23 axes. This combination case  packer/unitizer has 23 axes of motion, but thanks  to an integrated motor and drive approach it
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Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Integration is the core of this OEM's business model

Packaging machinery OEM Aagard specializes in working with companies looking for machine innovation they aren’t able to find elsewhere. Servo technology is a key enabler.
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Stonyfield Farms has changed the material composition of its plastic yogurt cups and made the walls thinner
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Guess what? They're not buying your product because of your packaging

Package safety has joined product safety in consumer importance. Many CPG companies view that as a negative, but they should instead embrace it as a brand-value opportunity.

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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Hain Celestial personal care line converts to 100% PCR PET bottles

360-deg switch from 100% virgin PET to 100% PCR PET yields a number of sustainability benefits, supports company’s green commitment.

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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Yes To says 'yes' to airless dispensers for hair and skin care products

All-plastic pump helps Yes To introduce Yes to Carrots facial moisturizer. Yes to Tomatoes and Yes to Cucumbers will come next.
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Building a better box through minerals

New limestone-coated composite carton for organic bath and body products lends spa-like luxury to gift set with a down-to-earth footprint.

2010 NACD awards honor innovation

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

Hand sanitizer container takes Best of Show for NACD

An attractive yet functional container for a line of foaming hand sanitizers makes this product stand out on shelf, as well as at home on countertops, ensuring regular use.


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