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Beverage Packaging

Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors
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Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors

Unique can images made possible using special printing technology tell the story of 12 fallen warriors.
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GANTRY PACKER. Among the new pieces of equipment in Line 1 is the top-loading gantry case packer.
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Optimized lines at Bacardi Beaucaire

At a historic facility in the south of France, Bacardi engineers have found a way to increase speed, efficiency, and flexibility by taking six lines down to two.
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MAP comes to dairy

Described as “the first application of modified-atmosphere packaging technology in a dairy product,” a 6.5-oz whipped cheese product from New Holland, PA-based BC-USA was the subject of a feature story in our February issue of 1995, year two of Packaging World’s existence.
Polypropylene coffe pods offer key benefits compared to polystyrene.
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PP coffee pods win award

Intelligent Blends received the People’s Choice Award for Packaging at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA) 26th Annual Exposition in Seattle, WA.
NO SUBSTITUTE. FCB co-owner Tom Peters says, “When your business begins to grow, there is no substitute for well-engineered automation.”
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Craft beer maker implements automated bottle packing

Fort Collins Brewery saves time, labor, and worker tedium, while increasing production capacity to better serve growing markets.
STRIKING APPEARANCE. For flawless shrinkability on the globe-shaped bottles, that’s a function of the PETG film specified for the job.
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Shrink-sleeve label is a hit with kids

New line of zero-calorie beverages aimed at kids takes full advantage of Disney-licensed graphics, which spring to life thanks to special PETG label material and VSOP offset printing.
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Sip on this: single-serve pouched wine debuts

Millennials looking for a new BYOW alternative for single-serve wine consumption can now select from among four varieties of single-serve wine in a 187-mL flexible spouted pouch.
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Nespresso launches compostable collection bag for coffee capsule recycling

Made from paper-based materials with a biopolymer coating, a new collection bag for Nespresso allows Austrian customers to conveniently gather coffee capsules for recycling.
HDPE bottles double as language learning tools.
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Bottles double as learning tools

In launching a healthful beverage choice for families with children, Drink Blocks LLC of Ladera Ranch, CA, opted for containers that become both a collectible toy and a bilingual learning tool.
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Aseptic plant enables new business opportunity

Fruit-based drink-mix components company Beverage Innovations enters new markets with shelf-stable aseptic product supplied by new processing/packaging company Wright Foods.
Pressure-sensitive label revitalizes this bottled water.
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Labels revitalize water bottle

Cabreiroa water goes to reverse-printed labels as it moves from regional to national distribution.
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Veryfine’s hot-fill breakthrough

Reporting on packaging breakthroughs has been a strength of Packaging World throughout our 20-year history.
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New bag-in-box wine pack is recyclable

The Naked Grape Wine introduces a new 3-L bag-in-box package that it says is the first to be fully recyclable anywhere in the country.
Stunning graphics provide irresistible shelf presence.
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Sleeves make big noise for small pack

High-impact shrink sleeves are helping to maximize on-shelf presence in the UK for packs of the innovative Robinsons Squash’d super-concentrated squash drink.
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Bottle true to moonshine's roots

Profiled on reality show “Moonshiners,” Tim Smith’s Climax Moonshine whiskey goes legit, launching in a bottle that reflects his unique story and the culture of moonshining.

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