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Miracle-Gro compostable seed pods are consumer-focused

Addressing consumers’ challenges with growing edible plants from seeds, Scotts Miracle-Gro launches a seed pod made from molded fiber that gets planted directly in the ground.
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Stand-up pouch for Arctic Cat brand lubricant.
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Stand-up pouch stands out

Lube-Tech, a leading OEM lubricant formulator in Golden Valley, MN, has launched what it believes is the first stand-up oil pouch in the U.S. power sports industry.
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Desiccant barrier technology enhances pet-food product

US Pet Nutrition uses rigid plastic containers with desiccant barrier technology that meet the demands of the retort process while preserving the quality of its pet-food products.
Brawny's eight-pack packaging helps support the Wounded Warrior project.
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Brawny uses packaging to continue Wounded Warrior Project partnership

Georgia-Pacific’s Brawny paper towel film wrap is printed with stories of Wounded Warriors; QR code links to additional information.
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Shower cleaner has built-in remote spray trigger

New Zealand company debuts a once-a-week shower cleaner with a trigger sprayer ‘holstered’ in the bottle body and a snap-in connector that eliminates cap removal.
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Simple Green packaging redesigned to be more sustainable

New packaging for Simple Green household cleaning products includes a bottle with 25% PCR content and a trigger sprayer made entirely of plastic.
Thun specializes in handmade ceramic giftware, with its trademark figurine the Original Bolzano Angel, created by the company in its early days.
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Giftware shippers made to measure

New technology at giftware distribution center in Italy will allow custom-size cases to be produced automatically, with less than 1% waste, saving material, labor, and logistics costs and enhancing consumer satisfaction.
Shipped in stacks to maximize full trailer loads, the fanfold corrugated automatically unfolds as it feeds through the case forming machine.
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Alleviating case material inventory pressures

Automated fanfold shipping case former saves furniture manufacturer time, labor, money, and storage space.
The final package comprises two layers of material sealed tightly together around the product, suspending it and protecting it during shipping.
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Custom-sized envelopes cradle gemstones

Automated packaging systems at Jewelry Television’s fulfillment center create easy-open, custom-size envelopes for each order that securely contain a range of jewelry products.
By offering colorant varieties in many small tubes and paint in just two varieties, Coldec is able to present 52 colors to consumers in a very small amount of space.
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Pouch drives new approach to merchandising paint

Dutch consumers see a whole new approach to packaging of house paint, as stand-up pouch plus colorant tube concept maximizes color varieties available in a small foot print.
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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.
Hills Velcro
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Hill's Pet Nutrition integrates new closure

Makes bag opening and reclosing easy and maintains package integrity.
1. Glass panel is placed on 1-in. piece of honeycomb,  cut slightly larger than the glass.
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Custom edge protection eliminates glass breakage

Home office/entertainment furniture maker eliminates replacement glass breakage during shipping with a custom solution that combines laminated paperboard and honeycomb.
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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.
Front of box
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Router pack redesign connects with consumer needs

New graphics for Cisco’s Linksys routers alleviate consumer confusion in an overly complicated category and communicate the powerful potential of the technology.

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