Package Case Study

Sugarcane-based HDPE is coming to cleaning products

Brazilian-based household cleaning products company Ecover announces that all of its bottles will use a minimum of 30% sugarcane-based HDPE by January 2011.
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Sustainable packaging 'immune' to economic downturn, report says

A new report shows there was “impressive” growth in sustainable packaging in 2008/2009 and predicts the market will reach $142.42 billion by 2015.
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2010 Greener Package Awards honor eight sustainable innovations

The second-annual Greener Package Awards competition recognizes innovations in five categories that significantly reduce packaging’s environmental footprint.

Kroger to boost private-label presence in beauty aisles

The retailer has beefed up its overall store-brand selection 25% during the past two years, and now it sees health and beauty as underserved by private-label.
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HBA Global Expo 2010

HBA is the definitive event for the cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care industry. The Marketing and Technical Conference brings 40 sessions of need-to-know education.

Proposed legislation could impact cosmetic packaging

Following FDA’s recent push to monitor health claims on functional foods, this proposal calls for full disclosure of ingredients, reporting of adverse health effects and random testing for pathogens or contaminants.

Trends in Beauty Packaging: anti-aging and "ubersexuals"

According to, the skin care market for anti-aging products will reach global sales of $115.5 billion by the end of 2010 and is forecasted to grow to $291.9 billion by 2015.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
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A package that can stand and deliver

The stand-up pouch stands tall as a versatile packaging option.
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Sustainable packaging--what's next?

Sustainable packaging continues to build momentum. If this concept is to solidify its hold on packaging and influence the way packaging professionals operate beyond the short term, a certain amount of balance is going to be needed where the three so-called “pillars” are concerned.
Machine Product Brief

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Four vacuum cups from William B. Rudow, Inc. are designed for use in a range of collators and general packaging machines.


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