Case Studies

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Microwave popcorn takes a stand

About a year ago, Solon, OH-based ASAP Food Products introduced what it believes is the first microwave popcorn in a stand-up pouch.
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Modernizing redesign

Alberto Culver redesigned the packaging for its St. Ives brand of lotion, changing out of the old opaque white bottles and into a sleeker bottle design.
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Sophisticated design

Michael Osborne Design has created new packaging for Williams-Sonoma’s line of outdoor barbecue products, including packaging for grilling tools, mesquite grilling chips, suede aprons and mitts, and more.
Wagner Spray Tech uses foam-in-bag systems and rotary molders (above) on three packaging lines to protect the professional-grade
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Wagner cushions savings

For years, Wagner Spray Tech Corp., a provider of painting and decorating products, used folded corrugated inserts to protect its professional-grade paint sprayers during shipment.
A new molded pulp tray is now used for serving food aboard flights of Finnair. The trays are being recycled as part of a pilot p
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Finnair flies toward recycling goal

Shifting to a molded pulp tray for foodservice, Finland’s airline expands recycling of inflight packaging, thanks to special process.
Anderson Seal prints and seals bags of parts sold in the aftermarket by Harley-Davidson.
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Distributor bags benefits

For many years, New Berlin, WI-based Anderson Seal received seals, clamps, tubing, and related items from their manufacturers, then distributed them, primarily to midwestern hydraulic, medical, and automotive original equipment manufacturers.
Two-minute warm-up: That's all it takes for the product to be reheated still pouched in either boiling water or a microwave oven
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Pouches stand up to retorting

Fall River wild rice in a microwavable, no-foil “glass barrier” stand-up pouch brings precooked, ready-to-eat convenience to consumers.
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Cartons help 'nourish noggins'

In August, children’s book publisher and distributor Scholastic Inc. will begin a “Milk for Bones, Books for Brains...It’s Udderly Brilliant” program with school foodservice directors and dairy processors throughout the United States.
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Holo label produces positives

Produce grower-marketer Ag-Mart Produce switched from a standard paper label to a reflective holographic label in September ’02 for clear polystyrene pints of its Santa Sweets-brand grape tomatoes.
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One-touch foam dispensing for suncare products

Dispensing of suncare products just got a bit easier in Europe, thanks to the adoption of mechanical foam dispensers from Airspray Intl. for new delial products from Sara Lee in Köln, Germany.
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Bringing the big screen to aluminum cans

Dr Pepper and Rexam Beverage Can Americas are reproducing X-Men 2 movie action heroes on beverage cans to promote the upcoming movie release and boost brand awareness and sales of Dr Pepper, Diet Dr Pepper, and Red Fusion products.
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Servos drive case packer upgrade

An SWF wraparound case packer is rebuilt from the inside out with servos and improved HMI. Parts, assembly, lead time are all reduced.
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Premium ice cream redesign

Safeway Select believed the graphics for its premium ice cream packs lacked the punch and appetite appeal needed to compete with other established brands.
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Reestablishing a brand

In order to reestablish itself as a skincare innovator, Olay assigned design and branding agency Webb Scarlett for its Daily Facials and Total Effects line of anti-aging skincare products.
Philips' new DuraMax line includes a wide variety of lightbulbs for virtually every home need. Package colors reflect the catego
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Research drives Philips package graphics

Consumer research—done in stores—shines a light on what consumers want from lightbulb packaging.
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Joint effort is less filling, saves weight

Joint Juice reformulates its beverages and downsizes from 11-oz glass bottles to 8-oz aluminum cans in a consumer-friendly change.

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