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Beverage Packaging

Lightweighted PET bottle went from 33 to 24 g.
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Coca-Cola Amatil wins awards for PET bottle

Coca Cola Amatil has won the 2013 Australian Packaging Design Award as well as a 2013-2014 Worldstar award from the World Packaging Organization with a lightweighted PET bottle.
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MODULAR PARTS. Changeover from one bottle size to another has gotten so much easier thanks in large part to the new case packer’s modular parts.
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New case packer eliminates bottleneck

New machine lets this New York craft brewer increase production by 30%, improve beer quality and shelf life, and redeploy operators in more meaningful activities.
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PaperBoy paper wine bottle a U.S. first

Winemaker Truett-Hurst launches a fully recyclable, molded-pulp wine bottle to appeal to eco-conscious, on-the-go wine lovers, selling a quarter-million bottles in the first 60 days.
Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout.
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Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout

Recyclable polystyrene shot glass with colorful graphic bursts aims to attract sophisticated millennial consumers.
FLEXIBLE PACKS. This lineup shows some of the varieties  of 50-mL Pocket Shot packs.
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Pocket Shot hunts for pouch sealing solution

Ultrasonic sealing virtually eliminates leakers attributable to a previous hot-seal/cold-seal approach.
TOP-CLIP. Carlsberg’s Astra brand uses a top-clip paperboard ‘carton’ to package its six packs.
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Secondary packaging done offline at Carlsberg

Carlsberg Germany creates offline center for secondary packaging of nonstandard packaging formats, replacing manual packing and increasing output to 14,400 bottles/hr.
THE STUFFER. Freshly erected corrugated cases convey directly beneath empty paperboard six-pack carriers so the carriers can be inserted into the cases.
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Craft brewer automates to grow

From an overhead depalletizer that handles both cans and bottles to a robotic case packer that greatly reduces the risk of broken bottles, new capabilities at Troegs are impressive.
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First 100% recycled-content water cooler bottle launched

Pioneering water company Ice River Springs expands its plastic recycling initiatives, producing the first closed-loop 100% recycled-content bottle for the water cooler.
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Upbeat protein drink label encourages bottle recycling

The Good Whey Company selects a premium-finish label material for its new protein dairy drink that provides shelf impact and facilitates bottle recycling.
New pouch package sets the Olpers brand apart.
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Pakistan's premier milk gets lightweight packaging touch

Market-leading food company Engro Foods in Pakistan recently relaunched its flagship milk brand Olper’s in unique lightweight packaging.
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Winery selects label with alternative barrier coating

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will transition to a pressure-sensitive paper label with a mineralized coating for its white wine that provides a high barrier for wet conditions.
Branson Ultrasonics helped Karma Culture LLC overcome the challenge of welding the patented KarmaCap, a dispensing capsule that holds vitamins and other essential ingredients separate from the water until the consumer peels back the protective seal, pushes down on the cap, and gently shakes the bottle to mix the drink. The “reservoir cap” is used for Karma® Wellness Water plastic bottles.
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Customized spin-welding key to sealing KarmaCap

Closure allows users to infuse fresh vitamins into beverage and then shake the bottle to initiate health benefits of its vitamin drinks.
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Artist-designed glass bottle elevates cachaça brand

Brazilian spirits company Yaguara partners with artist Brian Clarke and luxury glass packaging team to create a unique bottle with strong shelf presence.
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New cocktail brand lets you have a ball, catch a buzz

Irreverent new single-serve cocktail beverage BuzzBallz comes in a brightly colored party ball-shaped 'PET can' that is unbreakable, freezable, and fun.
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Slow-aged Nicaraguan rum is elegant in ultra-premium package

A new ultra-premium rum from Nicaraguan distiller Flor de Caña uses a heavy, beveled-edge glass bottle with a black-and-gold label to convey uniqueness and modernity.

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