How to calculate film dimensions to flow wrap your product

This is the third article in a series of blogs intended to educate users new to flow wrapping as well as to help experienced users looking for a quick reference. It explains the basic calculations used to determine film dimensions to flow wrap a specific product.  (Read the other articles in this series Principle of Operation of a Horizontal Flow Wrapper and Sealing Fundamentals of Horizontal Flow Wrapping) …More



Preventive Maintenance Kits: SVE 2510 Vertical Bagger

Introducing the Latest Spare Parts PM Kits for Bosch Packaging’s Vertical Form Fill Seal Equipment
Preventive Maintenance is the key to making sure your food packaging lines stay up and running during the most critical times of business. Costly downtimes can be avoided by replacing worn parts on your equipment during a scheduled preventive maintenance visit. Knowing which parts need to be replaced, when is what Bosch knows best. Save time, save money and save downtime by planning ahead. …More


Joachim Dittrich to lead the Liquid Food business unit

Joachim Dittrich

Joachim Dittrich (50) has been appointed head of the Liquid Food business unit at Bosch Packaging Technology. He succeeds Jürgen Katzenbach (45), who will become the unit’s commercial manager. The Liquid Food business unit develops, manufactures, and markets processing and packaging solutions for liquid and paste-like food, especially for customers in the dairy, fruit juice, and coffee industries. The personnel changes took effect on May 1, 2014. …More


The Bosch of Tomorrow

We Are BoschIn honor of Diversity and Inclusion at Bosch Packaging Services, we held our first annual Diversity Day event at our Raleigh, NC office. Associates each created a flag that they felt represented their background and heritage as well as shared a homemade dish to pass that characterized their culture or region. The event was so much fun and allowed us all an opportunity to get to know each other – and ourselves – even better than before. …More



New horizontal flow wrapper is keeping your products safe

Flow Wrapper

For European manufacturers requiring hermetic sealing for products that are difficult to handle on a traditional upright flow wrapper, Bosch Packaging Technology launched the Pack 301 ID (Inverted Dwell) horizontal flow wrapper at Interpack 2014. Products like fresh produce, meat and cheese are particularly suitable to be packaged on the Pack 301 ID, which is also available in combination with Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP). …More




Experts in Liquid Food Packaging – Part 1: Thermoform Technology

On entering local supermarkets and heading to the dairy section, consumers can find many products that are packaged in thermoformed cups. Varying in form and size, they are used for packaging liquid or viscous products such as yoghurts, desserts, or puddings. All of them are protected by a thin layer of plastic and a lid. Venturing even deeper into the halls of dairy products, one can not only find packs of thermoformed cups but pre-made cups as well. Differentiation between the two types can be hard and often manufacturers of liquid and viscous food products are unsure which technology to choose. …More


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