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Sani-Stak containers by Go To
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Go To Containers: Hygienic takeout food trays

Sani-Stak containers aim to make restaurant takeout safer, healthier, and more efficient.
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Global pharmaceutical contract manufacturing report.
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U.S. leading global pharmaceutical contract manufacturing market

Mordor Intelligence cites Merck, Pfizer, Famar, Recipharm, and Novartis as major players in a market forecast to grow 6.4% through 2020.
OGX
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Extra-thin labels reduce haircare company’s waste

Haircare products maker Vogue Intl. switches to thinner labels for its bottles, reducing the environmental impact of its packaging by 26% to 34% in a number of categories.
Syringes in a tray.
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Does complexity cause confusion for combination products?

Regulatory issues, such as which pathway to choose, and treatment advances, add to the complexity of combination products.
P&G Fabric Care logo
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P&G to increase PCR content in 230M laundry care bottles annually

Representing enough plastic to go from North to South Pole, 230M bottles annually of some of P&G’s flagship laundry care brands will soon comprise up to 50% PCR material.
Dynamic Conveyor: Vertical conveyor
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Dynamic Conveyor: Vertical conveyor

The DynaClean Vertical Z conveyor offers a cost-effective way of moving product to higher elevations
Just six of the 200,000 unique labels digitally printed for the summer promotion.
Package Case Study
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A-B InBev serves up 200,000 unique labels for summer promo

The customization/personalization bug has now bitten brand managers at A-B InBev.
Provodine packettes.
Package Case Study
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Microdermis launches Provodine in award-winning packaging

Ampac’s seven-layer laminate provides package integrity, barrier, portability, and dispensing functionality for this next-generation infection control product.
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FDA approves first 3D-printed drug

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals says its individually packed SPRITAM therapy enhances patient adherence by making pills easy to swallow.
SEEING IS BELIEVING. See-through packaging facilitates quick three-dimensional visual inspection of product condition.
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VSP for seafood

Carefully engineered system facilitates retailers’ ability to buy fish frozen, thaw them, and sell them in a refrigerated state in the same packaging without product deterioration.
PACKAGE OPEN AND CLOSED. Sanofi’s Nasacort® Allergy 24HR booklet pack with thermoform delivers shelf impact.
Package Case Study
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Sanofi’s Nasacort® Allergy 24HR booklet pack with thermoform delivers ‘wow’ factor

Package design uses thermoformed ‘N’ to help make successful switch from prescription-only to over-the-counter sales.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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Howdy, Helga, and welcome to Texas

At last April’s Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, a number of partnerships and alliances were talked about at various exhibitor booths.
PRODUCT MANIPULATION. Shown here are the vacuum flippers that lift certain pods off.
Machine Case Study
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High-efficiency coffee-pod packaging

Westrock Coffee Co. matches a new coffee pod fill/seal system with flexible-format cartoning equipment and automatic case packing.
Insights on Teva’s acquisition of Allergan Generics
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Insights on Teva’s acquisition of Allergan Generics

As acquisitions of specialty and generic pharmaceutical companies continue to escalate, Frost & Sullivan analysts weigh in on Teva’s purchase of Allergan Generics.
FastPack for blister packs
Materials Product Brief
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Bilcare Research: Blister film barrier property optimization

See them at Pharma EXPO (co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas) in Booth #N-815! Bilcare Research will exhibit a streamlined path to optimum blister packaging and an eco-friendly blister film.
INK-JET CODING. Cans are inverted on a twist rail so that an ink-jet date code can be imprinted on the bottoms.
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Victory Brewing taps into cans

Consumers have made it abundantly clear that when it comes to craft beer, they’d like to see it available in cans as well as bottles. Victory Brewing got the message.
LINEAR SYSTEM. Exiting the in-line linear system, filled and lidded single-serve cups are picked 36 at a time and placed into la
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Byrne Dairy breaks into yoghurt

Widely known as a technology leader in the fresh and ESL areas of dairy production and packaging, Byrne Dairy hears the call of Greek yoghurt and answers in a big way.
Examining food recalls, health issues, packaging and safety
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Examining food recalls, health issues, packaging and safety

Rise in food recalls catalyzes development of improved safety technologies, finds Frost & Sullivan.

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