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Flexible Packaging

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.
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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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X-rays solve checkweigh/metal detection problems

TSC Foods Ltd., North Lincolnshire, England, produces a range of pouch-packed refrigerated and frozen sauces, marinades, soups, dressings, and entrees for retail and foodservice markets.
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Lakeside Foods steams ahead with stand-up pouches

The private-label vegetable packer offers its customers a new microwavable, self-venting format to replace steamable pillow packs.
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Single-serve pouch pulls off premixed, frozen margaritas

Premixed margaritas can be enjoyed in flexible, fun pouch packaging that eliminates the blender.
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Durable, flexible, heavy-duty ink-jet printing

Cement producer installs easily controllable, cleanable, expandable printing system to accommodate growing production capacities.
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Boxed benefits

A colorful box complements EcoTraction’s innovative stand-up pouches. Earth Innovations vp of operations Marc Appleby says the self-merchandising boxes hold six 5-lb bags.
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5-lb bag offers handle and spout

 Retailers’ requests result in a smaller, value-added bag for EcoTraction from Earth Innovations.
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Squeezable pouch is perfect for Squish'ems!

 A new vitamin-enriched fruit snack from Dole Packaged Foods Canada encourages kids to squeeze and slurp their food.
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Brown sugar stays soft in a premeasured pouch

Imperial Sugar breaks from the commodity pack, introducing brown sugar in 1/4-cup pouches.
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Skillet-meal pouches add impact to freezer case

Heinz serves up T.G.I. Friday's brand meals in convenient stand-up pouches.
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Flexible films find gold in FPA awards

Vacuum skin packaging, gorgeous stand-up pouches, and a WHO winner with life-saving potential are among the highlights in this year’s FPA competition.

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