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At Kodak, a variety of label sizes and shapes
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Kodak develops speedier labeling

Completing generic preprinted labels with laser-printed variable information allows Kodak to ship orders within 24 hours while saving hundreds of thousands of dollars per year for its small-batch printing needs.
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Materials Product Brief

Trial-size vials

Shower gels, body lotions, perfumes, day/night creams, shampoos, and conditioners are just some of the products that can be sampled using Vialpaq® from Flexpaq (S.
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Lotion pump

The EuroFlow® is a lotion pump from SeaquistPerfect (Cary, IL). Available in 1.0- or 2.0-cc dosages, the pump is offered with a ribbed- or smooth-wall closure.
Materials Product Brief

Window jars

Topline Products (Wayne, NJ) has designed a line of window jars made of SAN for pressed powder, eye shadow, blush, creme, lip gloss, and other cosmetics and personal care products.

Cans are really shaping up at Coke

Hot on the heels of its curvy Coke can (see Packaging World, March '97, p. 8), Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Co. is shaking up the can industry again.
Sleek, inverted PVC bottles (left) for private-label shampoos and moisturizers won the gold award. Silver went to a tube with a
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In the eye of the beholder

Good looks and marketing muscle characterize this year's cosmetics and personal care winners in NACD's annual packaging competition.
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The king of cups (sidebar)

Servo-driven accuracy for spices
Operating right on the deck of the ship in some of the most punishing conditions possible, this vacuum packaging system cranks o
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Value-added packaging goes to sea

Seattle fish processor vacuum packs salmon right on board its two ships for sale to Japanese markets. Now there's no need to thaw and refreeze, so quality is improved.

And the envelopes, please.

The Tube Council of North America announced its 1996 Tube of the Year Award winners on January 9. Named Laminate Tube of the Year was Rembrandt® Mint Flavor Toothpaste, marketed by Den Mat Corp.
McKesson runs three sizes (left) through its new line, typically keeping size changes to about once per week. Immediately after
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McKesson brings PET packing in-house

Fast-growing California water bottler is learning to appreciate the advantages of in-house filling, after long relying on contract bottlers for its half-, 1- and 1.5-L PET bottles.


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