Case Studies

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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Flexible packaging and labeling winners

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Glass that shines

A 750-mL bottle for Ciclon Tequila Spiked Rum from the Bacardi Rum Co. is the Overall Packaging Category winner in the Glass Packaging Institute’s 2003 Clear Choice Awards.
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Promo pouches packed with Bliss

When Unilever marketers in Ontario, Canada, needed a promotional mailer for samples of new Snuggle-brand liquid Botanical Bliss fabric softener, they had two key requirements.
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Twist-tie wrap is PLA

With the August launch of College Farm organic hard candies in East Coast markets, JoEl Inc. of Elizabethtown, NJ, is the first North American candy company to offer confectionery wrapped in NatureWorks™ polylactide (PLA) from Cargill Dow.
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Color 'caps' new jars for detergent capsules

A striking new PET jar, designed and blow-molded by RPC Containers Blackburn, is now serving up capsules of Persil liquid laundry detergent for Lever Fabergé, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.
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Supplement bottles re-energized

Last year, Twin Laboratories, Ronkonkoma, NY, took a product line of nutritional supplements and strengthened it with updated packaging. The change for the line of more than 100 products—only a small sampling is shown in the photo—is dramatic.
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Efficiency tops 90% at Edna Valley Vineyard (sidebar)

Club pack illustrates an uncased look
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Microsoft pack wins EPA design challenge

A new shipping package that looks like an envelope and protects like a box won the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cradle-to-Cradle E-Commerce Package Design Challenge, announced at the recent Pack Expo Las Vegas show in October.
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High-performance packaging

Amcor PET Packaging has helped create a custom-designed bottle for a new sports drink that aligns drink manufacturer Calypso with the Umbro sporting goods brand.
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New product not 'Tabu' in aluminum

When Ontario, Canada-based Vincor Intl. began the process of releasing its Tabu Exotic Citrus beverage into the marketplace, it turned to CCL Container to create the signature brushed aluminum, long-neck bottle.
Three different product/package combinations run on Diversified Brands' new line thanks to pucks manufactured with one external
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Innovation rolls on

New packaging equipment and puck handling system help Diversified Brands launch Scratch Fix 2in1 automotive touch-up paint in a new plastic ‘tube’.
It's almost impossible to tell any difference between the three blister packs that make up the Perfect Glue line, but the glues
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Container, closure, and package make Perfect Glue

Macco Adhesives introduces three new household adhesives in a variety of containers, but all with similar overpackaging.
Tropicana Europe's new plant in Zeebrugge, Belgium, houses this new aseptic PET bottling line. Bottles are sterilized, rinsed (a
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Tropicana's juiced about aseptic bottle filling line

New aseptic line opens the door for Tropicana Europe to expand its line of bottled juices and beverages produced at its new plant in Zeebrugge, Belgium.See video
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Bilingual packaging: ¿Qué pasa? (sidebar)

Especially Kraft-ed for Hispanics
This new aseptic bottle-filling line was tested during the summer at WeserGold's plant in Rinteln, Germany. The line was expecte
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New line looks golden for WeserGold

WeserGold’s new aseptic PET juice bottling line in Rinteln, Germany, increases plant output. Vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization nearly eliminates expensive water treatment needs for this European beverage producer.See video

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