Frimaq Thermoformers

Frimaq Thermoformers are automatic process packaging machines used to form containers. Product is then placed in the container ans sealed.

This system is suitable for a range of base products including: flexible, semi-rigid, rigid, skin, retractable, flat carton and formed carton.

It can be used as part of a range of Frimaq sysetms including: Empty, Gas, Skin 0, Skin 20, Skin 60, Reverse Skin and Retractable systems.

The flexibility of the system is ideal for a packaging a range of solid and liquid products. This includes a large variety of food items such as: hot foods, deli items and frozen foods. This means that the Frimaq Thermoformers are idealy position to be used as a part of ready meal production and other comprehensive Cook Chill Systems which improving product yield, flavour, and microbiological integrity while retaining freshness.

In association with Frimaq, Vacpak offers complete ‘start to finish’ thermofromer systems as well as modular ‘clip-in’ systems. Frimaq thermofromers can also be used with a range of cardboard base systems, including formed and die cut cardboard tray systems. This means that with consumers increasingly demanding eco-friendly packaging options (read the full article here) Frimaq thermoformers offer a unique solution.



Frimaq Thermformers

Frimaq TFF Thermoformer
Frimaq TFF Thermoformer

The Frimaq TFF Thermoformer is an automatic process packaging machine. It uses two reels of flexible or rigid film to form containers.

Product is then placed in the trays and sealed.

This system is suitable for a range of base products including: flexible, semi-rigid, rigid, skin, retractable, flat carton and formed carton.

It can be used as part of a range of Frimaq systems including: Empty, Gas, Skin 0, Skin 20, Skin 60, Reverse Skin and Retractable systems.

The flexibility of the system is ideal for a range of products incuding: solids, liquids, hot foods, deli items and frozen foods.

As part of a focus on eco-friendly food packaging options, the thermofromer can also be used with a range of cardboard base systems. These include formed and die cut cardboard tray systems.


Frimaq Thermoformers as part of cardboard base system- Overview

Frimaq Thermoformers with cardboard bases

Frimaq Thermoformers as part of a cardboard base system
Frimaq Thermoformers as part of a cardboard base system

With this system, the cardboard base is press formed into a shallow tray.

A major benefit of this system is that it creates an atmosphere-controlled pack. As a result, it eliminates any contamination or liquid spillage and increases shelf life.

The trays created are similar in shape to polystyrene trays currently used in New Zealand supermarkets. This familiar look and feel builds on existing consumer good-will. It also adds the incentive of purchasing a product with eco-friendly food packaging.  

Thermoformers with cardboard bases: TFF Skin +60 Carton

Frimaq Thermoformers: TFF Skin +60 Carton
Frimaq Thermoformers: TFF Skin +60 Carton

The Skin +60 Carton is a cardboard thermoforming machine. This system forms a tray from a cardboard reel. This is done by passing it through a die with the desired shape.

A thin layer of film is then added to the cardboard base. This acts to seal the porous surface of the cardboard. Product is then added to the tray for thermoforming.