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Case Studies

Blisters & Clamshells

Secondary packaging is a paperboard sleeve.
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Microwave-ready rice pudding

Rieber & Son of Norway are such big fans of microwave pasteurization as a means of extending refrigerated shelf life that they recently installed their third line.
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Retortable plastic trays for new pet food

Forthglade Foods of Devon, England, has launched a new range of cat and dog food products in new packaging.
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PCR PET is central to OtterBox redesign

The outer carton boasts a ‘beautiful opaque yellow’ while the inner tray that holds the cell phone protector is made of up to 100% post-consumer recycled PET.
Not only is the lidding material attractively printed, the forming stock has a ‘deep blue sea’ theme, as well.
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'Go-Green' thermoforms distinguish seafood launch

A high-end, value-added line of seafood products aimed at the retail market takes advantage of an unusual tray-making technology that reduces carbon footprint.
Aenova Noack
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Aenova partners with packaging supplier to address global pharmaceutical market changes

Restructured international pharmaceutical markets demand new manufacturing strategies. To ensure efficient packaging processes, Aenova and Romaco take a fresh approach.
Burgopak Sinuflash
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French laboratory relaunches probiotic product

Aragan switches from a common blister/carton to a patented slider pack that offers multiple benefits.
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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.
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.

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