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Eco services help bottler reduce blow-molding energy costs

Implementation of consumption monitoring and process control tools help The Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Company to significantly reduce blowing pressure and electricity use.
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Materials Product Brief
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Sanner: Desiccant pillow packs

Sanner GmbH launches AdPack® desiccant pillow packs—an efficient, economical and safe solution for the protection of moisture-sensitive pharmaceuticals such as tablets and capsules inside the packaging.
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User-friendly grip for new range of fertilizers.
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Fresh packaging for trusted products

A new series of bottles features a special base design for ASB Greenworld‘s concentrated fertilizers.
Easy-open feature distinguishes the sardines pack.
Package Case Study
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King Oscar finds a new opening for its mackerel can

Leading Norwegian seafood firm King Oscar has enhanced its popularity by adding an advanced opening solution to its relaunched mackerel can.
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Brazilian beer launched in lightest can in South America

NewAge Bebidas introduces its Germânia 55 beer brand in an aluminum bottle can that is lightweight, shatterproof, and infinitely recyclable.
Machine Case Study
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Saudi Arabian water bottler to employ 'fastest PET line in the world'

Health Water Bottling Company expects to produce 134,000 bottles/hr with new PET line to meet rising demand for bottled water in Saudi Arabia’s booming market.
Materials Product Brief
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RPC Superfos: Packaging solution for dairy producers

The stylish pack includes a convenient spoon and is in tune with consumer demand for more easy meals on-the-go.
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'Elixirs' launch in textured cans

New Lotus Botanical Elixirs adaptogenic beverages use aluminum cans with tactile printing that offsets the reflective, bright colors of the can design.
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Amcor Flexibles: Lid foil

Amcor Flexibles Global Pharma introduces Primera Lid Foil, a unique push-through foil with a print primer that performs on all current printing technologies and inks.
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VIAL PACKAGING. Allergy Labs installed a new vial filling and closing machine with peristaltic pump filling technology for water-based, easily soluble products such as injectable, sterile drugs.
Machine Case Study
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Peristaltic pump put to the test at Allergy Labs

Allergenic extract manufacturer opts for filling and closing equipment with peristaltic pump technology for greater product safety and fill accuracy, and lower machine maintenance.
Package Case Study
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New box for inflight meals takes off

Scandinavian Airlines uses sturdy folding box for its inflight meals that exhibits a low weight, a good hand feel, and an attractive appearance.
Package Case Study
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Hummus & chip snack pack served up in a can

Tribe Mediterranean Foods introduces a new snack combination of hummus and pita chips packaged in a composite can designed for convenient, on-the-go consumption.
New design
Package Case Study
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Core values—real, honest, natural—conveyed by pet food pack

The Honest Kitchen redesigns the packaging graphics for its natural pet foods, using hand-drawn illustrations of key ingredients and copy to lend an artisan feel.
News
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FPA forecasts steady growth for U.S. flexible packaging

The Flexible Packaging Assn. envisions 2014 growth of 3.8%, for a total of $28.2 billion, making it one of the fastest-growing packaging segments in the U.S.
SMALL FOOTPRINT. Though the old (left) and the new (right) packs both hold eight razors, the food print of the new pack is dramatically smaller.
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Redesigned blister brings benefits throughout supply chain

By reducing depth of draw on a PVC thermoform, Energizer Holdings generated operating efficiencies and cost savings galore while racking up some serious sustainability points.
Carton varieties. The cartoner handles a wide variety of carton sizes, so ease of changeover was a must.
Controls Case Study
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Punched up pita packing

New cartoning technology powered by an advanced electric drives and control solution is paving the way for growth at Milwaukee-based Kangaroo Brands, a rising maker of pita bread products.
Kevin O’Donnell, Senior Partner, Exelsius, is a noted authority in supply chain integrity.
Column/Opinion
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Reevaluating drug product stability can save millions on packaging

Kevin O’Donnell, Senior Partner, Exelsius, is a noted authority in supply chain integrity. In this Q&A he lends his “big-picture” insights regarding distribution practices for time and temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical/biological products.
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No-fuss wine in a can for everyday consumption

Great tasting, affordable wine, without pretension: that’s what winemaker Ryan Harms set out to create when he founded Union Wine Co. in Tualatin, OR, in 2005.

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