Exact fit and stable

Production of clamshell packaging

Thanks to its clever combination of bowl and lid, clamshell packaging is a particularly versatile form of packaging. For the production of clamshell packaging we have a machine that is just as versatile.

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Your advantages with GABLER

Highest form precision

Thanks to the high precision of our technology, you can produce your clamshell packaging in just the form you wish.

Even material spread

Our thermoformers reach an extremely even spread of plastic over the entire clamshell packaging.

Lid fit

You will easily produce clamshell packaging with a tight lid using our machines.

Extremely stable forming stations

Cast steel at the forming station ensures that our machines are particularly stable and solid.

High production output

Our machines achieve the output volume desired depending on each model.


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Thermoforming for clamshell packaging production

An overview of our solutions for manufacturers of clamshell packaging

No matter whether the large-scale series production of clamshell packaging, the manufacture of special clamshell packaging in smaller series or the production of a wide range of clamshell packaging – our machines offer you all the options.

Your requirementsOur machines
Production volumesMedium to large series productionConstant large-scale series production
ApplicationsBroad range of article variationsHighly precise over very long periods
Material inputPS, PP, OPS, PVC, ABS, PET PS, PP, OPS, PVC, ABS, PET
Special featuresMulti-station process, highly flexibleAdditional cutter with maximum flexibility

Made-to-measure performance

Our product line for the production of clamshell packaging


Our FLEX-LINE machine series is designed to specifically meet the demands of production in multi-station operation. With the standard size FLEX-LINE, the series has the suitable solution for clamshell packaging.
Your advantages:
  • Wide range of variants
  • Simple to extend
  • For various applications
  • High article quality
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VARIUS F is a solely forming machine. As the entire tool area is used for forming, VARIUS F produces with a particularly high output. In combination with the separate cutter Cut960, it results in an excellent production solution for clamshell production.
Your advantages:
  • High output thanks to high number of cavities
  • Reliable at constantly high cycle times
  • Optimum foil exploitation
  • Modular with separate cutter unit
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Additional components

In our range, we have the right additional components for clamshell production: for crimping cups, for pre-heating PP foils, for cooling tools, for separate punching, for granulating punching cut-offs or the automatic roll changer.

Your advantages:
  • Efficient
  • Reliable
  • Versatile
  • Simple integration
  • Highly compatible
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