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Compact thermoform packaging machines

Unique product range in the entry-level and medium-output sectors.

Thanks to their modular construction, our compact thermoform packaging machines are highly flexible and can be designed individually to each specific requirement. They offer the highest possible level of efficiency for packing small to medium-sized batches, and they enable smaller companies to make the entry into thermoform packaging. Without compromise. With consistently high pack quality. And maximum cost-effectiveness.

As the leading manufacturer of thermoforming packaging machines, MULTIVAC sets the benchmark in the market. Our machine range is unique as regards size, output and functions.

MULTIVAC's compact thermoforming packaging machines are characterised by their ease and reliability of operation as well as their high level of flexibility and cost-effectiveness. A compact and modular construction, together with a range of equipment options for all models, enable them to be designed individually to customer requirements. This means that our customers benefit from the significant MULTIVAC plus points in the entry-level sector as well as in the medium output range.

Benefits at a glance

Simple and safe operation

  • IPC control with graphic HMI 2.0 user interface
  • Contactless log-on and log-off
  • MULTIVAC Hygienic Design™

Customised configuration

  • Production of vacuum, vacuum skin, shrink and MAP packs
  • Slide-in system for quick change of slide-in parts in the die top section
  • Drawer system for quick format change in the die bottom section
  • Production of shaped contour packs and portion packs
  • Production of packs with opening aids and reclosure systems
  • Modular upgrading and retrofits for new machine functions

Cost-effectiveness and efficiency

  • High production output and pack quality
  • Robust and durable stainless steel construction
  • Efficient use of film and energy
  • More efficient forming process due to explosive forming and plug assist forming
  • Converging systems and handling modules which can be integrated
  • Monitoring systems which can be integrated
  • e-Concept machines without compressed air and cooling water connections for electrical operation only

Vacuum and MAP packs

R 081

The R 081 is MULTIVAC's most compact entry-level machine. It runs both rigid and flexible films very reliably and is characterised by an outstanding price/performance ratio. Thanks to a space requirement of only 3 square metres, the R 081 can be used in the smallest of production rooms.

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R 085

As an additional entry-level machine, the R 085 offers an extended configuration level for standard applications. It runs both rigid and flexible films and also requires little space. As the R 085 e-concept model, it operates solely with electricity and does not require a compressed air or cooling water connection. This means that it can be used very flexibly in various areas within Production.

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R 105

The R 105 is a thermoforming packaging machine, which is pre-configured for all basic requirements in the medium output range. It is characterised by its small space requirement and an attractive price/performance ratio. As the R 105 e-concept model, it operates solely with electricity and does not require a compressed air or cooling water connection. This means that it can be used very flexibly in various areas within Production.

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R 126

The R 126 is a thermoforming packaging machine, which is pre-configured for all basic requirements in the medium output range. It offers an extended configuration level for standard applications and makes it possible to achieve a more individual pack design.

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R 145

The R 145 is the freely configurable model within the sector of compact thermoforming packaging machines. Thanks to an extension of the equipment range, the R 145 enables high output and quick format change to be achieved, as well as making individual pack design possible - right up to the efficient production of shaped contour packs or portion packs.

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MultiFresh™ vacuum skin packs

R 105 MF

The R 105 MF is the entry-level machine for producing attractive MultiFresh™ vacuum skin packs in the smallest of spaces. Maximum shelf life and perfect product presentation can be achieved economically even with small batches.

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R 175 MF

The R 175 MF is an efficient packaging system for producing attractive MultiFresh™ vacuum skin packs. In addition to an extended configuration level and higher output, the R 175 MF enables packs with a higher product protrusion to be produced. This means that with the R 175 MF an extended product range can be packed, and all with maximum shelf life and perfect product presentation.

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Shrink packs

R 155

The R 155 is a thermoforming packaging machine for producing FormShrink packs in the medium output range. When used in conjunction with an automatic shrink unit, extremely compact shrink packaging lines can be achieved. Attractive and hygienic shrink packaging is possible in the smallest of production areas with the R 155.

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User reports & technical articles

From film pouch to thermoformed pack

In 2014 the Société Interprofessionnelle des Bouchers et Charcutiers Abatteurs à Surgères - SIBCAS for short - replaced its chamber machine with a compact R 085 thermoforming packaging machine. The company was able to double its output, and it laid the foundation for further growth.

Ever higher, ever further

Chatha Foods Pvt. Ltd is one of the leading meat-processing companies in India. It is not only the appetising products and high level of quality awareness that are impressive, but also the meteoric rise of the company to top class status.

Fresh meat for the chill cabinet packed on site as required

Last year MULTIVAC equipped each of the 43 retail outlets of the Swedish supermarket chain, Bergendahls/City Gross, with a
R 105 MF for packing fresh meat in vacuum skin packs. The compact thermoforming packaging machines support Bergendahls in optimising its internal logistics, and they make a significant…

“The R 085 has made it possible for us to get into automatic thermoforming packaging.”

Nice Garden Industrial Co. Ltd. has set itself the task of bringing high-quality and healthy products from the farm to the consumer's table. “Food derived from animal sources can in our view only be healthy for the consumer and suitable for consumption, if we pay the greatest attention to quality in the early stages of…

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Perfect skin packaging

MultiFresh™ offers maximum appeal and shelf life.

Packaging machines, which have been specially developed for this application, are used in conjunction with innovative MultiFresh™ packaging materials for the MultiFresh™ packaging process. Thanks to the perfect interaction of machine and packaging material, vacuum skin packs of unique quality and perfection are produced.

Complete turnkey lines from one source.

The MULTIVAC product portfolio comprises a wide range of packaging technologies, labelling and marking equipment, quality control systems, and automation solutions. Our product range is completed with equipment upstream of the packaging machine in the areas of portioning and processing, as well as bakery technology. Thanks to our comprehensive expertise in packaging lines, all modules can be integrated into complete solutions. They guarantee a high level of operational and process reliability, as well as efficiency.

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