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Beverage Roundtable: Package designs that elevate mainstream products
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Beverage Roundtable: Package designs that elevate mainstream products

How do you sell a mainstream product with better-than-mainstream design? Experts Rick Barrack, Will Burke and David Padula went shopping for the answer. Here's what they found...
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Mondi: Microwavable packaging

According to research, steaming in the microwave is one of the healthiest ways of preparing food because the short cooking time preserves vitamins and minerals along with flavour, colour and texture. Mondi SteamPack® provides all these benefits and offers the utmost flexibility to food producers.
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New bread bag is made from renewable resources.
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New sustainable bread bag

Hovis Limited, a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business in the U.K., is the first to commercialize a polyethylene bread bag made primarily from renewable resources.
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MG America: Tablet checkweigher

MG America’s MG2 SELEKTA high-speed checkweigher and sorting machine for the production of tablets can check up to 500,000 units/hr. and handles a wide variety of product shapes and sizes, and delivers 100% weight verification, according to the company.
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FiberMark: New portfolio of folding carton, turned-edge, and bag stock products

FiberMark announces an innovative new portfolio of folding carton, turned-edge and bag stock products specifically engineered to meet the design demands of the upscale health & beauty packaging market.
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Graphic redesign for Philly Cheesesteak focuses on authenticity

A complete redesign of the packaging graphics for handcrafted heat-and-serve deli sandwiches focuses on the artistic and emotive side of the brand and adds clarity and consistency.
Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors
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Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors

Unique can images made possible using special printing technology tell the story of 12 fallen warriors.
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MWV: Packaging for chilled ready meals

Packaging innovation creates a premium brand experience, improves functionality and increases recyclability for a category poised for growth.
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MULTIFACETED REDESIGN.  The new clamshell package for Hypertherm’s consumables offers a more compact footprint, with 20% less material, and a more consistent, cleaner brand appearance on shelf.
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Holistic thinking guides clamshell redesign

Hypertherm redesigns packaging for 220 SKUs of metal-cutting consumables for a more environmentally friendly clamshell that protects against product counterfeiting.
COMBINATION PACKAGE.  By using both paperboard and plastic in its Bonus Pack carton, UPG was able to get a terrific combination of shelf impact, clarity, and cost optimization.
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Visibility the key to Bonus Pack

For this special promo package sold exclusively through PetSmart stores, it was essential that the primary packs inside be clearly visible to the consumer in the store.
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Table maker speeds delivery with on-demand box making

Part of MityLite’s supply chain transformation, a new custom case-making system reduces material inventory, improves efficiencies, and shortens delivery lead times.
Package of the year.  Noven Therapeutics  Brisdelle is indicated for the  treatment of moderate to severe  vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated  with menopause. The Brisdelle compliance  design features calendarized dosing for 30 days  of therapy, with a designated area for the patient  to note the starting date of the therapy.
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HCPC names 2013 Compliance Packages of the Year

Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle wins top honors during RxAdherence 2014.
CRISP PRINTING. The fully digital printer runs at speeds to 800/min and delivers clean, crisp printing.
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Ampule labeling gets a big boost

This German pharmaceutical manufacturer has discovered that digital printing of pressure-sensitive labels that go on ampules is a vast improvement over hot-foil printing.
GANTRY PACKER. Among the new pieces of equipment in Line 1 is the top-loading gantry case packer.
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Optimized lines at Bacardi Beaucaire

At a historic facility in the south of France, Bacardi engineers have found a way to increase speed, efficiency, and flexibility by taking six lines down to two.
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MAP comes to dairy

Described as “the first application of modified-atmosphere packaging technology in a dairy product,” a 6.5-oz whipped cheese product from New Holland, PA-based BC-USA was the subject of a feature story in our February issue of 1995, year two of Packaging World’s existence.
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New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales

Extraordinary visual impact was among the top goals of the package design for a new nutrition supplement product sold primarily by way of television infomercials.
The paletpac system features gentle handling.
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Twin-belt turning device brings gentle palletizing

Schwenk Putztechnik, a German maker of prefabricated mortar mixtures, recently installed new palletizing technology with an eye toward reducing time spent on maintenance, gaining more efficient production, and optimizing stack configuration with regard to storage and sales.
Barrier bottle features good looks, product protection, and functionality.
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Barrier solution for nutrition supplement

A convenience-size multilayer polypropylene bottle for Nutricion Clinica, an oral clinical nutrition range from Spain’s Vegenat, is now reaching store shelves.

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