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Home-delivered meals

The latest trend in home-delivered meals is to have pre-portioned uncooked gourmet foods delivered along with an established recipe so that consumers cook the food themselves.
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Mats Olsson, package design instructor, Sweden’s Broby Grafiska—College of Cross Media
Column/Opinion
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The teaching of package design in Sweden

Mats Olsson, package design instructor at Sweden’s Broby Grafiska—College of Cross Media, talks about how students move through this innovative package design program.
News
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As OSHA fines increase, twenty-five years worth of inflation are added in one fell swoop

The fine for running afoul of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) just got higher for the first time in a quarter of a century.
One-hundred percent of liquid packaging board carries some form of barrier coating.
News
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Report: Coatings for paper and board packaging on the rise

Growth attributed to a sustained demand for paper-based packaging materials prompted by urbanization, population growth, and the expansion of emerging economies.
Feature Article
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Pressure-sensitive labels

Pressure-sensitive is the dominant label technology for consumer packaged goods, but adopting or remaining with it should be an informed decision.
News
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Industry Watch—January 2016

A quick look on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people as listed in the January 2016 issue of Packaging World.
Phillipsburg logo
Package Case Study
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Aluminum bottle can for beer suits Montanans’ outdoor lifestyles

Craft brewery in Montana launches a reclosable bottle can for its most popular beer, offering active Montana consumers a portable, premium drinking experience.
Case coding playbook article
Feature Article
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Eight ways to improve your coding & marking operations

Follow these actionable tactics to keep your machines up and running. While regular maintenance is important, these eight tips will help ensure you have an efficient line.
New range of ASDA shampoos come in a contoured PET bottle.
Package Case Study
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Contour PET bottles for shampoo range

In the UK market, ASDA's new range of own brand shampoos now come in a stylish PET contour bottle with an oval flip-top PP cap.
Aviator label
Package Case Study
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Graphics make the difference

Aviator Brewing Co. of Fuquay-Varina, NC, is one of those craft brewers whose owners understand how big a difference high-impact graphics on a full-body shrink sleeve label can make.
Special Packs webinar is January 14, 2016.
News
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Webinar covers Special Pack innovation

Provided by the Contract Packaging Association and the Institute of Packaging Professionals with support from Contract Packaging Magazine, a PMMI Media Group publication, an upcoming webinar will look at opportunities in Special Pack development.
Sleek aluminum bottle celebrates Lufthansa's 60th anniversary.
Package Case Study
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Lufthansa bottle takes off in style

Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, and Warsteiner, one of Germany's largest and privately owned breweries, marked Lufthansa's 60th anniversary with a limited-edition beer bottle.
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Package Case Study
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Green cleaning products rebrand

Earth Friendly Products replaces outdated packaging for its cleaning products with a sleek new bottle and graphics that convey the emotional benefits of the brand.
A cart transfers formatted vials from the filling machine and loads them into the freeze dryer through a small “pizza door.”
Machine Case Study
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Aseptic filler ensures sterility of high-value blood products

Human protein producer installs several packaging lines comprising an isolator, aseptic filler, and freeze dryer that allow for flexibility, sterility, and near-zero waste at 3,600 vials/hr.
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Package Case Study
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New pasta sauce is premium throughout

Bertolli launches a new pasta sauce line that conveys its super-premium status through label graphics such as a black background, touches of gold, and fresh-ingredient photos.

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