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Consumer Product Packaging

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.
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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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Stonyfield Farm makes switch to PLA for yogurt multipacks

In a first for dairy, Stonyfield uses PLA to produce f/f/s yogurt cups, resulting in 48% less GHGs than the PS packaging it replaces; offsets support non-GM corn production.
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Glidden puts on a fresh coat for contractors

A brand knows it has distinction when it is easily identifiable at a distance through its package design.
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'Biohybrid' bottles launched by Australian natural products company

Natures Organics continues history of environmentally conscious packaging, adopting a ‘biohybrid’ resin for laundry and personal care products.
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Best-in-class manufacturing ops

At Heineken South Africa and Microsoft Europe, efficiency-minded suppliers help make processing and packaging logical extensions of each other.
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100% recyclable pail provides enhanced package footprint

 
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Cloth pouch packs ironing board cover and pad

Four factors drove the development of one of the award winners in the Non-Food Primary Packaging category, Household Essentials LLC’s Ironing Board Cover & Pad (with Packaging Pouch).
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Squeezing out sustainability benefits: P&G's powder laundry detergents to be compacted

Starting next year, a number of P&G’s powder laundry detergents will be compacted into smaller cartons for ‘meaningful environmental benefits.’
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Dell eliminates use of 18.2 million pounds of packaging since 2008

Reductions result from the company’s ‘three Cs’ packaging strategy: the cube, the content, and the curbside recyclability of its packaging materials.

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