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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.
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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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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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Gold standard for silvertoe gear

When silvertoe gear, a Gold Toe brand, decided to update the packaging for its women’s sock brand, it switched from a less-contemporary, unprinted bag with printed paperboard insert, to a stand-up pouch with consumer-friendly reclosable zipper and better overall retail presentation from North State Flexibles.
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Graphics reflect 'fabulous' work

The snazzy, award-winning packaging for Fafard Seed starter potting soil is well-grounded in innovative techniques.
Three new palletizers at Turner can handle both column-stacked plastic 
returnable crates on pallets or bliss-style corrugated c
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Paper or plastic?

When a bulk-milk dairy added route service to its mix, it needed conveying and palletizing to handle either corrugated boxes or plastic crates.
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Bag preserves M-16 rifles

Winning Gold from the Flexible Packaging Assn. for Packaging Excellence in the Technical Innovation category was a complex structure developed with the United States Army, Materiel Command, Logistics Support Activity, Packaging, Storage, and Containerization Center in Tobyhanna, PA.
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Heinz stands up in foodservice

H.J. Heinz and Pechiney Plastic Packaging combined to win a Printing Gold award from the Flexible Packaging Assn. with a single-serve, stand-up gusseted pouch used for nine Heinz condiments, including ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, jams, and syrup.
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Dispenser pumps up sales of olive oil

A specially adapted pump dispenser, developed at the request of purchasing manager Nikos Zanas, has helped transform sales of Minerva Greek Olive Oil in 5-L metal cans.
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Chef Creations has taste for aseptic cartons

Chef Creations, a division of Orlando, FL-based Culinary Concepts, in August launched what’s reportedly the first aseptically packaged gourmet hollandaise sauce and crème brulée in the United States.
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Redesign pays off

Intuit’s 2004 QuickBooks® financial software packaging recently received a facelift from design firm Libby Perszyk Kathman. The company increased the number of QuickBooks products from two to 15, giving LPK designers the challenge of taking recognizable brand traits and implementing them into the design, while also clearly communicating each product type and category.
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Aesthetic tube packaging

CCL Plastic Packaging recently helped Slatkin & Co., a New York City-based home fragrance marketer, launch its ultra-stylized, personal care products line called Slatkin’s Body Therapy.
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Cabot's wrappers tighten savings

Cost savings from an automated wrapping and vacuumizing system for large blocks of cheese has Cabot Creamery personnel smiling.
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Royal label redesign

Indiana-based Oliver Winery recently hired Flowdesign to redesign two of the labels for its best selling wine products. Both wines use newly designed bottles topped with decorated corks that are seen through the clear glass.
Top right photo shows two of the three Actis 20 coating systems running at the Martens Brewery.
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Belgian brewer moves fast to barrier-coated bottles

Deposit legislation in Germany spurred Martens Brewery to invest in an in-house line for making, coating, filling, and packaging of PET beer bottles.See video
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German brewer bets big on multilayer PET

This high-volume move to multilayer PET bottles for beer sold at retail in Germany could signal a much broader acceptance of PET for beer.See video

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