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Nabisco enters variety snack category in stand-up pouches

Nabisco Biscuit Co., East Hanover, NJ, is breaking into the variety snack category with Doyan-style stand-up pouches with reclosable plastic zippers.
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With one strap already in place (top), the operator holds down the flaps as a second strap is applied. Because the corrugated co
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Strapping gets an upgrade at Ford

At Ford's massive parts center just outside Detroit, new strapping equipment helps ensure that dealerships around the world receive quality damage-free parts.
Abottom ?guide porch? coupled with top guide tabs create an easy entrance for fork lifts to enter the fiberboard pallets
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Fiberboard pallets lift Liquor Board's spirits

Fiberboard pallets replace wood, saving more than $100ꯠ annually for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
In the packer, four jugs are being pushed onto the case blank before it?s folded and glued
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Arcadia takes major step in production

Juice and drink bottler upgrades case packing for high output, even outstripping what its palletizer can handle. A new palletizer is on the list; so is improved bottle feeding.
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Arcadia takes major step in production (sidebar)

Lapping it up
Flat blanks fed from a magazine are pressed around a forming mandrel to produce the desired oval shape
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Obie's oval

This cookie mix marketer needed a paperboard container with a small footprint yet all the shelf impact of a round canister. An unusual oval was the answer.
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Transpack 95 packs a punch

Symposium on transport packaging focuses on the increasing sophistication of this aspect of packaging. Hazardous material shipments top a host of regulatory concerns.
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Upscale dressings get Olympic treatment

When athletes sit down to eat at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, they may encounter Olympic 'gold' decorating on the sauce bottle they pour.
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Transpack 95 packs a punch (sidebar)

Does Rule 180 affect small parcel shipping?
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Luster straightens out freshness problems

This haircare producer begins filling creme relaxer into nestable yogurt-style cups with freshness seals. The switch from traditional jars not only keeps the product fresh, it aids in product display as well.
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Florida takes step toward eliminating ADF

In what amounted to a complete reversal of a bill extending Florida's Advance Disposal Fee (ADF) for two years, the Senate's Natural Resources Committee voted for an amendment repealing the fee as of July 1, 1995.
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Teas take aim at teens

At the Pepsi Lipton Tea Partnership of Somers, NY, new graphics, new package sizes and a new Carribean Cooler flavor are sprouting like spring tulips.
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Coating line boosts Van Leer's capacity

By September, Van Leer Metallized Products, Franklin, MA, expects to have a new coating line running that will virtually double its metallized paper shipment capacity to 20ꯠ tons/yr.
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Recycling 'fees' in Europe may change

In the wake of various mandates for beverage packaging in several European countries, the next steps in recycling regulation will apply to all packaging, according to Recycling Laws International, a new newsletter from Raymond Communications (Riverdale, MD).
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Fragrance tin dazzles

Mont Source Inc., Newport Beach, CA, introduced its 60-mL bottles of men's fragrances packaged in an unusual and elegant metal tin designed by Antista Design (Atlanta, GA) and manufactured by J.L Clark (Rockford, IL).

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