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Exponential growth in tech brings many challenges

Keith Campbell, PMMI Media Group’s On the Edge blogger, reflects on a series of recent events that have highlighted how vulnerable our economy’s infrastructure is now that concepts such as the industrial internet of things have pushed us into an exponential growth mode.
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New design: Gluten Free
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A fruitful package change

GoodBelly probiotic juice brand changes its carton graphics to emphasize the flavor appeal of its products, while paring down its probiotic message to appeal to mass-market consumers.
STRAIGHTLINE CONFIGURATION. The EnVeo R next-generation Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) System from Medtronic is
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Medtronic’s new TAVI system wins DuPont award

DuPont honors medical device manufacturer and Prent for Excellence in Technological Advancement and Enhanced User Experience.
Tactile and thermochromic inks make this bottle's labeling special.
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Beer label exudes mystery

Leading global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a beer with a difference.
Fully certified compostable packaging make this a standout introduction.
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Compostable film for coffee packs

Based in Modena, Italy, Caffè Molinari SpA is a speciality coffee company that recently introduced a Bio™ range of coffees in packs that incorporate fully certified compostable packaging.
IPL's SkinnyPack for Ana's Salsa is the 2015 Diamond Award winner in the DuPont Awards competition.
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Hybrid plastic tub is DuPont Diamond Winner

This year’s 2015 Diamond Award Winner in the annual DuPont Awards involves one brand owner’s leap of faith in a unique innovation in plastic packaging.
Global Life Technologies and James Alexander bring Nozin nasal sanitizer to market to reduce the risk of the spread of infection
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Packaging partnership ‘delivers’ Nozin® antiseptic

Global Life Technologies and James Alexander bring Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® to market to reduce the risk of the spread of infection, without antibiotics.
Machine Case Study
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Flow wrapping pies and cookies at 50 packs/min

Growing bakery selects a flow wrapper that provides flexibility for a range of products from cookies to whole pies, with tool-less changeover and easy programming.
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Kraft blasted for trash generated by Capri Sun pouches

The Make It, Take It Campaign urges Kraft to redesign their Capri Sun packaging to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable and take responsibility for post-consumer collection and recycling.
Personal care packaging to exceed $38 billion by 2019.
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Global growth for personal care packaging market

PMMI’s latest study explores personal care packaging trends; PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Pharma EXPO 2015 deliver solutions.
Feature Article
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Ready-made solutions get robots moving faster

How to approach programming in robotic packaging applications is attracting a lot of attention these days. Here is an edited version of a recent white paper on the topic written by Detlef Stork, Technology Manager Motion at Lenze.
Off The Shelf: Craft cocktail infuser is a classic in glass
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Off The Shelf: Craft cocktail infuser is a classic in glass

A glass bottle fitted with a resealable pourer with filter allows DIY craft cocktail makers the ability to infuse their spirits with dried fruits or spices and pour directly from the package.
Coextrusion blown bottle delivers shelf life and differentiation.
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Multilayer bottle delivers shelf life and differentiation

A new range of dessert toppings from leading Belgium manufacturer Colac is using a custom-molded 850-mL multilayer bottle to deliver the ideal combination of long shelf life and on-shelf appeal.
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Gabletop cartons for unique cow’s milk establishes credentials

In launching its easy-to-digest milk brand in the U.S., New Zealand-based company a2 Milk chooses cartons to tell its brand story and maximize shelf appeal.
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Child-resistant packaging: One of the noblest assignments

Keeping the little ones safe is one of the noblest assignments of packaging.

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