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CPA member cast their nets to catch new ideas at annual meeting

There’s an ocean of opportunity in the contract packaging industry.
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Speaking out on soaring raw material prices to consumer trends driving package design

Flexible packaging manufacturer ISO Poly president Dale Brockman speaks out on industry issues. A candid interview with Packaging World.

Custom-designed conveyor ambidexterity

Toll Packaging Group, Gibson City, IL, is a contract packer that provides services for manufacturers of a variety of food products for both humans and pets.
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Morrison Container Handling Solutions: Custom-designed conveyor ambidexterity

Diligence pays off for a shaped petfood container that was challenging to shrink label.

Wine for your furry friend

Bark Vineyards bottled varietals offer 'fine wine for your canine or feline.'

Fetchingly packaged: Bottled 'wine' for pets

An interview with Kathleen Ramsey, owner of Bark Vineyards, which produces 'fine wine for the canine and feline.'
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'Best in breed' for cap packaging

Stull Technologies borrows a few ideas from the high-speed CD jewel case manufacturing scene when it brings sophisticated robotics to its packaging operations.
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Better bags are the cat's meow

Sometimes looks do count. Such was the case for Nestlé Purina Pet Care Fancy Feast Gourmet Gold cat food, which earned a gold for printing achievement for Nordenia U.S.A.. The better-looking bags also reflect functional improvements.
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Mars takes holistic approach to sustainability

As director of sustainability for Mars North America, Kevin Rabinovitch works with all of the company’s units (food, snack, and pet care) in the U.S. He develops and executes sustainability strategies and initiatives aimed at improving triple bottom line results—environmental, social, and economic.
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Flip-top flavor enhancers for dog food

In June 2007, Chomp, Inc., Weymouth, MA, introduced Sniffers Shake-Ins Meal Enhancers for dog food. The dry granulated products are available in three flavors (chicken, bacon, and liver) and are formulated to enhance flavor, add protein, and aid healthy digestion.


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