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Flexible Packaging

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Healthy rewards for Big Heart Pet Brands

Customized carton closing equipment for a package whose shape and graphics make it look like a toothpaste carton was a key to this year’s PMMI Packaging Line of the Year.
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IMPROVED EFFICIENCIES. The individually pouched cookies are packed in 6-counts per carton.
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VF/F/S bagger for single-serve snacks

Saves time, labor, and packaging material costs.
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Flow wrapper, feeder speed chocolate production

Charitable chocolate producer installs a new horizontal flow wrapper with six-belt feeding system to more than triple output, simplify cleaning and maintenance, and reduce waste.
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Vegan brand emphasizes healthy ingredients

Nate’s Meatless of South San Francisco has updated the packaging for its meatless meatballs with clean, modern graphics and an icon that emphasizes the product’s non-GMO status.
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Bird-friendly coffee brand earns street cred with compostable pouch

British coffee producer Bird & Wild uses pouch made from compostable, renewable material to expand its offerings to stores looking for more eco-friendly options.
Skincare kit package delivers differentiation
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Skincare kit package delivers differentiation

MIO Skincare’s customized stand-up pouch with carry handle offers a sporty, modern appeal for Life Time Fitness club members.
BAGGER, CARTONER. Pouches of fruit snacks move through a combination scale.
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Vertical cartoners cope with 24,000 lb of pouched candy per hour

A custom control system and a clever arrangement of sensors developed by Ferrara engineering control help Ferrara’s five cartoners keep up with pouched candy.
Great graphics on Dare's pouch.
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High-end stand-up bag for baguettes

Dare Foods is unveiling its new premium Boulangerie Grissol Artisanal Baguettes in a flexible bag to the U.S. market this Fall.
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Flexibles take the floor

At the Taipei International Food Expo, exhibitors show off a range of products in every form of flexible packaging available, including sachets, pillow-packs, stand-up pouches, vacuum-packs, and other formats.
TAIPEI VENUES: The Taipei International Food Expo was divided up into two venues—the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall (shown above), and the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall.
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Equipment tailored to Taiwan's needs

At Taipei Pack 2014, exhibitors display packaging equipment designed to meet the health, safety, cost, automation, and convenience requirements of Taiwan’s CPGs and consumers.
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Block-cheese bag adopts easy-seal system

U.K. dairy brand Anchor launches new packaging for blocks of its Cheddar cheese that uses an intuitive reseal system with self-mating hooks on a flexible bag.
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First foray into robotics yields big benefits for deli meat producer

Deli meat and cheese producer Dietz & Watson installs its first robotic case packer for vacuum-packed deli meat to keep pace with a new 144-pack/min hf/f/s machine.
FAST PACKING. Three vision-guided high-speed Delta robots at Swizzels pick-and-place bags of Squashies candy into display cases at speeds to 360/min.
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Says Love Hearts confectioner to robot: 'U Rock'

U.K. candy company Swizzels installs pick-and-place robots to load its new Squashies range into display cases, boosting output by 20% versus the former drop-load system.
INDUSTRIAL POUCH. Ecolab’s new pouch is a 6-mil coextrusion that offers users a safe, tight, collapsible pack for liquid industrial products.
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Award-winning pouch excels for Ecolab

Coextruded pouch structure replaces laminated version, yielding multiple benefits for this provider of water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services.
New bread bag is made from renewable resources.
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New sustainable bread bag

Hovis Limited, a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business in the U.K., is the first to commercialize a polyethylene bread bag made primarily from renewable resources.

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