Proteins

The new MAP line produces a variety of product and package formats.
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MAP meat line is big on flexibility

Danish meat processor Himmerlandskoed sends a variety of modified-atmosphere packs to both retailers and wholesalers alike. So a versatile tray sealer was crucial.
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Seafood specialties in retorted, IML tubs

Appel Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG, of Cuxhaven, Germany, produces the Appel Gourmet Seafood line in six non-refrigerated salad and snack varieties.
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X-ray inspection enhances meat pack safety

Meat processor elevates contaminant detection capabilities beyond metal particles only.
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Fishery converts to 100%-recycled-fiber cases

Foodservice seafood provider makes transition to 100% recycled kraft for its master cases, printed with water-based, metal-free inks.
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U.S. demand for flexible packaging to exceed $18 billion in 2015

Study indicates that deceleration in raw material price growth, as well as flexible packaging’s lightweight properties will push demand for the converted material.
Friesen's check weighers, IP69K-rated for washdowns, make good use of CP69x2 control panels (right) for machine visualization.
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Check weigher OEM weighs in on open architecture

Friesen’s increases its check weigher system speed by 31% and reduces downtime by 22% using controls that are PC- and EtherCAT-based.
Thanks to in-pack microwave pasteurization and modified-atmosphere packaging, refrigerated shelf life on these ready meals is 21
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Marketing mussels with a microwave boost

Fresh mussels have a short shelf life and aren’t easy to prepare at home. Microwave pasteurization addresses these issues and provides a 21-day refrigerated shelf life.
Feature Article
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An epistolary column

My Lead Off column in the July issue described how Ecovative LLC and others are turning to crop waste as a biopolymer feedstock. The column generated this intriguing exchange of e-mails.
Twist-out blister is a first
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Twist-out blister is a first

A revolutionary new fishing line gets a paperboard/plastic package that is equally original and is believed to be the first twist-off blister package ever.
OFF THE SHELF: Twist off blister pack
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OFF THE SHELF: Twist off blister pack

Editor Pat Reynolds checks in from Packaging World's Pine Lake office with a NatraLock first: A twist-off blister pack for Berkley brand fishing line.

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