Office furniture maker alters distribution packaging for heavy desktops, increasing protection where it's needed, reducing it where it's not. Savings total nearly $180ꯠ/yr in materials and labor, while repetitive stress injuries are eliminated.
In December, Heaven Hill introduced three 750-mL "Single Barrel" premium aged Kentucky straight bourbon whiskeys, each in a decorative glass container placed on a special gift carton and sold throughout the year.
Packaging Strategies '96 Conference will feature a dinner presentation by George Gourlay, senior vice president of The Coca-Cola Co. Gourlay's topic: How Coke uses packaging technology to support new beverage introductions.
When Cliffstar Corp. introduced Golden Crown brand Holiday Punch in 64-oz hot-filled PET bottles last November, the Dunkirk, NY, firm opted for a metallized paper label to make the product sparkle on the shelf.
January 31, 1996
Congress has stymied the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) attempt to issue comprehensive ergonomic regulations after businesses complained that the agency's proposals were overly restrictive and burdensome.
As the U.S.Department of Agriculture moves towards implementing a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)-based inspection system, nearly three-quarters of existing regulations could be simplified or even eliminated, according to USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).