Bagging processes include; fabrication, cleaning, filling, sealing, combining, labelling, overwrapping, palletizing.
Most packaging operations cannot be done without packaging or bagging equipment. For instance, some packaging requires heat to seal the bag or package. With many producing industries, the heat seal is essential and critical to the safety of a product. Eg. Food, drugs, among others.
Packaging speeds labor productivity. Using a machine is obviously faster than using your hands. For instance, hundreds of bottled drinks can be capped in a few minutes using a computer.
Bagging, especially for consumable products, is hygienic. These products don’t have to come in contact with hands, which allows products to be germs or even infection-free.
In choosing a bagging machine in UK, it is essential that one checks the technical capabilities, how much work it can process, how safe it is for the one using it, maintainability, serviceability, reliability, it’s cost, floor space, energy requirements, quality of outgoing packages, among others.
One should also know that a packaging machine can be:
- Purchased as standard, brand new equipment
- Purchased custom-made to specific operations.
- Purchased reconstructed and upgraded.
- Manufactured by in-house engineers and maintenance staff.