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A closer look at Carlsberg’s fiber bottle

Though more work remains before a bottle sits on a store shelf, the fiber bottle that Carlsberg has been working on is beginning to round into shape. Here’s a peek at what to expect.
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Nine lines. The modernization project involved nine packaging lines.
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Safety management

When it came time to modernize packaging operations, Swiss potato chip manufacturer Zweifel Pomy-Chips sought a reliable partner in addressing safety requirements.
PREFORMED BAGS. Preformed, preprinted, and pre-perforated bags are supplied to FMR fanfolded in a case, from which the bag film
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Hermit crab 'accessories' now packed automatically

The switch from manual packaging of hermit crab products to an automated filling and sealing bagger speeds production, lowers labor costs, and ensures product quality.
Cetaphil Baby
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Cetaphil brand softened for baby skincare products

Since their introduction 60 years ago, Cetaphil therapeutic skincare products from Galderma Laboratories have been formulated with the philosophy of “gentle power,” providing thorough cleansing and moisturizing without stripping or clogging the skin.
Just Right by Purina
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Personalized petfood is Just Right

When it comes to packaged food, consumers have a virtually endless number of products from which to choose to meet their nutritional needs, taste preferences, and life stage.
COMPACT SOLUTION. ARA chose a rotary vf/f/s system, equipped with a multihead weigher, metal detector, date coder, and labeler t
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Vf/f/s system suits snack maker’s flexibility needs

Tropical snacks maker increases capacity, improves efficiency, and realizes flexibility with a new vf/f/s system, equipped with a multihead weigher, metal detector, and date coder.
CONTAINER CONVEYANCE. Mushrooms are packed in HDPE and RPET tubs or corrugated folding cartons in 8-, 12-, 16-, or 24-oz weights
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Easy-clean conveyor network

Monterey Mushrooms installs multiple conveyors to ramp up six-lane packing line speeds and simplify sanitation operations.
FULLY RECYCLABLE. Consisting of two PET bottles—one inner and one outer—the 20-L BrewLock is fully recyclable and is 25% lighter
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Recyclable PET beer keg locks in quality

Heineken USA launches a one-way recyclable PET beer keg for on-premise sales that offers consistent carbonation, 100% evacuation, a smaller footprint, and less expense.
Rejuvenate
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Premium cleaning products convey value for retail sale

Originally sold through TV shopping network channel QVC, For Life Products, LLC’s Rejuvenate line of floor restoration products, based on its All Floors Restorer formula, is designed to return wood, laminate, and other hard floor surfaces to like-new condition.
PERFORATED PET. The PET blister has a perforation that runs around its entire perimeter.
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Gillette presses the limits of thermoforming

A perforated PET lid plus easy-open tear tab is what men get in Fusion ProGlide Flex Ball, while a razor for ladies includes a PET lid that’s printed and then formed in register.
Ready meals benefit from in-pack microwave pasteurization.
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Ready meals launched in Japan

Konan Foods Co., Ltd, a food producer in Kochi, Japan, has launched a new line of ready meals whose refrigerated shelf life is extended thanks to in-pack microwave pasteurization.
Southbound/evercan
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High-recycled content can for GA microbrewery

Microbrewery embraces aluminum can with at least 90% recycled content for its craft beers, citing the can’s sustainability benefits for the brewery and for the community.
AIMCAL Product of the Year
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Golf ball package hits a hole in one

Packaging for Titleist golf balls is awarded AIMCAL’s Product of the Year for its transfer-metallized sleeves and cartons, which offer an ‘almost a 3D effect.’
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All-natural cocktail mixers adopt aseptic carton packaging

‘A revolution for the cocktail mixer category,’ according to Powell & Mahoney, a new aseptic carton for the company’s products preserves the mixers’ clean, authentic flavor...with help from co-packer Leahy-IFP
Dixieland
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’50s Southern relish brand gets modern makeover

Renfro Foods’ Dixieland brand of chow chow relish gets a package refresh, with a new, brighter label and printed metal closure that reference the original package design.
Lowered location of the label panel helps differentiate this PET bottle for an Ecuadorian sports beverage drink.
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PET sports beverage container is a winner

Toni S.A., a leading South American food and beverage marketer based in Ecuador, has captured a 2014 Golden A’ Design Award for its innovative redesign of the PROfit Sports Drink container.

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