Made for speed and efficiency

GEA SmartPacker CX250-S

Discover GEA’s latest model vertical form-fill-seal machine for high-speed pillow bag packing of confectionery, snacks and nuts.

GEA SmartPacker CX250-S doors full open
Discover GEA’s latest model vertical form-fill-seal machine for high-speed pillow bag packing of confectionery, snacks and nuts.

High-speed packing just got smarter

GEA SmartPacker CX250-S features a low-drop design, which enables fast and compact filling and reduces damage of brittle products such as hard candy or crackers. The vertical packer is also equipped with an innovative, easy-to-use labelling system, improved product-in-seal detection and double-hinged doors for easy-access and maintenance. GEA SmartPacker CX250-S runs up to 250 bags/min, depending on specifications.

Main applications

GEA SmartPacker CX250-S Pillow bag and main applications

For pillow style bags. Main food applications include: confectionery and savory snacks, dried fruit and nuts.

Reliability you can count on

  • Backed by GEA’s 60 years’ experience in vertical packaging
  • Consistent and accurate bag length thanks to monitored film transport and jaw movement
  • High seal force enabling gas-tight bags over a wide range of film material (optional)

Dedicated design for high-speed packing

  • Low-drop between weigher and jaw head allows high speed and compact portion packing
  • Avoids damaged products in pack thanks to machine design
  • Bag enhancement options include labelling, printing, adding euro hole and re-closability options.

High efficiency with a small footprint

  • Quick menu allows fast set up and adjustments
  • Fast film changeover in less than 5 minutes
  • Innovative open design for easy access and visibility during production
  • Low maintenance costs and limited wear parts 
SmartPacker SX250-S pillow bags impression


Advanced technology
Product-in-seal detection

This function helps production continue even if product accidentally fouls the seal area. If this happens, the automatic product-in-seal detection function automatically creates a double-bag to avoid contamination or damage to the sealing jaws or knife, ensuring that the process continues. There is practically no downtime and minimal product and film waste.

Durable forming set

The GEA forming set with insert is reinforced with fiberglass, featuring less wear and tear, extra protection and longer operational life. The insert allows production of overlaps and tucked seams with the same shoulder. Each set has a rigid surface to ensure smooth running in moist or wet environments. Order the forming set with your SmartPacker or as additional tooling, depending on your bag type demands.

Technical details
Product specificationsGEA SmartPacker CX250-S
Bag width (min./max.)70/250 mm
Maximum bag weight0,3 kg
Maximum speed *up to 250 bags/min
Equipment dimensions H x W x D1425x1264x2280 mm

* Depending on product, film and dosing equipment


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