Ossid Introduces New 8000S Automatic Horizontal Form/Fill/Seal Solution



    Small Footprint, Servo-Driven Machine Delivers Improved Efficiency and
Sustainability

    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., September 19 /CNW/ - Ossid introduced today its new
automatic 8000S horizontal thermoform fill and seal (HTFS) machine which
delivers outstanding efficiency and package quality in an easy-to-maintain
modular design. The servo-driven 8000S provides customers with an effective
tool to improve energy costs, packaging line performance, maintenance and
other sustainability issues while maintaining superior package quality. It
produces high quality vacuum, modified atmosphere, reclosable, flexible,
foil-foil, semi-rigid and rigid packaging for a wide range of food, medical,
and consumer goods products.

    Ossid's unique application of modular construction and advanced servo
technology delivers cycle speeds up to 25 per minute and offers a compelling
reduction in energy consumption. Precise servos control the 8000S' forming and
sealing presses and its web feed conveying systems, reducing the use of
compressed air, and its related costs, to a minimum.

    For enhanced productivity and ease-of-maintenance, the 8000S provides
hinged access to sealing components, a flexible, spacious loading area and
easily serviced wear parts, such as cross cut knives. The stainless steel
8000S is clean room ready and provides maximum hygiene and wash down
capability. The 8000S offers an intuitive human machine interface provided by
an Allen-Bradley CompactLogix control system and Panelview application. Ossid
is an industry leader in providing user-friendly systems for expert
monitoring, controlling, and reporting of package process functions.

    "The 8000S is an extremely efficient, hygienic packaging solution that's
easy to use and maintain," said Mike White, Ossid General Manager and Vice
President. "For food and medical device companies focused on improving the
performance and sustainability of their packaging operations, the 8000S
delivers outstanding value per package and total cost of ownership over its
lifetime."

    The 8000S will be unveiled at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, October 15-17 at
Booth C614. For more information about the 8000S, contact Ossid at
800-334-8369 or visit their website at www.ossid.com.

    About Ossid

    Ossid, a division of Pro Mach, designs and manufactures packaging
equipment for fresh and processed protein products, convenience foods, medical
devices, and consumer goods. Ossid is a packaging industry leader in high
speed and leak-proof tray packaging and overwrapping, weigh/labeling and
horizontal form/fill/seal equipment. Customer services include R&D package
testing and superior aftermarket parts, and maintenance programs. Ossid
designs and manufactures its products in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. For more
information about Ossid visit their website at www.Ossid.com or call
800-334-8369.

    Pro Mach, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and
solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other
diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through its 10 divisions, Pro Mach
provides packaging equipment, training, installation, and parts for a diverse
customer base of leading companies worldwide. For more information about Pro
Mach, visit their website at www.ProMachInc.com or call 866-766-6224.




For further information:

For further information: For Ossid Brent Meyer, 513-831-8778, ex. 437
bmeyer@ProMachInc.com

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