Portion Packs

Creative solutions for the manufacturing and packaging of single-dose products and multiportion packs.

Portion packs in numerous variants

Single-dose or multiportion packs are an attractive and convenient packaging solution for a wide range of consumer goods. They include detergents and cleaning agents, coffee and tea, OTC products and nutrition as well as instant drinks and many other products. Whether it is aluminum foil or difficult to handle PVA/PVOH film (polyvinyl alcohol), cold forming or thermal forming – Harro Höfliger offers proven technology that is perfectly customized for the specific product. Pre-dosed pouches for the dishwasher or the washing machine are made of water-soluble film that is thermoformed to shape and filled with powder, gel or liquid at high speeds. Our experience in film processing is reflected in every process, from feeding, forming, dosing, sealing, perforation, punching or cutting to packaging.

  • High process reliability from many successfully implemented projects
  • Expertise in handling difficult materials such as PVOH
  • Different shapes and formats including multi-chamber packages and triangular pack styles
  • Designs like drinking straws and filter packs
  • Technology supply from process development to feasibility studies to high output solutions
  • Support provided by our services such as Pharma Services, Engineering and Innovation Services (EIS), Device Services and Validation Services

Our expertise

Water sealing

By means of our contactless process for the water sealing of water-soluble PVOH film, very narrow and at the same time exceptionally resilient sealing seams are produced. This sealing method enables the economical production of packages with any desired contour at high speed.

Multiple dosing systems

When producing portion packs for detergents and cleaning agents, a large number of combinations of liquid, gel and powder can be realized. For filling, Harro Höfliger relies on their proven dosing systems, precisely matched to the specific properties of the filling media.

We accompany you from the very start for all of the complex tasks required for your innovative product.

Engineering & Innovation Services

On the way to the detergent or dishwasher product, our specialists from Engineering & Innovation Services (EIS) support customers right from the start. They develop a machine process capable of bringing the film into shape, filling and sealing it and subsequently punching it out.


Form packages for detergents and cleaners

When producing form packages for detergents and cleaners, a large number of combinations of liquid and powder can be realized in a variety of shapes.

Dishwasher tabs dosing of powder and liquid

Dishwasher tabs: Dosing powder and liquid into water-soluble film-form packages

form packages filled with detergent

Film processing to create form packages filled with detergent: The machines fill both powder and liquid

Form packages filled with instant powder

Packaging instant beverages into film form bags with high recognition value

Packaging soluble beverages

Packaging soluble beverages using the core processes dosing, sealing and cutting

Filter pads with coffee powder cup of coffee

When manufacturing filter pads with coffee powder, the process guarantees that the packets are tightly sealed.

Machines und categories


For powders, gels or liquids

Clean solution: Water soluble portion packs

Portion packs for dishwashers and washing machines are the trend. They are easy to handle and avoid overdosing. How are they manufactured with the desired shape and fill quantity?

Attractive packaging

In a triangular shape

A smart and practical solution for the packaging of powdered products. The delta-shaped foil packs each contain a single portion and can be opened easily and quickly.

Fritz Major
Director Portion Packs Technology

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Harro Höfliger Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH
Helmholtzstraße 4, 71573 Allmersbach im Tal, Germany