Package Case Study

Bold, debossed label gets small-lot winery in the game

Caliza Winery uses modern, yet elegant labels that combine visual intrigue with a strong, tactile feel to create a high level of differentiation.
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STANDUP POUCH. Characteristics that mark this standup pouch are consumer convenience, long shelf life, and sustainability advant
Package Case Study

Co-packer puts Sunkist brand front and center

A hot-fill standup pouch with a patented dispensing feature is just one of the innovative packaging formats that Protica is launching under the well-known Sunkist brand.
Next-gen HMI. The next-generation stretch hooder (above) has an operator interface (left) that is intuitive and easy to use.
Machine Case Study

HMI inspired by iPads and ATMs

The engineers who designed this servo-driven, eight-axis stretch hooder were determined to make it more user-friendly and intuitive.
Controls Product Brief

Baumer Electric: Inductive conductivity transmitter

With the ISL 05x, Baumer offers a sensor for inductive conductivity measurement with integrated media temperature compensation and very short response time.

Packaging trends to watch in 2011

Last year we asked automation consultant John Kowal to present 6 trends to anticipate in the coming year. Here's what Kowal, who is now packaging market development manager at B&R Industrial Automation, for another round of trends.
Supplier News

HDUV delivers an eye-catching label

McDowell Label has launched HDUV 4.0, which it calls the latest generation of an all-encompassing printing process based on an entirely digital work flow. McDowell has partnered with EskoArtwork by investing in revolutionary prepress solutions.
Sterling Anthony, CPP

Paper pallets

Paper pallets vie for their own niche.
Supplier News

Industry watch


First-ever corrugated LCA published

Findings show mills are reducing manufacturing impacts; transportation impacts are negligible; and high recovery rates mean less landfill.
Feature Article

Focus on what you can control--anything can happen if you try

The economy has been going backward-to-sideways long enough. It is time to recover.


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