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Personal Care Packaging

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Sleeve labels boost new Disney line

Five popular Disney characters come to life in the new line of Sun Pals tanning lotions and sprays from No-Ad Suncare of Miami Gardens, FL. The 6-oz squeezable bottles, which retail for about $9.00, are decorated with 2-mil PETG heat-shrinkable film labels from Ameri-Seal (www.ameri-seal.com).
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MATERIALS AYED. Costco's private label line of upscale cosmetics replaces vinyl clamshells with paperboard and RPET blisters 
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Costco's packaging makeover revealed

The company’s revamped club store packaging yields cosmetics with an environmentally friendly bent—with more iterations on the way.
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Dishing out data at Coors

PLC programming based on standardized data blocks helped Coors rapidly design a new bottling line. MES software and data acquisition also shine.
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Pressurized PEN 'vessel' delivers for personal care line

Lake Consumer Products employed packaging technology and innovation to launch its line of three Beyond Fresh Intimates feminine hygiene products last May.
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Unilever recaps popular China shampoos

Global consumer products company Unilever has launched new packaging for Lux, one of its leading brand shampoo and conditioner products in China.
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Cosmetics receive special treatment

Marie Carrier, founder of Officina Ltd., Quebec, Canada, created her cosmetics based on natural ingredients.
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When less is more

Used wisely, subtlety and sophistication are winning design tactics. But the wrong approach risks commoditizing sophistication, a leading designer advises.
Innovative Rotating Interactive Packaging can help product manufacturers give consumers a 360º view of their product.
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AVC's custom, rotating package stimulates purchase through interaction

Consumer product manufacturers are constantly on the prowl for package designs that compel consumers to say, “Got to have it!” Simply, they stimulate sales.
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Pouch pours like a jug

Orlando, FL-based DampRid Inc. is evaluating the introduction of Day Saver-brand Ice Enemy concentrated ice melter for nationwide distribution next winter.
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PET infuses soap dispenser with style and depth

The use of PET is growing in cosmetics and personal care packaging.
Finished packages and thermoformed trays.
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Tray pack 'sticks' for safety needle

Film’s strength, rigidity, and thermoforming benefits make it Now Medical’s choice for a tray that contains a patented safety needle.
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Rx distributor turns to internal RFID (sidebar)

New drug bottle ‘Targets’ safety concerns
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Conical push-pull closure crowns new shampoo

When Laboratorios RTB in Spain was planning the launch of its new Giorgi Fix Out Shampoo, the company wanted a distinctive, innovative packaging look to enhance marketing of the new product.
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Plastic brings weight and cost reductions

A plastic-for-glass replacement on a line of high-end cosmetics products sold by Maria Galland of France won DuPont silver for Ileos. Cost savings of up to 20% depending on size were achieved when the switch was made.
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Hospital sterilization pouch

Autopak® is a three-ply structure from Alcan Packaging-Medical Flexibles Americas for in-hospital sterlization of products such as medical trays used for surgery.

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