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Case Studies

Rigid Container Packaging

Resealable aluminum is quick-chilling and helps a good cause.
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Root beer in aluminum pint bottle

For premier craft brewer Oskar Blues Brewery of Lyons, CO, combining their home-brewed root beer with a convenient, quick-chilling, resealable aluminum bottle benefited not only Oskar Blues and its customers but also the family of Brian Stiff.
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Tropicana's bold shift to PET

Project "Inspiration" takes Tropicana Pure Premium into four new PET bottles, including two handled containers made with a new EBM grade that’s approved for recycling.
TOUGHER TAMPER PROOFING. The screen-printed bottles are manually topped off with cork stoppers and shrink film neck capsules (left) that replaces the previous, vertical paper TE banding.
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Raising spirits' packaging profile

Uniquely shaped bottles, screen-printed graphics, stopper corks, and shrink-sleeve neck capsules give Death's Door gin, vodka, and white whisky lively shelf appeal.
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Kraft cooks up another quick-prep meal kit

Capitalizing on its salad dressing expertise, Kraft creates a kit of bottled sauce and dressing that, when added to chicken and salad, results in a quick, six-serving meal.
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Blow/fill aseptic line—small footprint, big impact

Italian beverage producer Paradiso SpA can now ship aseptically filled PET bottles of teas, isotonic drinks, and other beverages along with its mineral waters and soft drinks.
Snapware had been using preprinted inserts, placed inside the containers (at right), as the primary means of branding its products. In June 2010, it switched to an automated labeling system that applies p-s labels to the side of the containers (at left).
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Snapware puts a lid on label variability

Using a single supplier for new labels and automated labeling equipment allows plastic storage container supplier to maximize efficiency and enhance product quality.
Miller PTC pour
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Miller scores sales with Punch Top Can

Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft cans are scored with a secondary tab that invites beer drinkers to have fun opening it, then enjoy a smoother pour.
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New package washes away dishwashing brand’s identity crisis

Switch to clear PET container and pressure-sensitive label enhances brand image, promotes packaging efficiency, and increases sales for Chinese dishwash detergent.
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PepsiCo Brazil chooses liquid-carton filling equipment

Company adds liquid-carton filling machine to produce single-serve portions of its highly popular chocolate milk drink.
UPS Laos
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UPS delivers $9 million of flu vaccine to Laos

Walgreens donates 375,000 doses that UPS air-ships more than 9,000 miles in five days through five countries, maintaining mandatory 2° to 8°C temperatures through a range of climates.
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Pinup girls position value beer brand for growth

Canada’s Sleeman Brewing updates the package design for Old Milwaukee beer with pinup-girl graphics, positioning the brand for growth against major mainstream beers.
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Craft brewers pick bottle can for limited-edition Chaka ale

A resealable aluminum bottle provides differentiation, as well as light weight and shelf-life advantages for limited-release handcrafted ale.
A specially designed  pallet conveyor has been designed to handle a high volume of pallets and supply enough cans for a complete production shift.
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One can line begets another

Oriental Brewery was so pleased with the turnkey, high-speed, highly automated can line it installed last year, it’s installing a near twin this year.
Light weight and shatter resistance join with great shelf impact.
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Distinctive PET bottle for rum

The launch of McCormick Distilling Co.'s new Montego Bay Coconut Rum is marked by packaging with eye-catching design and color that gives the new brand strong shelf appeal.
Sleek can for Noah's newest offering.
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Almond flavour sparkling water in 'sleek' can

Noah’s has expanded its line-up again, becoming the first sparkling spring water with natural almond flavor.

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