Applications

Reusable tin keeps sports tape safe

A slim, custom-embossed tin from SpiderTech protects its pre-cut elastic sports tape in a range of athletic and workplace environments, and provides a powerful shelf presence with its contemporary, bold graphics.
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Fig. 1: ConAgra's Hock on OEE's relationship to labor costs
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Free tools for CPGs to calculate OEE benefits

ConAgra continuous improvement chief spearheads the introduction of the OEE Opportunity Calculator and the OEE Validation Calculator, free from AIOE.
How migration occurs
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The need for low migration packaging...and compliance

The definition, science and compliance requirements for low migration packaging are evolving to meet the needs of food brands and consumers, says one supplier's regulatory compliance chief.
P&G’s trapezoidal carton wins PPC honors
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P&G’s trapezoidal carton wins PPC honors

Diamond Packaging earns Gold Award with this custom-designed carton with trapezoidal structural design and multi-layered, diamond-shaped holographic foil pattern.
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KM Packaging Services: Lidding film

KM KPeel 3G lidding film for food packaging peels cleanly from trays in ambient or chilled conditions.
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Sealed Air: Servo wrappers

Shanklin® Hy-Speed servo wrappers extend dimensional capabilities at speeds up to 180 packages-per-minute.
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Coveris Rigid Mansfield: 38-mm tamper-evident closure

Lightweight, non-dairy specific PE cap is available in all colors, can be decorated with screen print, debossing or embossing, and can also be textured.
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R&D veteran Blake Hutzley, technical advisor, Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Association (B&CMA),
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What's the secret to innovation?

One big-brand R&D veteran told a PACK EXPO audience the secret, in the form of his Three Cs. But first, he related a personal tale of all-too-common R&D woe to an empathetic group of nodding heads...
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Petainer: PET keg

The petainerKeg™ Linestar is based on the petainerKeg™ classic blown, one-way, recyclable PET keg, and features a significantly redesigned outer shell which enables it to fit specifically on existing steel-keg filling lines; reduce logistics costs up to 30% and maintain taste quality equal to that of steel.
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DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015
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DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015

Topics to be covered March 3-5, in Virginia Beach will include technology for manufacturing innovation, package design, sealing process validation, and a local operating nurse panel.
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New structure for salsa combines rigid and flexible materials

Ana’s Foods becomes the first user of a new packaging structure for its salsa that uses a rigid frame with flexible sides to reduce the use of plastic by up to 50%.
Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome
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Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome

Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario, has introduced its Wild Wonders Gourmet Medley tomatoes in a thermoformed PET that is interesting because it is not a clamshell.
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Box for vegan truffles conveys purity, luxury

Gourmet vegan chocolatier selects 100% recycled kraft paperboard boxes that reflect the company’s commitment to wholesome, holistic ingredients and practices.
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Minimize global warming while soothing diaper rash

A new pediatric product from Mission Pharmacal, Dr. Smith’s Diaper Rash Spray in an aerosol can uses a propellant that offers a near-zero Global Warming Potential.
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Nor-Cal CEO speaks: New line for Anaheim

A beverage plant upgrade, already underway, reprises the company's 2007 distribution divestiture and bottling reinvestment.
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Multivac: Thermoforming packaging machine produces skin packs

The new MULTIVAC R 575 MF PRO ther-moforming packaging machine can now produce skin packs of the highest quality for products with heights of up to 90 mm.
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Bemis Healthcare Packaging: Transdermal packaging

Alternatives to Barex meet chemical resistance and barrier property requirements for transdermal packaging.
Following their presentation on 3D printing/additive manufacturing, Carl Dekker, President of Met-L-Flo, and Don Smith Manager Engineering Technology Resources at Baxter Healthcare Corp. (left), respond to audience inquiries.
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Practical packaging applications for additive manufacturing

PACK EXPO presentation suggests 3D printing technology can deliver many positive packaging uses.

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