Ampac Flexibles has installed a new Vega 610 pouching machine from Mamata Machinery Pvt. Ltd. at its plant in Cary, Ill.
Mamata, based in Ahmedabad, India, makes the Vega series of flat-bed universal machines, wicketers and pouch makers.
With the machine, Ampac Flexible's Cary plant has increased its range of pouches from simple three-side seal flat pouches in limited sizes, to unlimited sizes, without the need for new tooling. The Vega 610 also produces stand-up pouches and plowed-in bottoms with zippers and tear notches. The servo-driven pouch maker can run at speeds of 1,500-5,000 cycles an hour.
Ampac Flexibles is the flexible packaging division of Ampac Packaging LLC of Cincinnati.
Mamata USA Inc. provides sales and service in Montgomery, Ala., for the Indian manufacturer.
Tel. 630-801-2320, fax 630-801-2322.