EZ Align from Formers International

Bag Formers

Our Full Line of Innovative Bag Formers and Patented Technology

We go above and beyond industry standards. Our formers are food-contact safe.

Anatomy of a Bag Former

A bag former is the lifeline of any packaging plant and is responsible for converting a flat roll of film into a finished bag. Our engineers are experienced in designing formers to meet the exact needs of your production line and machines. The parts for our formers are machine-made for accuracy and repeatability. However, the final assembly is done by hand, requiring years of experience, expertise, and craftsmanship, so every bag former works precisely as it should.

What is a bag former?
  • The Transition – Designed with your product in mind to maximize product flow. High-speed options available, custom designed for a seamless fit between weighing scales and former.
  • The EZ-Align™ – Operator-approved and tested by top U.S. food producers, one of the packaging industry’s fastest installation solutions, is included as standard on all applicable Formers International bag formers.
  • The Former – Our years of experience have made it possible to design a former with the perfect curve to run any film application and produce a perfect bag. Our repeatability across formers is unmatched.
  • The Mounting Plate – Designed to the machine manufacturer’s specifications for a perfect fit. Can be made of aluminum or stainless steel with custom-cut pockets to reduce weight.
  • Edge Protect™ – Designed to stiffen edges of formers for durability and peace of mind when handling the assembly.
  • Back Seal Flat Cushion – Options include sponge tape with Teflon tape overlay, high-temperature velcro, and hard Teflon strips. All available in stock for quick delivery.
  • The Bag Spreaders – Available in different styles depending on bag style, including gusset, flat bottom or pillow. Also available in various mounting styles, including welded, bolt-on, and machined ring style. These are also sold as an accessory for easy replacement.