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Band sealer expands lifeline for Haitian kids
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Band sealer expands lifeline for Haitian kids

Nonprofit Meds & Food for Kids in Haiti installs new packaging equipment that doubles its output of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food for the country’s starving children.
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Graphics not sacrificed in new sustainable pet-food pack

Packaging for Kaytee’s new natural line of pet food uses a high-quality printing process to create rich, animal imagery for pet lovers, while employing FSC-certified, recyclable material.
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Peelable ends improve the opening of tuna cans

The ends allow for smooth and safe opening, a plus for guarding against sharp edges on cans, and provide convenience in a category where many packages frustrate consumers.
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'Glimmer' cries out for the designer in each of us to appear

Challenge assumptions, make new mental connections, and give form to your ideas. A new book says designers excel at these skills, and they should be universally adopted.
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Nanotechnology protects capsules from counterfeiting and diversion

Employing nanotechnology-based encryption onto pharmaceutical capsules before they’re filled adds overt, covert, and forensic-level protection for Pfizer’s Capsugel division.
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Paperboard tray for MAP fish

The Finnish fish processing company V. Hukkanen Oy is launching its Kalaneuvos marinated salmon strips in new paperboard-based microwavable and ovenable modified atmosphere packaging.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
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The case of the compostable chip package-Part 2

The sun has all but set on the Sun Chips® bag, but not without giving rise to a host of issues.
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Tense trends tend to send messages to packaging makers

In an ideal world, most of the time packaging materials are invisible, happily protecting food, drugs, and other consumer products, sometimes using somewhat sophisticated technologies, but not drawing attention to themselves.
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Convenience and patient compliance drive contract packager's business

Tee Noland, director of business development for Pharma Tech Industries (PTI), a contract manufacturer/packager, shares his views on why pharmaceutical companies are turning to contract packagers, and discusses the latest developments


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