Feature Article

One dairy, one brewery, and two P2P links

For Byrne Dairy it’s Ethernet connectivity, and for Sierra Nevada it’s a software solution. But both firms now have better communications between processing and packaging.
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Machine Product Brief

Dynamic Conveyor Corporation: Part cooling unit

A chilled air cooling unit can be added to new or existing Dynamic Conveyor conveyor systems for rapid part cooling.
Package Case Study

Vitamin-enhanced water debuts in PET

AriZona Beverage Co. launches RESCUE Water in injection blow-molded PET bottles that use an oxygen-scavenging technology.
90-day shelf life + sustainability gains = progress at Byrne Dairy
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90-day shelf life + sustainability gains = progress at Byrne Dairy

Byrne Dairy has a proven track record in ESL products. Now it’s using a new technology called ‘dry sterilization’ to get 90-day shelf life and get greener at the same time.
Materials Product Brief

Tegrant Thermosafe Brands: Tegrant Thermosafe Brands: Insulated shipping systems for the healthcare industry

The ThermoSafe® Dedicated Seasonal Shipper (DSS) from Tegrant Corporation, ThermoSafe Brands is a line of insulated shipping systems for the healthcare industry.
Feature Article

Juice maker finds sweet success in new label, applicator

A new polyolefin film label with a 50% shrink ratio and a new roll-fed sleeve labeler with laser welding capability helps Italian juice maker extend product quality to packaging.
Packaging vaccines. Dr. Suzet McKinney talks with CDPH staff about handling of the H1N1 vaccine as the staff packs Greenbox cont
Feature Article

Thermal shipper protects H1N1 vaccines for Chicago

To prepare for a possible H1N1 pandemic, the Chicago Dept. of Public Health employed 100 insulated shippers to maintain refrigerated vials used to deliver 100,000 doses of the vaccine.
Feature Article

The role of LCI

A recent study conducted at Cal Poly State University, through its Packaging Research Consortium, involved a Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) based analysis and comparison of three one-gallon HDPE bottles currently available in United States.

Convenience foods to drive frozen food packaging

Demand for frozen food packaging is projected to climb 3.7% per year to $6.8 billion by 2013.

Expiration dates on labels only cause confusion

Ignore expiration dates, says one author, and use your eyes and nose to determine what’s fresh enough to consume.


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