About Us

Get more from your packaging line with Southern.

As part of the Benchmark family, the Southern brand has provided Horizontal Form Fill Seal Pouch packaging solutions serving medium to Fortune 500 companies that package products in pouches and sachets of less than one pound.

We are the brand of intermittent motion pouch machinery that offers reliable, easy-to-operate equipment designed for precision filling and minimal maintenance. Unlike our competitors, Southern takes a customer-centric approach providing integration capabilities with conveyors, case packers, case erectors and more.

Southern is the smart solution for your pouch packaging. Our machines are equipped with intuitive operating technology and created utilizing a holistic approach to designing seamless packaging systems that can be integrated into a diverse portfolio of product handling, labeling, inspection, case packaging and more.

Southern - Pouch Packaging Perfected.

Pouch packaging doesn’t have to be complicated. Simplify it with Southern, the leader in horizontal form fill and seal (HFFS) pouch packaging solutions.

How We Do It

By delivering HFFS solutions as a singular machinery provider, we can help solve our customers’ packaging challenges and meet their production needs in order to exceed consumer demands while improving their bottom line. We are known for our ability to understand our customers’ needs and identify necessary applications by providing pouch solutions catered to their requirements. Our business has been built on our extensive pouch machinery expertise and the strength of our customer relationships- following through to ensure our customers’ satisfaction and deliver peace of mind after the sale through our aftermarket parts and service support.