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Highly flexible robotic case packer for bagged snacks
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Highly flexible robotic case packer for bagged snacks

Video demo shows Focke & Co. Highly Flexible Packer (HFP) robotically pack bagged snacks into cases.
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Kuka evaluating robotics for food packaging

Converting from conventional to robotic packaging offers a cost-saving, productivity-improving solution for food processors faced with labor challenges, product integrity concerns, floor space limitations and the need for flexibility in packaging applications.
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Sterling Anthony, CPP
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The case of the compostable chip package-Part 2

The sun has all but set on the Sun Chips® bag, but not without giving rise to a host of issues.
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Zip-Pak: Resealable carton

Zip-Pak’s Zipbox is a carton that combines the structural benefits of traditional cartons with the convenience and resealability of flexible pouches. 
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Stonyfield Farm makes switch to PLA for yogurt multipacks

In a first for dairy, Stonyfield uses PLA to produce f/f/s yogurt cups, resulting in 48% less GHGs than the PS packaging it replaces; offsets support non-GM corn production.
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Rfid-enabled packaging is a gold mine waiting to be tapped

Conferences, tradeshows, and seminars around the world continue to make the statement that embedding RFID in product packages is a great idea.
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A crinkle in SunChips' bio-based bag plans

Frito-Lay is replacing most of the plant-based packaging for its SunChips brand snack chip due to consumer complaints that the bag is too noisy.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
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An inside job

Interior packaging protects the product when exterior packaging can't do it alone.
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Electronic-enabled packaging: beyond the label

 Cyber-age marketing solutions use packaging as a vehicle to connect consumers with information- and entertainment-rich multimedia content on smartphones and the Web.
The advantage 50 Single Screw Extruder and the CFS MegaSlicer are among the processing machines to be seen at The Processing Zon
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The Processing Zone is sold out

At Pack Expo International 2010, this special exhibit area in Lakeside Center will include more than 150 companies exhibiting in more than 70,000 square feet.

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