Feature Article

Medical device pathway gets touch-ups

It might soon get easier to be OK with the 510(k).
42 Best Package Designs: 2014 edition
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Package Case Study

New compostable snack bags are easier on the ears

Look out Frito-Lay! Boulder, CO-based snack food manufacturer Boulder Canyon Natural Foods may have cracked the compostable snack chip-package challenge.
Package Case Study

Snack bags' single graphic message signals cholesterol reduction

Heart icon, mouth-watering photography, and effective use of white space keep the focus on the good-for-you and taste messages for Corazonas chips and oatmeal squares.
Package Case Study

SunChips relaunched in quieter compostable bag

‘Rubber-like adhesive’ said to reduce the bag’s crinkling sound by 15 decibals.
OFF THE SHELF: Safeway scores with own-brand salty snacks
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OFF THE SHELF: Safeway scores with own-brand salty snacks

Jim George shows a good example of an increasingly frequent development: a private-label package that out-innovates the national brands.
Band sealer expands lifeline for Haitian kids
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Band sealer expands lifeline for Haitian kids

Nonprofit Meds & Food for Kids in Haiti installs new packaging equipment that doubles its output of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food for the country’s starving children.

The Greener Package top 10 for 2010

Articles dealing with end-of-life packaging solutions—primarily compostability, biodegradability, and recyclability—top the list of most-viewed stories in 2010.
Package Case Study

Graphics not sacrificed in new sustainable pet-food pack

Packaging for Kaytee’s new natural line of pet food uses a high-quality printing process to create rich, animal imagery for pet lovers, while employing FSC-certified, recyclable material.
Machine Case Study

Servo tech drives clamshell labeling

After trying and rejecting two pressure-sensitive labelers for automated labeling of cookie-filled plastic clamshells, Aunt Gussie’s found the machine it needed.
Package Case Study

Baby food fruit snacks in barrier cups

Headquartered in Kunovice, Czechoslovakia, Hame is a major food processor and packager that markets a range of shelf-stable and chilled foods both within its own borders and to about 35 other countries.


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