The 8'-long crown molding is in an open-faced corrugated box when it enters the shrink wrapper.
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Side-sealed and delivered

A manufacturer of crown molding invests in a horizontal shrink wrapper that delivers better protective packaging and tamper evidence.
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Upset over inserts (sidebar)

Stop bugging us!
Multi-panel labels have permitted some products to eliminate outer folding cartons. But FDA's proposal on inserts could change t
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Upset over inserts

New FDA demands for package inserts would bloat printing requirements and force some products to add outer cartons.
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Delivering for dairy (sidebar)

Custom bottle helps launch Oberweis Dairy into single-serve milks
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Delivering for dairy

Oberweis Dairy’s investment in new filling, capping, labeling, conveying, bottle-packing, and shrink-wrapping machinery begins to pay off with the introduction of single-serve milks.
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Small orders + small orders = big savings (sidebar)

Packaging distributor saves 20% online
Weatherchem customers can watch the price decrease as orders aggregate online.
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Small orders + small orders = big orders

Low-volume buyers of packaging materials are striking up deals and saving up to 40% on their purchases through online demand aggregation.
New filling equipment has helped Yofarm improve accuracy and consistency in filling toppings for its YoCrunch line of yogurt.
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Yogurt producer fills craving for higher throughput

Yofarm reduces waste dramatically with a new auger filler that achieves consistent volume control of yogurt toppings.
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New line boasts new sterilizing technology (sidebar)

Barrier version, too
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New line boasts new sterilizing technology

Adelholzener of Germany is leading the charge when it comes to popularizing one-way plastic beverage bottles in a region that has long resisted this package format.
Some see probiotic products like this one from Dannon as another logical candidate for cold aseptic filling into plastic contain
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Plastic bottles move toward aseptics (sidebar)

What about probiotics?
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Plastic bottles move toward aseptics (sidebar)

Projected growth
This hot-filled multi-serve bottle, marketed jointly by Minute Maid and The Walt Disney Co., represents one beverage category th
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Plastic bottles move toward aseptics

It won’t be a ‘slam dunk,’ but some experts say that aseptic filling of both high-and low-acid products into plastic bottles will gain wider acceptance across the United States.
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PMMI's 'train the trainer' program gets the boost from test (sidebar)

Machine training sessions scheduled
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PMMI's 'train the trainer' program gets boost from test

The long-awaited ‘train the trainer’ program of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute got a big boost from a pilot session in late August.

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