Kwik Lok
  Executive Offices
P.O. Box 9548
Yakima, Wa. USA 98909
sales@kwiklok.com
  Toll Free (US & Canada): (800) 688-5945
Ph: (509) 248-4770 • Fax: (509) 457-6531
North America Direct Sales
       
Industry Solutions > Apple
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          Kwik Lok in the Apple Industry


Kwik Lok offers the Apple Industry a wide number of packaging solutions for bagged apples.  With Kwik Lok you not only can close your bagged packages … you can also label your bags, and print code/traceability information on the closure. We offer these capabilities on
automatic lines, semiautomatic and even hand-applied lines.

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Labels: Labels can be custom printed to your exact graphic specifications. Labels can be used to carry important package information such as: Variety, Grade, Weight, Size, Bar Codes, etc.  Or you can also use the attractive labels for promotional campaigns that can increase sales and/or add additional profits. Click here to learn more about Kwik Lok labeling.
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Printing Code/Traceability Info: Traceability is rapidly becoming a critical and mandatory packaging element. Kwik Lok has solutions!  We offer variable data printers that allow immediate response to this vital retail requirement. Click here
to learn more about
printing on the Kwik Lok.


  • Automatic
  • Semiautomatic
  • Hand Applied

865 Automatic Bag Closing Machine

The 865 closes vertical packages at speeds up to 80 bags per minute. The machine uses the all-plastic closure and closure-labels. The 865 will close any package width without adjustment – package width limitations are dependent on lok opening size, not the gearing of the machine. The machine will adapt to most automatic baggers on the market.

The 865 incorporates all of Kwik Lok's latest design and quality features, assuring you a long lasting machine with minimal maintenance cost.

865 Spec Sheet


884 Thermal Printer

The 884 allows the packager to print variable information on a label (bar codes, weight, variety, etc). The remaining portion of the label can be custom printed by Kwik Lok with colorful graphics. The 884 labels can be used in hand-packing operations and can also be used in conjunction with Kwik Lok's 865 Automatic Bag Closing Machine and the 087 and 088 Semiautomatic Bag Closing Machines.  When used with automatic or semiautomatic equipment, the labels must be rewound. Rewind units are available.

884 Spec Sheet


898 Printer-Separator

Kwik Lok's 898 Printer-Separator prints closures with traceability information and then separates the printed closures from its roll and delivers the closures into a container that can be placed on a hand packaging line. The printer is the same foil/steel type system used on our 865 automatic bag closing system.

898B Spec Sheet

 

Printers

Kwik Lok offers four Printer options:

(1) Foil Printing using hardened steel type. Two printer models are available;
(2) Ink Jet Printer that can be programmed to your print text;
(3) Thermal Transfer Printer, also programmable.
(4) Laser Printer brings the latest in food package printing to the Kwik Lok closure.

Click here for more information on these printers

 

 

 


087 Semiautomatic Bag Closing Machine

Kwik Lok's 087 Semiautomatic Bag Closing Machine offers packagers many of the features found in our 865 automatic system, yet is designed specifically for semiautomatic applications. The machine will close bags with the all-plastic closure and closure-labels. The 087 features a closure sensor to detect that closures are present and the machine is ready for operation. The design/quality features assure you of a long lasting machine with minimal maintenance requirements.

087 Spec Sheet


086 Semiautomatic Bag Closing Machine

Kwik Lok's 086 Semiautomatic Bag Closing System is a versatile machine that offers a wide variety of options. The machine will close bags with the all-plastic closure and closure-labels.  The 086 is also available with a printer that will print code information on the closure and/or closure-label.  Featured is a power breakoff and closure advance mechanism. The simple design of the 086 is portable, jam-proof and compact, and can close bagged packages up to 30 bags per minute.

086 Spec Sheet


1002F Semiautomatic Bag Closing Machine


Kwik Lok's 1002F features a unique design that eliminates the use of motors, gears and other maintenance-demanding components.  The 1002F uses the all-plastic bag closure. Removing the closed package advances the next closure into the closing position. Speeds of up to 30 bags per minute are easily attained.

1002F Spec Sheet


The 1002FP

Features a printer that uses grooved, press-on rubber type that permits customizing of printed copy. When using a printer, the machine requires the use of Kwik Lok closures that have a small paper label affixed to the closure – the paper label assures clean, clear printing.

1002FP Spec Sheet


The 1003B

Kwik Lok's 1003 Semiautomatic Bag Closing Machine is an exceptional machine at an amazing price. With three models available, the 1003 is versatile and easy to adapt to your packaging needs. Models P and BP allow you to print date coding or custom text on Kwik Lok's all plastic closures. Closing up to 30 bags per minute, the 1003 can be portable or permanently mounted. A kit is also available for mounting the machines on an Oliver Slicer.

1003B Spec Sheet

 

Hand-Applied Bag Closures and Closure-Labels



Kwik Lok manufactures a number of closures that are specifically designed for hand-applied applications. Closures are available in various sizes and thicknesses to accommodate a wide range of package sizes. Different plastic colors can also be supplied (depending on plastic thickness) that allow for color coding or to complement bag graphics. The colorful labels can be custom printed with your specific graphics and / or text. These labels are widely used to put UPC bar coding on bagged apple packages. Using a Kwik Lok Bag Closure gives your customers a package that is easy to open and easy to reclose. Kwik Lok, the added touch that brings quality to your package.

Series A Spec Sheet
Series C Spec Sheet


898 Printer-Separator

Kwik Lok's 898 Printer-Separator prints closures with traceability information and then separates the printed closures from its roll and delivers the closures into a container that can be placed on a hand packaging line. The printer is the same foil/steel type system used on our 865 automatic bag closing system.

898B Spec Sheet


WT230 Pheromone Tree Klips 


These Tree Klips permit the apple orchardists to use Pheromone Strips for codling moth and other insect control.  The plastic Klips can be easily snapped over tree branches and the pheromone strip attached to the klip using the two side openings on the tag.

 

 

 



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