The new faucet carton (top) emphasizes the Peerless name. A plastic window permits consumers to see product within the inner mo
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Molded pulp proves Peerless

Molded pulp trays provide sturdy cushioning for Peerless faucet packs, while new carton graphics wield retail sales punch.
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Steel favored for storage of flammables

Steel containers should be used for storage of flammable liquids, according to proposed revisions of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Code 30.
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Making calcium health claims?

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow a health claim on dairy products stating that adequate calcium intake may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
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Super solution to sticky situation

Research shows a significant degree of consumer dissatisfaction in using Super Glue can be traced to packaging, says Loctite Corp., manufacturer of Super Glue and other adhesives.
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Omelets come in a cup

Want to make an omelet in one-tenth the time it now takes to make a regular two-egg omelet?
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New charm for cereal cartons

Minneapolis, MN-based General Mills Co. hopes an innovative color coating process will shed a new hue on the old subject of back panels of cereal cartons.
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EPA eases regulations on water-soluble packaging

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) simplified its registration requirements for chemical, pesticide and other hazardous manufacturers switching to water-soluble packaging.
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Legs stand out

Graphics on the new California Legs® line of women's shaving products boast the first four-color offset printing to be done on tubes, says the firm that makes and markets the product, Belvedere Intl., of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
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Kleenex cartons express home decor

In September, Dallas-based Kimberly-Clark introduced its new line of Kleenex® Expressions(TM) facial tissue, in 14 designs, all aimed at complementing the latest styles and trends in home furnishings.
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Broaden "recyclable' claim and recycling will follow, FTC told

By failing to broaden its definition of recyclable, the Federal Trade Commission has created a hindrance to the growth of local recycling programs, argues Jack Lewis, vice president of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC).
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Aquaprin pouch doubles as a cup

When Health Corp. of Rocky Mount, NC, launched Aquaprin aspirin pain reliever/antacid late last year, it wanted a pouchstock rigid enough to let consumers mix the powdered product with water right in the pouch and then use it as a drinking cup.
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Produce packs make produce snacks

Cut, washed, packaged, and refrigerated fresh produce continues gaining in popularity in supermarkets across the country. Among the more innovative marketers is Salinas, CA-based Tanimura & Antle.
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Sandoz/Gerber's first offering comes in a box

Resource, a liquid nutritional supplement targeted to consumers age 55 and beyond, is now available in 13 western markets, with national distribution expected early this year.
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Paper recovery rate rises

While federal and state officials contemplate a wide range of regulations to stimulate the development of a recycling infrastructure, the paper industry has been doing just fine on its own, thank you.
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Mary Kay bottles body care products

Customized extrusion/blow-molded bottles are providing marketing appeal and consumer convenience for personal care products sold by Dallas-based Mary Kay Cosmetics.

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