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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.
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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.
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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.
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Materials Product Brief
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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).
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Sterling Anthony, CPP
Feature Article
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Evaluating in-mold labeling

How does this method of decoration stack up as an option?
PACKML-COMPLIANT. P&G engineers Jason DeBruler (left) and Dan Amundson.
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P&G puts PackML through its Pace

With help from an engineering consultancy service, P&G’s corporate engineers re-programmed a Pace bottle unscrambler so that it would be compliant with the ISA-TR88.00.02 PackML Standard.
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Liz Claiborne improves efficiency with automatic tapers

Initially, the tape and sealing applications at a Liz Claiborne distribution center in Pennsylvania was done manually. A team of twelve associates hand taped and sealed the cartons. While representing a short-term solution, the need to automate the process was increasingly clear. Learn how a solution from Loveshaw was incorporated.
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OFF THE SHELF: Method's 8x concentrated detergent
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OFF THE SHELF: Method's 8x concentrated detergent

Cleaning products maker Method has gone green big time by coming up with an 8x concentrated laundry detergent. Jim George delivers a few observations about the packaging of this clever product.
Method's goal was to change category norms by better understanding the category and its consumers.
Package Case Study
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Category's 'dirty secrets' lead to detergent breakthrough

A jolt of inspiration often can bring about innovation that disrupts a product category when creative teams think about product and package development differently than the competition does.
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Refillable packaging: What's in it for the consumer?

An ASDA supermarket trial in the U.K. offers consumers an in-store opportunity to refill private-label fabric softener in a plastic pouch.

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