Bag Packaging Solutions for Pet Products

Automated Packaging Systems offers a variety of bagging solutions for your pet product packaging needs from food and treats to toys, ID tags, leashes and more.

Bag Packaging Solutions for pet products

We have extensive experience in the retail packaging market and know what it takes to satisfy the needs of our clients in the retail pet food and products industry. From small specialty pet food and snack businesses to large pet product manufacturers, we have a variety of cost effective bagging options from which to choose. 

Pet products commonly have fun, colorful, eye-catching packaging. Automated Packaging Systems has a talented graphics, art and imaging team to help you create one-of-a-kind packaging. We can make your pet products stand out from the competition with custom printed bag graphics in up to 10 colors using Pantone® matched inks, metallics, laminations and more. 

A few of the pet products our customers are packaging today include:

  • Treats
  • Food
  • Toys
  • Leashes and collars
  • Identification products like licenses and other tags

Bag Packaging Machinery

Low to high volume bagging, integrated system configurations, and easy product and bag changeover

Highly customizable, modular bag packaging systems improve productivity by integrating with your existing equipment and automating your entire bagging operation. Our Autobag® and SidePouch® bagging machines are simple to learn and operate, and can accommodate single or multiple operators or infeed systems.

Every application is unique, so we’ve designed a range of features that reduce labor, speed productivity and save money, such as:

  • Manual, semi-automatic and fully automatic loading
  • Integrated imprinters that eliminate the need for separate labeling
  • Next-bag-out printing that prevents product queuing
  • Job storage for fast and easy bag and product changeover
  • Small footprint to free-up valuable production space
  • Simple assemblies with minimal wear parts
  • Accurate product counting, weighing and conveying

Bag Packaging Film

High quality poly materials with special characteristics for pet product packaging

For our pet food and treats customers, we are committed to providing contaminate-free bags made under rigorous quality guidelines. Each of our bag-making facilities undergoes an annual food safety inspection to the American Institute of Banking (AIB) Consolidated Standards for Food-Contact Packaging Manufacturing Facilities.

  • High clarity retail film
  • Matte and gloss finishes
  • Tear resistance
  • Laminations
  • UV resistance
  • High-barrier co-extruded films

Bag Features

Custom bag solutions from low cost value packaging to high quality eye catching printed graphics

Hermit crab SidePouch bagsFrom custom bag graphics to convenient reclosable, zipper poly bags and pouches, our pre-formed bags are made to accommodate any pet product application you may have. Whether you need to package pet food and treats or small to large toys, we have the perfect solution for your product

  • Reclosable and resealable
  • Stand-up pouches
  • Perforation for easy to open packaging
  • Pre-printed bags in up to 10-colors
  • Hanger holes for storage on retail displays
  • Handles for customer convenience
  • Large inventory of In Stock Bags for easy ordering and fast delivery


Service representatives Our interest in your success goes far beyond the sale. We believe in providing our customers with world-class support services so they can achieve and maintain peak packaging performance. We partner with you to solve your packaging problems and keep up with changing demands. Our factory-trained and direct support services include:

  • Custom Engineering and Integration
  • Product Applications Testing
  • Bag Graphics Design Support
  • Customer Service Support
  • Technical Phone Support
  • Factory Service
  • Field Service Engineers
  • Customer Maintenance Training
  • Customizable Preventive Maintenance Agreements
  • Financing and Payment Options
  • Custom Loyalty Rewards with our Systems Advantage™ Program

Solutions Finder

See which bagging equipment might be right for your application. Use our convenient Solutions Finder to help get you started.

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Case Study

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