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Case Studies

Flexible Packaging

The new laminated structure runs smoothly on the hf/f/s machines used at the Mars plant.
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Foil-free pouch scores sustainable packaging points

Mars Africa finds a better way to package its line of instant dry soup mixes by replacing foil in its laminated structure with a coextruded barrier polymer.
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The final package comprises two layers of material sealed tightly together around the product, suspending it and protecting it during shipping.
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Custom-sized envelopes cradle gemstones

Automated packaging systems at Jewelry Television’s fulfillment center create easy-open, custom-size envelopes for each order that securely contain a range of jewelry products.
By offering colorant varieties in many small tubes and paint in just two varieties, Coldec is able to present 52 colors to consumers in a very small amount of space.
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Pouch drives new approach to merchandising paint

Dutch consumers see a whole new approach to packaging of house paint, as stand-up pouch plus colorant tube concept maximizes color varieties available in a small foot print.
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First frozen coffee drink kit stands up and stands out in flexible pouch

Frozen coffee blend kit to debut in the grocer’s freezer section in a brightly colored flex-pack featuring graphics that build on Seattle’s Best Coffee’s 40 years of coffee-making experience.
Hills Velcro
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Hill's Pet Nutrition integrates new closure

Makes bag opening and reclosing easy and maintains package integrity.
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Compostable coffee bags make North American debut

Two North American coffee roasting companies have launched fully compostable coffee bags to support their eco-friendly commitments.
Toad-Ally Snax specializes in the production of chocolate-coated pretzels and chocolate-drizzled caramel popcorn.
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Pretzel maker navigates new twists in packaging

Toad-Ally Snax installs pouch vf/f/s and case coder upgrades to accommodate growing product demand.
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Seed mix entices in new windowed bag

A new package design for 20-lb bags of food-plot seed for deer allows for gravure-printed graphics across the entire bag, as well as a see-through window insert.
IMPROVED FRESHNESS & SALES. Bean sprouts packaged in the oxygen barrier film bags have yielded prolonged product freshness and increased sales.
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Freshness extension for fresh produce

Laser film perforation technology helps control oxygen transmission rates in bean sprout bags, protecting product color and odor.
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Automation hastens case-packing speeds and pack-pattern changeovers

Giant Snacks seeds growth in productivity with robotic pick-and-place packing equipment.
Secondary packaging includes MoistCatch moisture absorber.
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Moisture-absorbing breakthrough?

Plastic bottles holding a range of adhesives sold by Toagosei Co. Ltd. in Japan are now being put into secondary packaging that includes MoistCatch, a moisture-absorbing component that eliminates the need for adding moisture-absorbing desiccant pouches.
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Premixed rum cocktails are pleasing in new pouch

Two new varieties of Malibu Rum premixed, ready-to-serve cocktails are introduced in a new pouch format that offers increased functionality.
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Fully compostable coffee pack launched

Canadian coffee roaster Pistol & Barnes offers its Fair Trade, organic Farmer First coffee brand in a compostable pack made of paper laminated to a wood pulp-based film.
Consumers open the new bag from the top to access chips.
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Pepperidge Farm first to market with new reclosure for Baked Naturals Cracker Chips bag

Baking and snack food company’s Baked Naturals Cracker Chips represent the first commercial application of SealTab reclose feature.
Caribou Amy
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Packaging helps Caribou Coffee support CancerCare

A limited-edition package for Amy’s Blend Collection includes a peel-back label that commemorates the company’s original roastmaster.

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