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Packagers provide robotics 'wish list'

In the first-ever survey of Packaging World’s readers on their use of robotics, respondents share some of the technologies/capabilities they’d like to see from suppliers.
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Star Packaging merges with Master Packaging to form Star Packaging Corporation

Master Packaging, located in Tampa, FL has merged with Star Packaging, based in Atlanta, GA and will now be known as Star Packaging Corporation, headquartered in Atlanta, GA with operating facilities in both Georgia and Florida.
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Case Study: How Kelly-Moore achieved 76% 1-year ROI on automated palletizing

Download this detailed case study from Intelligrated to learn how paint manufacturer went from manual palletizing to fully automated, substantially eliminating overtime and increasing flexibility in the face of proliferating SKU's.
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Coca-Cola expands PlantBottle reach, launches 100% plant-based HDPE

Just in time for Earth Month, The Coca-Cola Co. has announced that all of its Dasani brand water bottles nationwide and Odwalla single-serving juice bottles will be available exclusively in PlantBottle® packaging.
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White paper discusses advances in roll-fed extended content labeling

White paper from Quality Assured Label explains the recent development of roll-fed extended content labels (ECLs), also called booklet labels. Covers benefits such as the ability to increase content area by up to 200%, utilize existing materials and labeling equipment, and maintain current production line speeds.
Materials Product Brief

Avery Dennison Corporation: Vent for bags of pet foods and lawn/garden products eliminates contaminants

Two way air release valve from Avery Dennison reduces trapped air in flexible packages and prevents contaminant entry.
High-speed bag palletizer packs 40 lb bags at 24 bags/min
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High-speed bag palletizer packs 40 lb bags at 24 bags/min

Video from KUKA Robotics shows flexible high-speed palletizing solution of 40 lb bags at more than 24 bags/min.
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Plantable nursery pot biodegrades in soil

Taking root in independent nurseries around the country, Ball Horticultural Co.’s new SoilWrap® bio-based plantable, compostable plant container is said to completely eliminate 100% of the environmental impact of the package, while reducing related fuel emissions.
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Flexible packaging sales revenue forecast to rise 3.4% this year

The Flexible Packaging Assn. predicts U.S. sales revenue to reach $27.3 billion this year. Also, raw materials pricing supplants the economy as the primary concern of survey respondents.
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