Case Studies

Delta Faucet redesigned its carton exteriors for retail-bound packs (left) and for its trade customers (above). More colorful pr
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'Beautifully Engineered' faucet packaging

Delta Faucet redesigns its packaging using preprinted boxes that include product photography to help instruct users. Inside, a new thermoformed tray stabilizes parts.
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Recloseable feature 'snaps' onto Herr Foods' pretzel pack

At Snaxpo 2002, held February 16-19 in Chicago, Packaging World spotted printed prototype flexible film bags for Herr’s 22-oz Sourdough Bite Size Hard Pretzels that included the Easy Snap™ closure system.
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Ocean Spray goes rectangular

Ocean Spray, the firm that brought the first hot-filled PET bottle to the U.S. marketplace way back in ’85, is launching the Ripple Grip bottle, a new variation on the same hot-fill theme.
After delivering a load of boxed coolers onto the left side of the shuttle table, a clamp truck driver backs away and pulls a la
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?®Everyday hero?? stretches savings at The Coleman Co.

A two-station machine stretch wraps a bundle of boxed coolers while a second is readied for the other station to save more than 37% in time and labor.
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Stand-up pouch for frozen veggies

A gussetted flat-bottom bag with a reclosable zipper feature is now being launched nationwide by Green Giant, a division of Minneapolis-based Pillsbury.
The first robotic loader (top right) for workplace water bottles was installed at Neverfail's Thornleigh plant.
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U.S. technology upgrades Australian water bottler

A 66% increase in productivity and a threefold boost in output accompany the installation of automated workplace water-bottle filling and handling.
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Snack pack is Trophy material

A zippered stand-up pouch and gorgeous graphics make Trophy Foods’ Delectables line of snacks irresistable.
This pick-and-place robot uses vacuum pick-up cups to transfer filled cups from the filling/lidding system to the case packer.
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Proficiently packed Pringles

Weighing just 8 g and resting on two ‘feet’ instead of a flat bottom, P&G’s single-serve Pringles package is automatically filled and case-packed on custom-built gear.
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Drinkable yogurt in stand-up pouch

A 1.5-L stand-up pouch is now the package for a new drinkable Licaudo de yoghurt from Parmalat Uruguay, a unit of the Parma, Italy-based dairy.
With its center support and double-wall corners, the H-bliss-style box (above) was perfect for Valvoline's offset-neck bottle (b
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Creative cooperation at Valvoline

By getting a little creative with its suppliers, the Valvoline Co. was able to overcome budgetary constraints that could have prevented a badly needed equipment upgrade.
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Sargento wins FPA Member?s Choice Award

Sargento Cheese, Plymouth, WI, earned the Member’s Choice Award from the Flexible Packaging Assn., for its reclosure feature used for its Chef Style shredded mozzarella cheese pouch.
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New product takes on bold look

In January, Dover, DE-based Playtex Products released its first daily facial care moisturizer under its Banana Boat line of sun-protection products.
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Crushed kraft cushions case contents

Foam peanuts are on the way out at AtomicBox.Com, a logistics and fulfillment provider that warehouses, picks, packs, and ships products for manufacturers who choose to outsource such tasks.
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IronKids bags bread winners

Bags for IronKids Bread from Sara Lee Bakery, St. Louis, MO, unveiled a new look in January, sporting photos of five youngsters that replace illustrated characters.
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Hot cocoa mixes up a four-pack

Coco Caffe Gourmet Hot Cocoa beverage mixes from Cobblestone Kitchens, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, warmed up to store shelves last fall in a new 6.25-oz composite canister.
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Pall Mall displays lighters in striking box

Brown & Williamson, Louisville, KY, heightens smokers’ awareness of filtered Pall Mall cigarettes through a 60-count display box of lighters that mimics a “hard box,” complete with a flip-top lid.

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