Case Studies

Consumer Product Packaging

PASSWORD-PROTECTED. Because the metal detectors at TFH Publications are password-protected, unauthorized access to the settings
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Keeping dog treats metal-free

A manufacturer of dog treats and chews, TFH Publications takes no chances when it comes to metal detection technology on its plant floor.
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GREENER BOTTLES. The greener cleaner bottles are made of recyclable PET, and the labeling system eliminates glue pots and solven
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Induction sealer secures products & contracts

Green cleaning-products company squelches leakers and lands more business by incorporating induction seals for certain distribution channels.
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Bag-in-box provides sustainable option for Shell Lubricants

Automotive motor oils, fluids, and chemicals are typically filled into rigid plastic containers.
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Petite pouch for ironing board cover/pad brings big savings

A simple solution has yielded big sustainability benefits for Household Essentials LLC, Hazelwood, MO, which now adds a Gold award from DuPont for Innovation and Sustainability to the Greener Package Award it was honored with in 2010.
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Molded-pulp bottle disrupts laundry detergent category

The Seventh Generation container consists of a molded-pulp outer shell made from 70% recycled cardboard (OCC) and 30% old newspapers (ONP) that can be recycled up to seven times.
ECO- & ENGINE-FRIENDLY. High-profile labels on the HDPE containers plainly and prominently state the fuel additive product funct
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Automated labeler boosts efficiencies

Fuel additive company’s switch from manual to automated labeling cuts labor costs and revs up productivity.
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A twist on concentrated cleaner packaging

SC Johnson launches cleaning concentrates in cartridges that snap into a handheld sprayer that can accommodate three products at once.
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SC Johnson hopes to catalyze move toward refillables with Windex Mini

SC Johnson commits to leading change toward refillable concentrate products for household cleaning with the introduction of a flexible pouch-packed concentrate.
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DuPont Award winners announced

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers today announced winners in the 23rd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, representing breakthrough developments from brand giants such as Gillette and Coca-Cola.
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Convertible clamshell for McDonald's earns top AmeriStar Package Award

Creative pack for McDonald’s wins ‘Best of Show’ while a bag-in-box for automotive fluids takes sustainable packaging honors at the 2011 AmeriStar Package Awards competition.
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Bottle made of OCC and ONP

Holding 50 oz of laundry detergent, this molded-pulp bottle—recyclable and compostable—is actually a shell with a LDPE liner inside that holds the product.
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Hamburger assembly, packaging gets synchronized

Kepak Group, one of Ireland’s leading food processing companies, is now benefiting from a new assembly and packaging line for its Rustlers brand of microwavable hamburger-and-bun products in which every individual unit responds flexibly to the product flow in the upstream and downstream sections of the line.
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Hip FLASQ is first U.S. wine brand in a can

Quick-chilling and shatterproof, FLASQ Wines in aluminum bottle cans provide new venue opportunities for wine sales.
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Kandoo kid packs take NACD's top honor

New design transforms the Pampers Kandoo brand to enable play, with packages that make the kids’ personal care products accessible in the car or bathroom.
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Recycled can brings new life to reconditioned waste ink

A new paint, manufactured entirely from waste emulsion, is being trialed by a U.K. DIY retailer in a plastic pail that incorporates 25% post-industrial content.

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