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New rapid prototyping technology for custom thermoformed packaging

White paper from Plastic Ingenuity describes fused deposition modeling technology that provides 3D prototypes that are of much higher quality and more durable than molds created from traditional rapid prototype machines.
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Package Case Study

Bottle made of OCC and ONP

Holding 50 oz of laundry detergent, this molded-pulp bottle—recyclable and compostable—is actually a shell with a LDPE liner inside that holds the product.
Package Case Study

Custom edible-oil container at leading edge of convenience wave in India

Competition for consumer attention is increasing in the edible-oil aisle, pushing marketers to be more creative, even in countries such as India.
Package Case Study

WD-40 salutes military with commemorative cans

Series of high-quality designs is designed in part to help raise money for three military charities.
Package Case Study

Pet food pack par excellence

Gold for Printing Achievement went to Nordenia USA for a 2.7-kg (5.95 lb) package of Nestlé Purina ONE Dog pet food sold in the Canadian marketplace.
Package Case Study

Film for bulk liquids earns Gold for Packaging Excellence

Liquiflex® Advance™ films for bulk liquids is designed to replace metal foodservice cans or traditional bulk liquid films. The 13-layer Liquiflex film generates 96% less waste than cans and up to 30% less waste than other films, and includes redundant nylon and ethylene vinyl alcohol layers for strength and resistance. It is manufactured by Curwood Inc., a Bemis company.
Supplier News

PAC Machinery Group appoints new Western Regional Sales Manager

The PAC Machinery Group (PMG) has announced that Lawrence Warren has been named Western Regional Sales Manager.  
Machine Product Brief

W. Amsler Equipment: Preform cooling system improves PET container production

A unique preform cooling system from W. Amsler Equipment Inc., uses increased air flow in the oven to deliver major productivity improvements for manufacturers of PET containers.

Interphex 2011 New York programs announced

Educational program to feature biopharmaceutical manufacturing topics. Meanwhile, ISPE will again sponsor the March 29-31 event in New York.
Machine Product Brief

Standard-Knapp: Continuous motion case packer

The PakMore™ continuous motion case packer from Standard-Knapp provides fast and smooth packaging of bottles using zero-gap infeed for balanced lines and jam-free operation.


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