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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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Efficiency tops 90% at Edna Valley Vineyard

A first-of-its-kind accumulation table boosts bottling efficiency by 20% and helps attract new business.See video
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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Canadian Club moves to PET

Hiram Walker & Sons recently completed a glass-to-PET conversion for three different sizes of its well-known Canadian Club-brand whiskey.
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Outlaw line shrinks from aluminum

Houston-based Pennzoil-Quaker State is in the middle of a significant shift to plastic bottles and SleeveCo full-body shrink-sleeve labels for its line of Outlaw car care products.
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Time to market 'Vanish'es

To get on the bandwagon of oxygen-action cleaners, Reckitt Benckiser selected polypropylene cups, injection-molded and decorated by RPC Containers Blackburn for its new Vanish Oxi Action.
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Stand-up pouch is clearly nutty

Health foods maker GeniSoy Products Co., Fairfield, CA, debuted a new line of soy nut-based Trail Mix in October 2002, “in a pouch where consumers actually see the product,” says marketing manager Sabrina Wootton.
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One bottle, two energetic looks

Twin Laboratories, Ronkonkoma, NY, deploys a custom blow-molded bottle from Berlin Packaging for both its ultrafueL and Xtreme product lines. Each beverage is dressed with gravure-printed 2-mil polyvinyl chloride shrink-sleeve labels from Seal-It.
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’.
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El Toro bullish on new coder

Continuing downtime and frustration led fresh salsa maker El Toro Foods, Watsonville, CA, to replace a small-character ink-jet coder earlier this year with a Squid Ink PZ Pilot.
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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