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Apple purchases 36,000 acres of timberland for packaging

The initiative with The Conservation Fund will protect working forests while providing Apple with a source of eco-friendly packaging materials.
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CleanPath
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Walmart releases 2015 Global Responsibility Report

Highlights include progress toward food and packaging material waste reduction and the use of more sustainable—recycled-content, recyclable, and reusable—packaging.
AMERIPEN beverage brochure
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Beverage packaging’s benefits detailed

AMERIPEN’s latest brochure outlines how beverage packaging provides economic and environmental benefits by preventing spoilage, spillage, and waste.
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PMG supports packaging education at 30th Annual Packaging Jamboree

Every year, packaging students from around the country come together to network with peers and professionals from the packaging industry at the annual Packaging Jamboree, an event that focuses on connecting packaging students with the industry they hope to join upon graduation.
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PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL returns in August 2015

PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2015, The 5th International Packaging and Printing Exhibition for Asia, will again offer the regional packaging and printing market an excellent sourcing and buying platform from August 26 – 29, 2015 at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand.
A little creativity saved the day for out-of-compliance cans
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Co-packer's bright shrink sleeve idea saves the day for Coke/Fuze-owned energy drinks

Contract packager ActionPak does more than salvage more than $2 million in product with out-of-compliance nutritional labeling; a limited-edition promo sleeve boosts image of NOS energy drinks among NASCAR fans.
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Global healthcare cold chain market to reach $13.4 billion

An increase demand for a certain type of product is driving the growth, according to a new report.
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Packaging, labeling play role in lawsuits

Plaintiffs file lawsuits alleging misleading labeling and packaging for Pfizer’s Advil and KAO USA’s Ban products.
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FDA approves Sandoz's first generic version of popular MS treatment

It was developed in collaboration with Momenta and produced entirely in the U.S.
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Robotic surgery gets a boost from Google, Johnson & Johnson

The companies hope to address three major healthcare issues with the new partnership
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‘Huge’ potential for IIoT in packaging machinery

A recent newsletter from ARC Advisory Group included a nice analysis by Ralph Rio on how the Industrial Internet of Things has become a practical tool that packaging machinery OEMs should learn how to leverage.
Ready meals benefit from in-pack microwave pasteurization.
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Ready meals launched in Japan

Konan Foods Co., Ltd, a food producer in Kochi, Japan, has launched a new line of ready meals whose refrigerated shelf life is extended thanks to in-pack microwave pasteurization.
Southbound/evercan
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High-recycled content can for GA microbrewery

Microbrewery embraces aluminum can with at least 90% recycled content for its craft beers, citing the can’s sustainability benefits for the brewery and for the community.
AIMCAL Product of the Year
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Golf ball package hits a hole in one

Packaging for Titleist golf balls is awarded AIMCAL’s Product of the Year for its transfer-metallized sleeves and cartons, which offer an ‘almost a 3D effect.’
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Can Twitter predict emergency room visits?

Health-related tweets may have the potential to be helpful for hospitals.

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