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In GBF's semi-automatic packaging line, boxes are set up automatically (right) then loaded with literature before the components
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Improved coding of medical kits

New ink-jet coder prints better while it saves money over previous coder for diagnostic test kits that need to be trackable.
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Vitamin gumballs bounce into new canister

Bloomfield, CT-based Amerifit Nutrition released its Vitaball Vitamin Gumball product to the warehouse club market.
The laser printer is nestled in 59 pieces of protective packaging (top) and is equipped with a special molded foam ramp (bottom)
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HP reduces packaging

A redesign at Hewlett-Packard cuts packaging components in half.
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Powdered chai goes flexible

Portland-based Oregon Chai release a new dry powdered chai tea latte mix in October 2001.
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Tesco sells sushi the Japanese way

Solway Foods, Corby, England, the sushi processor and packager, developed an unusual three-dimensional thermoformed tray and lid.
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Phosphorescent decoration

To celebrate the “Festival du Film de Paris” this year, the French Champagne house Pierrel released a limited-edition bottle decorated with a phosphorescent shrink-sleeve label from Sleever Intl.
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Award-winning design solution

A dramatic packaging design solution for the Irving, TX-based Mission Foods line of tortilla products earlier this year helped Axion Design (San Anselmo, CA) win an American Graphic Design Award.
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Squeaky-clean new graphics

OxiClean Multi-Purpose Stain Remover has moved from infomercial fame to mainstream retail distribution channels.
Sealed with foil lids, bottles emerge from the aseptic filling system in two parallel lanes (left). Colorful shrink-sleeve label
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Transforming the Egyptian dairy market

IGI aims to grow a market for packaged, branded milk in a country where 85% of the milk that’s bought isn’t even pasteurized let alone packaged. Aseptic packs are key.
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Tube packs tap timely trend (sidebar)

An old hand at tubes
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Tube packs tap timely trend

Flexible tube packs match consumers’ requirements for on-the-go-anywhere eating for a new wave of portable foods.
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Transforming the Egyptian dairy market (sidebar)

Aseptic PET on the way?
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B-I-B brings big benefits

A switch from 5-gal plastic pails to bag-in-box packaging has greatly reduced the number of failed packages.
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Tyson revamps packaging design

Tyson Foods just announced a “world-class” packaging makeover to give its products a fresh, new look.
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Redesign showers success

Alsons Corp. was looking to develop a new packaging strategy for its hand-held shower and regular shower heads.
A 14-product line of cartoned printer and fax products from Oki Data Americas is protected from counterfeiters by a  3/4 '' squa
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Oki okays enhanced security labels

A holographic label appearing on cartoned consumables from Oki Data Americas is the company’s next generation of security protection.

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