Single-Wrap Die-Fold Package features hermetic seals.

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Intended for chocolate manufacturers, Single-Wrap Die-Fold Package has airtight hermetic seals to maintain product freshness while protecting against insects and moisture. It also preserves original aromas and flavors while denying penetration by external scents. For symmetrical side and longitudinal seals, package is produced by Starpac 600 HL machine, which uses folding box to create all folds at once. It is tamperproof yet easily opened due to machine's application of tear-tape.



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Bosch Presents Innovative Pack Style with Hermetic Seals at ProSweets



Bosch to Showcase First Single-Wrap Die-Fold Package with Hermetic Seals

o Precise folds achieved for premium package look

o Utmost assurance of product safety due to air tight seal

o Machine designed for gentle product handling and heat minimization

Bosch Packaging Technology will present its first single-wrap die-fold package with hermetic seals at ProSweets 2012 in Cologne. Now, chocolate manufacturers no longer have to sacrifice product quality and maximum shelf life for a strong visual impact.
The hermetically sealed single-wrap die-fold package with only one film allows for maximum product safety. The pack style is produced by the Starpac 600 HL, a machine developed by Sapal, a Bosch Packaging Technology company, and is compatible to run polypropylene film (OPP). The addition of heat-sealed and airtight hermetic seals to die-fold packages maintains product freshness for increased shelf life and protects the product against insects and moisture. It also strongly preserves original aromas and flavors while denying penetration by external scents, such as from nearby products on store shelves. Consumers receive a tamper-proof yet easy-open package due to the machine's automatic application of tear-tape to the packaging material.

The Starpac 600 HL wraps small- to medium-sized chocolates efficiently with an output of up to 600 pieces per minute. To maintain the elegant appearance of die-fold packages, the Starpac 600 HL uses a folding box to create all folds at once for perfectly symmetrical side and longitudinal seals. This symmetry is achieved by the folding box's ability to maintain the precise position of wrapping materials with elastic properties, which cannot be ensured with multi-station folding. Not only does this feature ensure aesthetically pleasing packages but also maintains high seal integrity and minimizes material consumption.

The Starpac 600 HL and pack style will be on display in Bosch's booth (Hall 10.1, Booth C010-D011), 29 January - 1 February 2012, Cologne.

Contact:

Alexander Schmitz

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The Bosch division Packaging Technology, based in Waiblingen (Germany), is one of the leading suppliers in the field of processing and packaging technology. In more than 15 countries worldwide it develops and produces complete solutions for the pharmaceutical, food and confectionery industries. The comprehensive service portfolio completes the package. The worldwide sales and service network offers local contacts. More information at www.boschpackaging.com

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 285,000 associates generated sales of 47.3 billion euros in fiscal 2010. For 2011, the company forecasts sales of more than 50 billion euros and a headcount of a good 300,000 by the end of the year. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent 3.8 billion euros for research and development in 2010, and applied for over 3,800 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.

Additional information can be accessed at www.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com

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