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Teen products pack inspiration

Packaging for TESS skin care products speaks to teen girls.
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Package doubles as razor's carrying case

Schick brings a new dimension to convenience in the shaving aisle for its Quattro for Women Go! brand. On-the-go women can take this four-bladed razor with metal handle anywhere, as it comes in an injection-molded clear, reusable travel case that is stylishly secured by a printed shrink-sleeve label and a header card. By making the package the carrying case, Schick eliminates the need to discard the polyvinyl chloride blister upon opening the package for the first time, a common ritual with other razors.
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Ring-hinge protects dental polishing discs

A metal tin with PP lid solves contamination concerns.
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Salad maker targets conveyor cleanliness

Green Cuisine upgrades salad assembly ops, enhancing production speeds as well as sanitation and quality controls.
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Skin care products don fresh packaging

France-based skin care products company Yves Rocher debuts new tube and jar packaging for its Inositol Vegetal skin lotions to achieve greater differentiation on the store shelves.
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Specialty soap grows with eco-oriented clamshell

Pangea Organics, Boulder, CO, selected a molded fiber clamshell for its repackaged line of Ecocentric Bodycare organic bar soaps for environmental reasons. It also received a big sales boost as a bonus.
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Want innovation that drives sales? Slow down

Inventive package structures require at least 18 months, but economic pressure too often speeds up the design. Approach innovation as a cross-functional process, two gurus say.
COSTCO MADE. Scott Carnie, general manager of Costco's East Coast packaging facility, shows off the company's Lexmark package th
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Costco unboxed

Out-of-the-big-box eco-thinking drives Scott Carnie­—and new packaging—at Costco.
BOTTLE BUFFER. Dynac's compact helical design provides a large amount of accumulation in a small footprint.
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Rx applied to tablet line

AstraZeneca looks outside of pharmaceuticals to find an accumulation, buffering, and line-balancing system that improves OEE.
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Specialty soap grows with eco-oriented clamshell

Pangea Organics, Boulder, CO, selected a molded fiber clamshell for its repackaged line of Ecocentric Bodycare organic bar soaps for environmental reasons.
LABEL APPLICATION. The new labeler applies labels to Body Butter containers at speeds of approximately 30 per minute.
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Switching from manual to automatic labeling operations

Skin care products company spruces up packaging efficiencies with new in-line pressure-sensitive label application equipment.
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Eco-friendly film-card pack

Applications are imminent for this 'new generation' carded package that combines a printed die-cut card with a corn-based PLA film.
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Pouch-packed liquid foundation make-up

DuPont Awards’ 19th editionThe 19th annual DuPont Awards Competition once again shines the spotlight on innovation in packaging. From 135 entries, 26 packs received awards.
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Single-unit lip gloss packaging

DuPont Awards’ 19th editionThe 19th annual DuPont Awards Competition once again shines the spotlight on innovation in packaging. From 135 entries, 26 packs received awards.
DISPENSING ACTUATOR. Lake Consumer Products' line of three colorful Beyond Fresh Intimates feminine hygiene products are sold in
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CP's eleventh-hour remedies work for Wal-Mart

Lake Consumer Products establishes new filling line to deliver innovative feminine hygiene package for the retail giant.

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