R&D veteran Blake Hutzley, technical advisor, Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Association (B&CMA),
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What's the secret to innovation?

One big-brand R&D veteran told a PACK EXPO audience the secret, in the form of his Three Cs. But first, he related a personal tale of all-too-common R&D woe to an empathetic group of nodding heads...
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New VSP plus linerless labels
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New VSP plus linerless labels

Using revolutionary skin pack technology from Harpak-Ulma and Sealed Air, a Mondini vacuum skin pack machine yields 30% material savings because there is no lidding scrap.
A proper zippered stand-up pouch
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A proper zippered stand-up pouch

Valteko f/f/s system produces from rollstock a true stand-up pouch with an integrated zipper reclosure feature for added consumer convenience.
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Gluing the virtual seams

It doesn’t matter whether the little black boxes of your supply chain are owned by a single company or spread across a network of outsourcing partners.
Sophisticated control over fluid pumping
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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping

Ingersoll-Rand's ARO fluid products provided this dynamic demo showing electronic controls and air-operated, double-diaphragm pumping simplify the accurate delivery of fluid to drums or other containers, adding capabilities to incorporate inputs for temperature and other factors.
Handheld and portable inkjet printers for any surface
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Handheld and portable inkjet printers for any surface

AMI demonstrates some of the features, including instant drying, that make its line of handheld and portable inkjet printers a good choice for plastic, metal and glass packaging in food, pharmaceutical and other applications.
High speed inspection/detection technology for flexible packaging
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High speed inspection/detection technology for flexible packaging

ISRA Vision produces high-speed inline print inspection systems for flexible packaging. This demo shows what happens when a tiny bit of foreign matter is introduced to the high-speed web of film moving by and how the technology handles detection and instantaneous feedback to the user.
Sanitary filling and sealing system offers chainless benefits
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Sanitary filling and sealing system offers chainless benefits

See a new filling and sealing machine tackle filling and sealing cups of dairy product, and learn how eliminating the chain solves traditional problems of chain stretch and misalignments and bumps-up maintenance productivity, too.
Bag feeder and with labeler
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Bag feeder and with labeler

Watch the Kirk-Rudy KR725 feed stacked flat bags, from smooth pick-and-place function, even for bags with double folds, which don%u2019t stack evenly, through label print-and-apply.
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Association news and details on the upcoming meeting in Miami

Get a shot of education, inspiration and relaxation in Miami with the CPA this coming February. Read on for details on that, the new RFQ process and more...
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Meet us at Biscayne Bay in February to capture lightning in a bottle

Are you ready to catch “Lightning in a Bottle?”
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Co-packing for food safety

Food safety standards have become marketplace requirements, and new FDA mandates further raise the bar on compliance. How will your production outsourcing partnerships be affected?
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What I learned from a day with Toyota

During a September conference of the Foundation for Strategic Sourcing (F4SS), we were very fortunate to offer members the opportunity to spend a day at Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky (TMMK).
 New WinForm® 25-45-60 cold form laminate from Winpak
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New WinForm® 25-45-60 cold form laminate from Winpak

A positive barrier in today’s pharmaceutical marketplace. A premium cold form laminate producing deep draw cavities while withstanding delamination and the rigors of the forming process.
DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015
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DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015

Topics to be covered March 3-5, in Virginia Beach will include technology for manufacturing innovation, package design, sealing process validation, and a local operating nurse panel.

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