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Case Studies

Flexible Packaging

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Snack bar packaging at 500 products/min

Food producer Nature’s Path installs an automatic packaging line for its organic rice and granola bars that provides up to six times the output of its previous system.
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Cereal maker introduces plant-based box liner

Organic products maker Cascadian Farm now lines its Cinnamon Crunch cereal box with a new bag made from 57% certified plant-based material.
The igus linear bearing used in Sealstrip machines.
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Linear bearings reduce downtime

For more than 50 years, Sealstrip has been delivering package reclosure solutions to customers such as Kellogg’s, Kraft, Keebler, Pillsbury, and more.
Stand-up pouch for Arctic Cat brand lubricant.
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Stand-up pouch stands out

Lube-Tech, a leading OEM lubricant formulator in Golden Valley, MN, has launched what it believes is the first stand-up oil pouch in the U.S. power sports industry.
Cook-in bag for ready meals.
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Cook-in bags debut in South Africa

Two seafood ready meals have been launched by the Woolworths chain of stores in South Africa. Heating can be done in either the microwave or the conventional oven.
The one-way valve has a tri-layer construction. As CO2 released by the packaged coffee beans builds up, the gas enters and then escapes through the valve’s top baffle layer. The valve then automatically reseals to prevent oxygen from entering the bag.
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Flexible valve application speeds coffee packaging

Mother Parkers Tea and Coffee streamlined—and sped up—its packaging process with pre-oiled, flexible valves that maintain freshness, letting CO2 out of the bag without letting oxygen in.
LIFE-ENHANCING. Nitrogen gas-flushed metallized PP bags have increased average tortilla chip shelf life to 180 days.
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Vf/f/s system invigorates packaging operations

Tortilla chip maker vanquishes material waste, while pumping up output and product shelf life.
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Stand-up pouch evokes old-fashioned canning jar

A new line of dairy-free, vegan tomato sauces launches in a stand-up pouch shaped like a canning jar. A ‘handmade’ tag with cord completes the farm-fresh feeling.
Innovation-driven dairy CAPSA is the first to launch a new combination carton bottle package for its new line of value-added, functional aseptic milk products.
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Spanish dairy debuts first aseptic 'carton bottle'

Innovation-driven dairy CAPSA is the first to launch a new combination carton bottle package for its new line of value-added, functional aseptic milk products.
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French juice drink packed in aseptic pouch

Orangina-Schweppes France launches its classic Oasis fruit beverage for kids and teenagers in an aseptic pouch that offers an air-filled handle and attached straw.
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Microwave-ready seafood meals released in South Africa

South African supermarket Woolworths launches two seafood-and-sauce dishes in a dual-compartment, microwavable pouch with custom venting technology.
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Coffee brewing technology is in the bag

Nature’s Coffee Kettle is a brew-in-the-bag solution for outdoor enthusiasts that includes a pour spout and finger holes for pouring, and is insulated for safe handling.
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.
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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