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Vacuum packing currency and documents

Package valuable items safely and moisture-free.

The optimal packaging for valuable items

Vacuum packing currency and documents is common practice for many financial institutions and government bodies. It offers several benefits that contribute to the security, durability and integrity of these valuable items. Whether you are dealing with identity documents, banknotes or other valuable items such as legal documents, artworks and bank cards, vacuum packing provides optimal protection against unwanted outside influences.  

Advantages of vacuum packing currency and documents

Protection against moisture and air

Vacuum sealing prevents your valuable documents, banknotes and coins being exposed to moisture and air. This prevents degradation, mould, spoilage and oxidation.

Physical integrity is maintained

Vacuum packing prevents creases, tears or other physical damage to banknotes, coins and documents, so that they retain their quality and value. They remain in their original shape. 

Extension of shelf life

Vacuum sealing removes almost all the air present. Storing money and documents in a controlled, low-oxygen environment extends their shelf life, which means they will be readable and/or usable for longer.

Protection against counterfeiting and theft

Vacuum packaging creates a tight skin around the product. This makes it more difficult to forge or steal money or documents as any attempts to do so are clearly visible.

Useful for storage and transport

By removing all the air from the package, the size of money and documents becomes more compact. This makes these packages easier to handle. Ideal for storage, archiving and transport.

Vacuum packing documents and currency

Vacuum sealing valuable documents, cards and coins is easy with a Henkelman machine. Place one or more items in a vacuum bag, place it in the machine and start the required vacuum programme. After vacuuming the bag, the sealing phase begins. Each bag can be given a unique identity code. This makes it possible to trace the source of each package. Useful options when packaging documents and money are:

Advanced Control System (ACS)

Advanced full color operating system with 20 pre-programmed or user-configurable programs and extra functions for optimal user-friendliness.


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Soft air

This enables the optimal vacuum packing of sharp or sensitive products without damaging the product or vacuum bag.


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Bi-active seal

Seals aluminum and thick vacuum bags on both sides using sealing bars at the top and bottom


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Thermal label printer

Ultra-compact thermal printer (HACCP proof) for labeling products. Only in combination with the Advanced Control System.


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Need help with your choice?

Finding the right Henkelman machine for vacuum packing non-food products can be challenging, due to the wide range of models, options and functions. We are happy to help you find the best option to suit your wishes and budget. You can also give us a call to just talk about the options. 

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Frequently asked questions


Which vacuum packing machine is suitable for money and documents

The M-Packer 216XW vacuum packing machine is best suited for vacuum packing documents and money.


Can I add a unique mark to the vacuum packaging?

Yes you can. To prevent fraud you can have a unique code printed in the seal with the M-Packer serie