Associated Labels & Packaging installs Hudson-Sharp Ares 400-SUP

First installation of Hudson-Sharp’s newest pouch machine

Ares 400-SUP and runs recycle ready PE, laminated films, paper, and bio-films

Bag-converting equipment manufacturer Hudson-Sharp has announced that Associated Labels and Packaging of Coquitlam, British Columbia, has successfully completed the installation of its Ares 400-SUP. This marks the first installation of Hudson-Sharp’s newest pouch machine.

“We are extremely happy with our new Ares pouch machine,” said Kyle Vleeming, flexible division manager, Associated Labels and Packaging. “We chose to purchase an Ares because of its ability to tackle short runs and its recyclable SUP technology. Hudson-Sharp’s history with manufacturing machines that can run poly stand-up pouches with ease also was a deciding factor in our purchase.”

Hudson-Sharp designs and manufactures plastic-bag-making machinery, pouch-making equipment and reclosable-packaging solutions. Hudson-Sharp has been a part of the Barry-Wehmiller family since 2009, and in 2019, the company joined with Paper Converting Machine Company and Barry-Wehmiller’s converting equipment platform.

“We had the opportunity to service an existing customer, who has firsthand experience with Hudson-Sharp and our machines’ proven history of performance,” said Harald Goeppert, sales executive, Hudson-Sharp. “We look forward to continuing a strong partnership with Associated Labels and Packaging.”

The Ares 400-SUP is a compact pouch machine designed for short and medium runs and runs recycle ready PE, laminated films, paper, and bio-films. 

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