OHLSON Brand Product Updates

Overcoming CapEx Constraints: Unlocking Packaging Automation for Your Business

Your business has grown and now you need to take it to the next level with automation. You want increased production, consistent quality, material savings and more. Let’s look at how automation saves on labor costs: The ROI on labor savings alone makes sense but the hit to working capital...

Packaging Guide: Understanding Primary, Secondary, and End-of-Line Packaging

Packaging materials are essential for protecting, transporting, and displaying goods. Three levels of packaging serve various purposes: primary, secondary, and end-of-line. Understanding which type of packaging and equipment fits your operation is crucial. Manufacturers must use quality equipment to ensure their products are efficiently packaged, stored, and transported.  So, what...

Behind the Machine: A Step-by-Step Guide to How a Vertical Form Fill & Seal Machine Works

nVenia’s OHLSON Brand Vertical Form Fill & Seal bagging systems are often utilized in the food packaging industry, as these machines deliver perfect pillow bags every time for food and other applications. Just as the name (Vertical Form Fill & Seal) suggests, this machine starts by helping to form the...

OHLSON Brand Packaging Equipment For Chocolate

When processing chocolates, it is important to use machines programmed to handle delicate products. nVenia’s OHLSON Brand packaging equipment allows companies to process and package mass batches of chocolates while preserving their flavor, shape, and quality. 

Automation in Manufacturing

Automation has revolutionized the manufacturing industry, providing numerous advantages that enhance production efficiency and profitability. Automated systems have the ability to replace labor-intensive processes and perform operations with increased accuracy and consistency, resulting in higher quality output.

nVenia Equipment Brands: OHLSON

nVenia’s Ohlson brand equipment provides quality automatic and semi-automatic net weighing and counting machines. Our machines specialize in automating repetitive tasks while efficiently packaging and transporting products in the food industry.

Handling Difficult Products: Jerky Dicing and Packaging

In recent years, there has been a significant surge in demand for jerky products, ranging from traditional beef jerky to other protein sources like chicken, turkey, and even plant-based options. This increased popularity can be attributed to the growing trend of protein-rich and low-carbohydrate diets, such as the keto diet,...

Two Years Later: The Lasting Impacts of COVID-19 on Consumers’ Eating Habits

In early 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic made an immediate and dramatic impact on nearly every industry worldwide. While some changes have proven to be more temporary, other shifts that took place during the pandemic may have turned into permanent changes the industry continues to address.  In the height of...

Controlled Ingredient Mixing with Multi-Part Multi-Head Weighers

For food manufacturers everywhere, ingredient costs have skyrocketed. Whether it’s almonds, dried fruit, or other high-value ingredients, that puts an increasing focus on controlling the product mix in each bag for cereals, granolas, and trail mixes. Some companies choose to pre-mix their ingredients and rely on that distribution as the...

How Does a Multi-Head Weigher Work?

Multi-head weighers (also known as combination scales) are the equipment standard for weighing applications in a variety of industries. But for people who are evaluating their first packaging automation project, or even starting with a semi-automatic packaging system, the concept is something which might benefit from some explanation. At a basic...

How a Vertical Form Fill Seal Machine Works

A Vertical Form Fill Seal Machine, also known as a VFFS, is a common bagging machine used to package goods into bags as part of a production line. Just as the name suggests, this machine starts by helping to form the bag from roll stock. Then, the bag is filled with...

Primary Packaging Automation – A Secret Weapon in the War for Talent

Every company today is fighting a constant battle to attract and retain qualified, talented people. And that’s especially true in manufacturing and production. There are hundreds of factors which play a role in finding and keeping the best employees. And while packaging automation doesn’t play the same role as workplace...