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Auto bagging machines can…

Make your operation fast, efficient and flexible

Automation speed

Auto bagging machines can dramatically increase speed and throughput. Enjoy a fast, efficient and flexible packing operation that allows you to dispatch product with ease. ​

Keep your products safe and secure for shipping

Automation safety

Implementing automated bagging can keep your product safe and secure by reducing manual errors, minimising contamination risks and maintaining precise packaging.

Save space and help you control labour costs

automation efficiency

Many auto bagging machines have a small footprint, making them ideal where space is at a premium. They can also help you reduce labour costs with the increased efficiency they offer. ​

Augment your your packing process with auto bagging

Redefine efficiency with innovative auto bagging solutions from Macfarlane Packaging

Our dedicated automation experts can seamlessly integrate bag automation technology to augment your packing processes.

  • Diverse range of auto bagging machiens available, including horizontal and vertical bagging systems.
  • Machinery brands we offer include Sealed Air PriorityPak and FlowWrap, as well as AutoBag® and Yourksire Packaigng Systems (YPS).
  • Choose from compact solutions that maximise space through to complex and customisable systems for high-demand environments.

Browse auto bagging machines available from Macfarlane Packaging

This is just a small range of the bag automation systems we can provide. If you can’t see what you’re looking for, contact us today to arrange an appointment with one of our automation experts. We can deliver tailor-made bagging solutions for your operation.

Image shows the Autobag PS 125 - a compact and efficient auto bagging machine available from Macfarlane Packaging.

Autobag® PS 125™

The Autobag PS 125 bag sealing machine is a small-footprint sealing machine that’s ideal where space is at a premium:

  • It efficiently produces up to 25 packed and sealed bags per minute
  • It’s a simple “plug and play” auto bagger with an all-electric configuration, so no compressed air line is required.
  • It can make bags sized W 55 to 260 mm L 102 to 430* mm – but the system can be configured for longer bags if needed

Perfect for packing a wide range of goods including:

  • Automotive & appliance parts
  • Electrical & electronic
  • Plumbing & heating
  • Hardware & DIY
  • Disposable health care
  • Jewellery & novelty items
  • Hobby & craft
  • Cosmetics & beauty aid

Autobag® 500

The Autobag 500 bagging machine is a technologically advanced, automatic filling and sealing machine designed for reliability, flexibility and optimising packaging throughput. Benefits include:

  • The ability to fill up to 100 bags per minute, maximising production uptime
  • Its web driven controls allow it to store and process jobs efficiently, reducing bags in the queue, eliminating waste and decreasing changeover time
  • It works with bags from 35 to 100 micron thickness
  • Long and short bag configuration are available – bags can be sized between W 55 to 300 mm L * 70 mm to 550 mm
  • Optional extras include infeed tunnels, product load trays and bag-in-box trays

Sealed Air FloWrap Automailer®

The AUTOBAG® brand FloWrap Automailer® is a powerful automated bagging machine for the high-volume, high- demand e-commerce market.

  • It produces up to 30 bags per minute
  • Is ideal for high demand ecommerce and third-party logistics fulfilment
  • Helps eliminate product sorting, levelling, scanning and manual packing, delivering significant savings on labour costs
  • Is simple to operate and features an automatic reset function to minimise downtime
sealed air prioritypak

Sealed Air PriorityPak auto bagging machinery

The PriorityPak® system encapsulates your products in a Cold Seal® cohesive-coated protective package that locks and seals products in place to minimise shifting inside the pack, providing superior product protection. The packs are right-size, kerbside recyclable, and ready for mailing.

  • Produces up to 15 packs per minute, enhancing productivity and throughput
  • Easily packages items of various sizes and shapes
  • Is an easy-to-use system that can be integrated into existing packing lines
  • Is suitable for a wide range of ecommerce and 3PL fulfilment businesses
  • Efficiently packs electronics, office supplies, cosmetics, health beauty products, books and more

FAQs about bag automation and auto bagging machines

What is an automatic bagging machine?

An automatic bagging machine is a specialized device designed to streamline and automate the packaging process by efficiently filling and sealing bags. These machines are equipped with features like weighing, filling, and sealing mechanisms to enhance the speed and accuracy of bagging operations.

What is the cost of an auto bag machine?

The cost of an auto bagging machine varies based on its specifications, features, and production capacity. Entry-level machines may start at a few thousand pounds, while high-capacity or specialised systems can range from tens of thousands to over a hundred thousand dollars. The specific requirements of your packaging needs and the level of automation required will influence the overall cost of the machine. We recommend you consult with suppliers to determine the most cost-effective solution for your business.

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Bag automation machines wholesale available across the UK and beyond. You can have Automatic bagging machines delivered to you from one of our regional distribution centres. UK delivery is available to and around the following locations:

Aberdeen, Aylesbury, Banbury, Barnsley, Bath, Bedford, Bicester, Birmingham , Bolton, Bradford, Bridgewater, Bridport, Bristol, Burton-upon-Trent , Cambridge, Chelmsford , Cheltenham, Chester , Chichester, Colchester Cornwall, Coventry, Crewe, Derby, Devon, Dewsbury, Dudley, Dundee, Durham, Edinburgh, Essex, Exeter, Fareham, Gateshead, Glasgow Glossop Gloucester, Grantham, Harlow, Heathrow, Hemel Hempstead, Hereford, High Wycombe, Horsham, Hull, Inverness, Isle of Wight, Kent, Kidderminster, Lancaster  Leamington Spa, Leeds, Lincoln, Liverpool , London , Luton , Manchester, Middlesborough, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norfolk, North Wales , Northampton, Nottingham , Oldham, Oxford , Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Sheffield, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, Slough, Somerset , Somerton, South Shields, South Wales, Stafford, Stockport , Stoke-on-Trent , Stratford-Upon-Avon, Sudbury, Sunderland, Surrey, Sussex , Teesside, Telford, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Walsall, Warrington, Warwick , Watford, Wigan, Windsor, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Wrexham, Yeovil, York.

You can also have automated bagging machines from Macfarlane Packaging delivered across Ireland and Continental Europe. Click to find your closest UK location or nearest Continental European site.