Case Studies

Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & OTC Packaging

Package Case Study
|

Graphically energized cartons

In February, Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., Summit, NJ, launched nationally a line of 10 dietary supplements called ReSource Wellness that aim to help consumers feel better and take charge of their health.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs: 2014 edition
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
Package Case Study
|

Putting the 'K' in packaging

Canandaigua Wine Co.’s newest addition, K, is an alcoholic hard cider produced in England, designed to look like nothing beer drinkers have seen before.
Household chemical category: gold to Twin City Bottle (Minneapolis, MN) and The Caldrea Co. for a bottle and closure for home ca
Package Case Study
|

Other NACD winners

Listed below are the NACD winners in the other six categories.
The kit form of the In Charge monitoring system for diabetics contains components including the test strips in moisture-absorbin
Machine Case Study
|

Desiccant caps are 'dried and true'

An in-cap desiccant protects sensitive test strips from LXN Corp. used by diabetics, and the vial provides a UV light barrier. This cost-effective method is transparent to consumers.
Au-ve-co's Rita Keller (above) tends to a print-and-apply labeler that prints bar codes and information onto labels used for car
Machine Case Study
|

Au-ve-co fastens itself to print-and-apply labeler

Print-and-apply machine labels knocked-down folding cartons used for Au-ve-co’s automotive repair parts. The machine adds printing flexibility, meets growing volume needs, and reduces maintenance and changeover time.
Package Case Study
|

'Euro' styling enhances hex cartons

In March ’01, Hagensborg Food Corp., Kent, WA, introduced Truffles To Go, a 5.4-oz hexagonal carton of all-natural, individually wrapped truffles.
A hole in the paperboard sleeve exposes the one-way valve so that internal gas pressure created by the respiring vegetables can
Package Case Study
|

Dream Steam comes to the U.S.

Food science joins plastic packaging technology in a new MAP package that lets consumers cook a fresh gourmet meal in minutes.
Package Case Study
|

From gabletop to plastic

Both Nestlé USA and Hershey Foods used the Food Marketing Institute 2001 show as a platform to promote plastic containers that replace gabletop cartons.
Workers remove packs of surgical gloves from the Tiromat Powerpak (top), a machine equipped with the patented Infrasync drive.
Machine Case Study
|

Film fits like a glove

Custom drive on a thermoform/seal machine enables Allegiance Healthcare’s Rayong, Thailand, plant to switch from paper lidstock to thin-gauge plastic film for packs of disposable surgeon’s gloves. Costs are cut by hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.
Machine Case Study
|

Film fits like a glove (sidebar)

Local service, validation yield dividends
Package Case Study
|

Limited 'edition,' unlimited help

Distiller and importer David Sherman Corp. often relies on distributors like Saxco to help create packaging for new products. Premium, hand-packaged bourbon is no exception.
Package Case Study
|

Allergan's bottle is a real eye opener

Allergan, an Irvine, CA-based global health care company that specializes in eye care and pharmaceutical products, has repackaged its Complete-brand multipurpose solution for soft contact lenses in a dramatically different way.
Package Case Study
|

Contoured bottle 'clearly' fits

In April, Clearly Canadian Beverage and Reebok Intl. unveiled Reebok Fitness Water in a compelling contoured bottle.
Among the packaged fresh produce marketed by Reichel Foods are carrots and, most recently, sliced apples.
Machine Case Study
|

Sliced apples stay fresh for 36 days

Reichel Foods has moved from nacho chips and dip to luncheon meat to PBJ ‘Snax’ to carrots to celery, all in thermoformed trays. Now comes sliced apples with a 36-day refrigerated shelf life.
On the Excel bagger (bottom photo), American Innotek's portable toilet bags are packaged for its "industrial" clients. The SPrin
Machine Case Study
|

'Sprinting' to automated efficiency

New bagging equipment makes it easy for this California manufacturer to package its disposable travel toilet for either industrial or retail channels.

Pages

 

Newsletters
Don’t miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST

New Issue Alert

Packaging World Magazine

eClip

Breaking packaging news

Packaging Insights

Pertinent packaging issues

PACKAGE DESIGN/
DEVELOPMENT

Greener Package

Sustainable packaging

Shelf Impact

Package design strategies

Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.