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Machine Product Brief

Hinds-Bock Corp.: Fillers/depositors for use over horizontal vacuum formers

Hinds-Bock's family of fillers/depositors for use over horizontal vacuum formers are designed for accurate, clean filling of liquid or moist products ranging from water, thin brine or marinades to viscous potatoes, peanut butter, jams and jellies, candy or cheese.  
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Feature Article

Five lessons for building great packaging

Today’s purchasing decisions are made quickly. Here are some ideas for conveying your brand’s story while also standing out and educating consumers.
Section shift. Duane Reade's Apt 5 brand has moved out of the cosmetics department and into household cleaning products, where i
Feature Article

Duane Reade finds a cure in private label

The drugstore chain’s private-brand sales double as redesigned stores, repositioned brands, and feels-like-home package designs win back New Yorkers with ‘attitude.’
Feature Article

Iconic candy meets stand-up pouch

Necco Sweethearts have been an American favorite since 1902, but even the most iconic confectionery can benefit from a packaging upgrade.
Machine Product Brief

Schubert Packaging Systems LLC: Top-loading machine (TLM) line packaging

Schubert’s TLM line packaging machines feature fully-automatic tool changing and can be changed over to work with different products such as chocolate Easter bunnies and yogurt cups in only 4.5 minutes.
Materials Product Brief

Schmalz Inc: Suction cup for product handling

Made of food grade silicone, the SPG 33 Candy Cup from Schmalz is a bell-shaped suction cup capable of handling various shapes, textures and decorated surfaces.
Package Case Study

Parfait cups get 'gravure-quality' labels

Tampa, FL-based B.C. Bundt’s “Walk Away Parfaits” are decorated with attractive full sleeve shrink labels made of PVC and printed with UV-cured inks in up to six colors.
OFF THE SHELF: Gum aisle update
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OFF THE SHELF: Gum aisle update

Jim George takes a look at recent developments in design and shelf impact in the packaging of chewing gum.
600 bars/min for monoblock carton form/top load/hot-melt glue
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600 bars/min for monoblock carton form/top load/hot-melt glue

The Monoblock IF296 system from CAMA runs at speeds to 600 bars/min, and it takes the bars from carton erection to top load into cartons to hot-melt glue closing.
Low-profile Woodman Apache bags caramels at 120 bpm
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Low-profile Woodman Apache bags caramels at 120 bpm

An introduction to Woodman's versatile Apache bagmaker, featuring a direct-mounted weigher.


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