Stars and balloons are among the instantly recognizable symbols that P&G now uses to help make it easy for consumers to recogniz
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Symbols help P&G help consumers

To combat consumer confusion when repurchasing feminine protection products, P&G adds recognizable symbols to its Always-brand package.
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Cosmetics are big winners in packaging competition (sidebar)

Additional NACD award winners: Drug & Pharmaceutical category
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Packaging power prominent at HBA Global Expo '98

The power of packaging in marketing cosmetics and personal care products will be a major theme at this year's HBA Global Expo '98, June 8 to 10 at New York's Jacob Javits Convention Center.
The barrier foam tray now used for secondary packaging replaced a thermoformed flexible film. It makes Burnett?s line of micr
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Burnett cooks with foamed PP/EVOH tray

California marketer of precooked beef and pork takes the home meal replacement concept to a new level thanks to its foamed PP tray with EVOH barrier.
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Amway presses narrow-web flexo for cosmetics quality

UV flexo press produces high-quality folding cartons for Amway cosmetics. The new 10-station narrow-web press eliminates outside printing costs and slashes lead time from 12 weeks to two.
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Expopak 98 adds food and beverage equipment expo

The Thirteenth edition of Expopak, June 16 to 19 in Mexico City, now adds Procesa 98 for food and beverage manufacturers to enlarge its appeal to Latin American packagers.
Oral-B?s new kids? toothpaste (left) uses shaped orifices to dispense product in a variety of patterns. The Scent (above) is 
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Tubes of the year!

This year's winners of the Tube Council Awards carried a strong health and beauty theme, as well as a focus on innovation.
Amway bought an unusual press to produce high-quality p-s labels, such as for these laundry products
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P-s label press mixes it up

Amway has been using the narrow-web press since March '97 to print p-s labels for bottles of laundry products, kitchen cleaners and car care products.
Marketers at Ocean Spray felt their former 1-L brick carton (above left) used too many graphic elements. The redesigned look (ab
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Graphics juice up Ocean Spray's drink cartons

Sales of Ocean Spray's 1-L juice drinks are up 30% in the U.K. due to a graphics redesign that creates a look of 'elegant simplicity' on the shelf.
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Federal 'medicine' for drug errors may be hard to swallow

FDA to ease stability tests for drug packs
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Packing process grows on Teixeira Farms

California produce grower lengthens lettuce shelf life and saves material costs by switching from waxed cases to a bag-in-box configuration.
A pallet load of Canadian Club rides along a roller conveyor towards stretch wrapping. Palletization and stretch wrapping tasks
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Conveyors bridge the gap for Hiram Walker

Conveyors carry cases of glass-bottled spirits over a bridge for palletization and stretch wrapping. That saves this Canadian distiller more than $500ꯠ per year.
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