Case Studies

Personal Care Packaging

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A molded-pulp first in cosmetics

When New York-based Estée Lauder’s Aveda unit introduced its Uruku Lipstick a little over a year ago, the firm’s commitment to environmentally responsible packaging led to what is essentially a refillable case.
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Redken stands up for pouch multipack

When designers at New York-based Redken decided to switch from traditional polyvinyl chloride folding cartons to clear, flexible stand-up pouches from Specialty Films & Associates for its Smooth Down multipacks of hair-care products, they gained a sharper, more modern design as well as added consumer convenience.
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Oil's better in sleeved tottles

Apparently, it’s not enough differentiation if your products contain emu oil. The TanZotic Tanning Products division of Natural Emu Products, Dodge, TX, relies on distinctive packaging for its Xotic Xplosion tanning accelerators.
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AIMCAL winners shine

Canada Bread and Celplast won Package of the Year in the annual competition of AIMCAL. But other packs were also honored.
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Software saves glassmaker's time

The Glass Group Inc. uses software to analyze and organize its protective packaging options for 9귔 different configurations.
A robotic bag loader moves a new valve bag into one of the four filling stations 
on the filler, which has been upgraded with el
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Rinker invests in process improvement

Rinker’s multiwall valve-bag filling operation made big gains in productivity, accuracy, and ergonomics after management invested in three key upgrades.
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White Rain turns to yellow bottle

Diamond Products Co., Brandon, FL, has turned its high-density polyethylene bottles from silver to soft yellow.
These aren't your mom's cosmetics: mark. products ring up sales from \"daughters of Avon\" using packaging that's clear and comp
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Avon makes youthful mark.

Avon calls on creative packaging with a touch of whimsy to drawyouthful-minded consumers to its new 250-item ‘mark.’ line.
A "double-wrapping" system overwraps each surgical kit case in 1.5-mil pe film. First, the case is wrapped as it moves end-first
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Double wrapping improves Cardinal's health

Healthcare provider Cardinal Health upgrades its surgical kit operations with new shrink-wrapping equipment.
Gift box blanks are conveyed into centerfolded film formed into a tube by this angled inverting head.
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Shrink wrapping shines at Platinum Packaging

New automatic feeding and shrink-wrapping equipment at this Gurnee, IL, contract packager adds capacity to collate and wrap gift boxes, calendars, and other specialty items.See video
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Clear Choice Awards announced by Glass Packaging Institute

Beer: Anheuser World Select Lager Beer; Owens-Illinois Glass Containers, www.o-i.com.
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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Plastic carton shows off new Aquafresh tube

A folding carton made of 15-mil polyvinyl chloride is helping new Aquafresh Extreme Clean toothpaste fly off store shelves. For a time since its introduction early this summer, the new brand was reportedly the top-selling item in Wal-Mart’s toothpaste aisle.
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Creating a sophisticated package

To help create a package that could communicate the rich, luxurious character of its new line of beauty products called Lineance European Body Essentials, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. of Princeton, NJ, looked to Sonoco to help design a sophisticated line of folding cartons.
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Plastic carton shows off new Aquafresh tube

A folding carton made of 15-mil polyvinyl chloride is helping new Aquafresh Extreme Clean toothpaste fly off store shelves.

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