Contract packager profile

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.
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ROBOTIC APPLICATION. Protective corrugated cornerboards are applied automatically by this robotic system just before stretch wrap is applied to the pallet.
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Robots finish mac and cheese line

A multi-axis ARBOT palletizer forms layers of shrink-wrapped trays on a pallet and then hands the pallet off to a stretch wrapping cell where corner boards are also placed robotically.
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Aseptic plant enables new business opportunity

Fruit-based drink-mix components company Beverage Innovations enters new markets with shelf-stable aseptic product supplied by new processing/packaging company Wright Foods.
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New plant feeds growing Greek yogurt trend

A new plant for Alpina Foods produces primarily Greek yogurt, with a capacity of 39,000 cups/hr, offering capacity for the company’s own brand as well as co-packed products.
Pasta sauce bottles enter a labeler at left, then exit labeled at right. Filled, capped, and labeled bottles accumulate on a high-speed bottling line at LiDestri’s Rochester, NY, facility.
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Contract manufacturer accelerates its packaging operations

New facilities and equipment investments drive LiDestri Foods’ operations in Rochester, NY, and Fresno, CA.
The contract packer has the capacity to handle skin care and hair care products in a broad range of bottle and label sizes and shapes.
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Quick labeling adaptability

Contract packer increases operating efficiencies by installing new wraparound and top label application equipment to accommodate wide range of container and label types.
Aerial shot at PTI's Union, MO site
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New Pharma Tech expansion, lab

Co-packer/manufacturer PTI broadens prescription and OTC capabilities with a new 60,000 sq ft expansion in Union, MO and a new lab at its Royston, GA headquarters.
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Case packers provide production uptick at Royal Wine

Wine, spirit, and liqueur company installs new automated case packers that more than double its capacity, opening the door to co-packing opportunities.
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How to land the Big Ones

Upon his return from Vietnam in 1968, Tom Bacon got his start overseeing cosmetic co-packers for Max Factor & Company.
Estimated non-refrigerated shelf life for these juices is up to one year in their unopened bottles.
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Team approach to outsourcing brings new juice brand to market

Blending a business plan as unique as its all-natural juices, Fave Juice finds a novel approach to outsourcing—from packaging to full operations management.

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