Case Studies

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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.
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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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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.
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Ice cream packaging redesign

To help breathe new life into its ice cream packaging, Cumberland Farms enlisted Sheaff Dorman Purins (Boston, MA). Working with Cumberland Farms’ marketing and manufacturing departments, Sheaff designers conducted competitive research and explored a variety of approaches to develop new flavors, a new structure, and a new look for the packaging.
Paradise Tomato Kitchens has added an easy-opening tear notch (top) to its foodservice pouches.
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Easy-opening pouch, tough-to-open box

Paradise Tomato Kitchens, an innovator in fresh tomato products about 10 years ago, adds case security and easy-open pouches.
While most dental packets at Kodak are bundled in a polyester band and then flow-wrapped in a film/foil laminate (left), SureSof
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A softer, gentler packet

When product development and packaging engineers at Kodak came up with a more patient-friendly dental film, a new approach to packaging was part of the package.
Sealing of the clamshell using a special p-s tape (inset) simplifies package opening.
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HP's printer clamshell is market-able

Hewlett-Packard packs a PET clamshell not only with a new printer, but also plenty of marketing and functional advantages.
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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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Radio Shack drives clamshell to market

NASCAR enthusiasts could well be racing to their nearest Radio Shack store for new headsets from the Ft. Worth, TX-based electronics company.
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Sunsweet gets grip on market

Prune juice was one of the few juice products that had not been repackaged to take advantage of new technologies.
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Capri Sun launches 'bottle can'

In February, Tarrytown, NY-based Kraft Foods Beverages Division introduced Capri Sun Island Refreshers in a 16.5-oz aluminum “bottle can.”
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Folgers packs a coffee house experience

An octagon-shaped high-density polyethylene canister is helping Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble’s Folgers-brand Café Latte deliver to retail markets a true coffee house experience.
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Packaging scents for the home spa

Avecia, a Wilmington, DE-based maker of pool chemicals, wanted to add scented aromatherapy products to its line of home spa items.
Bottles index single file from front to back through a timing screw (left) before a label is wiped on.
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Black Bear hugs new labeler

Regional beverage bottler adds a p-s labeler that increases packaging speeds compared to its former paper label applicator.See in-plant video
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Hypertherm bags shipping savings

Hypertherm, a leading maker of plasma arc metal-cutting equipment, needed a packaging solution that would protect its equipment and spare parts during shipment.
By squeezing the upper compartment and bursting a peelable seal, a health professional mixes the diluent with the powder in the
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B. Braun builds a better bag

The Duplex drug delivery system from B. Braun Medical addresses shortcomings typical in the packaging traditionally used for a certain class of intravenous drugs.

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