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Marchesa’s 2013 Fall Runway Collection
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Grooming tool graphics inspired by high-end couture

Marrying high-end couture with product innovation, a limited-edition line of beauty tools from Revlon was quickly plucked off store shelves in Fall 2013, with graceful, feminine decorations inspired by fashion designer Marchesa’s 2013 Fall Runway Collection driving impulse purchases.
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Pen assembly machine
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Pen assembly machine

The fully automated MRA assembles up to 70 insulin pens/min.
MUSHROOM PACKAGING. Top and bottom cushions made from mushroom “roots” grown in a custom-designed mold protect RBW’s wall sconce
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Brilliant move to mushroom packaging

Lighting manufacturer switches to protective packaging made from mushroom ‘roots’ for its wall sconces, enabling faster packing, damage-free shipping, and a more sustainable packaging solution.
PürPod 100
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World’s first 100% compostable coffee pod

According to some statistics, the growing use of Keurig-style brewing systems has had a significant negative environmental side effect: It is estimated that in 2014, the number of single-serve pods sent to landfills could have circled the earth 11 times.
Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton
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Swedish milk brand launches 100% bio-based carton

Following in the footsteps of Finnish dairy Valio, Arla Foods of Sweden has become only the second chilled beverage producer to adopt Tetra Pak’s Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton, made entirely of renewable material—from carton to cap.
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Designing packaging for medical marijuana presents unique challenges

Marjorie Fischer is Brand Manager at Auntie Dolores, an Oakland-based leader in the medical cannabis movement and a producer of medical edibles sold through licensed dispensaries. She talks about what it’s like to develop packaging for such a new industry.
COMPACT & USER-FRIENDLY. The Freedom hot melt system requires minimal floor space and is easy to program and maintain.
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Pop-open cases eliminated

Programmable on-demand adhesive delivery systems avert glue charring/waste and greatly improve consistency of sealing integrity.
Tapaz2
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Mini-meal hummus kit hits snack trend trifecta

A shelf-stable line of snack kits that includes hummus with either crackers or pretzels offers consumers the convenience, healthy ingredients, and protein content they desire.
Heineken GPS 1
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GPS bottles lead Dutch on an adventure

Aluminum Heineken bottles placed in Amsterdam’s city center lead unsuspecting residents and visitors on an adventure guided by the bottle’s GPS technology.
CURVED PACK. Icy Hot packages are consistent in their unique curved appearance and graphics that reinforce the brand and make it
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Sanofi Chattem uses package design to launch Icy Hot Smart Relief

New product uses a wireless battery-powered device to address back pain. Package shape, graphics, and consumer input all play a role in on-shelf strategy.
Sonoco Thermosafe: Blood transport container
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Sonoco ThermoSafe: Blood transport container

Via Blood Transporter protects blood products during transportation and storage.
Agua Energy Water's current packaging
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A change in direction boosts beverage’s appeal

Packaging for fruit-flavored electrolyte brand Agua Energy Water undergoes several packaging changes to find the best direction.
CARDED VIALS.
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Robotic palletizing, pallet wrapping proves successful for Nephron

Equipment at Nephron’s South Carolina facility helps bring inhalation medications securely to market.
What market is forecast to top $80 billion by 2020?
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What market is forecast to top $80 billion by 2020?

E-pedigree authentication, holograms to grow the pharmaceutical and cosmetics anti-counterfeiting technology market.
COSMOS1
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Puffed corn company rebrands entire savory snack line

Puffed corn snack debuts new look that aligns with customer and retailer feedback and makes its product more prominent on store shelves.
Romaco Group: Anti-counterfeit blister packs
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Romaco Group: Anti-counterfeit blister packs

Anti-counterfeit blister packs protect pharmaceutical products with overt and covert security features.
Eagle Bulk 415 PRO x-ray inspection system
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Eagle Product Inspection: X-ray inspection system for dry bulk food products

New x-ray inspection system, Eagle Bulk 415 PRO, improves product handling to boost contaminant detection in bulk food products.
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ReadyRipe Watermelon Pouch
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Bags keep cut watermelon fresh up to 11 days

A gusseted bag for sliced watermelon provides an extended shelf life and adds consumer convenience with a carry handle, resealability, and the option to buy smaller portions.

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