Case Studies

Consumer Product Packaging

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.
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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.
Paragon whimzees
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Paragon Pet Products incorporates special closure technology

Holland-based firm uses Velcro-brand PRESS-LOK technology for Whimzees dog chews.
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Aveda shines light on water conservation

This year’s Light the Way candle, a part of Earth Month at Aveda, raises money for clean water causes, while utilizing sustainable packaging materials.
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Staples deploys on-demand, custom case making

Staples rolls out on-demand case-making system that produces a custom case size for every order. At its Oak Creek, WI, facility, two machines convert 151 box sizes at 300/hr.
Secondary packaging includes MoistCatch moisture absorber.
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Moisture-absorbing breakthrough?

Plastic bottles holding a range of adhesives sold by Toagosei Co. Ltd. in Japan are now being put into secondary packaging that includes MoistCatch, a moisture-absorbing component that eliminates the need for adding moisture-absorbing desiccant pouches.
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Sport-inspired aesthetics signal new Dr. Scholl's product

Industrial and graphic design teams work together to create holistic design for athletic insoles that sets the line apart from other Dr. Scholl’s products.
Single-dose Tide Pods feature an exclusive three-chamber design containing product formulations that brighten, fight stains, and clean.
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Top packages take innovation to the next level

Fourth-quarter survey rewards packages in the home and garden market that use advanced technology platforms and facilitate new ways of interacting with products.

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