Case Studies

Gorgeous graphics are preprinted, but variable information is printed on-line by a thermal-transfer printer.
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Kauai brings coffee packing in-house

An auger filler mounted over a vf/f/s machine equipped with a thermal-transfer printer was all it took at Kauai Coffee Co. to bring coffee packaging in-house.
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Twelve 12-oz PET bottles of Dasani water are now being marketed in the Fridge Pack by Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated.
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Fridge Pack rolls out for Dasani

Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated was the pioneer for the refrigerator-friendly 12-pack for Coke soft drinks in cans. Now it’s doing the same for Dasani water in 12-oz PET bottles.
EOS Winery's graceful port bottle is adorned with an oval p-s label made of embossed flexible pewter.
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Pewter isn't only for tankards

EOS Estate Winery crafts a specialty port wine that’s decorated with a pewter label imported from France.
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Self-venting entrées cook up convenience

Smithfield Packing Co., Smithfield, VA, lays claim as the first to offer microwavable entrées in a self-venting package. “There is absolutely no hassle with these entrées,” enthuses Mark Willes, vice president prepared foods/retail.
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Shaped pack launches Blue Bell's ice cream line

In recent years, dairies have turned to different container shapes to market their ice cream.
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ConAgra debuts aseptic pudding packs

ConAgra Foods, Irvine, CA, claims it’s the first-ever shelf-stable pudding in a single-serve tube pack. Another convenient, tube-packed fun food directed toward kids has been introduced (see packworld.com/go/c049): Hunt’s Snack Pack Squeez ‘n Go Portable Pudding.
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Innovative tin touts German Altbier

Looking to make its packaging as special as its premium Altbier, Issum, Germany-based brewer Diebels employed a tin gift package that held 10 33-cL steel cans of the specialty beer sold in retail outlets in Germany.
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'Flex' handle gives High Falls packs a lift

High Falls Brewing Co., Rochester, NY, has improved the carrying handle for its multipacks of glass-bottled beer brands such as Genesee and J.W.
Three-station semi-automatic stretch wrapping helps the 
DC unitize loads more efficiently for shipment to 520 regional True Val
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Stretch wrappers are a true labor-saving value

Twin stretch wrappers at True Value’s Northwest distribution center replace the laborious task of manual wrapping.
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Wrapper and carton shine for P&G

Reaching store shelves this month is Tampax Pearl Plastic, a brand new Tampax-brand tampon from Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble. While product features such as a sleek plastic applicator with an easy-to-hold grip are keys to the new product, packaging is an equally important point of differentiation.
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Bagger puts zip in radish packs

Radish grower moves from a semiautomatic bagging system using premade zipper bags to an automatic bagger with integrated transdirectional zipper system that automatically applies the zipper material across the film web.
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New package puts child safety in the zone

A multilayer tube and “push and turn” closure is helping CCA Industries of East Rutherford, NJ, meet Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines for products containing lidocaine and dibucaine.
LDPE on the front panel makes attractive graphics possible, while the mesh on the back provides breathability that's crucial.
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Green beans get vf/f/s treatment

Pennsylvania produce marketer teams up with key suppliers to develop a customized vf/f/s solution for a complex film that incorporates an unusual mesh component.
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Portability drives Nabisco/Kraft's 'Go-Paks!'

Nabisco Go-Paks!
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Fridge Pack rolls out for Dasani (sidebar)

Speeding up the first Fridge Pack
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Milk cartons already back to school

Before children returned to school this fall, Easton, PA-based Binney & Smith and International Paper Beverage Packaging (Memphis, TN) entered into a program that involves IP-supplied cartons to schools.

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