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Fisher Design, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) opened a satellite office in San Francisco, CA.
Film unwinds from left to righton this horizontal rotary form/film/seal machine. The machine produces about 60 pouches/min. A sa
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Stand-up pouch stands tall on the shelf

A first-of-its-kind rotary hf/f/s machine helps Indiana candy and snack maker Golden Stream introduce 30 products in stand-up pouches. Retailers like the ways pouches can be merchandised; consumers like the resealable zipper that's applied in-line.
Validation of Organon?s newest vial labeler was made much easier by a comprehensive validation protocol devised by the vendor.
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Labeler makes the grade

Pharmaceuticals maker Organon, Inc. relied on its equipment vendor to devise a complete validation procedure for its new labeler before it hit the production floor.
Sold in 539 Migros supermarkets in Switzerland, Sports+Fit isotonic drink comes in a bottle made of a low-NDC-level PET copolyme
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PEN polymers lure beverage marketers

Superior thermal properties, chemical resistance, and high barrier to oxygen transmission have made PEN and other naphthalate-based materials irresistable for a hot-filled isotonic drink and for citrus juices.

L'Oréal's bottle fishes for kids

Streamlined and decorated to resemble a fish, it's easy to imagine kids getting hooked on the new L'Oréal Kids squeezable bottle. Aimed at kids between the ages of 3 and 10, the bottle fits easily into small hands, it floats in the bathtub and it allows the sweet-smelling shampoo and conditioner aroma to emanate through the bottle itself.
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ISO 9002 certification: Fisher Container Corp. (Evanston, IL).
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Osgood Industries Inc. (Oldsmar, FL) now represents Schaefer & Flottmann (Gevelsberg, Germany), a manufacturer of case/traypackers and palletizing equipment, and Fisher-Mathews (Banbury, England), a manufacturer of sleeve wrapping equipment for cups, bottles and trays.
One day soon packagers may be able to download information (top) on the shipping conditions a package might experience on this c
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Distribution packaging by the numbers

Using real-world shock and vibration data to design your pack can speed development, prevent damage and economize on materials. Collecting such data isn't easy, but now new ideas for sharing the burden-with the help of the Internet-are taking root in the
Samples of the Marineland and Aquatech branded bags depict the products in action, reproduced in four-color process printing.
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Aquaria's new 'bait' catches more customers

New graphics on new bags packed in a new way have dramatically improved the look of aquarium filter packs. The appearance catches on with more retailers, too.


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