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Coconut water for kids strikes the right balance

Vita Coco Kids coconut water builds upon the established brand identity of the original Vita Coco product while adding whimsical, kid-friendly touches.
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Sleek aluminum can for protein shake.
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Protein shake in sleek aluminum

Fuel Premium Protein Shake from Nutrie has hit the market in 12-oz aluminum cans.
Feature Article

Tips on grab-and-go sales

When a packaging format is consumer preferred, why not listen to the experts who know how to capitalize on this preference?
The Automation Conference 2013: Invensys
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The Automation Conference 2013: Invensys

Invensys Discusses Automation MegaTrends | At The Automation Conference 2013, industrial software and controls vendor Invensys discusses the megatrends the company sees affecting industries from food and beverage to infrastructure. These include the mobility and the proliferation of devices for HMI/SCADA; the cloud and software as a service (SaaS); “big data” and the use of process and production historians; and empowering the workforce through all these technologies.
Feature Article

Decentralized motion, driven by intelligence

Power conversion and control/communication issues drive the choice for distributed motion control. But is this popular approach right for all machine builders and every application?
Feature Article

Motion: how to decide when to distribute control

Although automation vendors tend to urge users to consider decentralizing drives and distributing as much intelligence as possible throughout their machinery, most readily admit that it’s not for every application. The centralized approach is still valid for many applications.
Tammy Reddy poses at the Bello Tea retail outlet in the French Market at Chicago’s Ogilvie Transportation Center.
Feature Article

In-store printing on demand benefits Bello Tea

With its new in-store printer, Bello Tea can print labels on demand rather than order large quantities of preprinted labels at its two Chicago retail outlets.
Aluminum cans for Big Wood Brewery
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Craft brewer launches cans

Big Wood Brewery, a bold new player on the craft beer scene gaining notoriety for its distinctive brews, has launched four of its award-winning craft beers in cans.
The one-way valve has a tri-layer construction. As CO2 released by the packaged coffee beans builds up, the gas enters and then escapes through the valve’s top baffle layer. The valve then automatically reseals to prevent oxygen from entering the bag.
Package Case Study

Flexible valve application speeds coffee packaging

Mother Parkers Tea and Coffee streamlined—and sped up—its packaging process with pre-oiled, flexible valves that maintain freshness, letting CO2 out of the bag without letting oxygen in.
Shown here is the winner of the challenge in 2012 (Photo A)
Package Case Study

Heineken finds package designs through crowdsourcing

From ideas about sustainable packaging to insights into what consumers age 60 and over would like to see in beer packaging—lots can be learned from


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