Dairy processing. Source: Rockwell Automation

Is the U.S. dairy industry ready for better process control?

More tightly controlled automation systems can help dairy processors turn waste into resources and make the most of export opportunities. Is the slow-to-change dairy industry ready to invest in new technology?
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Aluminum can for new brew.
Package Case Study

Traditional brew in an untraditional package

What started off as an idea at a local college football game has turned into the launch of a new craft brewery and a new product in the marketplace: Chapman’s American Ale Cider.
Conveyor transports the stacks to the packaging system, where a film hood is pulled over the palletized beverage cases.
Machine Case Study

Stretch hooding protects sparkling wine

In order to transport palletised beverage cartons to the central warehouses and distribution centres of its customers, the German market leader for sparkling wine, Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien GmbH, Freyburg (Unstrut), decided to equip two of its production locations with stretch hood M high-capacity packaging systems.
Machine Product Brief

Festo Corporation: Compact Pneumatic Valve Terminal

The VTUG offers flexibility in the choice of control options.
Wine competition includes packaging.

Wine competition adds packaging as a category

The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) is taking this opportunity to issue a “Call for Entries” for its 2014 competition.
Package Case Study

Elegant simplicity defines new tea line

A new line of specialty teas introduced to the U.S. market from Israel uses sophisticated graphics that focus on the indulgent and soothing experience of tea drinking.
Bottles tell the brand story for Ballast Point Spirits.
Package Case Study

Bottles tell brand story for Ballast Point spirits

For San Diego’s first craft distiller, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, new packaging is playing a critical role in conveying a brand message for its line of spirits including Fugu Vodka, Old Grove Gin, Three Sheets Rum, and Devil’s Share Whiskey.
Package Case Study

Laminated paperboard box conveys vodka’s purity

Crystal Head Vodka switches from E-flute corrugated to heavyweight laminated paperboard carton to convey premium quality printing without the flute lines.
Package Case Study

Boxed set for vodka celebrates Stones' 50th

A boxed set commemorating the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary features Crystal Head Vodka presented on a stage-like platform and double doors outlined with a gold zipper.
Alchemy's Lee teaches how GFSI auditors think at Pack Expo 2013

What GFSI auditors want to know from you and your employees

Prevent food safety audit failure by treating your employees as auditors do…as critical control points! And realize that training is key, according to this Pack Expo 2013 presenter...


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