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Three technologies worth tracking

A number of good ideas and a new technology or two have crossed my desk lately in no particular order. So rather than wait for them to magically assemble themselves into a single-topic column, I've decided to present them here in the same manner that they arrived: in no particular order.
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Evaluating in-mold labeling

How does this method of decoration stack up as an option?
Feature Article

Employing packaging to energize nutraceuticals

 As functional foods, beverages, and nutritional supplements continue to blend into new categories, companies use packaging to help market innovative new products.
90-day shelf life + sustainability gains = progress at Byrne Dairy
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90-day shelf life + sustainability gains = progress at Byrne Dairy

Byrne Dairy has a proven track record in ESL products. Now it’s using a new technology called ‘dry sterilization’ to get 90-day shelf life and get greener at the same time.
PET line brings capacity, flexibility to Coke plant
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PET line brings capacity, flexibility to Coke plant

Anchored by a blow/fill/cap Combi system, this new line handles three bottle sizes and reaches 32,000 bottles/hr on 1.5-L bottles. Just two 'pilots' are required to guide it.
Machine Product Brief

Krones, Inc: Blow-molding machine

Krones' MouldXpress Advanced reduces the change-over time for molds in their Contiform stretch blow-molding machines, improving the availability levels of the machine.

New PET for extrusion blow

Ron Schotland talks with Packaging World editor Pat Reynolds about a new polyester that makes it possible to extrusion blow mold PET containers that have an integral handle.

2 packaging developments worth watching

A ‘new’ PET and augmented-reality packaging—they’re coming down the packaging pike.
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Make collaboration a 2010 theme

A newly developed lubricating material greatly reduces time spent on maintaining blow molds at Nestlé Water. A close buyer/supplier partnership made it possible.

European study confirms what we already know--enough already--green is here to stay!

Nine countries across Europe confirm that there is a “big move” to sustainable packaging solutions. Why is this even news any more?


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