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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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Earth Friendly Products replaces outdated packaging for its cleaning products with a sleek new bottle and graphics that convey the emotional benefits of the brand.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.”
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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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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.
Streamlining integration.with Pack ML
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Streamlining Integration with Pack ML

Lack of standardization in packaging lines—and manufacturing as a whole—results in time-consuming and expensive integration processes during line upgrades. More integrated manufacturing systems using PackML are benefitting not only end users, but OEMs, integrators and technology providers.
New digital press at Labels in Motion.
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Making waves with digital label printing

Orlando, FL-based Labels in Motion, a label converter serving as an in-plant facility for its nutraceutical parent company Zymogen, installed a new digital press recently to provide customers more application options, reduce consumables costs, and capitalize on high print quality, simple color management, and comprehensive post-sale support.
A TLM F2 robot erects flat case blanks and places them onto the Transmodul.
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Natures Organics’ compact packaging meets retailer needs

Case packing and palletizing line with robotics and Transmodul transport conveyor system reduces footprint, increases output, and meets shelf-ready retailer needs.
Geoffrey Glauser poses with officials from the College of Medical and Health Sciences and an Arktek container.
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The Complexity of Modern Medicine In a Third World Country

Ebola vaccine clinical trail pushes cold chain, logistics and packaging limits.

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