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Wine labels reflect high quality

The Robert Mondavi Winery, maker of premium Chilean wines Caliterra and Arboleda, wants its customers to know they are drinking a quality wine—even before they uncork the bottle.
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Combo packets go on display

Portion Pac Inc. (PPI), Mason, OH, introduced in September ’00 shelf display units of its “Squeezers” PB&J packets. Designed graphically and structurally by The Marlin Co.
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Paperless transactions "top off" PE purchases

Rexam Closures, Evansville, IN, started purchasing low-density polyethylene from Eastman’s online polyethylene unit (www.eastman.com) in April ‘99.
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Online inventory checks seem "berry" good

Gourmet food manufacturer Rothschild Berry Farms, Urbana, OH, started ordering glass containers and gold colored metal closures for its line of salsa, mustards, and dips in mid-January via TricorBraun’s preferred customer site at www.tricorbraun.com.
Vinimaya.com: B2B comparison shopping
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Other Marketplaces

ChemConnect Inc. (www.chemconnect.com) hosts an online B2B trading marketplace for worldwide plastics and chemicals buyers and sellers. It allows members to trade in three different ways: on the public exchange floor, in private corporate trading rooms, and on the commodities floor.
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Used Equipment Marketplaces

Active Assets & Associates (www.activeassets.com) is an online marketplace for the sale of surplus industrial equipment and corporate assets to Latin American businesses.
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Materials Marketplaces

Novopoint.com (www.novopoint.com) is an e-marketplace for food and beverage manufacturers. It is said to offer, in addition to ingredients, packaging containers and materials, such as PET bottles, caps, closures, and flexible packaging.
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E-commerce-enabled Suppliers

Banner Engineering Corp.
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Selling machine parts online

Packaging machinery builders are virtually divided in half on whether or not to sell spare parts via the Web. Of 95 builders surveyed recently on the Packworld.com Web site, 48 said they intend to sell parts online.
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Allergan's bottle is a real eye opener

Allergan, an Irvine, CA-based global health care company that specializes in eye care and pharmaceutical products, has repackaged its Complete-brand multipurpose solution for soft contact lenses in a dramatically different way.
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Beverage shines in metallic label

Though the metallized biaxially oriented polypropylene labels chosen by Energy Brands for its new 32-oz Glacéau Fruitwater cost more than paper versions, J.
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Spalding's 'outrageous metal' box

XFL footballs from Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc., kick up a notch the on-shelf presence of pigskin packaging. The Chicopee, MA, sporting goods company introduced a seven-item line of XFL footballs in late ’00, ahead of the league’s February debut.
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Holographics provide sweet rewards

Whether it’s winning accolades from consumers or from two of Canada’s prestigious National Packaging Competition awards, the packaging for Cadbury Crunchie and Crispy Crunch candy bars keeps shining.
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MAP for cooked ground beef

Inspired by bagged salad mixes, Farmland National Beef of Kansas City, MO, has launched three seasoned varieties of fully cooked ground beef in zippered bags with a 30-day refrigerated shelf life.

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