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Barbara Drillings named new marketing communications manager for The RB Dwyer Group

The RB Dwyer Group a full service converter, manufacturer and printer of heat shrink sleeve labels, tamper evident bands and performs, has hired Barbara Drillings as new marketing communications manager.
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Norwood Marking Systems: MPS integrated offline label printing systems

Norwood/Allen’s new MPS family of offline reel-to-reel label printing systems, which combines a printer with integration from Code-in-Motion, prints serialized, variable and/or batch data to pre-printed or blank labels and is designed for labeling regulated and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics and food products. See them at PACK EXPO Booth #2000.

Whole Foods implements new sustainable-packaging guidelines

The latest changes affect store-brand supplements and body care products. By the end of 2010, Whole Foods plans to have completed conversion of its Whole Body products to PCR packaging.
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Food danger reports at one year: program expansion may be on way

The Reportable Food Registry, the program requiring food packers, makers, processors and distributors to report potentially dangerous foods and ingredients to the Food and Drug Administration, is almost a year old.

Ryt-way's acquisition: Consolidation is reawakening in contract packaging

$200 million purchase of Cloud Packaging Solutions and Toll Packaging, along with scheduled tax hikes Jan. 1, may open the floodgates for more deals around the industry.
Machine Product Brief

PharmaPack-US, division of Label-Aire: PharmaPack offers compact bottle capper

PCL-15T Inline Press-On & Screw-On Capper is designed for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical, food, beverage, health/beauty, and confection industries.
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Employing packaging to energize nutraceuticals

 As functional foods, beverages, and nutritional supplements continue to blend into new categories, companies use packaging to help market innovative new products.
Machine Product Brief

PharmaPack-US, division of Label-Aire: Inline press-on and screw-on capper

The PLC-15FT from PharmaPack US is a versatile press-on and screw-on automatic capper designed for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical, food, beverage, health/beauty, and confection industries that automatically rejects inverted caps to provide continuous product throughput.

Kids: Food 'tastes better' in cartoon-themed packs

Yale researchers a find consistent pattern when putting both cartoon packages and plain packages in front of children.


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