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Medtronic Vascular's new package for its Aurora biliary stent is based on a space-saving two-piece thermoform that's packed insi
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Two-piece tray delivers surgical stents

For a new self-expanding surgical stent, Medtronic Vascular selects compact new thermoform design to make the product easy to unpack.
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Retooling hardware packaging

Our annual look at hardware packaging ranges from the cute (fancy seed pails) to the creatively functional (driveway sealer in an easy-pour bucket).
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O-I: 300-oz container

Owens-Illinois introduces its 300-oz stock package and assembled tap with potential applications ranging from heavy-duty liquids to laundry detergents, pesticides, herbicides, motor oil, and vegetable oil.
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Transfer print 'pops' prototype boxes

Private-label packager Huish Detergents, Salt Lake City, UT, is vertically integrated, operating its own printing presses and machinery to convert corrugated into detergent boxes that it fills.

Henkel cuts fees with new Sil package

The Henkel Group, Düsseldorf, Germany, has cut the costs of packaging fees on its Sil-brand stain-removing laundry powder by using a new package with a moisture-vapor-barrier built into the box.
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Color 'caps' new jars for detergent capsules

A striking new PET jar, designed and blow-molded by RPC Containers Blackburn, is now serving up capsules of Persil liquid laundry detergent for Lever Fabergé, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.
Materials Product Brief

AET Films: Film-laminated cartons

AET Films offers GRX film-laminated cartons for powdered detergent. Many of these ingredients are highly hygroscopic ingredients, and these powders are susceptible to clumping and caking when subjected to ambient moisture.
Unilever selected a translucent pearlescent blue color to set off its Wisk detergent from the competition.
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Wisk bottle color breaks the mold

Wisk bottle color breaks the mold Unilever selected pearlized blue color for liquid detergent bottles by working closely with its color supplier and blow molders.

Pipeline: Improving productivity, or flawed measurements?

This is being written as many of us in packaging prepare for one of the many fall meetings and shows, whether it’s Pack Expo Las Vegas, the TAPPI Corrugated Expo and Conference in Dallas, a PET conference in Atlanta, or even the tag and label makers annual meeting in Boca Raton, FL, just to name a few.
Materials Product Brief

Appleton Papers, Inc: Moisture-resistant folding carton

Appleton introduces MoistureBloc™, a folding carton that offers moisture vapor protection, shelf appeal, and less packaging. Ideal for dry goods, detergents, and any other product susceptible to clumping, carton is recyclable and repulpable.


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