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Personal Care Packaging

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Cap combines clarity and barrier

Special ingredients give Eleganzza lipstick extended-wear properties. Only a cap molded of the right copolyester can protect those ingredients yet still allow lipstick colors to shine through.
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Dial dispenses foamy hand wash

This month, Dial Corp.’s new Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash will be available nationwide at retail. The antibacterial liquid formulation combines with a multi-component pump to dispense as a foam.
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Technical prowess, flexible style

Two improved package materials, one for cup lidding, one for microwave wrapping, secured Technical Innovation awards in the Flexible Packaging Assn. competition. Printing and Environmental Achievement awards also went to new technologies.
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Alberto-Culver's all-natural bottle graphics

In an effort to recover its declining herbal shampoo/conditioner business, Alberto-Culver, maker of Alberto VO5 products, decided to modernize and “naturalize” its outdated bottles.
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Introductory design for teen girls

When Caboodles The Teen Brand, Plano, IL, decided to enter the fast-paced bath and body market, its packaging ideas went to Expac Corp. (Montvale, NJ).
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Two chambers prove better than one

For Schering-Plough HealthCare Products’ new Coppertone® Endless Summer® Sunless Tanning Lotion, new tanning technology required new packaging technology as well.
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E-commerce demands quick-change equipment (sidebar)

Methodology
On board the 14-station rotary filler/sealer (above), the upgraded sensor reads the registration mark (left) to orient the tube
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'Enlightened' registration slashes tube scrap

A move to an upgraded vision sensor for tube registration helps filling at Access Business Group stay out of the dark. Literally.
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Decorating, market goals make glass winners

Clear Choice winners for 2000 reinforce the premium image of glass containers. Winners also employ costly decorating, including applied ceramic labeling and heat-transfer labels.
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E-tailer cushions itself in a perilous environment (sidebar)

Dunnage options, economics
Shown above are just a few of the shapes and sizes filled routinely on Kos?'s versatile bottling line.
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Building sales through versatility

Tokyo-based cosmetics giant Kosé installs two modular, quick-change bottling lines versatile enough to handle nearly 100 different bottle shapes and sizes.
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Tressa touts 'tri' container

To promote its line of Complexes™ hair-care offerings, Tressa, Inc. is selling 3-oz trial packs unitized in what Tressa calls its “TryPack.”Supplied by TricorBraun (St.
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Creating a softer side for Softsoap

In a shift from the traditional straight lines of the old Softsoap® container, Colgate, with the help of IDI (New York, NY), has changed the look of its hand soap package to give it a rounder and softer appearance.
The new look for Remedent's tooth-and-gumbrush packaging includes a clear PETG tube, PS base and top, and colorful labels for in
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Remedent's new package turns heads

Manufacturer of an unconventional toothbrush addresses consumer requests and increases sales with a switch from blister packaging to a clear PETG tube.
The vision sensor's hand controller for set-up parameters is wired through the cartoner's main panel (above) with the view displ
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A vision for low-cost inspection

Access Business Group, the manufacturing arm for Amway, upgrades cosmetics packaging with new low-cost vision sensors that confirm literature insertion and label presence.

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