T.H.E.M. Announces Completion of Hartness 100 Units Per Minute Machine to Run ZipBox® Resealable Package

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), a leading provider of flexible packaging solutions in North America, recently announced the availability of a new high-speed cartoner for the manufacturing of ZipBox®, an innovative resealable hybrid package.

ZipBox was developed by T.H.E.M. in conjunction with its global technology and commercialization partner, the Zip-Pak Division of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW). It provides a high-impact, efficient means of marketing a wide range of consumer products. Zipbox combines the stability of a carton with the convenience of a resealable flexible package, eliminating the need for a separate inner liner. The folding carton and resealable “press-to-close” header are heat-sealed together to create a robust package that requires no inner bag.

 

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T.H.E.M. Introduces Sanko’s New High Speed Pouch Machine to USA Market

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), a leading North American provider of single-serve flexible packaging solutions, recently introduced a new, higher speed version of the already popular Sanko FP-500 horizontal rotary packaging machine. The new FP-1000 is capable of running up to 1,000 pouches per minute and even higher output rates of over 1,400 per minute for smaller pouches. Continue reading

T.H.E.M. Exhibits World’s Fastest Liquid Pouch Filler At Pack Expo 2013

pouch packagingTechnical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), a leading provider of flexible packaging solutions, and the exclusive North American representative for Sanko packaging machinery, recently showcased the Sanko FR-3 Pouch Filler at Pack Expo 2013.  “Our booth was mobbed from start to finish,” commented an excited T.H.E.M. CEO and President, Neil Kozarsky.  A wide range of food, beverage and personal care brand executives were literally lined up for a first-hand demonstration of the FR-3, the world’s fastest pouch filling machine.  The unit on display by T.H.E.M. did not disappoint.  “We were demonstrating the FR-3 at fill speeds of over 300 cycles per minute,” added Kozarsky. Continue reading

T.H.E.M. Exhibits World’s Fastest Liquid Pouch Filler At Pack Expo 2013

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), a leading North American provider of single-serve flexible packaging solutions, will be showcasing the Sanko FR-3 Pouch Filler at Pack Expo 2013, September 23-25, Booth S-5764, Las Vegas, NV. Capable of filling over 300 cycles-per-minute, the FR-3 is the fastest pouch filling machine in its category worldwide. With over 500 systems currently operational, the FR-3 has been a central part of Sanko’s packaging machinery portfolio for many years. As the exclusive representative for Sanko packaging machinery in North America, T.H.E.M. is now offering the FR-3 to a broader base of North American consumer packaged goods companies.

“This is a very exciting development for us,” commented Neil Kozarsky, CEO and president of T.H.E.M. “The FR-3 offers significant speed and efficiency benefits to our core food and beverage customers. We also see significant potential in the personal care and cosmetics markets, two important segments that we are also addressing.” Continue reading

T.H.E.M. Announces Further Additions to Contract Packaging Capabilities

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), the leading provider of stick packaging solutions, has significantly expanded its contract packaging capabilities. As the first company to introduce flexible stick packaging to North America in 1996, T.H.E.M. has built a strong reputation as a leading provider of contract packaging for powder-based products. The company has helped numerous global brands introduce new products or line extensions in stick packaging, supporting them during evaluation, test market, and production scale-up. Continue reading

Zipbox® Presentation By T.H.E.M.’S Kozarsky And ITW’s Kelly Creates Buzz At The 2013 Packaging Conference

The advantages of Zipbox®, an innovative packaging solution, generated great interest at the 2013 Packaging Conference held on February 4-6 in Atlanta, GA. The event, billed as the event “where business opportunities and technology meet,” was host to some of the most respected and diverse organizations in the packaging industry with more than 300 individuals in attendance.

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Contract Packaging Services – How T.H.E.M. Walks with You from Concept to Commercialization

contract packaging services for stick pack and pouchWhen a new concept for a product begins the future is often uncertain. It’s very difficult, if not impossible to know which new products will succeed. Unfortunately, the failure of many products could have been prevented with the proper assessment at the beginning of the project. Though there is no way to guarantee a product’s success the risks and capital exposure can be greatly reduced. The best way to manage risk is to engage T.H.E.M. and our contract packaging services right at the start. At T.H.E.M. we can assess all packaging issues and challenges before it’s too late, and even begin on-site production in our facility. T.H.E.M. can do the initial development and trial runs in our facility before you have to invest capital for machinery, ensuring that your stick pack or pouched product is viable and has the greatest chance of success. Continue reading