Wraptech Machines to manufacture 150 machines per year

India’s first Ultraclean vertical bagger for dairy and frozen food industry

Wraptech Machines
Wraptech’s new generation Single Tube Bagger is suitable for packing frozen, meat and dairy products

Founded nearly three decades ago, Wraptech Machines is a leading manufacturer of machinery for the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, commodities and dairy segments. With an overall manufacturing capacity of 150 machines per year and a highly expert in-house R&D team, the company aims to develop innovative machinery solutions for the evolving Indian packaging industry.

Over the years of its existence, Wraptech Machinery has matured into an endto-end solution provider Specializing in manufacturing primary packaging machines and offering secondary and tertiary packaging solutions through its partners. The company also offers CE & UL compliant machines for its clients located in Europe and the U.S. With 50% of its total production reserved only for exports, Wraptech serves to countries based in the continent of Africa, Middle East, various countries in Europe and the United States of America. The company has twelve global associates that help serve its clients across the globe.

Machinery upgrades

Talking about the company’s inspections systems, Amit A Bhave, sales manager international division, says, “We have upgraded our setup in order to provide Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Optical Character Verification (OCV) on our machines, which are required for pharmaceutical customers in regulated markets. Today, OCR and OCV are significant as these cameras check for the print quality while simultaneously checking the text. This helps facilitate inspection according to the defined presets entered in the system.”

Bhave further states, “In a scenario where wrong ink or substrate is used, or in case of a mismatch, it will be taken out of the system. This system can be helpful in pharmaceutical packaging as sensitive details like manufacturing date, expiry date, etc. needs to be clearly visible on the product pack.”

Recent projects

Wraptechs stick pack machine
MB 150 series-Multilane stick pack machine.

MB 250: The company has come out with a new generation Single Tube Bagger built on the hygienic frame design, which leaves no corner susceptible to dirt. The machine comes with HMI from Schneider, Servo and PLC, which is powered by the TRIO motion control technology. The machine changeover is completely automatic—right from the loading roll in the unwind process to the changing of pouch formats. The machine is available in two variants—Standard Design and Ultra Clean Still Design with IP 67 class, which is suitable for frozen, meat and dairy products. MB 160 VPF 6- lane: Wraptech has recently supplied 6 stick pack machines having 6 lanes on each machine that feed on to a common conveyor to feed another bulk-bagging machine. “This project was a new addition to an existing customer’s plant, who was already using 10 machines since 2008,” says Bhave.

The road ahead

The company is in the process of building a facility at Khopoli in Raigad district of Maharashtra. The 10,000 square feet facility will boost the company’s current capacity of manufacturing 150 machines to 300 machines a year.

Karan Meghani, regional sales manager, Wraptech Machines, shares, “We are working hard to launch a high-speed continuous bagger which will give an output of 140 packs per minute at fill weight of 25 grams. Additionally, we are also developing 15-lane stick pack machines set to be released by 2018.”

Meanwhile, the company’s existing multilane model—MB 150 series which uses pneumatic cylinders for sealing—will be upgraded to full servo technology to improve the machine’s speed, thereby yielding better product quality and increasing reliability

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