, tool free film roll and forming tube changeover, nationally available Allen-Bradley control components, and more. Available options include a load shelf for heavier bags and a gas flushing system for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP).

“Produce packers like the Triton because it is rugged, simple to operate, low cost to use, and isn’t loaded with a lot of bells and whistles that packaging operations don’t need,” said Marc Willden, vice president and general manager. “Once a customer uses one of our machines, they don’t go anywhere else.”

View video and additional product detail on the Triton online and be sure to stop by the Matrix United Fresh Booth #1238. For more information on the full range of Matrix vertical and rotary bagging machines, call 262-268-8300 and visit

About Matrix
Matrix Packaging Machinery is an industry-leading manufacturer of vertical form-fill-seal (v/f/f/s) packaging equipment. Since 1988 Matrix has built a solid reputation for delivering rugged, well-engineered, cost competitive, and easy-to-use packaging systems backed by outstanding customer support. Matrix has machines in operation throughout the world, handling a wide range of products in very diverse conditions.

About Pro Mach               
Pro Mach, Cincinnati, Ohio, is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through three business units and related divisions, Pro Mach provides equipment, training, installation, and parts in primary packaging, end-of-line packaging, and identification and tracking.