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Fig. 1: ConAgra's Hock on OEE's relationship to labor costs
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Free tools for CPGs to calculate OEE benefits

ConAgra continuous improvement chief spearheads the introduction of the OEE Opportunity Calculator and the OEE Validation Calculator, free from AIOE.
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How migration occurs
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The need for low migration packaging...and compliance

The definition, science and compliance requirements for low migration packaging are evolving to meet the needs of food brands and consumers, says one supplier's regulatory compliance chief.
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KM Packaging Services: Lidding film

KM KPeel 3G lidding film for food packaging peels cleanly from trays in ambient or chilled conditions.
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Sealed Air: Servo wrappers

Shanklin® Hy-Speed servo wrappers extend dimensional capabilities at speeds up to 180 packages-per-minute.
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R&D veteran Blake Hutzley, technical advisor, Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Association (B&CMA),
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What's the secret to innovation?

One big-brand R&D veteran told a PACK EXPO audience the secret, in the form of his Three Cs. But first, he related a personal tale of all-too-common R&D woe to an empathetic group of nodding heads...
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New structure for salsa combines rigid and flexible materials

Ana’s Foods becomes the first user of a new packaging structure for its salsa that uses a rigid frame with flexible sides to reduce the use of plastic by up to 50%.
Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome
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Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome

Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario, has introduced its Wild Wonders Gourmet Medley tomatoes in a thermoformed PET that is interesting because it is not a clamshell.
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Box for vegan truffles conveys purity, luxury

Gourmet vegan chocolatier selects 100% recycled kraft paperboard boxes that reflect the company’s commitment to wholesome, holistic ingredients and practices.
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Multivac: Thermoforming packaging machine produces skin packs

The new MULTIVAC R 575 MF PRO ther-moforming packaging machine can now produce skin packs of the highest quality for products with heights of up to 90 mm.
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IMPROVED EFFICIENCIES. The individually pouched cookies are packed in 6-counts per carton.
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VF/F/S bagger for single-serve snacks

Saves time, labor, and packaging material costs.

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