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Rigid Container Packaging

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Canadian spring-water company takes the 100% rPET plunge

Following years of R&D, Naya Water becomes the first bottler of still water to employ a 100% recycled PET container.
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Robotic handling of bottles sets the bar high

Maximum versatility, minimal operator involvement, gentle handling, high speed, and automated end-of-arm tooling changes are highlights at VCP champagne plant.
BEST-BEFORE CODES. Continuous ink-jet printers at Massimo Zanetti Beverage are used for printing best-before codes on steel cans
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Coffee producer scores coding efficiencies

Since the installation of new ink-jet printers for coding steel cans and paperboard trays, Massimo Zanetti Beverage has greatly reduced its unplanned downtime.
DECORATIVE CARTONS. A co-packer bundles bottles of Quay Vodka Mediterranean into six-pack display cartons for shipment to stores
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'Comps' give vodka bottle arresting color

 Quay Vodka Mediterranean’s glass bottle raises the graphic intensity in the spirits aisle through stunning color.
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New vodka and a touch of elegance, at $37 per bottle

 First impressions are everything for a new brand, especially in a crowded aisle like vodka.
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Contemporizing a classic brand, with a 10% sales spike

 It is possible for a flagging iconic brand to become relevant again to consumers.
VIVID VISUALS. Large touch-screen display lets operators view and zoom in on each inspection image.
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Automated machine vision system enhances bottling line accuracies

 Winery achieves more precise inspection of bottle fill height and corking/capping/labeling efficiencies.
ROTARY FILLER. The new 54-head rotary filling system (left) can handle hot or cold filling, and its design has greatly simplifie
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Juice it up

A new rinsing, filling, and capping system helps one nutraceutical contract packager eliminate microbial growth and reduce product giveaway.
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Banding system increases packaging efficiencies

Sauce manufacturer boosts line speeds, cuts material costs, and economizes on plant floor space by installing three new tamper-band application units.
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Nailing an automation upgrade

Unscrambling and feeding of spiral-wound canisters got a big boost at this Liquid Nails packaging line thanks to some clever customizing by the machine builder.
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Popcorn company upgrades filling operations

PLC controls and servo drives improve fill speeds and accuracies.
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Eco-spirits' use industry-first 100% PCR PET content

360 Vodka paves the way for sustainable liquor packaging, with a 100% PCR PET bottle.
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Sweet! Bee at heart of branding

Deluxe Honeydrop flavored water designed for high-end simplicity.
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Panel-free bottle for Hispanic-inspired tea

Glass-look 16-oz PET bottles are wrapped in interpretive-design labels.
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Drying up moisture difficulties

 Brewer installs high-speed blowers and air knives to cut capping and labeling problems.

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