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Rigid Container Packaging

MG capsule filler benefits Sharp Clinical Services.
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Capsule filler enhances Sharp Clinical Services' production

Machine’s in-process weight control system and tablet feeder provide ‘radical change’ to the company’s capsule production.
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No more BPA in ConAgra Foods’ cans

ConAgra Foods eliminates the use of BPA liners in its cans, which are now made with coating systems that use polyester or acrylic materials.
External view of Method's Pullman, Chicago facility.
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A Method to its madness

With a wind turbine and solar panels helping to produce energy for its in-house bottle molding and packaging lines, Method is demonstrating its commitment to sustainability at its new LEED Platinum-certified facility in Chicago’s historic Pullman district.
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‘No leaf unturned’ is guiding strategy for tea pack redesign

Packaging for exotic, loose-leaf tea brand Rishi is reinvigorated, in a new reusable tin decorated with graphics that call to mind the rich and flavorful teas inside.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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Belgium’s talking bottles

For nearly 10 years a team of developers at KHS, a packaging machinery OEM based in Germany, has been working on a technology that permits direct digital printing on beverage bottles.
P&G Fabric Care logo
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P&G to increase PCR content in 230M laundry care bottles annually

Representing enough plastic to go from North to South Pole, 230M bottles annually of some of P&G’s flagship laundry care brands will soon comprise up to 50% PCR material.
Just six of the 200,000 unique labels digitally printed for the summer promotion.
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A-B InBev serves up 200,000 unique labels for summer promo

The customization/personalization bug has now bitten brand managers at A-B InBev.
INK-JET CODING. Cans are inverted on a twist rail so that an ink-jet date code can be imprinted on the bottoms.
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Victory Brewing taps into cans

Consumers have made it abundantly clear that when it comes to craft beer, they’d like to see it available in cans as well as bottles. Victory Brewing got the message.
Kegs are turned by the robot and placed on a conveyor leading to the keg washer.
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Robot anchors new keg line

Faced with increased demand for both beer and cider products in recent years, Asahi Premium Beverages (APB) of Melbourne, Australia, installed a new kegging line in its plant in Laverton, a Melbourne suburb.
Viniq Web
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Elegant glass bottle enhances shimmering liqueurs

E&J Gallo uses a clear glass bottle with a slim and elegant shape to showcase its new shimmering liqueur products, colored in deep, rich colors.
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‘D’-shaped bottle differentiates custom motor oils

Packaging for Driven Racing Oil’s custom motor oil formulated for race cars and vintage autos gets a makeover with a custom, D-shaped bottle that differentiates it on-shelf.
Noah's
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Spring water gets noticed in resealable aluminum can

After 23 years in PET, Noah’s Spring Water gets favorable attention from consumers for its new 24-oz aluminum can with 38-mm resealable closure.
Bright graphics are the distinguishing feature of these single-serve cups.
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Weetabix launches new range

Leading U.K. cereal producer Weetabix has launched a new range of single-serve cereal products in an injection molded and brightly decorated polypropylene cup.
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Nestlé Waters brand introduces 100% rPET bottle

Resource Natural Spring Water seeks to bring attention to bottle-to-bottle recycling and increase awareness and demand for recycled plastics with its launch of a 100% rPET bottle.
The ink-jet coder print lot code numbers on-demand, on a range of label sizes and types, using either water- or solvent-based in
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Cosmetic compacts labeled and coded

Co-manufacturer/packager of cosmetics replaces a manual label application process for compacts with an ink-jet coder and label applicator to increase speed, minimize waste.

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