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Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & OTC Packaging

Each palletizing robot receives cases from two 
overhead infeeds and loads two separate pallets.
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Robots boost pasta packing

Four robotic palletizing cells accept a wide variety of cases from eight upstream packaging lines. Changeover of pallet patterns is done at a touchscreen.See video
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Can body prototypes are held on mandrels as they're printed on a pilot printing line.
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Redesigned graphics pour Welchito into Hispanic markets

A pilot aluminum can-decorating line in suburban Chicago helps Welch Foods introduce new flavors of Welchito juice drinks to children in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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2-in-1 packs 'TAP' Rx simplicity

Prevacid NapraPAC™ in two strengths is available from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc., Lake Forest, IL.
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Fruit<sub>2</sub>0 takes on a unique shape

Fruit20, the naturally fruit-flavored spring water from Veryfine Products, Littleton, MA, is rolling out into markets in a newly designed, custom PET bottle that’s decorated with a new label.
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Supplement bottles re-energized

Last year, Twin Laboratories, Ronkonkoma, NY, took a product line of nutritional supplements and strengthened it with updated packaging. The change for the line of more than 100 products—only a small sampling is shown in the photo—is dramatic.
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Color 'caps' new jars for detergent capsules

A striking new PET jar, designed and blow-molded by RPC Containers Blackburn, is now serving up capsules of Persil liquid laundry detergent for Lever Fabergé, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.
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Flexible packaging and labeling winners

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Golden Mummy winners

Kraft Macaroni and CheeseKraft Food and Cello FoilKraft Foods recently changed the packaging format for its 12 and 15-pack bundles by replacing a shrink film, to improve appearance and eliminate loading problems due to skewed bundles, with ExxonMobil Chemical’s Bicor® AB-X film.
Bio-Rad's new labeler handles pressure-sensitive paper or BOPP labels.
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Vial packing extraordinaire

Bio-Rad Laboratories boosted its vial filling/capping/labeling capacity with all new equipment. Highlights include a twin-head labeler and a custom-built tray loader.
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Efficiency tops 90% at Edna Valley Vineyard

A first-of-its-kind accumulation table boosts bottling efficiency by 20% and helps attract new business.See video
Gorgeous graphics make the single-wrap fiber container stand out in the retail setting.
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Pistachios packed for holiday partying

Paramount Farms bets nut lovers will take this lightweight, reclosable, high-impact package home for the holidays. It represents new technology for rigid containers.
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Three wineries try 'twist-cork' closure

In August, three wineries began shipping quantities of their vintages in new bottles that are closed by the MetaCork from Gardner Technologies.
There are a trio of shrink banders on each of Peak Foods' two lines.
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Reaching Peak efficiency (sidebar)

Banding together
The two keg-shaped bottles and two of the three sizes of the barbell bottle shape were used to introduce 20 new EAS products ear
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EAS and partners show container dexterity

Five new PET bottles for nutrition supplements were created for EAS in just weeks to meet a tight timetable.
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Ty Nant makes another packaging splash

This summer, Ty Nant Spring Water turned to Rexam plc to produce its latest bottles, a 375- and a 750-mL glass bottle, for its new upscale Tau brand.

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