Forming & filling equipment

Container sidewalls can be pre-printed and shipped flat for forming on site – reducing warehousing, shipping, and handling at every step. With in-plant forming and filling equipment from Huhtamaki, you can better control container supply, reduce your transportation costs, and get maximum value from your packaging and production facilities. 

FM-1800-FBA

Bulk ice cream

The Huhtamaki FM-1800-FBA is rated at 2 - 3 containers per minute for sizes ranging from 1 to 5 gallons.

Bulk ice cream

FM-1800-ABA

Bulk ice cream

The Huhtamaki FM-1800-ABA is an automated container assembler for Bulkan® containers. The FM-1800-ABA is a dual spindle former rated at 6 - 8 containers per minute and weighs 550lbs. Requires 1hp, 115/230 volts AC, 1-phase, 60Hz (optional transformer to meet international specs. is available).

Bulk ice cream

FM-1800-RIP

Bulk ice cream

The Huhtamaki FM-1800-RIP is a Ring-in-Place Bulkan® container assembler that can produce 1 to 5 gallon containers. The workhorse of the bulk ice cream industry, the RIP former is rated at 8 - 10 conttainers per minute. The FM-1800-RIP weighs 725lbs. Requires 1hp, 230 volts AC, 1-phase, 60Hz, 4.5amps (optional transformer to meet international specs. is available).

Bulk ice cream

FM-1800-FABA Bulkan® Automated Forming Machine

Bulk Ice Cream

The Huhtamaki FM-1800-FABA is a functionally automated assembler for 3-gallon Bulkan® containers. This assembler is rated at 15 - 25 containers per minute and weighs 9,000 pounds.

Bulk Ice Cream

Bulkan® EX

Bulk ice cream

The Huhtamaki Bulkan® EX is a 1.5 to 4 gallon metaless bulk container forming machine. On-site container forming helps reduce fuel and transportation costs associated with shipping of pre-formed containers. The Bulkan® EX is rated at 10 containers per minute and weighs 5,900lbs. Requires 240 volts AC, 3-phase, 80amps.

Bulk ice cream

FM-1400 container forming machine

Cups, containers, and lids

The Huhtamaki FM-1400 is an on-site forming machine for straightwall, round paperboard containers that allows product manufacturers the flexibility to assemble packaging on demand. The FM-1400 weighs 8,500lbs. Requires 240 volts AC, 3-phase, 60Hz, 60amps. Pre-printed components are shipped flat to optimize freight and warehousing.

Cups, containers, and lids

FM-1423P forming machine

Cups, containers, and lids

The Huhtamaki FM-1423P forming machine is an on-site assembling machine for round, straight-walled plastic containers. This in-house forming machine allows consumer product manufacturers to assemble containers as needed, as well as save on fuel and transportation costs. The FM-1423P forming machine weighs 8,500lbs. Requires 240 volts AC, 3-phase, 60Hz, 60amps.

Cups, containers, and lids

FM-4000 forming machine

Cups, containers, and lids

The Huhtamaki FM-4000 forming machine is an on-site assembling machine for flat bottom round and non-round, straight and tapered containers. Footprint: 7' x 9', weighs 15,000 lbs. Requires 480VAC, 3-phase, 60Hz, 100amps.

Cups, containers, and lids

CF-3200 automated unscrambler/feeder

Cups, containers, and lids

The Huhtamaki CF-3200 unscrambler/feeder is an on-site volume unscrambler and feeder that sorts and aligns covers and plugs for Huhtamaki containers. The CF-3200 weighs 780lbs. Requires 240 volts, 60Hz, 10amps.

Cups, containers, and lids

FC-2300 ice cream filler/capper

Ice cream fillers

The Huhtamaki FC-2300 ice cream filler is configured to run round or non-round nested containers, single or dual drop (for maximum speed, depending on shape). The FC-2300 weights 2,200 lbs. Requires 230 Volts AC, 3-phase, 60Hz, 10 amps.

Ice cream fillers

FC-2320 ice cream filler/capper

Ice cream fillers

The Huhtamaki FC-2320 filler/capper can be configured for single-drop or dual-drop (for maximum container drop rates, depending shape). The FC-2320 weighs 2,500lbs. Requires 440/480 volts AC, 50/60Hz, 15amps.

Ice cream fillers

UL-4400 automated plug inserter/sealer

Cups, containers, and lids

The Huhtamaki UL-4400 Quikspread® plug inserter/sealer is an on-site plug inserter and sealer for container manufacturing. The UL-4400 weighs 3,500lbs. Requires 240 volts AC, 3-phase, 50-60Hz, 60amps.

Cups, containers, and lids

FM-1300 semi-automated container forming machine

Cups, containers, and lids

The Huhtamaki FM-1300 Quikspread® table-top container forming machine is an on-site container forming machine. The FM-1300 weighs 1,000lbs. Requires 380 volts AC, 3-phase, 50-60 Hz.

Cups, containers, and lids

UL-4300 semi-automated plug inserter, sealer and crimping machine

Cups, containers, and lids

The Huhtamaki UL-4300 is an on-site table top machine that plugs, seals, and crimps Quikspread® containers. The UL-4300 weighs 200lbs. Requires 220 volts AC, 1-phase, 50-60 Hz, 80amps.

Cups, containers, and lids

Reducing freight, saving energy

Huhtamaki offers in-plant forming systems that increase efficiencies and reduce transportation costs and fuel emissions. Freight savings can also be realized by combining loads of folding cartons and trays, cups and lids, or other Huhtamaki packaging. A single packaging source helps streamline purchasing and shipments.