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Top honors for package design

Libby Perszyk Kathman (Cincinnati, OH) was recently honored as the only winning package design entry in the electronics category for its strategic work on Intuit’s QuickBooks-brand software by the London International Advertising Awards committee.
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Once on the platform (above), the vision system measures all the dimensions of the bottle called for 
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Dial lab cuts bottle test time

Both for package development and mold qualifications, Dial’s lab finds speed and accuracy in new bottle dimensional test instrument.
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Face lift proves golden for ale

Widmer Brothers, Portland, OR, brewery and distributor, returned to Hornall Anderson Design Works (Seattle, WA) to help redesign/ reposition one of its more popular Pale Ale labels.
The new vf/f/s systems at ConAgra Foods can produce either pillow-style packs or four-corner-sealed stand-up bags like these.
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New bagger's a boon to ConAgra

New four-corner-sealed vf/f/s bagger with transverse zipper technology offers dependability as well as materials savings for major international food manufacturer.
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Very merry graphic design

Just in time for the holiday season, Smith’s Dairy is releasing Moovers Premium eggnog decorated with three of Santa Claus’ elves.
Near the end of the line, hot melt ink-jet coding marks each case with lot and date code information.
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New equipment fuels winery's growth

This Napa winery knows that only by investing in new packaging machinery can it become the outsourcing solutions leader in the global wine industry.See in-plant video
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Sensitivity--and an icon

There has been a little packaging flap around one of the images that is used on the paper wrappers for Tootsie Pops, the long-standing confection produced by Tootsie Roll Industries, headquartered in Chicago.Arnie3.jpg
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Nite Ize sees card printing economics

To achieve color printing on both the front and back of its blister cards, Nite Ize Inc., a Boulder, CO-based manufacturer of outdoors equipment, turned to CardPak (Solon, OH).
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A 'fishy' redesign

Van De Kamp’s decided to revamp the graphic design for the cartons containing its line of frozen seafood entrées. The company turned to Deutsch Design Works (San Francisco, CA) to help reposition the brand as a main meal for the entire family.
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Say 'cheese' for new packaging graphic design

With the help of LAM Design (Pleasantville, NY) Fujifilm unveiled its new Fujicolor QuickSnap Flash one-time-use camera with a sleek, stylish body design and vivid package graphics.
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Reclosable holo bag stands out

An ice melter is repackaged in reclosable, premade stand-up bags featuring an attention-getting, full-coverage, laminated holographic substrate.
Miracle Sealant's new home-improvement retail products come in this two-layer teal-pigmented bottle with a sleeve label.
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Home Depot customers receive a Miracle package

Primarily an institutional supplier, Miracle Sealants opens up new retail business thanks to new fluorinated bottles and sleeve labels.
Shown here is a sampling of Another Day's induction-sealed containers. For at least one customer, Another Day employees apply ta
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Saving for Another Day

Automated induction sealing, tape dispensing, and twist-tying machinery help this cleaning products company save money by reducing labor costs and moving short-run jobs in-house.
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Printing pays back Duckback

Flat-case printer earns eight-month payback for Duckback Products, a maker of stains, coatings, and cleaners for external wood and concrete surfaces.
Gatorade Kids Pack uses a colorful six-color printed shrink film for both the front and back panels, including distortion-printi
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Custom line lets Gatorade sprint to market

Effective use of resources gives Gatorade Canada a new product just in time for the summer selling season.
Operating using 4 axes, each robot picks a cordial from the conveyor and places it into the tray at an average rate of 1.5 cordi
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'Cordial' robots hit savings sweet spot

Twenty-four robotic arms place Queen Anne brand cordials at rate of 90/min/arm into six-count plastic trays.See in-plant video

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