General Packaging Equipment builds exceptionally rugged and productive VFFS bagging machines that have performed reliably for decades with a minimum of down time and low maintenance costs.
In 1954, General Packaging Equipment Co. was founded, and their first machine was introduced at the 1954 Packaging Show at the Chicago Stockyard.
General introduced the first VFFS machine for snack foods which was widely used by the Frito Co. and other snack producers. General also developed the first VFFS machine to run polyethylene which was installed at Comet Rice Mill. Several hundred General machines were installed in the rice milling industry in the following decades.
General began developing equipment for attaching devices to bags when Sani-Fresh International introduced the bag-in-box soap dispenser in the 1970s. Since that time, General has provided machines to liquid soap manufacturers throughout the world.
Maximize your productivity, minimize waste, and operate for decades with rugged General Primus 421, 422, 641W, and 642W VFFS bagging machines.
The General VFFS bagger Models 48 and 48W are rugged, heavy duty vertical form fill seal baggers built with durable heavy-duty frames.
General exceptionally rugged and productive Models 70, 80, and 90 VFFS bagging machines have performed reliably for decades with a minimum of down time and low maintenance costs.
The air operated Entrada E1 fills the need where more expensive VFFS equipment cannot be justified.