Colors differentiate each variety in Kraft?s line of flavored cream cheese (left). Prior to the redesign, consumers found it ha
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The color of branding

A design veteran formerly with Kraft and P&G cites package examples that succeeded in meeting brand positioning objectives-plus some that did not.
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On Valley's newest 200'-long labeling/sortation/collating line, cassettes, CDs and videos are manually loaded into the 10 dispen
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A new record for distributed control

Music distributor Valley Media cuts downtime by more than 50% on its newest labeling/sortation/collating line. A network of micro PLCs controls the line as well as gathers performance data to speed troubleshooting.
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Congress revamps job training (sidebar)

What steps do employers need to take to earn these tax credits?
The grand new entrance to McCormick Place is shown.
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Chicago stays in Pack Expo plans

Despite other show relocations and big new facilities near Orlando, FL, Pack Expo's sponsor tells Packaging World that it expects improvements andwill keep the show at McCormick Place.
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Pack Expo week is a machinery extravaganza and more

Swirling around Pack Expo 98 are seminars and technical conferences that round out the Pack Expo experience. Robotics.
The monoblock rinser/filler/capper combines 24 rinsing heads, 24 fill nozzles and six capping stations in a compact frame
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Bringing a glacier to the consumer

On Vancouver Island, a brand new PET bottling line fed by an in-line stretch blow-molding machine is packaging right from a glacier some of the purest water on the planet.
These two control cabinets show two of the 126 micro PLCs on the line, each the size of a common house brick. The PLC on the lef
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A new record for distributed control (sidebar)

How distributed control spreads the burden
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Aseptic PE/EVOH/PE bottles hold shelf-stable infant formula

Infant formula isn't a category where you normally find a lot of packaging innovation. But this summer has brought us two interesting packaging advances in the "mother's milk" replacement business.
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What's critical in project documentation?

Documentation was easily the most valued service for turnkey providers. Here's what a variety of engineers seek at the end of projects.
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Congress revamps job training

States are planning to designate 'one stop' training centers run by local, private industry. And they won't only serve the disadvantaged as in the past. Average workers can be trained, too.
A side view of one of Mount Rose?s two vf/f/s machines (left) shows the scale buckets that feed a custom-designed discharge hopp
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Mount Rose weighs gains from vf/f/s equipment

Two custom vertical form/fill/seal machines help frozen pasta co-packer Mount Rose Ravioli handle the output from processing equipment, increase its speeds and save more than $200ꯠ/yr through reduced labor and product giveaway costs.
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Packagers reach for new technology at Pack Expo

Pack Expo displays the technology of the future at McCormick Place, November 8 to 12. Together with the International Exposition for Food Processors, attendees will roam 1.2 million sq' of exhibits, making it the largest North American packaging show ever.
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Innovations in plastics help foods flourish

Pinched-grip PET, an innovative pastry bag, a take-out bag for chicken, foamed CPET, and barrier beer bottles and food containers all win DuPont awards.
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Engineers to share projects

Corporate, plant and project engineers maintain primary responsibility for turnkey projects. Packaging, production, technical services and purchasing departments are all joining the decision-making teams.
The product, used to make a tea latte, is packaged in 32-oz aseptic bricks for retail sale and 6-L bag-in-box aseptic containers
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Sweetener packaging is sweetened by reusable IBCs

Handling of liquid sweeteners is greatly improved since multiwall corrugated totes were replaced by collapsible, reusable 275-gal IBCs.

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