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Mederma
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Redesigned skin care package overcomes daunting hurdles

By working with its branding partner, Merz Pharmaceuticals now enjoys considerable shelf appeal, despite several retail challenges.
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Northstar’s new lip balm line relies on pucks to keep the slender containers upright during the filling and capping process.
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Automation and in-house digital printing drive this contract manufacturer

First came an automated line for lip balm, which was followed by last year’s installation of a liquid line for lotion and sanitizers. Growth—and Kisstixx—came as a result.
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Albéa: Tube with pump dispensers

The Nea and SP343 integrated airless tube + pump dispensers for personal care products from Albéa deliver 360° application, precise, consistent dosage, and a high restitution rate, provide high-protection and cost-efficiency, and are available in a wide range of decorative technologies such as flexography, silkscreen, offset and hot stamping, and visual effects including photo-like, metallic-looking, matte and gloss, or 3D printing.
For Australian Gold, the new Fasson Curvy film label created approximately 40% more labeling area.
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New sun-care bottle label offers 'Curve Appeal'

New enhanced label designed to fit the curved edges of Australian Gold’s Moisture Max 30 sun-care product package leads to a 5% increase in product sales.
The 75-mL container holds the same amount of spray as the conventional 150-mL format.
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Unilever shakes up the aerosol world

Unilever has launched what it calls “the first major packaging reduction initiative for aerosol deodorants since they were introduced in the late 1960s.”
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.
Ansell Reverse
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Total makeover for Ansell personal lubricants

Structural and graphics packaging improvements earn awards.
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.
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Nourish organic skincare line rooted in earth-friendly benefits

While product uses 100% organic ingredients, packaging contains a minimum of 25% recycled content and is recyclable.
Purex Ultra, before and after
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Toilet tissue graphics blossom

Design firm takes bud of graphic design for Purex bathroom tissue packaging and brings it to full bloom for maximum impact on shelf.

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