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Rigid Container Packaging

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Protein shakes launch in aluminum bottles

ABB (American Body Building) has introduced Pure Pro® 50 ready-to-drink shakes in recloseable, lightweight, 16-oz Alumi-Tek aluminum bottles from Ball Corporation.
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Packaging supports new ripple in functional beverages

Dr. Andrew Abraham identified a need for a nutrition-packed product, as part of a personal diet regimen, in functional beverages.
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Sustainable plastic wine bottle

A UK wine merchant has launched two new wine ranges packaged in a unique plastic bottle that has been proven to keep wine fresh for at least two years and is environmentally friendly.
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Aluminum can-packed dog drinks

Judy In November 2009, specialty pet products company Petrol, Inc., Cornelius, NC, introduced a vitamin-enhanced hydrating drink for dogs.
EASY SWITCHOVER. The induction sealer can be shifted between Floratine's two different jug size packaging lines without having t
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New cap, liner, and seal system perks up packaging performance

 Leaky and bloated containers get cut from turf management product roster.
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Belgian brewer believes in PET barrier bottles

Belgian brewer believes in PET barrier bottles Belgium-based Martens Brewery is using stretch blow-molded, barrier-coated PET bottles to package beers in three sizes: 0.5-L, 0.66-L, and 1-L.
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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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