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Bee-themed pack creates a buzz

Lornamead’s LypSyl lip care products are enticing and functional.
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Brecon betters blister packing

Both thermoforming and cold-forming of foil are routinely done on this new and highly versatile blister-pack line at contract packager Brecon Pharmaceuticals in Wales.
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Eco-friendly candles debut in biodegradable packaging

DANI's candles, the glass and aluminum components, and the PLA packaging are all eco-friendly.
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AroMetrics packs refreshed

A good-looking and good-smelling package redesign for Valvoline car fresheners cuts through the ‘noise’ at retail.
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Accurate application is the key

American Supplement Technologies finds a labeler that applies full wraparound pressure-sensitive labels to a rectangular bottle of tanning lotion.
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Skin care products sport new foamer pumps

London, England-based Care by Stella McCartney has selected the F2 Finger Pump Foamer from
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The many different facets of glass packaging and sustainability

Sometimes assumptions about sustainability can obscure the clear facts.
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The many shades of success

The PlantLove™ collection, by Cargo cosmetics, makes women look good on the outside with its 12 sheer and glossy lipsticks and feel good on the inside because they are buying earth-friendly packaging. This approach helps differentiate PlantLove in the competitive cosmetics market. It wins the approval of retailers and the loyalty of customers.
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Bagged carry-on bottles kit takes off

Tumi, Inc., New York City, has chosen O.Berk Co. (www.oberk.com) to provide the PET bottles for its newest product, the Carry-On Essentials Kit, for airline passengers. It is a response to the Transportation and Security Administration’s latest restrictions on what passengers can take with them aboard airplanes.
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CARGO ships eco-friendly cosmetics

PlantLove's earth-friendly packaging from CARGO cosmetics includes cartons embedded with seeds.
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Unilever's 360º of success

Cost savings are commonly associated with a compromise to consumers. But Suave’s package redesign shows that a brand can have it all through integrated planning.
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Teen skin care products pack inspiration

Teen Everyday Skincare System (TESS) was created a little more than a year ago, with its skincare products for teen girls developed by entrepreneurial moms and their teenage daughters, as well as with input from teen girls in focus groups around the country. To appeal to teen girls required not only good products, but also cheerful, modern packaging.
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Produce in compostable trays debuts on earth day

Four Seasons Produce Inc., Ephrata, PA, one of the largest independent produce wholesalers in the United States, began using compostable produce trays made of palm fiber from Earthcycle Packaging (www.earthcycle.com) for its entire organic packaging program. The repackaging was officially launched on Earth Day, April 22. Palm fiber trays compost in less than 90 days.
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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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