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Alpha Packaging: Alpha Packaging: Spray frost for plastic and glass

Eco-FrostTM Spray Frost for plastic and glass from Technigraph Corporation, a division of Alpha Packaging, is environmentally friendly--it contains no VOCs or solvents.
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Machine Case Study

Contract packager works with machine supplier to meet customer demands

To flexibly meet customer demand for shorter runs and multiple products, German contract packager KLOCKE works with its machinery supplier to train employees to quickly set up and changeover machinery.

2010 NACD awards honor innovation

Twenty-three packages representing a range of industries are lauded by the National Association of Container Distributors.

Luxe Pack panel: Innovation essential for keeping shoppers interested

With cash-strapped consumers watching every penny, luxury brands will need to explore every possibility to engage them and move beyond their cynicism.

Topshop among brands bringing quirky design to cosmetics, fragrances

Roughly drawn illustrations and smudges are among the line’s visual elements. There’s also a trend toward looking to other categories for design inspiration.
Package Case Study

Tube demand driven by cosmetics and pharmaceuticals

Demand for tube and stick packaging to reach $1.8 billion by 2014 according to a new Freedonia study.
Package Case Study

La Senza extends lingerie branding into fragrance packaging

La Senza, a well-known lingerie retailer in Canada and 30 other countries, has extended the brand into fine fragrances with La Seduction.

Prospects brighter for aerosol-can market after mixed 2009

After several successive record years, demand for aluminum aerosol cans dipped in 2009, the year of the global economic crisis. Compared with other segments of the packaging industry, though, the sector got off lightly.
Feature Article

Refillable packaging: What's in it for the consumer?

An ASDA supermarket trial in the U.K. offers consumers an in-store opportunity to refill private-label fabric softener in a plastic pouch.


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