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Consumer Product Packaging

Books enter the case packing line on an infeed conveyor and are then stacked for case packing in a down-stacking chamber.
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Textbook publisher moves to automation

By automating case packing and palletizing, this not-for-profit book publisher saves thousands of volunteer hours annually.
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Label does the twist for Jim Beam Brands

To give its traditional packaging a new twist, Jim Beam Brands began marketing its DeKuyper Pucker Schnapps in glass bottles decorated with CCL Label’s (Rosemont, IL) Spinformation® label in March.
Household chemical category: gold to Twin City Bottle (Minneapolis, MN) and The Caldrea Co. for a bottle and closure for home ca
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Other NACD winners

Listed below are the NACD winners in the other six categories.
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Nestlé debuts retorted carton; Hain gains competitive 'wedge'

Nestlé Friskies Italia is the first globally to use a retortable carton from Tetra Pak (Vernon Hills, IL). Commercialized in May for its new Friskies “Qualità Freschezza” petfood, the Tetra Recart™ technology is more than two years from a U.S.
Knocked-down cases are placed in a magazine on the infeed section of the digital printer. Stacks of printed cases discharge onto
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Sunnyside sees sunny side of off-line printing

Chemical manufacturer employs an off-line digital printer that prints bar codes on cases. It reduces downtime and produces more legible type than previous in-line coders.
Au-ve-co's Rita Keller (above) tends to a print-and-apply labeler that prints bar codes and information onto labels used for car
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Au-ve-co fastens itself to print-and-apply labeler

Print-and-apply machine labels knocked-down folding cartons used for Au-ve-co’s automotive repair parts. The machine adds printing flexibility, meets growing volume needs, and reduces maintenance and changeover time.
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Au-ve-co fastens itself to print-and-apply labeler (sidebar)

Distributor/vendor duo drive Au-ve-co
While rotating on powered rollers, a 36,000-lb steel coil is stretch wrapped in 2-mil LLDPE film treated with vapor corrosion in
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Weirton stretches for film/paper 'cocoon'

This steel producer works closely with a distributor to protect shipments of its 36ꯠ-lb steel coils by stretch wrapping them in vapor corrosion inhibitor film.
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Nabisco wins with inserter

Thanks in part to an inserter from Unique Solutions (Lake Zurich, IL), lucky Nabisco consumers nationwide will find a winning game piece at the bottom of their Planters’ Cheeze Mania canisters.
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Graphics inspired by Dutch master

Once San Francisco-based Skyy Vodka founder Maurice Kanbar perfected his decadent Dutch chocolate cream liqueur, it was only a matter of time before he created an appropriate package.
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Top Oil counters with 'Super' decoration

As this issue goes to press, Asian automotive distributors are beginning to sell a new motor oil line armed with special front-and-back bottle decorations that fight counterfeiting.
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Marinade bottle delivers

Liquid marinades in 15 shelf-stable flavors from Excalibur Seasoning Co. Ltd., Pekin, IL, were repackaged earlier this year from an 86-oz bottle with pump dispenser to a 64-oz high-density polyethylene “Tip-N-Pour” container.
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Cap combines clarity and barrier

Special ingredients give Eleganzza lipstick extended-wear properties. Only a cap molded of the right copolyester can protect those ingredients yet still allow lipstick colors to shine through.
A maintenance worker places the new Smart Sac Stand-up Pouch inside the Smart Box containing unit for proportioning and dispensi
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Company gets 'smart' with flexibles

A specially designed stand-up pouch helps this manufacturer of cleaning chemicals provide consumers with greater convenience and efficiency.
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Spalding's 'outrageous metal' box

XFL footballs from Spalding Sports Worldwide, Inc., kick up a notch the on-shelf presence of pigskin packaging. The Chicopee, MA, sporting goods company introduced a seven-item line of XFL footballs in late ’00, ahead of the league’s February debut.

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