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Veryfine launches a 'Loud Mouth'

Looking to emulate a recent innovation popular in beer cans, Westford, MA-based Veryfine Products in September began shipping its 18 varieties of Veryfine and Chillers brands with a large-opening end (LOE).
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Antiblock concentrate

Available from Millennium Petrochemicals (Cincinnati, OH) is an antiblock concentrate formulated for use in extruding LDPE and LLDPE at temperatures from 325° to 550°F.
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Three-pack carrier makes sampling simpler

A novel bottle carrier made of corrugated is helping First Coast Brewing of Wilmington, NC, entice first-time buyers to sample its craft-brewed beers.
GardenTech Singles (top) are insecticide, fungicide and  herbicide concentrates available in unit-dose portions. They?re packed
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Unit-dose packaging for the garden

Consumers crave convenience, so this lawn and garden products manufacturer serves it up: single-dose pouches of home insecticides.
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Child-resistant closure

Rexam Closures (Evansville, IN) has introduced the 22-mm CR-Jigger(TM), a child-resistant closure for automotive additive applications. Available in prototype form, the 22 CR-Jigger adapts easily to a child-resistant neck finish and comes in a variety of colors.
All four flavors of 13.5-oz Still Tango are aseptically filled in black PET bottles bearing striking graphics
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Britvic banks on being different

This UK beverage marketer was a pioneer in aseptically filled PET bottles. Other ambitious packages include matte-black coated glass for on-premise sales and black PET bottles in four sizes.
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Peristaltic pump filler

ELF Machines (LaPorte, IN) has developed a two-head metered dispensing system suitable for laboratory or pharmaceutical applications. It fills thin and slightly viscous liquids into containers ranging from 0.25 mL to 500 mL.
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Film for bakery, confectionery

Mobil Bicor® LTSC film is a two-side coated, one-side sealable OPP film for bakery and confectionery applications available from Mobil's Films Div.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Chevron Chemical Co., U.S. Chemicals Div. (Houston, TX): J. R. Boots, business mgr.-HDPE.
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BrainForest stands out at Pack Expo West

Sponsored by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, Pack Expo West 97 drew 12겞 visitors to Las Vegas last month, up from 9걽 at the inaugural Pack Expo West in '95.
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'Alternative' packs milk sales

In an effort to recapture market share lost to rival beverages, milk processors are turning to more contemporary containers-with strong sales results.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, MI) and Sentinel Products Corp. (Hyannis, MA) have formed a joint venture to manufacture and sell extruded polyolefin and engineered metallocene foams globally.
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Paper packaging earns 3M's honors

For the fifth straight year at 3M's (St. Paul, MN) Scotchban(TM) Innovation Awards, converters, paper mills and packaged goods manufacturers were honored for the way their paper and paperboard materials showed innovation or sensitivity to environmental concerns.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

CCL Label, Inc., Pharmaceutical Div. (Itasca, IL), has opened a pharmaceutical label packaging facility in Cidra, Puerto Rico.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Technologies from Univation Technologies (Houston, TX) have been licensed to Exxon Chemical Co. (Houston, TX) for its planned PE plant in Singapore.
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Give Pepe a call

Pepe Lopez is all dressed up with plenty of places to go, thanks to a package redesign that Louisville-based Brown-Forman hopes will establish the brand as a "call" liquor.
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FMI endorses OTC changes

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) supports FDA's proposed regulation to establish a standardized labeling format for over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. But in comments to FDA, the trade group asked for national uniformity in requirements for OTC drug product labeling.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Arakawa Chemical Industries Ltd. (Osaka, Japan) and Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, MI) have formed Arakawa Europe GmbH (Frankfurt, Germany) to sell Arkon(TM) hydrocarbon resins, which are used as tackifiers in various adhesive applications.

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