Pouch making


Compact multi-format pouch machine designed for digital and conventional, fold & tuck gusset, quick changeover, ideal for short-medium run high performance production for standard laminations, mono-materials, and paper-based structures of:
2-side-seal pouches from 1 web without and with zipper
3-side-seal pouches from 1 web without and with zipper
Stand-up pouches from 1 web without and with zipper
Side-gusset bags from 1 web

Sustainable Machines for Sustainable Packaging

All Karlville Swiss pouch machines have embedded a dynamic braking energy storage device to create more sustainability in drive technology and lowering operational costs and a static energy storage device that protects against damage from temporary power failures. Only 6KWH consumption during production.


2-Side-Seal pouches from 1 web

3-Side-Seal pouches from 1 web

Side gusset pouches from 1 web

Stand-up pouches from 1 web

3-side-seal pouches with zipper from 1 web (bottom fill)

Small stand-up pouches from 2 webs gusset inserted

Small stand-up pouches with zipper from 1 web

Stand-up pouches from 2 webs gusset inserted


Machine Specifications

Mechanical speed 300cpm
Main unwinder width 1300mm – 51.18"
Main reel core 76mm – 3” (Opt. 152mm - 6“)
Main reel diam. 800mm – 31.49”
Material specs PET, ALU, PA laminated materials with PP or PE. Mono-materials (PE or PP based). Paper, recyclable and compostable may require specific tooling to be quoted as optional.
Material thickness 55-200μ
Air requirement 6 bar/90 PSI 15 l/min
Standard machine dimension (L x W x H) 12400 x 2200 x 2500mm

Standard Basic Machine Configuration*

Side unwinder Yes
Long sealing bar length 560mm
Long cooling bar length 360mm
Bottom K sealing Yes
Cross sealing stations 3
Cross cooling stations 1
Punching stations 2
Cross cutting Flying knife

* Various options are available on request; final machine dimensions may change accordingly.

Key machinery advantages

Compact machine.
Single web.
Ideal for short-medium & long runs.
Best solution for mid-wide web printers.
Easy to use machine.
Modular design – indipendent servo control.
Custom solutions.
Intuitive software (for operation, set-up & maintenance).
Unique guided set-up procedure from recipe.
Very low scrap rate during machine start-up.
Fully servo driven machine.
Increased production speed.

Low maintenance requirements.
Initial reject discard function.
Easy cleaning high-frame.
Quick changeover machine.
Fully connected with integrated diagnostics.
New generation materials ready.
Digital printing certified.
Embedded dynamic braking device.
Static energy storage device.
Industry 4.0 compliant.
Sustainable design, only 6KWH consumption.

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