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Plantic: Renewably sourced vacuum skin packaging

Plantic’s eco Plastic Skin Pack ultra-high gas barrier material establishes new standards in more sustainable vacuum skin packaging performance.
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Barrier thermoformed trays have the appearance of casserole dishes.
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Ready meals in barrier trays

French ready meal producer Gendreau Group and its subsidiary VIF have launched a range of high-quality ‘country style’ ready meal items in a thermoformed barrier plastic tray.
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Labels trace water’s journey from cloud to bottle

A new label design for FIJI Water uses six different back-panel labels to educate consumers on the source of the water and its journey to the final packaged product.
How2Recycle Label
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P&G to use How2Recycle Label

Procter & Gamble to add SPC’s How2Recycle Label on its Dawn dish detergent packaging to encourage consumers to recycle the bottle as well as the cap.
CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
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Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
Type 529 semi-automatic IV bag filling and closing machine
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Bausch Advanced Technology Group: IV bag filler

A new IV bag filling and closing system produces 1,600 bags/hr.
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Krones acquires Schaefer GmbH

Krones AG acquires pallet handling company Schaefer Förderanlagen- und Maschinenbau GmbH
Bottle Bright
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Pouched product a Shark Tank success

Clean Ethics LLC of Richmond, VT, is about to get a $75,000 infusion to help fulfill purchase orders and get its Bottle Bright product into retail.
New design
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Amway haircare rebranding brings global appeal

In a complete redesign of the packaging for its Satinique haircare line, Amway creates a vibrant, elegant, and easily navigable system expressly designed for a global audience.
DRUMMING UP BUSINESS. Blue Bell’s preprinted drums heighten the company’s identity in the bulk ice cream category.
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Upgrading automated bulk ice cream packaging

Blue Bell heightens foodservice brand identity and worker safety, while also enhancing cost and operating efficiencies with in-plant-forming of preprinted all-paper drum containers.
FILLER BLOCK. The 12-oz glass bottles typically run through the rinser/filler/crowner at a speed of about 350/min.
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Craft brewer returns to sweet home Chicago

CAGR is at 50% over the past five years, so Lagunitas is hitting on all cylinders. The future looks even brighter since the firm opened a new brewery on Chicago’s west side.
Wholesome! changes its packaging graphics
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New Wholesome! packaging has heart

Organic and Fair Trade sweeteners company changes its name to Wholesome!, a concept that carries through to its new package graphics.
rokz’ line of Infusion products
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Bottle brings spice to craft cocktail category

As the craft cocktail movement explodes in bars and restaurants around the world, fans of these handmade, high-quality drinks are increasingly looking for ways to create cocktail recipes with exotic and fresh ingredients at home.
STANDING UP AND OUT. The stand-up, modified atmosphere-packed pouches feature transparent front windows to clearly reveal the pa
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Complete fresh pet food meals in MAP SUPs

Freshpet pioneers refrigerated pet food segment and embraces the challenge of imaginative packaging options.
Enigma high-security thumb drive-sized encryption device
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Clear package protects, promotes encryption device

The new Enigma high-security thumb drive-sized encryption device uses a clear plastic tray-and-sleeve system that offers tamper-evidence and plenty of space for graphics.
The Kiss Me design is sprinkled with floral and sealed with a kiss from Betsey.
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Tissue box designs encourage self-expression

To excite consumers’ creative side, fashion designer Betsey Johnson creates bright and bold graphics in four themes for Kleenex brand facial tissue.
High-def printer for pharma and more
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High-def printer for pharma and more

Bell-Mark high-definition ink-jet printer does up to 600 dpi at up to 100 meters/minute. Originally designed for unique drug identification requirements in pharma, it can be integrated on a number of packaging machines where coding is required.
Red Brick chooses Novelis evercan
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Craft beer selects can with 90% PCR content

Georgia’s oldest brewery selects a high-recycled content aluminum can for its products to align with its sustainability goals, without sacrificing the quality of its beer.

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