Consumers can easily tear off Silver Blue?s induction seal and throw it away. A foam liner inside the closure further protects t
Package Case Study

Silver cleaner polishes its look

Silver Blue's complete overhaul eliminates leakage and breakage while improving esthetics.
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Kodak shoots for better labels

Kodak's Health Imaging facility in Windsor, CO, switched suppliers of thermal-transfer print ribbons primarily to gain greater print consistency and clarity on its labels.

Antibacterial claims misleading?

Many types of household products sporting "antibacterial" labels are being snapped up by germ-wary consumers, but there is growing concern among government regulators and health professionals that many labels are misleading.
The Ernest & Julio brand takes an hourglass shape in two sizes (right). For Gossamer Bay (below left) only the 1.5-L bottle has
Feature Article

Gallo gets shapely

Two new bottle shapes from Ernest & Julio Gallo of Modesto, CA, are shaking things up in the retail wine rack. The brands involved are Gossamer Bay and Ernest & Julio Gallo.
Controls Product Brief

Towelette container

A compact towelette container from Continental Glass & Plastic (Chicago, IL) is now available. The blow-molded, HDPE container with injection-molded cap is suitable for jewelry cleaners, insect repellents and skin cleansers.
Feature Article

Lakeport likes can filling flexibility

This Ontario brewer designed a can filling line that accepts sizes from 8 to 32 oz. Secondary packaging can be corrugated trays, paperboard or plastic ring carriers.
Supplier News

Paper companies wax eloquent about wax separation process (sidebar)

'Reverse-cleaning' separates wax from fiber
Supplier News

Supplier news: Achievements

Rexam Closures (Evansville, IN) visited area elementary schools to teach students about the proper handling of medicines, household cleaners and other poisonous products during National Poison Prevention Week (March 15-21).
The press has a broad repertoire of  effects, resulting in a variety of rich, textured folding cartons
9;inside as well as out
Feature Article

Amway presses narrow-web flexo for cosmetics quality

UV flexo press produces high-quality folding cartons for Amway cosmetics. The new 10-station narrow-web press eliminates outside printing costs and slashes lead time from 12 weeks to two.
Amway bought an unusual press to produce high-quality p-s labels, such as for these laundry products
Feature Article

P-s label press mixes it up

Amway has been using the narrow-web press since March '97 to print p-s labels for bottles of laundry products, kitchen cleaners and car care products.


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