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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.
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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
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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.
Phillipsburg logo
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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.
Sleek aluminum bottle celebrates Lufthansa's 60th anniversary.
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Lufthansa bottle takes off in style

Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, and Warsteiner, one of Germany's largest and privately owned breweries, marked Lufthansa's 60th anniversary with a limited-edition beer bottle.
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Green cleaning products rebrand

Earth Friendly Products replaces outdated packaging for its cleaning products with a sleek new bottle and graphics that convey the emotional benefits of the brand.
A cart transfers formatted vials from the filling machine and loads them into the freeze dryer through a small “pizza door.”
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Aseptic filler ensures sterility of high-value blood products

Human protein producer installs several packaging lines comprising an isolator, aseptic filler, and freeze dryer that allow for flexibility, sterility, and near-zero waste at 3,600 vials/hr.
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New pasta sauce is premium throughout

Bertolli launches a new pasta sauce line that conveys its super-premium status through label graphics such as a black background, touches of gold, and fresh-ingredient photos.

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