Case Studies

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Tinted DVD case counts on 'see' power

A special DVD offering from Blue Underground has a case of the blues that’s doubled sales expectations.
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Indian haircare products add appeal (sidebar)

Two products for the haircare market in India together won a Silver Award for The Paper Products, Ltd., Thane, India, a member of Huhtamaki Group.
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Drug distributor sees RFID's time as 'now' (sidebar)

For the H.D. Smith Wholesale Drug Co., a national distributor of prescription drugs, the “when” of implementing radio-frequency identification (RFID) as a track-and-trace packaging security tool is “now.”The Springfield, IL-based company is implementing a pilot RFID program for Class 2 drugs out of its distribution center in Springfield.
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Design for new odor-eliminating product

Reckitt Benckiser called on LAM Design to help design the packaging for its new Neutra Air line of Lysol air treatment products for the home designed to eliminate odors in the air caused by germs.
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Fine-tuned film says 'cheese'

Alcan Packaging has introduced a film structure specifically tailored for certain cheeses like Swiss or Edam.
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Robot boosts baling operation

Hand stacking of baled animal bedding has been replaced by a Kawasaki robotic stacker at Arden Animal Bedding in Solihull, West Midlands, England.
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Design for new Labatt Select

Labatt Select, a new low-carbohydrate Canadian light beer, enlisted Shikatani Lacroix Brandesign for its packaging design needs when breaking into the quickly growing U.S. low-carb beer category.
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Chilled paté spreads innovation

Nutrexpa S.A., has introduced an oxygen- and ultraviolet-light-barrier thermoformed polypropylene cup for a line of refrigerated patés.
Nephron says the cartoner is 'forgiving' of variances in carton materials.
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Payback brings Nephron fast relief

Nephron production breathes easier with labor-saving wrapping and cartoning lines for its respiratory inhalants that yield a one-year payback.See video
Scotts' new Nursery Select line was designed to appeal 
to women shoppers.
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Scotts designs line for independent nurseries

New Miracle-Gro Nursery Select plant care line is sold only to independent nurseries and is designed to appeal to female shoppers.
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'Bottle cup' pours innovation into tf/f/s (sidebar)

By early next year, look for the “bottle cup” to be launched commercially, most likely for drinkable yogurt. So says Charles Ravalli, president of Hassia USA, Inc.
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Film test results (sidebar)

Nephron has for months conducted pouch film material assessments to qualify or requalify packaging materials and its material vendors. Specifically, it’s testing pouch material used to package the low-density polyethylene vials containing the product solutions.
A patient presses and holds the button to hear those details on the "talking" bottle.
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Packaging delivers for pharmaceutical and medical firms

A ‘talking’ prescription pill bottle, GlaxoSmithKline’s contract-packaged medication for AIDS, and a medical device-drug hybrid that contains, mixes, and injects medicine in one unit are among five innovative packaging solutions.
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Film 'doubles up' for dishwashers

A water-soluble film from Monosol, LLC is providing the carrier for a dual-compartment pack for Procter & Gamble’s Cascade for automatic dishwashers.
U.S. Tape & Label Co. relies on simplified changeover to use the labeler for a range of containers.
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Label it 'user friendly'

In its contract operations, U.S. Tape and Label uses a labeler to apply labels to all sorts of containers.
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Cartoned convenience (sidebar)

The Convenience Pack for GlaxoSmithKline’s Trizivir medication for treatment of HIV/AIDS is contract packaged by Sharp Corp. The carton is a 16-pt SBS printed offset in three colors plus varnish.

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