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APPS equipment at Reliance
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Electronic tablet counter/fillers energize Reliance Private Label Supplements

Growing supplement and vitamin company uses APPS machinery to improve efficiency and ease setup and changeover.
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Sterile medical packaging market
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Technology, innovation transforming healthcare packaging market

New report forecasts the sterile medical packaging market worth to reach US$ 35.07 billion by 2020.
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Grass seed stands up, and out, on shelf in cube-shaped pouch

For a new hi-tech grass seed product, Mountain View breaks from the standard layflat bag, using a cube-shaped flexible pouch that offers shelf impact and greater efficiency.
A new six-pack carrier for West Shefford's craft beer uses a retractable handle that enables stacking.
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Craft-beer carrier with retractable handle is portable, stackable

A new six-pack paperboard carrier for Canadian craft brewer West Shefford uses a unique design with a retractable handle that enables stacking on pallets and at retail.
Absolut Electrik made its debut at Absolut’s Electrik House futuristic house party in October 2015.
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Absolut’s 2015 holiday bottle: It’s Electrik!

A metallic/mirror-coated bottle in silver and blue versions, inspired by electronic house music, adds festivity to winter holiday and other ‘house’ parties.
The design for the 0.25- and 1-oz lip balm pots is based on an Asian teapot.
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3D-printed package styles proliferate at Anita’s Balm

Since introducing a 3D-printed, PLA balm jar in 2014, Anita’s Balm has developed a number of new 3D-printed packaging designs for its own use and for sale to other brands.
In mold labeling of PP container makes for real shelf impact.
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UniPak solution adds value

Belgian household products company Peritus Brands is deploying a special package while running a promotional campaign for its Blan White bleaching powder.
Thinfilm: Smart Tags
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Thinfilm: Smart Tags

NFC OpenSense tags enhance product security and consumer engagement.
Featuring a curvy shape and a hinged lock-back cap, the 8-oz standup pouch launched by C.F. Sauer comes in a super convenient Re
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Mayo debuts in a spouted standup pouch

Described as ‘a great addition to the existing Duke’s product line,’ this southern style mayonnaise comes in a shapely recloseable pouch that’s packed in a retail-ready case.
The low-level drag chain conveyor lets Frank Beer load and unload three pallets at a time.
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Upgrading case picking and pallet stretch wrapping

Beverage distributor automates operations and adopts voice-based picking to more efficiently handle diverse product line.
A fresh batch of vacuum skin-packed trays that have just exited the HPP vessel are conveyed toward labeling and secondary packag
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In-house HPP replaces toll processing

This Houston startup sees a bright future for refrigerated ready meals with a ‘clean label’ thanks to High Pressure Processing. One unit is in and another will soon be paired with it.
The uniquely shaped bottles made on this roll-fed system are thin-walled so that they can be easily squeezed for dispensing purp
Feature Article
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Cosmetics & beauty care—trends at PACK EXPO

From an experienced veteran comes a look at some of the new equipment, trends, and packages introduced at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015.
UPS: Supply Chain Success
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Survey reveals importance of distribution and logistics partnerships

UPS Pain in the (Supply) Chain’s 2015 survey results show progress in product security and adapting to regulatory changes.
Since the 14-head combination scale was installed, Branston’s crispy slices can now be packed at a rate of 77 PET rays/min.
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Product giveaway reduced from 6% to 0.4%

By going from a manual to an automated method of putting crispy potato slices into trays, this leading UK potato processor has greatly reduced the amount of product given away.
UPM Raflatac: Renewed label materials
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UPM Raflatac: Renewed label materials

A renewed product range provides conformability and printability for home and personal care labeling.
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Aluminum bottle can for beer suits Montanans’ outdoor lifestyles

Craft brewery in Montana launches a reclosable bottle can for its most popular beer, offering active Montana consumers a portable, premium drinking experience.
New range of ASDA shampoos come in a contoured PET bottle.
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Contour PET bottles for shampoo range

In the UK market, ASDA's new range of own brand shampoos now come in a stylish PET contour bottle with an oval flip-top PP cap.
Aviator label
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Graphics make the difference

Aviator Brewing Co. of Fuquay-Varina, NC, is one of those craft brewers whose owners understand how big a difference high-impact graphics on a full-body shrink sleeve label can make.

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