Hamer-Fischbein Drives Innovation in Form, Fill & Seal Technology for Packaged Ice with the Launch of its new Model 390

Plymouth, MN – March 13, 2017

Hamer-Fischbein launched its low cost, high speed Form, Fill & Seal automation for the Packaged Ice industry, the new Hamer-Fischbein Model 390.  For over 40 years, the Hamer brand has been a trusted brand and packaging equipment solution for the Packaged Ice Industry.   Now our Packaged Ice customers can benefit from the latest technological enhancements built into the Model 390 machine.

The new design features a new volumetric filling technology making bag filling extremely fast -and accurate, up to 50+ bags per minute.   The Model 390 seamlessly handles continuous roll stock film for 3 to 30 lb bags with easy adjustment for different bag sizes.  Since “Ice is Food” to the Packaged Ice industry, the all Stainless Steel frame, guarding and contact points are of vital importance.  Dian Mullis, Engineering Director at Hamer-Fischbein, believes “the key improvements to our Form, Fill & Seal technology, which include a faster more accurate volumetric filler, superior bag top heat seal technology, and top trim/trim removal system, will bring significant productivity gains to our customers”.

About Hamer-Fischbein

Hamer-Fischbein designs and manufactures bagging equipment and packaging solutions under the Hamer and Fischbein brands. These trusted brands combine almost 200 years of industrial bag closing and automated packaging experience to improve packaging line efficiency and profitability. Hamer-Fischbein is the worldwide leader in Bagging Automation, Bag Filling, Bag Top Closing equipment and turnkey bagging automation systems. The portfolio includes the widest product range of weighing, filling and bag closing technologies; manual, semi- and fully automatic bagging systems; form fill seal bagging automation; conveyors; and robotic bag palletizers. Hamer-Fischbein serves diverse end markets including agriculture, animal feed, seed, pet food, chemical, mineral, milling, food, building material, medical and pharmaceutical, lawn & garden and packaged ice with sales and service in over 160 countries. The company operates manufacturing facilities in Plymouth, MN and Statesville, NC.  Hamer-Fischbein is a Duravant Company.  For more information visit www.hamer-fischbein.com.

About Duravant

Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, Duravant is a global engineered equipment company with an over 100-year operating history.  Through their portfolio of operating companies, Duravant delivers trusted end-to-end process solutions for customers and partners through engineering and integration expertise, project management and operational excellence.  With worldwide sales distribution and service networks they provide immediate and lifetime aftermarket support to all the markets they serve in the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors.  Duravant’s market-leading brands are synonymous with innovation, durability and reliability.  Visit www.duravant.com.