Case Studies

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Whoops labels communicate refreshment

A new fruit-based drink line in Brazil, Whoops, has been launched by Norim indústria e Comércio Ltda, São Paolo, with the help of Prodesmaq Ind. Gráphica Ltda., in the same city.
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Shaped steel can reaps awards

A shaped steel can for a 125-mL aerosol air freshener sold by Brunel S.A. of France has won two prestigious packaging awards since it hit store shelves in France in May, 2003.
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DVD case now for software

When Eidos looked to package its multi-disc game software, Commandos 3: Destination Berlin and Deus Ex: Invisible War for North America, it selected the slim triple Alphapak from Nexpak.
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EPCglobal picks co-chair for RFID group

EPCglobal Inc. selected radio-frequency identification pioneer, Dr. Harley Heinrich, chief RFID technologist of Intermec Technologies Corp., to co-chair the work group charged with completing a draft standard for C1G2, or UHF Generation 2.
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Warm design

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare recently introduced the Ben-Gay Pain Relieving Patch to the U.S. market. The pharmaceutical giant turned to applebrandsource, a New York-based design company, to create a high-visibility package that aims to leverage brand equity.
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A holiday twist

Nestlé Canada offered Smarties Holiday Twist canisters with three moveable rings that allowed kids to move the colorful label graphics into multiple combinations.
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Film-laminated cartons deliver for P&G

Procter & Gamble improves moisture barrier in its dry detergent cartons by shifting from a lacquer coating to film/paperboard lamination.
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Film-laminated cartons deliver for P&G (sidebar)

Adhesive vital to converters
Bewley's eliminated button-style degassing valves on caf? blend and more than 250 different fresh-roasted coffee products.
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Irish coffee channels freshness

Bewley’s Ltd. in Ireland is the first to preserve freshness with a cost-saving method that eliminates degassing valves and boosts bagging speeds 10%.
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Boxed wine aims high

Black Box Wines uses inside-the-box thinking to redefine packaging for super-premium wines in the United States.
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Metallized bread 'bags' top AIMCAL honor

From Celplast, a metallized low-density polyethylene bag for Dempster’s sliced white bread won the Peter Rigney Product of the Year award in the annual competition of the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators.
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Miller pioneers Fridge Packs for beer

Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft are the first two beer brands now in the marketplace in the refrigerator-friendly 12-packs called the Fridge Pack (see "Coke canner rolls out ‘fridge-friendly’ pack" in a previous issue of Packaging World).
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Grolsch handles new 12-pack for bottles

Driven by U.S. market growth, Dutch brewer Grolsch will be introducing a new 12-pack wraparound carton for its bottles, beginning in April.
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Shining a light on automation

By eliminating manual assembly from its packaging line, Peterson Manufacturing Company has increased sales, lowered production costs, and saved money on materials.
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Wood chip pouch stands out

Gold awards for printing achievement were bestowed by the Flexible Packaging Assn. on worthy packages for their graphics innovation.
ConAgra's Healthy Choice packages' green background paved the way for Nabisco's success with SnackWells, now a product of Kraft
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Calorie catharsis

FDA’s attack on obesity promises food label copy changes while substantive packaging purges may be possible, too.

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