Case Studies

Blisters & Clamshells

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Tolmar transitions to thermoforms

Foil pouches were more costly and didn’t allow health professionals to see what’s inside the package. A clear, thermoformed tray answers the call.
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Muse puts the fun into functional wine packaging

Solomon Wine Co. releases a display-ready case of carrier-packed wines topped with an easy-to-reuse ‘cork.’
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A deep dive into case - ready seafood

Fresher Than Fresh uses MAP trays to create case-ready seafood.
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On-line printing brings efficiency to Allpack

A new blister-pack line at pharmaceutical contract packaging firm Allpack in Basel, Switzerland, is notable for its use of on-line UV-cured flexo printing of foil lidstock.
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Snack brand gets turned on its side

New Lay’s Cracker Crisps and Cheetos Cracker Trax baked snack crackers are taking the traditional Frito-Lay snack experience and turning it on its side—literally.
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More consumer-convenient, eco-friendly rotisserie chicken packaging

The Hot N Handy (HNH) Rotisserie Pouch has garnered an FPA Gold Award in the Environmental and Sustainability Achievement category for Robbie Manufacturing, Inc..
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Bee-themed pack creates a buzz

Lornamead’s LypSyl lip care products are enticing and functional.
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TerraCycle: Packaging with a repurpose

TerraCycle, the company built on worm poop, gives used containers new life as plant-food packaging.
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AroMetrics packs refreshed

A good-looking and good-smelling package redesign for Valvoline car fresheners cuts through the ‘noise’ at retail.
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Tamper-guarding air gun ammo

Pellet manufacturer improves blister packaging to enhance product in-store security.
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Juice company streamlines label operations

On-demand label printing system cuts material costs, saves inventory warehousing space, and slashes label waste.
COSTCO MADE. Scott Carnie, general manager of Costco's East Coast packaging facility, shows off the company's Lexmark package th
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Costco unboxed

Out-of-the-big-box eco-thinking drives Scott Carnie­—and new packaging—at Costco.
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Eco-friendly film-card pack

Applications are imminent for this 'new generation' carded package that combines a printed die-cut card with a corn-based PLA film.
MATERIALS AYED. Costco's private label line of upscale cosmetics replaces vinyl clamshells with paperboard and RPET blisters 
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Costco's packaging makeover revealed

The company’s revamped club store packaging yields cosmetics with an environmentally friendly bent—with more iterations on the way.
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Thermoformed And Packaged by Costco

Costco developed two customized packaging machines for package assembly and sealing associated with this new packaging format. A machine is located at each of its packaging operations, in Costco’s Monroe, NJ, plant, and National City, CA.

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