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BOPP bag for cat litter delivers shelf appeal, reduces damage

Dissatisfied with damage from its previous paper bags, MFM Industries, Inc. switches to polywoven BOPP bags that add strength and offer market differentiation.
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The pouch offers sustainable packaging advantages.
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Pouch scores sustainable packaging points

For its Horse Quenchers product, Equatic Solutions of Flemington, NJ. pulled off a nice bit of source reduction recently when it switched out of a rigid plastic container plus snap-on lid to a pouch made of flexible film.
Nature’s Variety’s Instinct Raw Frozen Diet, which includes this 4-lb carton of chicken patties.
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HPP ensures safety of raw pet-food brand

High-pressure pasteurization partnership ensures safety of Nature’s Variety’s raw pet food, while catalyzing booming value-added business for cold storage provider.
FPA Gold Award Winner.
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Dog bone packaging fetches Gold

Technical Innovation, Printing Achievement, and Packaging Excellence Gold Awards have been earned by Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC for development of flat-bottom, stand-up, window bags with oxygen and moisture barriers.
FPA Gold Award winner for Printing Achievement.
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Mexican company wins with Ganador dog food package printing

Seems that no matter what the economic condition, many of us want to treat our pets well, be it in the U.S. or elsewhere.
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Family-member status of dogs helps sell pet treats

Del Monte Pet Products plays up the bond between pets and their owners in the packaging for a new line of home-style dog treats.
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Raw pet-food bag uses renewable, compostable materials

Flexible, reclosable pouch for raw dog food from Steve’s Real Food is made from renewable compostable materials and is ‘green from the zipper to the sealant.’
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'Smart bag' design for pet food educates, differentiates

New packaging for dog-food brand Blackwood Pet Food places key product information on the front of the bag to aid ‘dog Moms’ in search of best nutrition.
PASSWORD-PROTECTED. Because the metal detectors at TFH Publications are password-protected, unauthorized access to the settings
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Keeping dog treats metal-free

A manufacturer of dog treats and chews, TFH Publications takes no chances when it comes to metal detection technology on its plant floor.
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FDA workshop talks Turkey about item-level pharmaceutical packaging

Turkey and France are out in front requiring serialization of drug packages, while the U.S. is in a catch-up position.

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