IPAK Machinery Introduces Space Saving TF-100 Tray Former, Newest Addition to Servo-Based Lineup

Oct 27, 2014
  • TF-100 packs advanced technology into industry leading small footprint—56% smaller than IPAK’s next sized servo-based machine
  • See the IPAK TF-100 tray former at Pack Expo International, November 2-5, Booth N-5331

IPAK's smallest footprint servo-based machine TF-100

Richmond, BC – With its new model TF-100, IPAK, powered by ProMach, proves you don’t need a lot of floor space to get advanced technology and high quality, aesthetically pleasing tray packages. The TF-100 is IPAK’s smallest footprint servo-based machine yet, 56% smaller than its TF-200 model, making it an immediate industry leader in saving production space.

The TF-100 also includes advanced capabilities, such as handling non-rectangular blanks, Nordson Liberty melt on demand glue system, fully loaded 8” touch screen HMI controls, product changeovers in less than 10 minutes, and servo driven components. IPAK’s precise servos allow greater control of speed, monitoring, diagnostics, and sequence programming that translates into higher performance, with less packaging waste and increased cost savings. Less force during forming also allows softer handling, a quieter machine, and more pleasing tray displays where aesthetics and performance are paramount.

The TF-100 is ideally suited for customers who have limited manufacturing space and need to produce 25 to 35 high quality, well-formed trays per minute. Customers with vibrant graphics or those stepping up their tray design to thin corrugate in E-Flute or B-Flute designs will also appreciate the TF-100’s flexibility and precision in forming strong, well bonded trays. Customer applications include snack foods, desserts, craft beverages, and candies, among others.

“The TF-100 packs advanced features and technology in an incredibly small machine,” said Dyrl Nixon, IPAK Product Manager. “The TF-100 delivers unequaled efficiency, performance, ease of use, and investment value in a size that fits almost any production environment. IPAK systems deliver stronger, more consistently formed, square and securely glued trays than any other machines in the industry.”

The TF-100 tray former will be featured at Pack Expo International, November 2-5 in Booth N-5331.

About ProMach

ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging and processing solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire production line: processing, filling, bottling and capping, decorative labeling, flexibles and trays, pharma, handling and sterilizing, labeling and coding, and robotics and end of line. ProMach also provides systems and integration including turnkey solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize production line design and deliver maximum uptime.

ProMach designs, manufactures, integrates, and supports the most sophisticated and advanced packaging and processing solutions in the global marketplace. Its diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, depends on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solutions. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information about ProMach, visit and for more information on ProMach Careers, visit