Package Case Study

'Biohybrid' bottles launched by Australian natural products company

Natures Organics continues history of environmentally conscious packaging, adopting a ‘biohybrid’ resin for laundry and personal care products.
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Package Case Study

Cloth pouch packs ironing board cover and pad

Four factors drove the development of one of the award winners in the Non-Food Primary Packaging category, Household Essentials LLC’s Ironing Board Cover & Pad (with Packaging Pouch).
Stonyfield Farms has changed the material composition of its plastic yogurt cups and made the walls thinner
Feature Article

Guess what? They're not buying your product because of your packaging

Package safety has joined product safety in consumer importance. Many CPG companies view that as a negative, but they should instead embrace it as a brand-value opportunity.
Feature Article

P&G pushes the limits of two-stage ISBM

P&G teams up with an innovative resin supplier and a specialist in high-performance packaging to commercialize a PP preform for stretch blow molding.
Package Case Study

Squeezing out sustainability benefits: P&G's powder laundry detergents to be compacted

Starting next year, a number of P&G’s powder laundry detergents will be compacted into smaller cartons for ‘meaningful environmental benefits.’
Package Case Study

Dell eliminates use of 18.2 million pounds of packaging since 2008

Reductions result from the company’s ‘three Cs’ packaging strategy: the cube, the content, and the curbside recyclability of its packaging materials.
OFF THE SHELF: P&G breakthrough with PP
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OFF THE SHELF: P&G breakthrough with PP

Procter & Gamble pushes the boundaries of injection stretch blow molding with its range of household products packaged in bottles blown from polypropylene preforms.

Three technologies worth tracking

A number of good ideas and a new technology or two have crossed my desk lately in no particular order. So rather than wait for them to magically assemble themselves into a single-topic column, I've decided to present them here in the same manner that they arrived: in no particular order.
Materials Product Brief

Sidel Inc: Sidel Inc: Innovative Deep Grip™ technology uses ISBM to create new generation of container handleware

PTI-Europe, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, in partnership with Sidel, Le Havre, France, is globally marketing a break-through process which uses injection stretch blow molding (ISBM) to create a new type of container handle. The technology was developed jointly with Procter & Gamble. (PTI-Europe is a subsidiary of Plastic Technologies, Inc. Holland, OH).
Sterling Anthony, CPP
Feature Article

Evaluating in-mold labeling

How does this method of decoration stack up as an option?


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