Grandma Hoerner's packaging after the redesign
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Preserving roots while refreshing a heritage brand

A producer of jarred apple slices, preserves, sauces, and salsa, Grandma Hoerner’s seeks to simplify and modernize its packaging while staying true to its handcrafted roots.
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Digital printing produces elegant syrup labels

UV ink-jet printed labels for a line of Canadian maple syrup elevates the brand, presenting it as a fine food product.
flipflop wines
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Flippin’ good wine in a can

Put on your flipflops and enjoy this canned wine in places where bottles can’t go—the beach, the pool, in the boat, and on the golf course.
Diptyque1
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Simple, elegant tubes introduced for luxury amenities brand

Parisian perfumer diptyque introduces its luxury amenities collection in a new 40-mL tube in addition to a bottle to offer properties more flexibility.
Flonase OTC launch—Secondary Pack, from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.
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IoPP announces AmeriStar award winners for 2015

GlaxoSmithKline’s Flonase, Microdermis’ Provodine, and Biogen’s Factor Hard Pack win Drug & Pharmaceutical awards.
The Showcase highlights packaging from around the world.
News
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Dow does it again

The Dow Chemical Company continues as Showcase of Packaging Innovations® Sponsor at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Pharma EXPO.
Kaylor Hildenbrand
Column/Opinion
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Packaging—the path to consumer delight

As a packaging professional, you likely have learned technical data about various materials and how each performs to protect what it holds.
Marchesa’s 2013 Fall Runway Collection
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Grooming tool graphics inspired by high-end couture

Marrying high-end couture with product innovation, a limited-edition line of beauty tools from Revlon was quickly plucked off store shelves in Fall 2013, with graceful, feminine decorations inspired by fashion designer Marchesa’s 2013 Fall Runway Collection driving impulse purchases.
Stephen Sikra, P&G Research and Development Manager
Feature Article
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P&G puts focus on PE film recycling

P&G joins the American Chemistry Council’s Flexible Film Recycling Group to develop and encourage local recycling programs. P&G R&D Manager Stephen Sikra explains why.
Controls platform. Since switching to servo motors for key axes of motion and moving to a new controller, cycle times on Ilpra’s
OEM Application Note
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Servos bring speed, energy savings, and reduced maintenance

Now that side gripper chain advance and the opening and closing of both thermoforming and heat-sealing tools are servo driven, the Formpack F1 offers a number of improvements.
MUSHROOM PACKAGING. Top and bottom cushions made from mushroom “roots” grown in a custom-designed mold protect RBW’s wall sconce
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Brilliant move to mushroom packaging

Lighting manufacturer switches to protective packaging made from mushroom ‘roots’ for its wall sconces, enabling faster packing, damage-free shipping, and a more sustainable packaging solution.
Eric Greenberg
Column/Opinion
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Pot marketers eating up opportunities, shaping regulation

The swift emergence of legal marijuana, for medical or merely recreational use, continues to be a story of fascinating challenges.
PürPod 100
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World’s first 100% compostable coffee pod

According to some statistics, the growing use of Keurig-style brewing systems has had a significant negative environmental side effect: It is estimated that in 2014, the number of single-serve pods sent to landfills could have circled the earth 11 times.
Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton
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Swedish milk brand launches 100% bio-based carton

Following in the footsteps of Finnish dairy Valio, Arla Foods of Sweden has become only the second chilled beverage producer to adopt Tetra Pak’s Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton, made entirely of renewable material—from carton to cap.
ShurSEAL case sealing system
Machine Case Study
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Tough-grip taping system puts pressure on cased product contamination

Thermoforming specialist Fabri-Kal Corp., headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI, recently found itself in need of taping equipment that could handle various case styles and sizes.

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