Case Studies

VIAL PACKAGING. Allergy Labs installed a new vial filling and closing machine with peristaltic pump filling technology for water-based, easily soluble products such as injectable, sterile drugs.
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Peristaltic pump put to the test at Allergy Labs

Allergenic extract manufacturer opts for filling and closing equipment with peristaltic pump technology for greater product safety and fill accuracy, and lower machine maintenance.
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New box for inflight meals takes off

Scandinavian Airlines uses sturdy folding box for its inflight meals that exhibits a low weight, a good hand feel, and an attractive appearance.
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Hummus & chip snack pack served up in a can

Tribe Mediterranean Foods introduces a new snack combination of hummus and pita chips packaged in a composite can designed for convenient, on-the-go consumption.
New design
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Core values—real, honest, natural—conveyed by pet food pack

The Honest Kitchen redesigns the packaging graphics for its natural pet foods, using hand-drawn illustrations of key ingredients and copy to lend an artisan feel.
SMALL FOOTPRINT. Though the old (left) and the new (right) packs both hold eight razors, the food print of the new pack is dramatically smaller.
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Redesigned blister brings benefits throughout supply chain

By reducing depth of draw on a PVC thermoform, Energizer Holdings generated operating efficiencies and cost savings galore while racking up some serious sustainability points.
Controls components. Also included on The F-16 is a PC-based controls package, including stainless steel panel PCs.
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Case former designed with wash-down in mind

From its pneumatic valve terminal to its PC-based controls, the F-16 case former was shaped by a trend in food and beverage packaging that puts a premium on hygiene.
Carton varieties. The cartoner handles a wide variety of carton sizes, so ease of changeover was a must.
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Punched up pita packing

New cartoning technology powered by an advanced electric drives and control solution is paving the way for growth at Milwaukee-based Kangaroo Brands, a rising maker of pita bread products.
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No-fuss wine in a can for everyday consumption

Great tasting, affordable wine, without pretension: that’s what winemaker Ryan Harms set out to create when he founded Union Wine Co. in Tualatin, OR, in 2005.
Commemorative Coke bottle.
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Special shaped aluminum bottle marks a special year for Scotland

Uniting all of Scotland this year was the universal admiration of a special Diet Coke bottle to commemorate Homecoming Scotland 2014.
ALL-ELECTRIC. Shown here is one of the seven all-electric hot melt adhesive application systems running at the PepsiCo plant. The cost-effective stitching pattern is shown in the closeup.
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How to unclog adhesive application

An all-electric adhesive application system brings cost savings, glue savings, and better application performance while greatly reducing time spent on cleaning nozzles.
New Eufora Smooth'n collection
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Custom hair care bottle radiates elegance

The reorganization of salon hair care brand Eufora into four collections prompts a package redesign that builds on an existing structure, but adds a simple, elegant ‘waterfall’ feature.
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Fill/seal/cook/chill system for seafood

Smalandskraftan of Nassjo, Sweden, is a leading Scandinavian processor of shellfish and other seafood.
TABLETOP SEALERS. Even the smallest of start-up food companies can make good use of tabletop sealing machines.
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Heat-sealed foil lidding helps start-ups grow

These start-up food companies have figured out how to navigate the delicate balance between conserving precious capital and providing professional-looking packages.
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PET liquor flask half the weight of glass

Taking a lesson from the popularity of its large-size spirits bottles in PET, M.S. Walker, a wine and spirits wholesaler/distributor, sought the same packaging solution for its 100-mL glass bottles.
CASE PREP. Once cases are erected, they are sent to a partition inserter.
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Spirits producer brings packaging in house

At the heart of Proximo’s Line 5 is a compact secondary packaging cell flexible enough to handle anything from 200-mL PET minis to a 1.75 pyramid-shaped glass bottle.
Skincare kit package delivers differentiation
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Skincare kit package delivers differentiation

MIO Skincare’s customized stand-up pouch with carry handle offers a sporty, modern appeal for Life Time Fitness club members.

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