Demand rising for functional and barrier coatings
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Demand rising for functional and barrier coatings

New report examines the market for functional and barrier coatings for paper and board packaging, which is expected to exceed $7.1 billion by 2020.
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Multilayer jar extends shelf life.
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Multilayer jar for olives

With the olive industry facing the challenges of manufacturing safe products for both consumers and kitchen workers, leading supplier Agro Sevilla has developed a 2-L multilayer plastic jar for the foodservice sector.
Trucking: The barometer of the U.S. economy?
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Trucking: The barometer of the U.S. economy?

American Trucking Assn. and SelectUSA point to a link between over-the-road transportation and the national economy.
Great protection for flowers in transit.
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Award-winning package protects flowers in transit

At the UK Packaging Awards, first prize in the “Best Packaging of a New Product” category goes to an online delivery pack for MM Flowers.
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Opportunities for growth and innovation

PMMI connects end users and suppliers as they adapt to fast changing demands
Sanofi counterfeit meds chart
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Sanofi study reveals perceptions of counterfeit medicines

Most Americans associate counterfeiting with consumer goods rather than meds. Sanofi introduces three levels of package protection to battle counterfeits.
Folding carton report
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Report: Solid growth in folding cartons predicted

Among the trends cited as driving this growth include consumer interest in healthy foods, the aging Baby Boomer population, and rising personal incomes.
Sleek, modern feel on new bottle for hair care products.
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Stylish shampoo bottle

Schwarzkopf and Henkel has developed a new 250-mL shampoo bottle that cleanly separates itself on today's crowded store shelves.
FDA’s GE salmon announcement sparks controversy
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FDA’s GE salmon announcement sparks controversy

Agency announces genetically engineered salmon is safe, drawing a CFS lawsuit. Salmon will be regulated under new animal drug provisions. GE products also have labeling implications.
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Report identifies trends driving foodservice packaging

The Foodservice Packaging Institute’s 2015 Trends Report shows overarching themes of sustainability and customization across the supply chain.
Don't miss Automation Conference & Expo May 24-25 in Chicago.
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Explore all facets of automation at May conference

Next spring in Chicago, technology end users and a wide variety of experts and industry professionals will return to the Automation Conference & Expo 2016 (AC&E), formerly The Automation Conference, to explore leading-edge automation technologies for engineering and management professionals within discrete manufacturing, packaging, and continuous and batch processing.
UPS Pain in the (Supply) Chain’s 2015 survey
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Healthcare, Life Science Logistics Execs See Supply Chain Improvements

UPS Pain in the (Supply) Chain’s 2015 survey results show progress in product security and adapting to regulatory changes.
Good & Delish™ coated and uncoated nuts
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Walgreens creatively rethinks nut packaging

Walgreens, America’s largest drugstore chain, wanted to update packaging for some of its products, including the Good & Delish™ coated and uncoated nuts line.
Waitress goes from a glass jar to 500-mL carton pack.
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Waitrose shifts to carton pack

U.K. retailer Waitrose is changing the packaging for its own-label Passata range, from glass jars to a retortable carton pack.
Tea Forte
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Tea Forte enhances packaging elegance

New custom package design for luxury tea brand Tea Forte includes a cleaner, contemporary logo and a more elegant sensory package design.

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