Terminated Side Gusset Pouch Packaging

Flat Bottom Terminated Side Gusset Pouch Packaging
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Terminated Side Gusset Pouches are suitable for big volume, great graphics, and heavy fills. With a flat bottom for stability and quad-sealed side gussets for maximum volume, the five display panels provide maximum shelf impact and brand awareness. Another benefit is that this pouch can run on a premade pouch machine. Get in touch with us to take a look at the machines we have for your Terminated Side Gusset Pouch Packaging!

What is Terminated Side Gusset Pouch Packaging? A pouch that has a square bottom and side gussets that are sealed prior to the top. This pouch can hold heavy fills and large volumes of product.

This pouch is differentiated from a Quad-Seal Pouch (or Stabilo Bag) by its side gussets sealing into a flat seal which can allow for other customization features.

What Packaging Machine Will Fill This?

Industrial Usage
  • Biscuits
  • Organic Products
  • Chocolates
  • Muesli
  • Spice
  • Detergent
  • Cocoa Powders
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Pet Foods & Treats
  • Chemicals
  • Confectionery
  • Pharmaceuticals
Convenient Closures
  • Press-to-close (PTC) Zippers
  • Slider Zippers
  • Hooded Sliders
  • Tear notches
  • Laser-scoring
  • Die-cut handles
  • Peg holes
  • Rounded Corners
  • Five Panels of printable surface area to act as billboards for your brand
  • Efficient utilization of shelf space
  • Easily stackable
  • 12% less film consumption compared to stand-up pouches of similar volume
  • Enhanced shelf appeal
  • Ability to use two different materials for various faces of the pouches.
  • Clear side gussets (optional) allow consumers to see the product within the pouch.
  • Shape of pouches minimizes wasted space inside the pouches.


The Terminated Side Gusset pouch  has a flat bottom that allows the packaging to remain upright on its own, even when it is empty. It will not fall over even as the contents decrease with usage.

More Efficient Loading

Due to the bags square bottom this packaging leaves no dead space when loaded with content. Shipping efficiency is also improved with the ability to make these bags shorter or narrower for the same content volume than a straitional standing bag. This trait also contributes to the cost reduction as they can be more efficiently displayed on the retailers’ shelves.

More Appealing Bags

This packaging offers a variety of printable surfaces. With the packaging wide faces and flat bottom that can easily hold vertical or horizontal designs. This allows for all four sides and the bottom to hold an eye catching design to increase appeal to consumers.

Numerous Options

Packaging has the ability to be manufactured for small (1kg or less) or large bags up to 10kg with a choice of closures.

Terminated Side Gusset Pouch

Terminated Side Gusset

This style of pouch has side gussets which are terminated prior to the seal area and do not reach the top of the bag. Ideal for the PSG LEE and multiple Zipper options.

Quad-Seal Pouch (Stabilo Bag)

Non-Terminated Side Gusset

Non-Terminated Side Gusset: This bagging option has side gussets all the way to the top (un-terminated). The bag opening is large which allows for fast and efficient filling. 

K-Flex has the machine for your terminated side gussett pouch packaging.

The PSG LEE Premade Pouch Packaging Machine is an excellent option for some Terminated Side Gusset Pouch Packaging. Reach out to let K-Flex help discover how this packaging machine's flexibility and high speeds result in greater efficiency. This machine uses premade pouches allowing for the most supreme quality in your finished pouch look. The flexibility of this machine is astounding with the touchscreen providing quick, easy changeover.

The SN: Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal machine is the way to go when you’re looking for a machine for your product. This machine is well-suited for both smaller and larger portions and sizes. SN is the global leader in Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal (HFFS) technology that specializes in high-speed production with guaranteed efficiencies. You can either use premade pouches on rails, or Rollstock to form the pouches. SN provides a premium, customized packaging solution for any speed in every industry that looks to use Terminated Side Gusset Pouch Packaging.

Compatible Packaging Systems

premade pouch

PSG LEE: PREMADE POUCH Packaging Machine

The PSG LEE Premade Pouch machine is ideal for copackers and any company looking for production flexibility with high speeds and efficiencies. Using premade pouches allows for the most premium quality in finished pouch look while giving you the maximum amount of flexibility (changeover via touchscreen in minutes).

  • Quick Pouch Changeover In Minutes Via Touchscreen
  • No Fill / No Seal Pouch Return System
  • 9 Patents Including Diving Mechanical Zipper Opening Feature and Changeover Via Touchscreen
  • Simplex / Duplex / Quadro Models Available (30-200 Pouches Per Minute)
  • Options Include: Gas Flush, Dust Extraction, Product Settling, Scoop Insertion and Desiccant Insertion
  • Copmavt Footprint / Rotary Design
  • Easy to Operate / User Friendly Touchscreen
  • Washdown Models Available
  • Can Easily Be Intergrated with New or Existing Filler
  • can Run a Variety of Premade Pouches Including: Stand-Up with or Without Zipper, Cortner Fitment, Side Gusset and Three Side Seal


SN is the global leader in Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal (HFFS) technology that
specializes in high-speed production with guaranteed efficiencies. This HFFS machine uses rollstock to form stand-up pouches with or without fitments and zippers. SN provides a premium, customized packaging solution for any speed and every industry.

  • Size: 1.5” - 15” width
  • Weight: 0.5 oz to 5 lb
  • Speeds: up to 600 pouches per minute
  • Rapid changeover using patented EZ Change™ Cassettes
  • Servo Film drives to minimize material stretch and maximize film control (lighter gauge film capability)
  • SIMPLEX, DUPLEX, TRIPLEX™, QUADRO ™ and QUINTA models available
  • Compact footprint and Rotary design
  • Double bag clamps and Twin pouch grippers for positive pouch control
  • Patented ServoSmart™ Technology
  • Our DuoSmart™ secondary roll for registration control
  • AdjustSmart™ for fast on-the-go adjustments
  • WebSmart™ for film feed control
  • WeighSmart™ turret and scale communication system
  • ZiPunch™ patented zipper system for removal of excess zipper
  • Patented Dual Compartment Smart Technology
  • Membrane
  • Frangible Seal
  • Can be used with one or two rolls of material
  • Integrated with an Auger, Pump or Combination Scale
  • In-house ISO-9001 manufacturing plant (ensures accurate, timely component supply and quality)
SN Horizontal form-fill sealing

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