Already well established in Northern American and Asia Pacific territories, bag-in-box has been experiencing increasing success globally over the past years in the liquid food and drink industries. More and more food and drink manufacturers and processors are converting to this modern liquid packaging solution, which offers a number of major advantages over alternative forms of packaging including a better cost/performance ratio, greater efficiency in transit or storage, the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness, longer shelf-life and a wide variety of sizes with bags ranging from 0.75 to 1400 litres.
Rapak offers a comprehensive range of state-of-the art liquid packaging products, including bags, boxes, filling machines and dispensing systems all with the ISO Certification of quality and reliability.
Rapak provides its customers with complete liquid packaging solutions.
Listening to customers
Rapak's approach to customer service is based on a giving careful attention to a customer's specific requirements following a thorough analysis of their needs. Rapak works very closely with its customers to create a bespoke packaging solution which is exactly 'fit for purpose' and which allows productivity to be maximised.
Rapak's modular systems allow customers to design an ideal liquid packaging solution. The customer can either purchase a stand alone filling machine or choose a solution which includes in-line carton erection, conveying and closing and palletising.
Total commitment to customers means that Rapak people build a deep understanding of their requirements.
A specific technology for each application
One of the characteristics of bag-in-box packaging is its versatility and its suitability for any kind of liquid or semi-liquid product. Rapak products can fit any type of filling machine which means they can be used in many different sectors.
Products that benefit from the bag-in-box technology include wine, post-mix syrups, milk, liquid eggs, dairy products, fruit juices and purées, tomato paste and water, as well as chemical and pharmaceutical products. For each type of product, Rapak gives customers a specific solution in terms of filling technology, shelf-life and dispensing systems.
Recognised as both the most complete and the most flexible on the market, the Rapak filler range includes aseptic and non-aseptic bag options with a wide range of dispensers.
For all fillers customers can choose semi or fully-automatic filling systems, according to the output required. Single head fillers with turnkey fully automated multi-head machines are available. The aseptic range includes the patented aseptic membrane filling system, Intasept® and the Sterikap™ aseptic filling system which is designed for customers with more standard applications, using bags with a gland and a cap.
A wide range of dispensers, including caps and taps, tube dispense, tamper evident closures, connectors and valve systems are also offered by Rapak. The facilities across the world, which operate a number of plastic injection machines, manufacture a wide range of dispensing solutions. Rapak also benefits from the expertise of its sister company, Worldwide Dispensers, a world leader in the plastic closure market and designer of the Vinitap™, recognised internationally as the standard tap in the wine market.
Rapak is constantly exploring new market niches, developing highly innovative packaging and dispensing solutions for the retail and catering industry as well as the hotels, bars and restaurants sector.
The synergy between the different expertise and technologies employed by Rapak, enables the company to provide clients with a range of flexible and versatile bag-in-box packaging solutions.
Rapak offers a complete range of high quality products, high levels of customer service and an outstanding capacity for innovation demonstrating once again, Rapak's ability to service customers throughout the world.
Rapak is part of DS Smith Plastics, a core Division of DS Smith Group.