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Films make foods easier to handle

For applications in foodservice, wholesale, or retail, winners in the 1994 FPA competition show how flexible packs can take on new food packaging tasks.
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Scholarship update

The Chicago-based Petroleum Packaging Council is funding a new scholarship for a Michigan State University junior and senior student electing to major in MSU's School of Packaging.
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U.S. packaging rules square with UN recommendations

Performance-oriented packaging regs for hazardous material shipping are more sweeping than simply shifting to United Nations standards. Some changes relating to drum packages are being criticized.
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Discussions continue with FDA on labeling

Representatives of the National Food Processors Assn. (NFPA) met with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials in early February to discuss NFPA's petition to amend labeling regulations of health claims for foods.
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Automation times six at Apotex

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Recycling reports to be filed in California

Food industry organizations will help members comply with requirements of a California law requiring recycling of rigid plastic containers sold in the state.
After the CP60 processing machine performs cutting and scoring operations, the sheet of corrugated emerges along a discharge g
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In-house case blank production flies at Boeing

Corrugated processing machine cuts and scores multiple case styles and sizes. It enables Boeing to produce cases on a J-I-T basis and frees up space once allocated to lot quantities of premade case blanks.
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Reformulating the bottle

When automotive chemical manufacturer Snap Products expanded its "Outlaw" line of fuel additive products and reformulated other premium products, the company chose to revamp packaging with an innovative aluminum bottle.
At left, an operator makes an adjustment at the control panel of Coca-Cola France?s new ?twin-stack? cartoner. A promotional
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Coca-Cola France meets international demand

New packaging system allows Coca-Cola Production, Socx, France, to "twin-stack" 33-cL cans into paperboard cartons to meet demands of consumers in France, Germany, Belgium, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Africa.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

ICI Chemicals and Polymers (Wilmington, DE): Janet A. Schukraft, account and market development mgr.
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Software systems 'pop' big savings for Weaver

Computer software helps Weaver Popcorn improve pallet patterns and downsize corrugated shippers. The result is savings of thousands in freight and material costs.
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FDA's Kessler becoming target of anti-regulatory forces

FDA and its Administrator, Dr. David Kessler, are becoming the focal point for deregulation proponents on Capitol Hill. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) repeatedly has singled out FDA as an example of a government regulator that is hamstringing American business.
Thanks to the rugged F-style gallon can, Coleman?s case
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Coleman saves with performance packaging

In shifting to performance-oriented corrugated packaging for hazardous materials, Coleman found it could save $63ꯠ by reducing specifications on containers of camping fuel.
Ventilation holes in Prohens? new corrugated box (above) help maintain grape quality during shipment from Chile to the U.S
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Corrugated container reaps sweet rewards for Chilean grape grower

Prohens switches from wooden crates to corrugated boxes to pack grapes for export. Lighter box provides protection, speeds set-up and reduces labor costs for Chilean grape grower.
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Flat-bottom bag system

The Acceleron flat-bottom bag system from Triangle Packaging Machinery (Chicago, IL) continually produces gabletop, flat-bottom packages from any supported material, including kraft paper, Mylar®, metallized foils and other product-specific packaging films.
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Smart package holds compliance solution

Incorporating an alarm clock into a prescription drug bottle seems like an idea whose time should have come long ago. It came last year, in the form of the MEMS® SmartCap(TM) from Aprex Corp., a Fremont, CA, company specializing in improved patient compliance.
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Glass bottle/twistoff closure

Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has introduced a 210-ml (7-oz) clear glass bottle with a 43-mm twistoff closure. Suitable for salad dressings, herbal vinegars, syrups and sauces.
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HDPE resin

Quantum Chemical's (Cincinnati, OH) Petrothene® LT 6194-69 HDPE resin for blown film applications has good moisture barrier properties, low taste and odor characteristics and is easy to process.

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