Volpak at Achema 2022 – Frankfurt 22 to 26 August

Sustainable packaging for pharma and healthcare

Volpak's Enflex F 11. Photo Volpak

Volpak, the Spanish company, part of Coesia Group, will take part in the 2022 Achema. The event, dedicated to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, will take place in Frankfurt on 22-26 August. A major role will be played by Enflex, a Volpak brand focused on flat sachets horizontal form fill seal machines. The company will showcase an F-11 model, specifically designed for the pharma and healthcare sector.

Enflex & pharma – a tradition of innovation & flexibility

Taking part at the Frankfurt trade fair is part of a wider strategy aimed at positioning and strengthening Volpak’s Enflex brand, which, from this year, will be used for marketing Volpak’s solutions specifically designed for the pharma and healthcare industries. Enflex machines are appreciated as they combine high efficiency with key features such as durability and serviceability. These machines are currently used in the industry by clients such as research laboratories, third-party suppliers, and small and medium businesses. The key markets are Europe and Asia, but Volpak is also interested in the American and African markets, where the pharma industry is showing high growth.

Not only for pharma – the Enflex pouches

A flat pouch produced on the Volpak’s Enflex F-11 machine. Photo Volpak

Popular in different fields of consumer goods, from confectionery to beverage, the pouch solutions developed by the Spanish company are ideal for the pharmaceutical industry. In this industry, Volpak and Enflex machines are typically used for the forming and manufacturing of “flat pouch” type flexible packaging in the single or double version, typically used for the packaging of products such as powder and granules for medical or veterinary use. The flat pouch is also an ideal choice for the packaging of products such as wipes and cotton swabs. The Spanish company’s machines can also be used in by makeup and health care businesses thanks to the airtightness and sturdiness of the packaging.

Showcased at Achema – Enflex F-11

F-11 is the new machine that will be showcased at Achema, this is a machine that manufactures, fills, and seals flat flexible pouches specifically designed for the pharmaceutical industry. The F-11 is suitable for packaging a wide range of products, such as pharmaceutical powders, pills, medical devices, over-the-counter medicines, wipes, and swabs. The machine on display has a new design that provides protection and improved accessibility to operators, ensuring the use of sustainable mono-materials instead of common plastics. The F-11 is equipped with a new dosing system to meet high levels of hygiene.

Horizontal form-fill-seal solutions for pouches

Volpak, part of Coesia Group, is a company built on robust technological foundations, and specialized in horizontal form-fill-seal solutions for the pouch-type packaging industry. Founded in 1979, Volpak was acquired by Coesia in 1996, subsequently benefiting from the solidity and expertise of what is now one of the biggest and technologically advanced groups in the world. In 2001, Volpak acquired Enflex, a company specialized in the design of entry-level horizontal pouching machines, thus expanding its product portfolio. 

Today, the Volpak and Enflex brands offer the market a wide range of automatic pouching machines able to form, fill and seal pouches of all sorts of types and sizes, for a whole variety of industries, operating at low-, medium- or high speed. The company can count on the expertise of approximately 270 employees mainly based in the Barcelona headquarters, consisting of a facility of 12,000 square meters, where products are designed, manufactured, and marketed. The company, through its extensive sales network of representatives and agents, is present in over 130 countries around the world. Volpak is currently focused on providing packaging solutions for sustainable and 100% recyclable packaging.

Enflex – sustainable solutions for pharma & healthcare

Enflex designs and produces a wide range of sachet machines to package pharmaceutical products, as well as alcohol wipes and medical swab sticks. 1100 machines installed, 205 complete lines, and a portfolio of hundreds of worldwide customers who produce over 120 billion pouches every year. These are Enflex’s figures in the pharmaceutical industry. Enflex machines are especially popular in the industry, as they combine high efficiency with key features such as durability and serviceability. Enflex’s solutions are mostly designed for flat pouches (or sachets), with special attention to sustainability – all Enflex machines (as well as Volpak) are ready to work with 100% recyclable mono-material.

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