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QUALITY INSPECTION. An inspection system immediately following the monobloc rinser/filler/capper on Line 9 (left) inspects the package fill level and cap placement. The same system is also used on Lines 8 and 10.
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Diageo invests $120M in three new bottling lines

Diageo expands its Plainfield, IL, bottling facility with three new high-speed lines, including a 300-bpm glass bottle line and a 260-bpm filling line for PET flasks.
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GANTRY PACKER. Among the new pieces of equipment in Line 1 is the top-loading gantry case packer.
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Optimized lines at Bacardi Beaucaire

At a historic facility in the south of France, Bacardi engineers have found a way to increase speed, efficiency, and flexibility by taking six lines down to two.
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Avery Dennison: Expands craft beer label portfolio

To help the rapidly growing craft breweries market segment meet its branding needs, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has expanded its Craft Beer portfolio with eight new label constructions, including a semi-gloss paper with a wet-strength additive that delivers added protection against peeling and tearing.
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Smurfit Kappa: Flexible generic design for wine pouch

To meet growing demand, Smurfit Kappa now offers the Pouch-Up® 3L with a generic design for the wine market.
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Smurfit Kappa: New seal for wine bags

Smurfit Kappa Bag-In-Box launches a new type of seal on its wine application bags.
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Bottle true to moonshine's roots

Profiled on reality show “Moonshiners,” Tim Smith’s Climax Moonshine whiskey goes legit, launching in a bottle that reflects his unique story and the culture of moonshining.
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Absolut unveils first state-inspired vodka

With a warm, spicy character, Absolut Vodka’s Limited Edition Absolut Texas variety uses package graphics featuring a modern spin on iconic Texas imagery.
Off the Shelf: New bottle and labels for Baileys
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Off the Shelf: New bottle and labels for Baileys

Diageo's famous Baileys cream liqueur underwent a significant redesign this past year, and now the glass bottles are much more slender while the paper labels are of the pressure-sensitive variety.
Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout.
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Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout

Recyclable polystyrene shot glass with colorful graphic bursts aims to attract sophisticated millennial consumers.
FLEXIBLE PACKS. This lineup shows some of the varieties  of 50-mL Pocket Shot packs.
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Pocket Shot hunts for pouch sealing solution

Ultrasonic sealing virtually eliminates leakers attributable to a previous hot-seal/cold-seal approach.

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