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Consumer Product Packaging

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Fire Water design gets even hotter

A new shrink sleeve puts a spark in a schnapps liqueur bottle design, saving the manufacturer time and money in the process.
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New multipacks of vegetables in film-lidded trays offer new levels of convenience to European consumers.
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Carrefour debuts microwavable vegetable tray

Conceived by Carrefour, the French hypermarket pioneer, new Conserves Pratiques vegetables are packed in retorted multilayer plastic trays.
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It's all gravy for new IAMS line

Cincinnati, OH-based Procter & Gamble has created a new pet food category with the introduction of IAMS HomeStyle Gravy for Dogs. Designed to be served with dry dog foods, the gravies add flavor and a moist texture.
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New CD and DVD packs in Europe

Imation Europe, a leading supplier of removable data storage media, will use the new DBS Discbox Slider paperboard packs from Stora Enso. According to a market study, the majority of consumers prefer the new packs to other optical disc cases because of the pack size, the practical configuration of two discs in one case, and the environmental benefits.
Standing in front of the eight-head piston filler, a PharmaFab employee monitors production on the company's new liquid 
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PharmaFab's line delivers 'fab' results

Integrator helps contract manufacturer PharmaFab quickly start up a new liquid pharmaceutical filling line. The results: faster speeds, less product giveaway, and quicker changeovers.
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Convenience strikes again at Dutch Boy

Hot on the heels of its revolutionary Twist & Pour plastic 1-gal and 1-qt paint containers, Sherwin-Williams Co. is now introducing another plastics-driven innovation in its Dutch Boy paint line: the Ready to Roll “project-sized” paint container.
Attention to detail characterizes the complex converting effort for Godiva's Truffles line.
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Godiva's boxed artistry beckons

Godiva Chocolatier uses distinctive high-end packaging for both visual and tactile appeal.
Winner - Beverage Cartons
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Gold award winners (sidebar)

Beverage CartonsElijah Craig Single Barrel Aged 18 YearsManufacturer: TPC Printing and PackagingCustomer: Heaven Hill DistilleriesBeverage CarriersMartini BellissimaManufacturer: Rock-Tenn Co.
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New design more helpful to customers

Mattel recently announced a new initiative involving packaging graphics that help consumers locate the right games for their specific needs.
A square base provides the structural support for six lawn and garden sprayers in a club store pack.
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Moving an 'industrial' brand into home décor

Chapin achieves double-digit sales increase by restaging lawn and garden sprayers as gender-neutral and calling attention to product benefits that consumers care about.
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Nestlé Canada restages coffee for incremental growth

Nestlé Canada wanted to grow the marketing potential for its roast and ground coffees in the foodservice industry, but it realized the channel is diverse and that it needed to rethink its branding strategy.
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FPA Silver Award winners

Winners of Silver Awards in the Flexible Packaging Assn.'s 2005 Achievement Awards...
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Flexo-printed all-plastic pet food bags (sidebar)

Gold—Printing AchievementBulk 30-lb all-plastic bags for Lamb & Rice Medley dog food from Nature’s Variety, Lincoln, NE, are made of a three-layer extrusion lamination: 48-ga polyester/43-ga metallized polyester/sealant film layer.
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Convenience pack is no turkey (sidebar)

Highest Achievement—Packaging ExcellenceSilver—Printing AchievementAn innovative carrier bag from Curwood has provided big improvements for customers of Jennie-O Turkey Store, Willmar, MN, for whole frozen turkeys.
Artlux uses single-nozzle, semi-automatic fillers to 
handle a broad range of containers and products.
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Need for versatility drives filling ops

Automotive fluid products manufacturer chooses piston fillers with performance flexibility, reliability, and accuracy.

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