Hobby and Craft

Bag packaging solutions

Hobby and Craft Bag Packaging Solutions

We provide bagging machines and system matched bags to some of the largest retail product packaging operations, giving us the experience needed to meet the specific requirements of the hobby and craft industry. 

A few products our hobby and craft customers are packaging today include:

  • Model cars, rockets and kits
  • Beads, crystals, studs and small crafting supplies
  • Buttons, zips, clasps and other sewing accessories
  • Thread, yarn, needles
  • Paints, pencils, pastels, brushes and art board overwraps 

Bagging Machines

High-speed with easy product and bag changeover

Our Autobag® and SidePouch® bag packaging systems improve productivity and increase capacity by integrating with your existing production line and automating the packaging process. Whether your application is best suited to a low volume tabletop model or to a high-speed, custom packaging system, we have a solution for your operation. 

Our systems are designed to improve throughput and efficiency, 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 hobby and craft industry

Genuine Autobag and SidePouch bags are available in a wide range of materials, sizes and special features for the hobby and craft market. Our vast line of bag materials includes: 

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

See our full line of Films available or contact us for more information. 

Bag Features

Custom bags for high quality, retail packaging

From custom bag graphics to convenient reclosable zipper features, we have the perfect solution for your product. Some of our most popular bag features include:

  • Bag sizes from 50 x 75 mm to 550 x 900 mm*
  • Reclosable zippers
  • Easy-open perforations
  • Custom printed bags in up to 8-colours
  • Hanger holes for retail displays
  • Large inventory of Stock Bags for easy ordering and fast delivery

Services

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 SPrint systems have proved extremely flexible and cost effective, enabling us to make significant improvements in production throughput while minimizing labor requirements. Furthermore, the reliability of the systems has proved to be particularly outstanding. ~ H.N., Industrial Engineer

Contract Packaging 3.0
Case Study

Contract Packaging 3.0

The amount of typical co-packing offered is almost negligible. In most cases it is actually limited to the usual manual or semi-automatic packaging. ESTB GmbH offers a complex service instead of classical contract packaging. The company uses efficient semiautomatic packaging systems to implement flexible packaging processes.

The Iserlohn-based ESTB GmbH was founded a decade ago as a pure contract packager. Back then, simple packaging and installation assignments were the bread and butter of their day-to-day business. 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.

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