Case Studies

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Sleeve labels fly at White Rock

Late last year, Lewiston, ME-based White Rock Distilleries switched to full-body, shrink-sleeve labels for its 50-mL (far right in photo) line of glass-bottled premixed martinis and vodkas sold at retail and to airlines.
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The first of two machines that dispense crumpled kraft paper to fill voids was added to meet the needs of an educational publish
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Void-fill to order

Dart Warehouse’s giant fulfillment operation uses a wide variety of void fillers to match what its customers want.
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No 'secret' about fragrance carton

New Dana Perfumes recently rolled out its Secrets fragrance in two sizes in decorated plastic folding cartons from Diamond Packaging.
Ocean Spray personnel, including plant manager Paul Altimier (in white), gather around the system's touchscreen panel to check t
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A video view into problem solving

A mobile, easy-to-use digital video system at Ocean Spray helps address problems that are recorded, analyzed, and corrected.
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2-in-1 packs 'TAP' Rx simplicity

Prevacid NapraPAC™ in two strengths is available from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc., Lake Forest, IL.
As filled and sealed bags are discharged from the bottom of the vf/f/s machine, a photoeye counts each bag. When the programmed
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Filling three times faster

New vf/f/s machines operate at three times the speed of the outdated equipment they replace, reducing downtime and labor costs for snack maker Poore Brothers.
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A grateful label design

Wine packager Allied Domecq Wines recently turned to Michael Osborne Design to create new packaging for its J.Garcia Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot wines.
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Brightening up an established brand

Lighting manufacturer Osram Sylvania has unveiled its new “lifestyles” packaging and merchandising program that utilizes application photography and product benefit icons.
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Creating a sparkling holiday design

Welch’s Sparkling Grape Juice Cocktails will be dressed as Nutcrackers this year for the holiday season, thanks to designers at The Bailey Group. The glass bottles are wrapped from head to toe in a “lively and festive” shrink label.
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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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Recloseable can a first in North America

Hirzel Canning Co. and Farms, Toledo, OH, is test-marketing in Cleveland and Chicago recloseable 12-oz tin-plated steel cans of Dei Fratelli-brand Italian Dip and Pizza Sauce.
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'Tis the season

Newly revised graphics now decorate Smith Dairy's 30- and 11-oz bottles of premium and low-fat Moovers-brand eggnog. Both products from the Orrville, OH-based dairy are ultra-pasteurized to offer 120-day shelf life. The refrigerated products reached store shelves in mid-October.
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Bag-in-box labeling gets the 'final touch'

New print-and-apply labelers have reduced downtime and boosted overall line efficiency at five of Coca-Cola’s syrup plants around the country.
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Transfer print 'pops' prototype boxes

Private-label packager Huish Detergents, Salt Lake City, UT, is vertically integrated, operating its own printing presses and machinery to convert corrugated into detergent boxes that it fills.

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