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European study confirms what we already know--enough already--green is here to stay!

Nine countries across Europe confirm that there is a “big move” to sustainable packaging solutions. Why is this even news any more?
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Modified-atmosphere packing done in the supermarket

A completely automated line—slicing, MAP vacuum packing, weighing, labeling—is done in an Italian supermarket on a compact system just 16 feet long.
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Cold chain products

 
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Manufacturers bear ultimate cold-chain responsibility

Technological advances made during the past 10 years bode well for temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products, but a complex distribution chain can still be something of a “black hole.”
MAP done in-store
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MAP done in-store

In Como, Italy, the supermarket chain Bennet has begun in-store slicing and vacuum-packaging of luncheon meats in a modified-atmosphere format.
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New produce shippers?

Over the past few decades, as the variety of fresh produce in terms of number, form, and quality has increased, the packaging that moves these commodities through the distribution chain has continued to evolve.
Wine-box packaging line speeds sake filling
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Wine-box packaging line speeds sake filling

Centuries-old Japanese sake company Gekkeikan Sake invests in modern packaging technology to handle growing demand for its restaurant-bound bag-in-box product.
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Anderson notes expansion

Anderson Packaging (www.andersonpackaging.com), a Rockford, IL-based pharmaceutical contract packager, has completed the expansion of its refrigerated storage facility.
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Bosch Packaging Technology: New Paloma-D2 Top Loading Delta Robot

The Paloma-D2 pick-and-place robot's stainless steel construction meets hygiene standards and regulations for food handling.
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In-mold labels save trees

Lloyd’s Barbeque Co., a div. of Hormel Foods Corp. recently introduced new sustainable plastic tub packaging with in-mold labeling.

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