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Rigid Container Packaging

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Devilishly convenient container for car shampoo

U.K.’s CarPlan Demon Foam car shampoo launches in a custom container with a molded cavity in the back panel that holds a detachable foam head.
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Pepsi promo can tells consumers to 'blipp it'

Pepsi launches an interactive mobile marketing campaign around Super Bowl 2015 that lets consumers ‘blipp’ to enter sweepstakes and take a virtual picture with an NFL player.
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Iconic L'eggs Sheer Energy egg package returns

Sheer Energy Legwear celebrates ‘Fabulous after 40 Years’ with a limited-edition egg package and social media-based sweepstakes.
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Understated bottles are beautiful for body wash

Apple & Bears Cosmetics selects clean, gloss-white PET bottles for its natural and organic Luxury Body Wash products.
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The timeless elegance of PET

Continuing our look back over twenty years a-growing, this line of body care products from Salon, OH-based Matrix Essentials leaped out of our May ’94 issue.
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New Coke bottle for U.K. is lightest 330-mL ever

Design technology investments and changes in the glass-forming process by U.K. glass manufacturer results in 190-g weight for 330-mL bottle.
A unique and elegant label for a flavorful hot sauce.
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Digital label printing suits hot sauce

Middleton Printing owner Steve Middleton recently saw the need to move towards more modern printing technology—digital ink-jet label production.
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Two discrete layers of EVOH help deliver three-year shelf life

One barrier layer of this award-winning pack is introduced in the coinjection molding process, while the second is in the in-mold label that’s added during coinjection.
Lightweighted PET bottle went from 33 to 24 g.
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Coca-Cola Amatil wins awards for PET bottle

Coca Cola Amatil has won the 2013 Australian Packaging Design Award as well as a 2013-2014 Worldstar award from the World Packaging Organization with a lightweighted PET bottle.
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PaperBoy paper wine bottle a U.S. first

Winemaker Truett-Hurst launches a fully recyclable, molded-pulp wine bottle to appeal to eco-conscious, on-the-go wine lovers, selling a quarter-million bottles in the first 60 days.
Twist-off lid makes re-closing easy.
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Upside down salami pack wows consumers

Norwegian salami manufacturer Grilstad has met consumer demand for an exciting new packaging format.
FRONT VIEW. The front of the AFTCATS robotic bottling system shows the main touchscreen display, with the pick-and-place loading robot shown in the window.
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Cancer diagnostics firm automates bottle filling, capping, labeling

Dako’s compact robotic bottling system frees up vital production floor space, increases speed, and reduces labor costs, filling different bottle shapes and sizes with no mechanical setup between production runs.
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Shapely new Domino Sugar bottle is a first

Domino Foods introduces a ‘table-worthy’ bottle, with a graceful, carafe-like shape and easy-dispense closure for two varieties of its Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar brands.
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Hirzel doubles down on aseptics

This fourth-generation Ohio marketer of tomato products believes there is a certain segment of U.S. consumers who want a package format other than a can.
SHELF LIFE. HPP processing has tripled the shelf life on hummus products sold by Hope Foods.
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HPP extends shelf life of fresh dips

Because it ‘busts up the bacteria’ with minimal loss of flavor or nutritional value, High Pressure Processing made it possible for these hummus and lentil dips to go nationwide.

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