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Rigid Container Packaging

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Mexican processor says si to new option

Del Fuerte’s shelf-stable vegetables and sauces make smooth move from cans and jars to revolutionary Tetra Recart retort carton packaging.
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ROBOTIC EFFICIENCY. The robotic dispensing system's small footprint better utilizes space and reduces the potential for human er
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Robotic dispensing boosts pharmacy's efficiency

Medicap automates with a machine that counts tablets, fills them into bottles, prints and applies labels to the bottles, then caps them with user-friendly closures.
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Rx distributor turns to internal RFID (sidebar)

New drug bottle ‘Targets’ safety concerns
This drawing illustrates the top-floor-to-shop-floor communications network that unites Arla's new dairy into a tightly integrat
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A batch processing approach to packaging

Arla Foods’ automated order system lets production orders flow through its new fresh-milk bottling lines in batches.
Instead of a pump, which requires two hands for dispensing, the Squeeze & Squirt container lets kids use a single hand to releas
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Crayola kid's soap makes splash

Personal-care products marketer uses distributor’s design studio to come up with new package for squeezable foam hand and body soap for kids.
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Aluminum bottle reinforces diet aid uniqueness

Diet capsules move to an aluminum bottle to foil counterfeiters and employ two TE features to assure consumers.
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Package redesign precipitates White Rain sales gain

Diamond Products Co. reports a 16% increase in first quarter 2005 sales of its White Rain-brand shampoos and conditioners, following a packaging redesign.
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Bottle sports a gripping redesign

Coca-Cola North America introduced in April a new bottle design for its Powerade sports drink that's easier to hold and grip.
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Anheuser-Busch to double aluminum beer bottle capacity

According to St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, demand from retailers, wholesalers, and consumers for its beer in 16-oz aluminum bottles is so strong that the brewer will double its capacity for the package by this fall.
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New plant food package reduces product returns

Retailers were returning a percentage of EnviroSafe Lab’s Dynamite Plant Food unsold because the product’s tubular containers cracked during distribution or became weathered over time when exposed to rain and the sun’s heat on the shelves outside of lawn-and- garden centers.
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Nivea pack gets face lift

RPC Verpackungen Kutenholz GmbH manufactured a stylish new PP bottle for the redesigned packaging of the Nivea Visage range of face care products. Nivea manufacturer Beiersdorf relaunched the Visage brand in new packaging in order to enhance its image in the marketplace.
A filled, capped, and labeled 64-oz bottle.
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Redundancy rules at Old Orchard

Cap coders, case erectors, case packers, and case tapers are redundant to make sure this high-output, hot-fill PET line for fruit juice can produce up to its potential.See video
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Jolt relaunch is 'electric'

After 20 years, Wet Planet reintroduces Jolt in a 23.5-oz aluminum resealable can decorated with thermochromic inks.
Pernod's new packaging for Seagram's Cooler Escapes includes a new bottle shape, new label and carrier graphics.
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Seagram's Coolers undergo a package modernization

New bottle, new label, and new carrier graphics—they’re all aimed at contemporizing the Seagram’s brand and boosting sales.
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Seagram's becomes 'cooler' for winter

After nearly 20 years, Seagram’s Cooler beverages are now available in a completely new packaging presentation: new glass bottle, label, and graphics.

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