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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.
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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.
Nonni’s packs eight- and 10-count cartons and tubs of its Italian-style biscotti dunking cookies in a range of flavors at its Ferndale, NY, facility.
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Case packer provides 'phenomenal' uptime for biscotti baker

Nonni’s Foods installs a wraparound case packer for its boxed biscotti products, resulting in increased production and flexibility, and consistent product presentation.
Northstar’s new lip balm line relies on pucks to keep the slender containers upright during the filling and capping process.
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Automation and in-house digital printing drive this contract manufacturer

First came an automated line for lip balm, which was followed by last year’s installation of a liquid line for lotion and sanitizers. Growth—and Kisstixx—came as a result.
Packaging lines are maintained in 16 separate rooms or “suites” to control positive air pressure and insures there is no cross-contamination between powdered products.
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Quality is top priority in contract packaging growth strategy

GSC Packaging, specializing in stick-packs and flexible single-serve packaging for powdered products, maintains high growth through strict quality controls and standards.

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