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FPA Gold Award Winner for Technical Innovation.
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Pouch with spine is upstanding innovation for refills

Making the product refill experience more palatable for consumers, the new Method Laundry & Dish Refill Pouch (with Spine), supplied by Innovative Packaging Solutions, Inc., has been awarded Gold by FPA for Technical Innovation.
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Packaging powers P&G's sustainability plans

The CPG releases its 13th Annual Sustainability Report, with packaging changes and material reductions playing an important role in near and short-term goals.
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Alpha Packaging: PET condiment bottles

Designed for condiments, marinades, sauces, and honey, and for liquid soaps, hand sanitizers, laundry products, and personal care products, Alpha Packaging now offers condiment bottles, which it has recently added to its online sample ordering system.
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Method unveils bottle made from ocean plastic

Plastic retrieved from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch makes up 25% of Method’s 100% PCR-content polyethylene bottle.
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Petite pouch for ironing board cover/pad brings big savings

A simple solution has yielded big sustainability benefits for Household Essentials LLC, Hazelwood, MO, which now adds a Gold award from DuPont for Innovation and Sustainability to the Greener Package Award it was honored with in 2010.
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Molded-pulp bottle disrupts laundry detergent category

The Seventh Generation container consists of a molded-pulp outer shell made from 70% recycled cardboard (OCC) and 30% old newspapers (ONP) that can be recycled up to seven times.
Private Label Smackdown: The use of structure as a differentiator
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Private Label Smackdown: The use of structure as a differentiator

Structural designer Dean Lindsay of Chicago's Dean Lindsay Design evaluates how structure is used within private-label and national brand products such as hand lotion and laundry detergent to create a unique impression of the brand. Beyond its shape, structure also relates to how a package is manufactured, how it functions, and how it creates a perception of value, Lindsay says.
OFF THE SHELF: Molded pulp bottle for laundry detergent
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OFF THE SHELF: Molded pulp bottle for laundry detergent

Editor Pat Reynolds deconstructs this molded pulp bottle made from 70% OCC and 30% ONP. Seventh Generation of Burlington, VT, is using it for a 50-oz container of 4x concentrated laundry detergent.
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Bottle made of OCC and ONP

Holding 50 oz of laundry detergent, this molded-pulp bottle—recyclable and compostable—is actually a shell with a LDPE liner inside that holds the product.
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Hamburger assembly, packaging gets synchronized

Kepak Group, one of Ireland’s leading food processing companies, is now benefiting from a new assembly and packaging line for its Rustlers brand of microwavable hamburger-and-bun products in which every individual unit responds flexibly to the product flow in the upstream and downstream sections of the line.

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