Cellulose film is a star

Candy maker Bonbons Napoleon NV has started packaging its sweets in UCB Films' (Smynra, GA) Star-Twist(TM) 315 XC.
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Materials Product Brief

Rovema Packaging Machines L.P.: Zipper applicator

Rovema Packaging Machines' (Lawrenceville, GA) Model TD 2000 transverse zipper applicator is suitable for candy, snack foods, cereal and frozen foods.
Bag-in-box packages of Mont Blanc syrups are designed to sit on coffeehouse and ice cream parlor counters for simplified use by
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Bag-in-box success is sweet

Chocolate syrup manufacturer Mont Blanc Chocolatier adapts bag-in-box technology for use in coffeehouses and restaurants. Extended shelf life and shelf stability are said to be industry firsts.
Rhino Foods is relying on artwork by a prominent Vermont artist to help its Chessters frozen cookie sandwiches cut through the
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Carton takes Chessters to supermarket freezers

Rhino Foods of Burlington, VT, had a nice little business going with Chessters, a frozen chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich named after a Chesapeake Bay retriever.
Many of Hershey?s SERCOS-compliant motion controllers (upper right corner of photo) are actually PCs running controller software
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Hershey 'opens' up for digital motion control (sidebar)

Understanding high-speed motion control
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Controls glossary for packagers

With the help of some readers, Packaging World has assembled a glossary that defines controls terms. Most important, these terms are defined in the context of packaging machinery so that virtually all readers can relate them to the machinery we're all familiar with.
Feature Article

Hershey 'opens' up for digital motion control

Standardizing on SERCOS for digital motion control in packaging equipment permits Hershey to reduce construction, installation, start-up and maintenance costs.
A sample print run for a Nestlé frozen novelty wrap promoting Walt Disney?s Hercules movie displays the impression-by-impres
Feature Article

Digital-on-demand printing opens new markets for converter

Two six-color digital offset presses drive Watson Label Products into the packaging market. Machines specialize in short-run production of flexibles used primarily for prototyping and promotional purposes.
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Looking for machinery trends? Read PMMI's numbers; forget DoC's

Ben Miyares is editor and publisher of the newsletter Packaging Management. He may be reached at 31408 Narragansett Lane, Bay Village, OH 44140. Telephone: 440/892-0998; Fax: 440/892-0208; e-mail:


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