Case Studies

Blisters & Clamshells

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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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Tylenol questioned about Meltaway packs

The Maryland Poison Center has warned that the packaging and label copy of a new form of Children’s Tylenol could confuse parents and even medical professionals to accidentally offer a double dose that could cause liver damage.
New cartoning equipment helps Anderson Packaging accommodate the challenging tolerances of cartons such as these from TAP Pharma
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CP's custom cartoner handles challenging carton

New equipment helps pharmaceutical contract packager meet its customer demands and stay within its budget.
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Retort pouches convey freshness in mushrooms

Grupo Ayecue, a manufacturer and marketer of mushrooms in Spain, has a reputation in Europe as a pioneering research and development company.
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Making 'scents' of technology

NutriSystem markets plastic bottles with three closures, each of which emits an aroma designed to enhance the appeal of water for dieters.
The first four lines of Topps' cards to move to the new package are these baseball card brands.
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Baseball collector cards in new 'vault'

Topps continues to broaden market for collector cards with retail packs now selling for up to $30. New packaging virtually eliminates shoplifting.
A new packaging design for GE light bulbs optimizes how information is presented on labels and the manner in which the products
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Consumers help GE see the light

Three-year project uncovers consumer frustrations in buying light bulbs and responds with a package design that takes the guesswork out of product selection.
Sobeys uses both white and black sensor pads for its high-priced meat cuts, depending on the color of the meat tray.
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Sobeys' EAS tags thwart thieves

Canadian supermarket chain uses electronic article surveillance on a variety of packages—including fresh meats—to minimize shoplifting.
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Flexible approach to applying lipstick (sidebar)

ColorKiss by Orlandi is a unique use of flexible packaging to hold a single application of lipstick. Developed by Dale Beal, Orlandi vice president of marketing, it uses an exclusive license for the inventor’s patented system.
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Gephar brings blisters in-house

Self-packaging of blister packs is in fashion for Gephar Food, an Italian contract packager of ‘parapharmaceuticals.’
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X-ray inspection boosts QC

A leading producer of frozen gourmet desserts, Montreal-based Martin Dessert recently upgraded its quality-control efforts by adding X-ray inspection equipment to detect foreign objects that might find their way into the product.
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DVD case now for software

When Eidos looked to package its multi-disc game software, Commandos 3: Destination Berlin and Deus Ex: Invisible War for North America, it selected the slim triple Alphapak from Nexpak.

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