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Case Studies

Flexible Packaging

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PTI thrives on inspection/metal detection systems

Contract manufacturer’s Royston, GA, facility uses machinery for quality, also gaining economic benefits.
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THYN
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Transparent box brings differentiation for LifeStyles

Ansell Healthcare introduces new THYN-brand condoms in a transparent APET box that reflects the product’s sheer nature.
Deli_cartons
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Bamboo cushion for Dell hardware is certified compostable

Dell receives ASTM D6400 certification for its bamboo netbook and laptop cushion packaging, ensuring compostability and biodegradability.
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PUMA's 'Clever Little Bag'

Sports lifestyle company PUMA has developed a greener footwear package as part of a company-wide initiative to reduce PUMA’s “paw print.”
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Same package, different results

UK chain Sainsbury’s reports great success with milk in bags, while rival Waitrose discontinues same due to poor sales.
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Case study in automating the bagging of frozen meals

By automating the bagging of its frozen Asian entrées, Kahiki Foods reduces labor costs by 65%, without eliminating workers.
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Pasta bowl pouch delivers heat-and-eat convenience

It’s going to be hard to top The Time-Wise Bowl stand-up pouch for consumer convenience.
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Next-generation gravure printing

KromaSilk enhanced rotogravure printing technology from Bemis/Milprint Div., applied to preformed, metallized polyester film, stand-up pouch packaging for Wellness Pet (WellPet) Food/Mother Hubbard, Tewksbury, NY, is the recipient of an FPA Gold Award for Printing Achievement.
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Technically advanced and sustainable

Winning a Gold Award in Technical Innovation is a clear standup pouch for Tamaya Gourmet’s carica fruit.
ASDA
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U.K. fabric softener trial marks start of 'reusable revolution,' says WRAP

A new trial being launched in the U.K. will see fabric softener sold in reusable pouches from vending machines.
Uhlmann
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Blister machine expands capacity for contract pharmaceutical packaging

Compass Pharma Services installs a new high-speed blister-packaging machine.
HIGH-SPEED. Each flow wrapper delivers 1,000 pieces/min. (above).
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Candy maker cranks up packaging speeds

 Piedmont Candy installs seven flow wrappers to accommodate growing product demand.
MUCHAS TORTILLAS. Produced in 6-, 8-, 10-, and 12-in diameters, the tortillas are packaged in various bag sizes for distribution
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Tortilla packaging efficiencies heat up

 New bag and case sealing systems cut labor costs and improve line speeds.
band sealer. Pictured is the interior of the B-500 continuous hand sealer with its heating and cooling bars and Teflon bands.
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Bag sealer boosts loose-leaf tobacco sales

A compact, flexible bag-sealing system enables Farmer’s Tobacco of Kentucky to enter the roll-your-own market. Solution minimizes costs and labor for startup product.

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