Passion for Packaging

ROVEMA Facts

Driving our own development

Continuous investment in the development of new technologies that form the basis for innovative products and shape the market, and the willingness and ability to embrace change and realign our business to changing customer and market requirements – these things form the basis for our global success and our growth. With energy, creativity and ideas we are able to secure a competitive advantage and jobs.
  • 1959 A world first: the first Vertical Form Fill and Seal machine with rotating belts. To date, most of the Form Fill and Seal machines in the world still work in accordance with this technical principle.
  • 1961 First cartoning machine with upstream Fill and Seal machine: bag-in-box packaging.
  • 1966 Further development of the Fill and Seal machine for large, 80-litre bags.
  • 1973 Foundation of the Engineering department for complete packaging lines.
  • 1986 High-speed machine with rotating sealing jaws and continuous film transport.
  • 1990 High-performance cartoning machine CMK-X – up to 250 folding cartons per minute – with automatic format changeover.
  • 1993 Development of shelf-ready tray lid packaging.
  • 1995 ROVEMA wins the World Star prize for Stabilo Seal. This definitely marks the point where the stable, edge-sealed bag takes over the world market.
  • 1996 SBS Brick pack machine with decentralized drive technology.
  • 2003 VVI, the vertical intermittent sidesealed bag system with motor driven format changeover.
  • 2008 High-performance ETIL Tray Packer for shelf-ready end packaging.
  • 2010 Market launch of SDH for highest hygiene requirements.
  • 2013 Development of the new BVC generation of Fill and Seal machines.
  • 2014 German Packaging Prize for new BVC Form Fill and Seal machine with Premium Seal technology.
  • 2015 In-house development of an integrated robot control in the upstream Fill and Seal machine.
  • 2017 ROVEMA presents application-specific solutions for Internet of Things at the Interpack trade fair.
  • 2017 German Packaging Award for ROVEMA Vacuum-Powder Filler (SDH) with SBS Powder Brick Pack machine for low-dust and compact packing of powders and a neat presentation at the point of sale.
  • 2017 Red Dot Design Award for the new ROVEMA HMI for an improved human-machine communication – task-specific, intuitive and state-of-the-art technology.
  • 2017 successful launch of BVC 260 Flexible for production of all bag styles, including RoPack with re-closure (Zip)
  • 2018 ROVEMA HMI is awarded with the world-renowned iF Design Award discipline „communication“.
  • 2018 expansion of the confectionary portfolio, presentation of an integrated system for placing sweets at the POS at Fachpack
  • 2018 introduction of the high-speed machine BVC 145 Twin-Tube with up to 500 bags/min