Case Studies

Consumer Product Packaging

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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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PepsiCo to launch 100% plant-based PET bottle in 2012

Made entirely from bio-based raw materials, the ‘green’ bottle mimics the properties of PET and is fully recyclable.
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P&G's new compacted detergents to save 22M pounds of packaging annually

Procter & Gamble compacts its powder laundry detergents to one-third the size, debuting new Tide and Gain products in Target stores.
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Bold, debossed label gets small-lot winery in the game

Caliza Winery uses modern, yet elegant labels that combine visual intrigue with a strong, tactile feel to create a high level of differentiation.
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Graphics not sacrificed in new sustainable pet-food pack

Packaging for Kaytee’s new natural line of pet food uses a high-quality printing process to create rich, animal imagery for pet lovers, while employing FSC-certified, recyclable material.
VERSATILE PRINTING. Variable label information is printed on demand so no additional stickers need to be manually applied to the
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Spray paint company cuts labeling costs and enhances label printing flexibility

In-line POD system and wrap labeler replace lithographed cans and manually applied UPC stickers.
STANDUP POUCH. Characteristics that mark this standup pouch are consumer convenience, long shelf life, and sustainability advant
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Co-packer puts Sunkist brand front and center

A hot-fill standup pouch with a patented dispensing feature is just one of the innovative packaging formats that Protica is launching under the well-known Sunkist brand.
Next-gen HMI. The next-generation stretch hooder (above) has an operator interface (left) that is intuitive and easy to use.
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HMI inspired by iPads and ATMs

The engineers who designed this servo-driven, eight-axis stretch hooder were determined to make it more user-friendly and intuitive.
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Microsoft designs an 'opening ceremony' for Xbox

Xbox 360 Kinect gaming device, Microsoft Corp. decided to refresh the packaging lineup for its Xbox hardware product line. 
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New Seventh Generation HDPE containers use 96% PCR content

Recycled milk jugs are among the materials used to produce new containers for Seventh Generation’s environmentally friendly dish liquid and fabric softener.
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Foil, rich colors strengthen Wisk's brand cues

Laundry detergent is an aisle in the store with a lot of visual "noise." 
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WS Packaging develops time indicator label

The label gradually turns pink to tell consumers when it is time to replace the Arm & Hammer refrigerator air filter.

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