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Missing: one extruder

Maybe you were as surprised as I was to hear about the major recall from Ross Products for its 32-oz plastic bottles of Similac.
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COMPANIES:Hassia USA combined all of its sales and service organizations under the new corporate name, IWKA Packaging USA.
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Experienced installation with Fortune 500 companies: Conveyor systems, blow molders, injection molders, shrink wrap, palletizers, fillers, blenders, robotics....
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Krones, Inc: Stretch blow molder

Krones offers the Contiform S Series of stretch blow-molding machines.
Contract packager fills PEN bottles with personal care products for Wal-Mart
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Contract packager fills PEN bottles with personal care products for Wal-Mart

At contract packager Lake Consumer Products, polyethylene naphthalate (PEN) bottles from Graham Packaging are conveyed single-file in pucks from left to right through a two-station volumetric filling process for feminine personal care products on Lake's line that relies almost exclusively on Terco equipment.
ISOLATOR CHAMBER. Sterilization, rinsing, filling, and capping are all conducted inside this microbiological isolator chamber.
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Low-acid aseptics 101

To fully appreciate the significance of the Aseptic Solutions installation, it helps to review the nature of today’s aseptic beverage packaging scene.

PLA-Packed Vitamins

This summer, Highland Laboratories, Mt. Angel, OR, began to replace its more than 200 opaque and amber PET bottles used for dietary supplements with similar containers made of polylactic acid from NatureWorks LLC (
PET PROJECT. POM Wonderful pomegranate has been introduced in a 48-oz handled bottle for 
consumer convenience using a PET copol
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Polymer advances 'resin-ate' with packaging

Consumer- and technology-driven packaging trends come together at the National Plastics Exposition.
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Eastman Chemical Company: UV-Guard Pet

To protect against harmful UV rays that degrade flavors, colors, and vitamins found in sports and energy drinks, fruit juices, and fortified waters, Eastman Chemical now offers Vitiva PET for clear packaging of beverages.


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