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GN Thermoforming Solutions

Founded in 1981, GN Thermoforming Equipment is a leading designer and manufacturer of thermoformers for the plastic packaging industry. Reliable, economical, and easy-to-use, our thermoforming machines put your needs first. Meeting the demands of both small and large volume applications, GN Thermoformers are ideally suited for the production of high-quality packaging from a wide range of thermoformable materials.
We are internationally recognized as one of the most trusted manufacturers of contact-heat and form-cut-stack thermoforming machines and tooling. Leading manufacturers of plastic packaging in more than 70 countries rely on our quality products and unparalleled customer service.

GN Europe

GN is proud to have a large technical training and sales center located in the Czech Republic. The more than 1000 sq.m. facility in Jihlava, about two hours from Vienna, Austria, and one hour from Prague further solidifies GN’s commitment to our Eastern and Western European, Russian, Middle East and African markets.

GNE is perfectly situated to offer complete support to GN’s International customers. The GNE facility includes a show room (including an inventory of GN thermoforming machines) which is used for demonstration and training purposes. Many of our customers take advantage of our GN Europe Technical Training facility where we give training on the optimal use of GN thermoformers.

The center promotes the latest developments in thermoforming and offers opportunities to educational institutions and other industry-related organizations for training and product assessment purposes.

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GN Europe Office

Plug Assist Thermoformers

GN’s plug assist machine lineup consists of a series of high speed, continuous thermoforming machines suitable for all thermoformable materials. Ideal for food, medical, industrial and other markets, these models come in 2, 3 or 4 station configurations with integrated steel rule cutting presses, standard in-mould capability in the forming station, optional punch station and various stacking configurations make these machines ideal for the high output, cost effective production environment.

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Contact Heat Thermoformers

Our Contact-Heat Series of thermoformers is suitable for producing a variety of thin-gauge plastic containers. With a range of sizes available, it's easy to choose the right thermoforming machine to suit your output requirements.

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Contact Heat Thermoformers


GN® Stacking Units can easily be attached to any contact heat thermoformer to create a completely automated and efficient high-speed thermoforming production system. GN Stacking Units accurately count, stack and deliver the formed parts onto the recieving station.

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We’re a global leader in custom tooling design and moldmaking, giving our customers a proven advantage in the international marketplace. Our knowledge, expertise, and access to the latest technology guarantee our ability to design and produce top quality tooling products at maximum conversion rates.

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Ancillary Equipment

As time and technology changes, so do your equipment needs. Talk to us about a retrofit or upgrade kit such as controls upgrades, safety upgrades, Quick-change upgrades and much more. Get the most out of your equipment!

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Explore BMG's premium line of thermoforming machines by Brown, Lyle and GN.

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Brown QuadPro


QuadPro Outperforms the Market Leader in Paper Forming

  • Up to 3.5x the product output
  • Over 95% product yield
  • Under 5% product scrap
  • Higher quality & improved rigidity
  • State-of-the-art technology

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The GN915 is a High-speed Plug Assist Form/Cut/Stack Thermoformer. This innovative GN product uses movable top and bottom platens for precise forming and cutting of parts. With the input of customers and toolmakers, GN developed the GN915 to provide cost-effective and high-speed part ...



The GN800 is a high-speed, plug-assist, form-cut-stack thermoformer with optional punch station. This innovative GN product uses fully-integrated servo controls throughout–including the movable top and bottom platens for precise forming and cutting of parts.

With the input of customers ...



The GN580 is a high-speed, plug-assist, form-cut-stack thermoformer. This servo-controlled high-speed model with integrated steel rule cutting press and robotic stacking station is suitable  or the cost-effective production of packaging made from all thermoformable materials. The most ...



The GN760 Plug-Assist Thermoformer offers diverse forming possibilities with precision and speed. This machine incorporates GN Thermoforming Technology achieved through continuous research and development to ensure the highest quality of product every single time.

The GN760 is a ...

Lyle® 200-Series


The Lyle 200-Series is the industry standard for forming CPET products that require a high tonnage two-stage forming process. The dual stage valve package provides independent control of the two-stage forming process and can be configured through the PLC to operate in conventional mode for ...

Lyle® FM-Series


The FM-Series offers high speed, economical and reliable performance with an infinite array of options for a variety of forming applications. Two moving platens (top and bottom) guided on precision linear bearings allow parts to be formed up or down as required, optimizing material ...

Brown® SRS-Series


The SRS-Series is a servo-driven thermoformer and trim station in one frame that is perfect for point-of-purchase blister packs, medical trays and food packaging. The servo-drive systems for both form and trim stations act independently but work together so the SRS can be quickly dialed in to ...

Brown® B-Series


The B-Series is a pellet-to-product thermoforming system designed to produce hundreds of thousands of parts per hour while saving energy and operating costs at the same time.

The direct extrusion Brown B-Series hot-sheet thermoformer offers many advantages over traditional ...

Lyle® Informer™


High-speed control platform with versatile, precise controls for Lyle thermoformers.



The GN 3625DX Thermoformer was developed to meet the demand for thermoformed APET products. It was designed to provide greater APET cutting capacity than the standard Contact-Heat Cut-In-Place GN 3625D Thermoformer.

The GN DX Series Thermofomers have quickly become the choice of ...

Lyle® P2-Series


The P2-Series horizontal trim press offers high-speed trim operations and a multitude of features to achieve trim accuracy, extended tool life and ease of maintenance. This versatile trim press is used to trim a wide variety of parts, from shallow to deep draw and from virtually any plastic ...

Brown NextGen Controls


Brown’s NextGen Controls are designed for the next generation of machine operators with simplified, modern, and intuitive screens. Easy to learn and use regardless of operator experience.

  • 2-Click/tap access to any screen
  • Intuitive & more informative screen ...

GN Upstacker


The GN Up Stacking unit is ideally suited to stack and count square or rectangular parts and deliver them to a receiving platform.

GN Stacking Units can easily be attached to any thermoformer to create a completely automated and efficient high-speed thermoforming production system ...



The GN Robotic Stacking unit is a complete product handling system designed to improve the performance of the GN thermoformer. Vacuum cups attach themselves to the product prior to stripping from the web and places the parts in stacks to be delivered to the receiving station.

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The GN3021DX Thermoformer was developed to meet the demand for thermoformed APET products. It was designed to provide greater APET cutting capacity than the standard Contact-Heat Cut-In-Place GN3021C Thermoformer.

The GN DX Series Thermofomers have quickly become the choice of customers ...

Brown® T-Series LS | LS Elite


Brown LS trim press sets the industry standard for speed, accuracy and flexibility. Properly equipped, the LS press will consistently run at speeds of up to 165 CPM. In addition to speed, the servo-driven LS press is configured to slow down to eject and speed up to sync with the cycle time of ...

Brown® LR-Series


Brown offers lip rollers for product diameters ranging from 1.75 inches (44mm) up to 11 inches (280mm) which operate at peak speeds up to 3,500 parts per minute. So, no matter what your application, we have a solution for you. As you expect from Brown, our lip rollers are designed to safely ...

Brown® T-Series L | LP | LDP


T-Series Horizontal Trim Press is the industry standard multipurpose press equipped with a multitude of cutting edge features to achieve precise trimming, longer tool life, ease of maintenance and faster changeover times. T-Series Models incorporate precision timed flywheels to the main drive ...



The GN D Series Thermofomers have quickly become the choice of customers throughout the world who require a larger forming area and cutting capacity to provide maximum part production. All D machines incorporate servo movements to provide maximum cycle speed and efficiency.

Lyle® PV | PVT-Series


The PV and PVT-Series vertical trim press is a versatile machine that can be used for pre-punching, scoring, or final trim applications. The vertical set-up is perfect for parts that don’t stack as well horizontally, and provides the added benefit of accurate counting and product handling. The ...

BMG's Advanced Digital Readiness™ (ADR)


Take the next step in remote connectivity with BMG’s Advanced Digital Readiness™ (ADR) IIoT remote monitoring and connectivity. Interface real-time with your equipment via BMG’s customer web portal or smartphone app and use the data at your fingertips to drive results. Work with us to ...

Brown® – Lyle® PH-Series


Pre-Heater Ovens allow material to expand naturally prior to entering the pin chain of the thermoformer, eliminating distortion within the sheet and reducing sag. Our Pre-Heater Ovens are designed to utilize minimal floor space when positioned at the infeed end of the thermoformer and are ...

Brown® CS Quad-Series


Brown’s Quad Series thermoformer is the ultimate in brute-strength and production output. The Quad Series combines high-tonnage coining technology with traditional thermoforming processes to produce highly-detailed parts. It delivers 180 tons of coining force and 260 tons of holding force, so ...



The Brown Servo Ejector Unit provides more production flexibility for thermoformers. Changes can be made to the ejection parameters through the HMI on the fly without having to shut the machine down, and product trimming can function in three different modes of operation.

The unit ...

Brown® CS-Series


Brown’s CS-Series thermoformer is a fast, flexible, entry-level workhorse that is easily capable of running a multitude of products and materials. The CS can be configured with basic standard features, or with an infinite array of options including deep or shallow draw, making it a perfect fit ...