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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.
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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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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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