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.
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.
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.
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.
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 powder and liquid into water-soluble film-form packages
Film processing to create form packages filled with detergent: The machines fill both powder and liquid
Packaging instant beverages into film form bags with high recognition value
Packaging soluble beverages using the core processes dosing, sealing and cutting
When manufacturing filter pads with coffee powder, the process guarantees that the packets are tightly sealed.
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?
Director Portion Packs Technology
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