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Food Contact Substance

We in the packaging industry have gotten fairly accustomed to the regulations covering packaging for food and drugs because the FDA is the regulatory body in the U.S. that covers the majority of food packaging issues.
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Column/Opinion
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An interesting rulemaking, if you like that sort of thing

In today’s column, I try to persuade you that the way FDA has lately been making regulations is unusual, surprising, and interesting.
Package Case Study
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Digital watermarking assists in Cooking Light

Time Inc.’s Cooking Light brand—including its monthly magazine and line of prepared meals for retail—prides itself on giving its consumers the tools to make it easier to get healthy, delicious meals on the table.
Feature Article
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Boston 'cold chain' event moves toward supply chain integrity

Regulatory issues, GDPs, logistics, and ‘last mile’ issues dominate discussion at the 12th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum in Boston.
Package Case Study
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Vegan brand emphasizes healthy ingredients

Nate’s Meatless of South San Francisco has updated the packaging for its meatless meatballs with clean, modern graphics and an icon that emphasizes the product’s non-GMO status.
Package Case Study
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Truly 'Extraordinary': 2 million labels, 2 million designs

The Coca-Cola Company has pushed digital printing to the next level with the Coke Extraordinary Collection—2 million bottle labels, each one with its own graphic design.
Column/Opinion
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Broader skill sets: the new face of the packaging professional?

Mike Marcinkowski, a packaging engineer at Gillette, explained in a recent IoPP webinar how the company reduced the packaging structures for its Venus brand of women’s razors from nine to two.
News
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The first Las Vegas show

Continuing our stroll down memory lane as we celebrate our 20th anniversary, we look at our August 1995 issue’s coverage of that brand new PMMI packaging show in Vegas.
News
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Packaging Scholarship announced

Michigan State’s School of Packaging was the first of its kind, and now it’s been named the recipient of the 2015 Future Leaders in Packaging Scholarship.
News
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Industry Watch—November 2014

A quick look on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people as listed in the November 2014 issue of Packaging World.
Package Case Study
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Greek yogurt alternative has a French flair

Representing an inventive departure in both product and packaging, Stonyfield Farm’s new Petite Crème is a yogurt-like fresh cheese product similar to fromage blanc that uses package graphics reflecting its French-inspired origins.
New design
Package Case Study
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Betty is reimagined for the modern mom

A redesign for the complete Betty Crocker baking product line puts desserts in inviting kitchen contexts to appeal to the modern mom’s desire for classic values and authenticity.
SCAN, TAPE & TAMP. Label data is scanned for verification and accuracy and routed to the tape-sealing and servo-tamp labeling application station.
Machine Case Study
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Automated labeling improves shipping efficiencies

System elevates simplicity and accuracy of labeling operations.
Package Case Study
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Skincare balm comes in 3D-printed, PLA container

Anita’s Balm founder brings package manufacturing in-house, creating a custom twist-up container resembling a mini amphora jar, made from compostable PLA resin.
Feature Article
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Make your sustainable packaging stick

To design successful sustainable packaging, follow these tips to determine your objectives and execute your resulting strategy.

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