Case Studies

Anderson Seal prints and seals bags of parts sold in the aftermarket by Harley-Davidson.
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Distributor bags benefits

For many years, New Berlin, WI-based Anderson Seal received seals, clamps, tubing, and related items from their manufacturers, then distributed them, primarily to midwestern hydraulic, medical, and automotive original equipment manufacturers.
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A new molded pulp tray is now used for serving food aboard flights of Finnair. The trays are being recycled as part of a pilot p
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Finnair flies toward recycling goal

Shifting to a molded pulp tray for foodservice, Finland’s airline expands recycling of inflight packaging, thanks to special process.
Two-minute warm-up: That's all it takes for the product to be reheated still pouched in either boiling water or a microwave oven
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Pouches stand up to retorting

Fall River wild rice in a microwavable, no-foil “glass barrier” stand-up pouch brings precooked, ready-to-eat convenience to consumers.
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Pouches stand up to retorting (sidebar)

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Philips' new packaging and packaging line produces and packs the blisters for this fold-over card that's secured with rivets. Bl
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Philips automates shaver head packaging

Norelco replacement shaver heads are packaged in Holland in a fold-over blister package on a two-part packaging line that’s almost completely automated.
At a Wal-Mart Supercenter, trays of case-ready beef provide an impression of \"fresh\" for the centrally packaged products.
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A case-ready meat tour

A visit to a Wal-Mart Supercenter—and input from industry experts—provides a snapshot look at case-ready meat packaging.
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A case-ready meat tour (sidebar)

Is this package the future of case-ready?
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Not all sweetener packs are created Equal

New container and closure let consumers use Equal’s no-calorie sweetener by the Spoonful.
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Countering the counterfeiters

Aventis Pharma Argentina is using a printed holographic push-through blister pack to fight counterfeiters of its popular Novalgina analgesic tablets.
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Joint effort is less filling, saves weight

Joint Juice reformulates its beverages and downsizes from 11-oz glass bottles to 8-oz aluminum cans in a consumer-friendly change.
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Sporty bottles stay cool

The Monarch Beverage Co., Atlanta, GA, highlighted its All-Sport body quencher beverages in new “Chill-In” PET bottles that rolled out in May 2003 in 24-oz and 32-oz sizes.
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Kellogg's saves time with pneumatics

The Manchester, England, plant of United States cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s is now saving time in reel changes on its vertical form/fill/seal bag-in-box machines.
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Promo bottles check in with special decoration

Labatt Breweries of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, expects hockey fans will go "Cup Crazy" for an "Original Six" promotion launched April 1 to coincide with the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Euro-style solution to vial packaging

Bionostics’ first comprehensive production line adds efficiency and output to its operations and pays for itself in a year.
The yellow "Smart Bottle" is conveyed on bottling lines to measure vibration and impact from the bottle's perspective.
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'Smart' glass bottle handling makes an impact

Wireless inspection system monitors Swedish bottling lines to help reduce breakage by determining handling abnormalities.
A short distance downstream from a new ink-jet date coder (inset), cans are collated and pushed into either an RSC or a tray; sh
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Coffee roaster sees packaging as a key to growth

F. Gaviña & Sons has plans to bust out of its California backyard and take on the competition nationwide.See in-plant video

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