Case Studies

Blisters & Clamshells

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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.
FUNCTIONAL APPEARANCE. Four-packs of cat head-shaped or dog bone-shaped applicators make it easy for pet owners to know if the f
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New pack delivers treatment 'Spot On' the 'Well'mark

Wellmark’s distinctive thermoformed packs with ‘Pet Specifix’ applicators help pet owners apply the appropriate flea and tick topical treatment to cats or dogs.
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TI's well-calculated Gen 2 RFID rollout

Texas Instruments’ E&PS calculator business unit did its homework before it became the first Wal-Mart supplier to tag packages with Gen 2 RFID technology.
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Brand restaging gives Seagram's, coolers category a lift

Can the impact of dollars invested in a package redesign be measured on the bottom line?
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Dissolvable supplement strips in portable packs

Dyna-Tabs, LLC, Brooklyn, NY, brings the melt-on-the-tongue convenience of dissolvable strips in portable packaging to a line of eight vitamin and dietary supplements introduced globally in April 2005.
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Toshiba debuts environmental hybrid pack for Sam's Club

Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc., Irvine, CA, uses Winterborne’s patent-pending EnviroShell™ packaging for a trio of memory storage devices introduced at Sam’s Club late last year.
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Plastic pack contains unit-dose blister packs

Child-resistance, senior friendliness, patient compliance, product protection, brand differentiation, and the ability to run on existing blister packaging equipment are the key benefits that earned a DuPont Silver Award for Shellpak™ from MeadWestvaco Healthcare Packaging.
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Shapely cartons redefine Turtles brand

Nestlé Products of Canada posed this challenge to One80Design in updating the packaging for its venerable Turtles brand: Redefine the brand, but maintain the emotional equities and heart-felt delight that consumers feel toward the brand.

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