Global Vertical Forming, Filling & Sealing: Market Overview
Packaging is the technology of protecting and safeguarding the products for distribution, storage, and sale. Packaging machines are thus in high demand as they are used to pack and protect the broad range of commercial products including food, drinks, and various other products. Vertical Forming, Filling & Sealing machine also known as vertical forming filling and sealing are complicated, flexible and versatile machines used in the packaging industry for various types of dry, solid and liquid products. The vertical form fill and seal machines facilitate the user to have a vertical packaging system in the forms of the tube, pouch. It fills the bag with the product and finally seals the pouch. They are used in vegetables, frozen shrimp, coffee, insecticides, and pesticides and other.
Global Vertical Forming, Filling & Sealing: Market Dynamics
The vertical forming, filling and sealing machines are the popular type of packaging machines widely used in the various industrial application. Various factors that fuel the market growth includes its wide range of applications, its speed of packaging, easy and convenient changeovers, reliability and low maintenance and operational cost. The other factors include software oriented operation, increasing demand from the food and beverage, chemicals and personal care industries, growing demand for the packaged consumer products, and growing flexible packaging industries that propel the vertical forming, filling and sealing machine markets.
However, the factors such as the cost of vertical forming filling and sealing machines especially for continuous vertical forming filling and sealing machines, losses caused during size changes, and machine maintenance affects the global market growth of the vertical forming, filling and sealing machines. Other factors such as products to be packed and production time all are considered while purchasing the machine and thus affect the overall market growth. The risk of mis-purchase has been increased due to technological advancement in the machine operations. All the above factors are expected to influence the total consumption of the vertical forming filling and sealing machine market at the global level during the forecast period.
Global Vertical Forming, Filling & Sealing: Segmentation
Based on types of vertical forming, filling and sealing machine, vertical forming filling and sealing machine is segmented into
- Intermittent motion machines
- Continuous motion machines
Based on End-use, vertical forming filling and sealing machine is segmented into
- Food & Beverages,
- Personal Care,
Based on functional areas, vertical forming filling and sealing machine is segmented into
- Mixing weighing and dosing
- Feeding, aligning and registration
- Closing, sealing, and cutting
Based on machine formats, vertical forming filling and sealing machine is segmented into
- Single lane
- Exposed or open and closed machines
Based on product usage, vertical forming filling and sealing machine is segmented into
- Bulk goods
- Grains or granulate
Global Vertical Forming, Filling & Sealing: Segment Overview
There are two types of Vertical forming filling and sealing machines in which intermittent motion machine works on dual seal formats. When the film is moving, intermittent seals vertical bags and when it stops, horizontal bag seals are made. It is majorly used in seafood. It can weigh semi-moist foods and snacks. Whereas, continuous motion machine made both vertical and horizontal bags when the film is in motion. Based on the functional uses, the vertical forming, filling and sealing motion is segmented into four areas. It includes mixing, weighing and dosing the product into the pouch or bag, forming the pack to be packaged depending on the nature of the product, feeding, aligning and registering the product package, closing, sealing and cutting the material used in the packaging process. By its machine formats, the vertical forming, filling and sealing machine is divided into single, multiple lanes and open and closed machines. Single lane machine format is used for various sizes of pouches or bags as it forms single pouch during each cycle. Multi-lane format machine creates multiple pouches in each cycle. It is used for multiple small packets such as small salt and sugar packets. And the open and closed machine format. Based on end-use industries, the vertical forming, filling and sealing machine is used in food and beverage industries for tea, sugar, wafers, and candies. For fresh vegetable packaging and pouches for sauces and detergents. The vertical forming, filling and sealing machine is also used in chemical and pharmaceutical industries for various packaging purposes. Based on the products to be packaged, the vertical forming, filling and sealing machine is used for packaging of bulk goods such as nuts and cookies. For powdered goods such as coffee, for grains and granules such as detergents, and tea and liquids such as ketchup, and gel.
Global Vertical Forming, Filling & Sealing: Regional Overview
The global vertical forming, filling and sealing machine market is majorly divided into North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, Japan and the Middle East and Africa. The vertical forming, filling and sealing machine market is expected to gain traction in Asia Pacific market owing to heavy industrial investment in food and beverage industries in the regions such as China and India. The growing demand for the multipurpose packaging bags and machines triggers the growth of vertical forming filling and sealing machine in this area. Asia Pacific thus is expected to dominate the vertical forming filling and sealing market with significant CAGR during the forecast period. North America and Europe are also contributing the significant share in the global market growth of the vertical forming filling and sealing and is expected to remain in the prominent market for the forecast period.
Global Vertical Forming, Filling & Sealing: Market players
Some of the prominent players of the global vertical forming, filling and sealing machine market includes Robert Bosch GmbH, SACMI FILLING S.P.A., Haver & Boecker OHG, Rockwell Automation Inc., Viking Masek Global Packaging Technologies, Nichrome Packaging Solutions
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