This section of the knowledgebase gives information on various types of packing machines and their function.

Packing machinery is a complicated subject and involves a multiplicity of machine types and suppliers. A final choice of machines can be influenced by factors such as appearance, size, past experience, type and quality of maintenance-staff, size of factory and engineering capability.

There are a number of machines performing certain special functions and these have not been shown under the present categories. For general information some of these are: