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Students recycle for playground equipment

In a new contest sponsored by Colgate, ShopRite, and TerraCycle, east coast schools compete for playground equipment by recycling Colgate packaging.
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HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
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'Packaging as art' approach guides Hello Products' oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Suppliers partner to speed Hello Products LLC's ‘seriously friendly oral care’ products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
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Packaging helps consumers say 'hello' to new oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly oral care’ products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Mentadent's PET toothpaste packs.
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Redesigned packaging for Mentadent toothpastes

Mentadent Maximum Protection line gets new look from Milan-based brand and product design agency to stand out on store shelves.
Tom's Wicked Cool
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Wicked Cool! tube graphics market Tom's of Maine toothpaste

New Wicked Cool! natural toothpaste for kids 8+ extends Tom's of Maine oral care line.
Empty tubes are picked from boxes by the robot’s twin-row end effector and placed in the filler’s pucks.
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Norway's Ello turns to robots for an automation solution

Filling, insertion into trays, secondary packaging, and palletizing of tubes is done at 155 tubes/min by a tightly integrated series of robotic systems that require only one operator.
Each robotic end effector picks 30 empty tubes per cycle and places them in the pucks on the racetrack carrier.
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One controller governs 92 axes of motion

What do you get when you deploy 92 servo motors on a tube-filling machine? At Norden, a part of the Coesia Group, you get a machine that fills 850 toothpaste tubes/min.
Softlips gift pack
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Mentholatum touts Softlips gift packs for the holidays

Lip balm 'to and from' packs aim to entice consumers to purchase them as gifts for under $5.
Fabrico cold seal package
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Examining cold-seal adhesives for medical and dental packaging

A look at cold-seal adhesives, and the role of the converter in creating cost-effective medical and dental packaging.
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German firm uses machine vision for toothpaste tube inspection

Toothpaste helps you maintain healthy, attractive, and clean teeth, but only in recent years have vision systems been used to check whether the actual product packaging is clean and safe before the toothpaste tubes are filled.

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