On one of Sandoz?s four corner-wrap labelers, the freshly printed bar code label is first tamped on and subsequently wrapped aro
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Sandoz networks labelers for easy control

Sandoz Pharmaceuticals uses custom software on a central PC to control 16 devices--including label printers, applicators and scanners--to comply with customer bar code label requirements. The move saves over $425ꯠ annually.
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East Coast show packs power

Sponsors of EastPack '96 plan to wow visitors with the debut of the Packages '96 pavilion. Over 450 exhibitors and 10ꯠ visitors are expected, March 19-21, at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
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Cartoner serves up tasty results at Boca Burger

To meet growing nationwide demand for its meatless burgers, Boca Burger turns to automated wrapping and cartoning machinery. As a result, speeds soar while labor costs plummet.
Warmerdam?s previous flexo-printed cases, still used for some export markets, are more typical of those used by most fruit packe
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Litho laminating grows up

Two corrugated packages display a highly graphic impact through design and print quality on preprinted linerboard.
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How packagers decide on machine controls

Research from PMMI shows that electronic controls are a growing part of packaging responsibility. Here's a look at their penetration, and who 'controls' them in the plant.
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Adhesice saves the day

It's certainly not the size of Sutter Home. But Arcadian Estate Vineyards in Watkins Glens, NY, proved it could be pretty resourceful recently when it faced an order of 3길 bottles of chardonnay that had to be custom labeled for a Buffalo Zoological Gardens fund raiser.
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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