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No uniformity in changeover demands

Almost any way you measure packaging line changeover, the answers from Packaging World readers vary widely. The major agreement is that more changes are being demanded-and less time is available for doing them. However, the strategies for hastening change
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Productivity Forum to gather in April

The Packaging Productivity Forum shifts this year from fall to April 28 to 30. Participation in the Trends Indicator survey is up 20% over the last survey.
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Thinking small pays off big (sidebar)

Troubleshooting the packaging process with FMEAs
Materials Product Brief

Automotive containers

Plastic Bottle (Libertyville, IL) has introduced a new family of containers suited for automotive additive products. HDPE Cone Top Rounds are available in 250 mL and 12-oz sizes as well as a 32-oz/1-L size that can be used in international markets.
Peterson Mfg.?s new platform-style blisters (shown front and back, top) provide an improved look compared to its previous clamsh
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A new twist on blisters

It's called a platform blister and it saves Peterson Mfg. Co. up to 10¢ per package over its former clamshell pack. A 16-position automatic heat sealer pays for itself in a year.
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Vendor training important to Pack Expo purchases

Training of operators and mechanics will play a big role in purchasing decisions, say attendees for Pack Expo 96 in Part Two of our exclusive survey.
Materials Product Brief

HDPE pallets

PDQ Plastics (Bayonne, NJ) offers a variety of heavy-duty pallets made of HDPE. The Super D pallet measures 40" x 48". It's FDA-approved and suited for freezing or steam-cleaning operations.
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'Flexibility' sought in machinery at Pack Expo 96

Versatile machines that will allow manufacturers multiple packaging options was one of the frequent answers in Packaging World's second exclusive survey of Pack Expo registrants. Large buying teams and longer visits are also planned this year.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Sealed Air Corp. (Saddle Brook, NJ): Nicholas R. Pacak, national mktg. mgr., automotive.


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