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Miniature wine bottle brings its own glass

The Sileni Nano single-serve PET package is immediately recognizable as a wine product, mimicking the shape of a full-size bottle, and incorporates a clip-on plastic cup for handy consumption in places where glass bottles are less convenient.
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‘No leaf unturned’ is guiding strategy for tea pack redesign

Packaging for exotic, loose-leaf tea brand Rishi is reinvigorated, in a new reusable tin decorated with graphics that call to mind the rich and flavorful teas inside.
Qosmedix Large Mesh Pouch
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Qosmedix: Large meshed cosmetic pouches

Qosmedix expands its Simply Mesh collection with large, nylon mesh bags with metal zippers.
LaserSharp PrimeVent
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LaserSharp: Steam release film for pouches

LaserSharp FlexPak Services offers a hermetically sealed PrimeVent package solution for microwavable pouches.
Greiner Combi Can
Materials Product Brief
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Greiner Packaging: Combination oil/gas container

Greiner puts its easy-to-handle expertise to the test with the Husqvarna Combi can for chain saw users.
Bericap CTC IP Closure
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Bericap: Flip-top press-on closures

Bericap introduces flip-top caps for the oil and vinegar market that deliver cleanliness and functionality.
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.
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
Package Case Study
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Materials make a difference

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
Package Case Study
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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
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Package Case Study
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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.

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