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VERSATILE INFO. Bar codes, date codes, and customized product identifications can be printed on the cases and trays.
Package Case Study

Ink-jet coding system demonstrates reliability & longevity

Cott Beverages avoids costly downtime with easy-maintenance, workhorse coding equipment.
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Feature Article

Californians and recycling

Beverage container deposit law, born in Oregon in 1972, has since been enacted in U.S. 11 states.

Coca Cola sued for misleading consumers

Center for Science in the Public Interests alleges vitaminwater labels and advertising are filled with "deceptive and unsubstantiated claims."
White Paper |

Slashing C02 permeation testing times for plastic bottles

A new white paper from MOCON describes an effective, non-destructive way of determining, in just hours after a bottle has been conditioned, the amount of CO2 permeating out of a bottle and the expected shelf-life of its contents.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
Feature Article

Message in a bottle

The continuing flap over bottled water holds up a mirror to sustainability, from a number of angles.
Materials Product Brief

Flex America Inc: Closures

Rexam’s Flex-Loc Jr. closure is compatible with the standard short height 28-1881 neck finish for carbonated beverages.
Package Case Study

New cans tout cane sugar

Package Case Study

Diet Coke can communicates "The Heart Truth" raising awareness for women's heart disease

Helping consumers be socially responsible, with little or no effort on their part, is a global cultural trend.
Feature Article

Innovation built on green principles

Sustainability remained a key criterion in this 22nd edition of the DuPont Awards. But this is mostly a story about innovation.
Feature Article

Package appropriateness

Some package styles just plain fit certain product groups. A box of cereal, a tube of toothpaste, a bag of chips, a can of beans, a can of soup, a bottle of milk, a bottle of beer, a bottle of wine—in every case we automatically associate the package format with the product.


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