Case Studies

Blisters & Clamshells

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Weis Markets to use 100% recyclable PET MAP trays for meat

Working with custom thermoformer, the grocery chain embarks on development of first closed-loop recyclable meat tray.
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Allegra single clamshell
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Allegra trial pack delivers multiple packaging 'firsts'

Sanofi US’s Chattem consumer healthcare division launches "A"-shaped package for Allegra allergy medication.
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Mushrooms launch in water-resistant, compostable pack

Champ’s Mushrooms becomes one of the first produce companies to use new, more water-resistant packaging made from renewable compostable palm pulp-based material.
Romaco Almac
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Blister packaging line helps Almac expand contract services in the U.K.

Almac will be able to meet growing demand for larger blister sizes and multiunit blister formats and increase packaging services for pharmaceutical and biotech markets.
The two-pack B2P, is custom-made for a specific pen type.
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New blister machine makes it easy to BeGreen

Pilot Pen installs new blister-making equipment that allows the manufacture of RPET packaging with zero waste for new line of pens made from recycled PET bottles.
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Lip balm redesign 'fuels femininity'

Mentholatum updates the look of its Softlips brand of lip balms to appeal to a more contemporary and sophisticated female consumer, trending toward natural expression.
The newest entry in the UK children's cheese snack category.
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Cheese snack packed in barrier thermoform

The latest entrant into the UK’s buoyant children’s cheese snack market is Chedds Cheese & Toasties from Dairy Crest.
FPA Gold Winner for Technical Innovation.
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Tinted forming material benefits blister packaging lines

It can be a challenge with any blister package for a tablet-presence vision system to detect tablets based on lighting and contrast.
There is a unique combination of properties in the multilayer coextrusion.
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Protective packaging cuts waste and cost

A multilayer blown coextrusion with Surlyn at the core is the key to keeping a high-gloss, thermoplastic washing machine door ‘bezel’ from getting scratched.
The cooler grow tray has a 21 x 21-in. standard-size base and lid.
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Thermoformed tray enables crop waste-based packaging

Design of new thermoformed ‘grow trays’ enables optimized manufacturing of coolers made from Ecovative’s mushroom-root and crop-waste packaging material.
The unique patented ‘trapped clamshell’.
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AT&T is sweet on sugarcane-based thermoform

Renewable-resource film to be used in the thermoformed part of the clamshell package in which AT&T merchandises more than 300 SKUs of its wireless accessories products.
Maalox_Burgopak
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Maalox Plus launched in slider pack in Italy

Sanofi’s heartburn treatment becomes latest pharmaceutical product to use this slider packaging design.
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Arthrex enjoys multiple benefits from Wire Coil Clamshell package

Labor savings, material savings, and environmental gains award Arthrex for its thermoformed medical device package.
Romaco_Noack
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Blister lines speed changeovers for German contract packager

Handle 15 million blisters a year, while new horizontal cartoner can switch between intermittent and continuous motion as needed by C.P.M. Contract Pharma GmbH.
Perfecseal_wire_coil_tray
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Wire coil clamshell package wins DuPont award

Thermoformed medical device package for Arthrex’s surgical wire wins Innovation Award for Perfecseal.

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