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Materials Procurement: Synchronizing the Supply Chain

How the Internet will take Kraft's packaging supply chain efficiency to the next level.
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In Memorium

—Peter D. Fenton, president of Septimatech (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), passed away Feb. 15, 2001. —Harry Rubbright, founder of The Rubbright Group (Eagan, MN), passed away Feb.
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Redesign spices up seasoning's image

By switching from glass jars, the traditional vehicle for spices, to a 300x200 composite can from Sonoco (Hartsville, SC), Restaurant LuLu in San Francisco was able to project a more upscale image for its spices.
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Application Service Providers

Purchasepro.com (www.purchasepro.com) is an ASP that allows buyers to build online contracts, create a network of preferred vendors, automate the RFQ/PO process, monitor corporate purchasing, and evaluate buyer and supplier performance by tracking the history of all purchases with automatic electronic archiving.
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<a href="http://www.dotpackaging.com/news/machinery/01_04_12_001.shtml">SWF acquires Tisma Machinery

EXCLUSIVE NEWS FROM OUR EUROPEAN PARTNER: Deal will further SWF's ability to provide a single source for fully integrated packaging solutions. Click logo for full article.
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<a href="http://www.dotpackaging.com/marketplace/newsroom/01_04_25_001.shtml">Paperloop acquires TAP

EXCLUSIVE NEWS FROM OUR EUROPEAN PARTNER: TAPPI will continue to be involved as co-sponsor and content provider. Click logo for full article.
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<a href="http://www.dotpackaging.com/features/mach/01_05_03.shtml">Vision of the future</a>

EXCLUSIVE NEWS FROM OUR EUROPEAN PARTNER: Vision systems have been developed to suit a wide range of applications. Click logo for full article.
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P&G puts packaging a click away (sidebar)

Transora update
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<a href="http://www.dotpackaging.com/news/business/01_03_13.shtml#bus001">International Paper increa

EXCLUSIVE NEWS FROM OUR EUROPEAN PARTNER: Majority share in Pacific Millennium Paper Group will provide a distribution channel into China and South East Asia. Click logo for full article.
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<a href="http://www.dotpackaging.com/news/business/01_03_28_003.shtml">Tetra Laval to buy Sidel</a>

EXCLUSIVE NEWS FROM OUR EUROPEAN PARTNER: Offer of e50/share recommended by Sidel board. Click logo for full article.
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<a href="http://www.dotpackaging.com/news/business/01_04_10_002.shtml">Sealed Air hit by European li

EXCLUSIVE NEWS FROM OUR EUROPEAN PARTNER: Foot-and-mouth and BSE in Europe take their toll on packaging sales. Click logo for full article.
Integrated section comprises 8-up clamshell denesting onto a custom conveyor that moves left to right (above). Midway of the mac
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Rayovac charges up battery lines

Two new production lines package AA and AAA batteries, respectively, into peggable, reclosable RPET clamshells. Integrated setups include self-designed battery handling systems.
On the AA and AAA (shown) lines, battery count changes are tool-less, done using plastic and metal inserts.
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Rayovac charges up battery lines (sidebar)

Super-charged changeovers
A 10-bucket combination scale feeds a steady supply of sweetened dried cranberries to each waiting case (inset).
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Bulk-packed Craisins pick up the pace

As demand for its sweetened dried cranberries in 10- and 25-lb boxes continued to increase, Ocean Spray responded with a brand new bag-in-box line.
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P&G puts packaging a click away

Procter & Gamble’s director of corporate purchases talks about how packaging design and procurement will become increasingly web-based and collaborative.

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