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JLS adds Finance Director and PMMI Certified Training

JLS Automation names Karen Bowser Finance Director and completes PMMI Training Certification
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Regulations hinder new packaging for meat, poultry, seafood

Regulations related to the manufacture, distribution, type, and category of meat, poultry, and seafood are stifling the entry of new players and packaging innovation, says report.
High-quality flexo printing brings bread to shelf with a new boldness.
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Bold print for Brace’s brand

Brace’s extensive range of Family Bread popular in the UK now has bold new graphics thanks to excellence in flexographic printing
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Ingredion completes Penford acquisition

Ingredion and Penford hope to generate annual cost synergies of at least $20 million.
Global Data forecast sees significant U.S. pharmaceutical market growth
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Forecast sees significant U.S. pharmaceutical market growth

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, faster FDA product approvals, and millions of previously uninsured people potentially entering the patient pool expected to help drive future pharmaceutical growth.
Fresh-R-Pax mini-container
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Baltimore Innovations Ltd.: Mini containers for fresh fruit

Baltimore Innovations launches the Fresh-R-Pax “mini-container”.
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Innovia's BOPP film for mineral oil barrier
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Innovia: BOPP film for mineral oil barrier

Innovia Films launches Propafilm RCU—its first BOPP film that has been officially proven to provide up to 1.5 years of protection from mineral oil migration.
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VariBlend: Dual-dispensing 30-ml PET bottle

VariBlend adds to its on-the-go, custom-blending, dual-dispensing range with a new Sonoco 30-ml PET bottle and new 40-mm dispenser with secure locking design.
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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.

Hourglass-shaped bottle radiates energy

A shapely, easy to grasp, 4.75-oz bottle for XRCEL Sports Fuel micro-gel energy supplement delivers convenience and conveys vitality, with a silver shrink sleeve decorated with dynamic bands of color.
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.

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