Case Studies

Blisters & Clamshells

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
PERSONALIZED PACKS. Calendar-styled blisters filled with a specific patient's medications make it easier to adhere to prescribed
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Adherence packs assist patients and caregivers

New study identifies Medicine-On-Time’s packs as effective in helping caregivers and patients administer meds properly, reducing nursing home admissions and costs.
ONE FOR TWO. This digital printer (above) replaces two former machines and produces superior print quality for contract packager
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Digital printer does the work of two machines it replaces

Machine delivers superior print quality to the foil lidding on new blister thermoform/fill/seal line at contract packager Apace Packaging LLC.
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German contract packager relies on packaging machinery

Blister lines employ easy-to-change equipment that helps meet demand for smaller batches of pharmaceutical customers.
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Recyclable holographic effect puts the 'wow' in Gillette razor

The "trifecta" in package design today is a package that delivers sales results for a brand while also being environmentally friendly and reducing materials use and costs.
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Paperboard tray for MAP fish

The Finnish fish processing company V. Hukkanen Oy is launching its Kalaneuvos marinated salmon strips in new paperboard-based microwavable and ovenable modified atmosphere packaging.
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Pure Fishing hooked on convenience, other benefits of new packaging

Opening traditional clamshell packages is frustrating for consumers in a number of product categories, including fishing equipment.

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