Download this free, 130-page Package Development Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid.  Learn more »»

Case Studies

Rigid Container Packaging

Package Case Study
|

New cocktail brand lets you have a ball, catch a buzz

Irreverent new single-serve cocktail beverage BuzzBallz comes in a brightly colored party ball-shaped 'PET can' that is unbreakable, freezable, and fun.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs: 2014 edition
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
Barilla uses a 42-head rotary volumetric filler that normally runs at 400 bottles/min on each line. The fillers offer a valve system that provides maximum dosing accuracy with the least mechanical stress on the product.
Machine Case Study
|

New Barilla sauce plant is committed to quality

A new $53 million facility near Parma, Italy, uses extensive quality controls from the field to the final package to ensure the most authentic Italian food experience.
Package Case Study
|

Domino launches shapely, 'table-worthy' canister design

A new hourglass-shaped package with a flip-top closure for two varieties of sugar under the Domino and C&H brands is designed for tabletop usage.
Aluminum can for new brew.
Package Case Study
|

Traditional brew in an untraditional package

What started off as an idea at a local college football game has turned into the launch of a new craft brewery and a new product in the marketplace: Chapman’s American Ale Cider.
Suppliers partner to speed Hello Products LLC's ‘seriously friendly oral care’ products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Package Case Study
|

Packaging helps consumers say 'hello' to new oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly oral care’ products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Bottles tell the brand story for Ballast Point Spirits.
Package Case Study
|

Bottles tell brand story for Ballast Point spirits

For San Diego’s first craft distiller, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, new packaging is playing a critical role in conveying a brand message for its line of spirits including Fugu Vodka, Old Grove Gin, Three Sheets Rum, and Devil’s Share Whiskey.
Package Case Study
|

Belt-buckle logo adorns rancher-inspired lemonade

All-natural premium lemonade Dust Cutter celebrates its Jackson Hole, WY, origins with Western-style package graphics. An aluminum bottle provides further differentiation.
Sleek aluminum can for protein shake.
Package Case Study
|

Protein shake in sleek aluminum

Fuel Premium Protein Shake from Nutrie has hit the market in 12-oz aluminum cans.
Package Case Study
|

Iconic honey bear bottle takes sassy turn with honey badger shape

With funds from Kickstarter, three friends develop a bold BBQ sauce packaged in a custom a honey badger-shaped bottle that overcomes a number of production challenges.
Inner and outer containers bring Elnett to market.
Package Case Study
|

New L'Oreal range has outer/inner packs

L’Oréal Paris has designed a sophisticated looking package for its high-profile Elnett hair product.
Two different quality-check tools are used by Graham Packaging to make sure the wide-mouth PET jars it’s making are consistently in spec.
Machine Case Study
|

Keeping wide-mouth PET jars in spec

When blow/trim technology is used to make wide-mouth PET jars, the neck finish is blown into its shape rather than injection molded. Sophisticated quality-check tools come in handy.
Four of the injection molded PP cups  with foil lidding are robotically loaded into a PET tray that  then passes through a flow wrapper to produce this  attractive retail pack.
Package Case Study
|

Danone launches an unfrozen fro yo

Who wouldn’t want to get in on the frozen yogurt craze? But if you’re one of the world’s most famous marketers of fresh product, maybe you do it by way of the refrigerated case.
Package Case Study
|

Desiccant barrier technology enhances pet-food product

US Pet Nutrition uses rigid plastic containers with desiccant barrier technology that meet the demands of the retort process while preserving the quality of its pet-food products.
Package Case Study
|

Solvent-free spray adhesive in shapely PET bottles

Eclectic Products, Inc., Eugene, OR, has debuted new solvent-free, high-bond-strength E6000 Spray Adhesive, packaged in custom-contoured 8-oz PET bottles with a pinched-waist shape.
Aluminum cans for Big Wood Brewery
Package Case Study
|

Craft brewer launches cans

Big Wood Brewery, a bold new player on the craft beer scene gaining notoriety for its distinctive brews, has launched four of its award-winning craft beers in cans.

Pages

 

Newsletters
Don’t miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST

New Issue Alert

Packaging World Magazine

eClip

Breaking packaging news

Packaging Insights

Pertinent packaging issues

PACKAGE DESIGN/
DEVELOPMENT

Greener Package

Sustainable packaging

Shelf Impact

Package design strategies

Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.