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Buena Vida's redesigned pressure-sensitive label (above) has a cleaner look than its previous glue-applied label. The winery's n
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Labeler gives new life to wine bottles

A single-head, pressure-sensitive labeler for front and back labels provides a small Texas winery with quick set-up and clean-up time and saves $10ꯠ, too.
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Competition 'tags' winning labels

This year’s Tag and Label Awards Competition honors pressure-sensitive labels used for new age drinks, wine and vitamins.
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Label depicts the 21st century

For the 21st year in a row, Kenwood Vineyards, owned by Korbel Champagne Cellars, has released a Cabernet Sauvignon Artist Series wine. The 1995 vintage wine is decorated with a label created by printmaker and painter Karl Kasten.
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Neocork is winning converts in Napa Valley

Among the first to use a newly developed synthetic wine cork called Neocork(TM) was Lane Tanner winery of Napa, CA. Lane Tanner, owner of the 14-year-old winery, says that her switch from organic to synthetic corks has greatly reduced the number of bottles in which wine has been spoiled by oxygen ingress.
Joe Kimbrell, Rovema
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Machine builders debate PC vs PLC control

Part two of our report on PC vs PLC control for packaging machinery, from the perspective of design engineers at leading packaging machinery builders.
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Wine labeling being reviewed

In February 1999, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms granted authority to wine makers to include a mention that moderate consumption of wine is associated with a lower risk of heart disease for some people.
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H.B. Fuller : Product bulletin

A product bulletin from H.B. Fuller (St. Paul, MN) highlights special features and key performance characteristics of WB-5020, a water-based, noncasein adhesive.
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Clinton Packaging: Clinton Packaging: Glass containers

The Carpathian line of hand-blown glass containers from Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO), an affiliate of TricorBraun, can be used for wines, spirits or specialty food and beverage combinations.
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Stand-out 'PACs' win recognition

When Big Rock Brewery decided to redesign its packaging late last year, the Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based company wanted to build brand awareness and develop a cohesive look for its nine specialty brews.
PLCs (top) have been the mainstay of packaging machine control for years, but use of PC controllers (above) has been rising. Bot
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Debating the future of packaging machine control

PC vs PLC -- Six packaging machinery builders debate the pros and cons of controlling packaging machinery with either computers or programmable logic controllers.

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