Case Studies

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Pickle tub packs foodservice benefits

A shelf-stable, high-density polyethylene container of sliced pickles from Dean Foods, Franklin Park, IL, ensures that Oakbrook, IL-based McDonald’s operators and its customers are well served.
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Candy and coffee team up

If Seattle-based Starbucks is synonymous with fine coffee, Brown & Haley, Tacoma, WA, has a similar cachet with its Almond Roca candy. Beginning this year, the two organizations are teaming up as B&H produces Mocha Roca Coffee Buttercrunch in distinctive packaging for exclusive sale at Starbucks outlets.
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Outsourcing adds new dimension to software pack

X3D Technologies, New York City, created an exciting new software program last year that transforms computer images from two- to three-dimensional.
F-style HDPE bottles index around this 10-station indexing filler-capper, which fills agrichemical liquids at several stations b
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Filler-capper grows savings

Agrichemical products maker Micro Flo adds a 10-station indexing filler-capper for liquids that replaces older equipment. Benefits include labor savings, speed and output increases, and reduced product giveaway.See in-plant video
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Thermoforming proves swell for Jo-El

“Hardware manufacturers were not known for offering consumer-friendly packaging in the past,” admits Benny Vestergaard, logistics manager of Jo-El Electric A/S, Odense, Denmark.
At left, the vtf/f/s machine at the DreamPak plant is used for both contract packaging, as well as the creation of the company's
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Following a dream

Thanks to two new vtf/f/s machines, entrepreneur Dr. Aly Gamay was able to expand his cheese processing and flavoring businesses to include nutraceuticals, snacks for kids, and contract packaging, too.See in-plant video
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Looks great, costs less

Better on-shelf appearance at minimal cost. That’s what Data Viz of Milford, CT, receives from the paperboard carton it specified for its new Conversion Plus suite of data-conversion software.
The new rotary tower wrapper (above and top) automatically wraps pallets arriving from the top-sheet dispenser (left). The compl
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Achieving efficiency through automation

A new stretchwrapper and top-sheet dispenser helps this brick and concrete block manufacturer reduce damage to product and increase line efficiency.
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Graphics with 'global' appeal

Purchase, NY-based PepsiCo, Inc. released its redesigned look in March for Pepsi-Cola and Caffeine Free Pepsi-Cola. The updated, bolder-looking package graphics capitalize on the Pepsi Globe, the brand’s most recognizable icon.
The digital case printer uses a shuttle system to convey the bottom case blank from a stack in the magazine (top) up into the pr
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Kenosha Beef makes a case for digital printing

An off-line digital case printer saves $50ꯠ/yr in labor and label costs.See in-plant video
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Creative packaging redesign

A package that elicits the feeling of a restful night’s sleep is now marketed by CNS, Inc., for its Breathe Right Snore Relief throat spray product.
Step 1 - Book orders and corrugated T-blanks in the machine's infeed.
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No more changeover

Software and servos permit specialized machine to package random-sized orders of books and CDs at 30 packages/min. See in-plant video
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Strong visuals help launch product

Ionic Communications Group (Cincinnati, OH) created a packaging strategy to launch a line of frozen, breaded shrimp for Cincinnati-based Azure Waves Seafood, Inc.
Keeper's custom variation on a blister pack allows consumers to interact with the product's key features, yet protects the tie-d
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Interactive strap pack is wireless

Keeper’s feature-packed I-Pack™ secures the tie-down straps, yet permits consumers to interact with the product on store shelves—all without wires.
Thermoformed from corn-based polylactide polymer, or PLA, these clear containers show examples of some of the carry-out products
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Corn-based resin makes North American debut

Wilkinson Manufacturing Co. is the first North American converter to thermoform containers from corn-based polylactide polymer, or PLA. The converter welcomes the material’s sustainable, renewable characteristics, and its consumer-friendly properties.
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Aluminum tube for 'best results'

Novitra is the brand name for a new cold sore treatment that’s packaged in a 0.25-oz aluminum tube inside a colorful five-panel folding carton.

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