From Crème Fraiche to yoghurt to cottage cheese, the new filling and lidding system handles a variety of products.
Machine Case Study
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Dairy gains cup filling output and flexibility

With product demand on the rise, this leading Norwegian dairy coop went back to a well known and trusted OEM for a new cup filling/sealing system that produces 18,000 cups/hr.
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Eric Greenberg
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It’s natural to want a clearer definition

A lot of packagers don’t like regulations, except when they do. But both reactions are sensible.
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Listen to what the data is telling you

Previous columns have explored the potential and utility of data ranging from global integration of manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and social media down to simpler in-facility tracking and accounting of SKUs during production.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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Taming SKU proliferation

Imagine a business model where it’s a good thing to have your employees poached away from you on a regular basis.
Santa Signal 1
Package Case Study
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High-quality carton speeds Santa’s rooftop arrival

The inventor of device that simulates the sound of Santa on the rooftop finds high-quality cartons in low minimum quantities to launch his fledgling holiday product.
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Industry Watch—December 2015

A quick look on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people as listed in the December 2015 issue of Packaging World.
For its 2012 holiday packaging, Starbucks opted to illustrate holiday moments with such characters as a Christmas caroler and an
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Toss the tacky, and other strategies for inspiring holiday packaging

To create holiday packaging that will enchant consumers, you need to move beyond seasonal clichés and embrace quality design that brings a bit of the unexpected.
In terms of volume, in 2014 instant tea held the largest market share. Photo courtesy of Starbucks.
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Instant beverage premix market on the rise

Among the drivers cited are consumers’ increasing awareness of health, a growing distribution channel, and easy access to products through retail websites.
Demand rising for functional and barrier coatings
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Demand rising for functional and barrier coatings

New report examines the market for functional and barrier coatings for paper and board packaging, which is expected to exceed $7.1 billion by 2020.
Multilayer jar extends shelf life.
Package Case Study
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Multilayer jar for olives

With the olive industry facing the challenges of manufacturing safe products for both consumers and kitchen workers, leading supplier Agro Sevilla has developed a 2-L multilayer plastic jar for the foodservice sector.
Trucking: The barometer of the U.S. economy?
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Trucking: The barometer of the U.S. economy?

American Trucking Assn. and SelectUSA point to a link between over-the-road transportation and the national economy.
Great protection for flowers in transit.
Package Case Study
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Award-winning package protects flowers in transit

At the UK Packaging Awards, first prize in the “Best Packaging of a New Product” category goes to an online delivery pack for MM Flowers.
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Opportunities for growth and innovation

PMMI connects end users and suppliers as they adapt to fast changing demands
Sanofi counterfeit meds chart
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Sanofi study reveals perceptions of counterfeit medicines

Most Americans associate counterfeiting with consumer goods rather than meds. Sanofi introduces three levels of package protection to battle counterfeits.
Folding carton report
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Report: Solid growth in folding cartons predicted

Among the trends cited as driving this growth include consumer interest in healthy foods, the aging Baby Boomer population, and rising personal incomes.

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