Bag packaging solutions

Bag Packaging for Hardware

We have extensive experience in the hardware market and offer a variety of bagging solutions suitable for hand loading and fully automated operations.  

A few products our hardware customers are packaging today include:

  • Nuts, bolts, screws, washers, pins
  • Fittings, connectors, valves 
  • Cabinet, door and lock hardware
  • Pumps, hoses, gaskets
  • Assembly kits 
  • Spare parts for household appliances

Bagging Machines

High-speed, accurate and flexible bag packaging with inline printing

Our Autobag® and SidePouch® bag packaging systems improve productivity and increase capacity by integrating with your existing production line and automating the packaging process. 

Every system we manufacture is built for flexibility and ease of use, with features including

  • Job storage and recall for fast and easy bag changeover with no tooling requirements 
  • Easy to use AutoTouch operator interface
  • Inline printing of barcodes and other product identification
  • Next-bag-out printing for short production runs and frequent changeovers
  • Small footprint to free up valuable production space
  • Vertical or horizontal filling 

Bag Material

High-quality, durable films to meet the needs of the hardware industry

Genuine Autobag and SidePouch bags are available in a wide range of materials, sizes and special features for durability and shelf apeal. Our vast line of bag material features includes: 

  • LDPE films
  • UV and corrosion protection
  • High clarity retail film
  • Laminated film

See our full line of Films by Type for all our available materials or Contact Us for more information. 

Bag Features

Durable, custom printed poly bags

Our materials are system matched to our machines, ensuring that your operation runs at peak performance

  • Bag sizes from 50 x 75 mm to 550 x 900 mm*
  • Choose from plain or custom printed bags
  • Reclosable zippers 
  • Hanger holes for displays
  • Large inventory of In Stock Bags for easy ordering and fast delivery


Customer service representativesWe believe in providing our customers with world-class service and support so they can achieve and maintain peak packaging performance. We partner with you to solve your packaging problems and keep up with changing demands. Our factory-trained and direct support services include:

  • Technical Phone Support
  • Field Service Engineers 
  • Customer Maintenance Training 
  • Preventive Maintenance 
  • Graphics and Art Service 
  • Applications Service

Solutions Finder

See which bagging equipment is right for your application with our convenient Solutions Finder.

The change to Autobag machinery and plastic bags has increased our output significantly, we are now packaging 4 times faster than by hand. ~ M.B. Purchasing Manager

Automotive aftermarket specialist BM Catalysts’ road to packing automation starts with an Automated Packaging Systems PS 125 OneStep
Case Study

Automotive aftermarket specialist BM Catalysts’ road to packing automation starts with an Automated Packaging Systems PS 125 OneStep<sup>™</sup>

BM Catalysts is the largest independent manufacturer of high-quality aftermarket catalytic converters, DPFs and front/connecting pipes in Europe. From two high-tech facilities in Nottinghamshire, England, it exports to more than 35 countries. 

It uses the semi-automatic desktop PS 125 OneStep bagging system from Automated Packaging Systems to pack fitting kits for its catalytic converters, diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and front/connecting pipes.  Read More...

Contact Us

Contact Customer Service on 01684 891 400 or use the form to send your enquiry.

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Please Note: We try to follow up on every request within 24 hours, even during peak periods. If you have not heard from us within that timeframe, please call us on 01684 891 400. Thank you.

*Subject to machinery choice.