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The first PEN bottle of Pulmotil AC to reach the marketplace was the 250-mL size, shown here with its extended text label. The l
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Lilly likes PEN for veterinary product

A new treatment for respiratory problems in pigs and chickens is administered in the field, where the breakability of glass packaging is a concern. A homopolymer PEN bottle provides a shatter-resistant answer and delivers all the shelf life needed.
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Amodular mold insert system makes it possible to blow mold a variety of bottle sizes without paying high mold costs for each siz
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Honey shows off in clear PET

Burleson overcomes technical and cost hurdles to become one of the first honey marketers to use PET containers. Now in development is a PET jar for foodservice holding 5 lb of honey.
New computer hardware and software helps Pharmacia & Upjohn coordinate product changeovers. This screen illustrates some of the
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Small changes deliver big-time for Pharmacia & Upjohn

Pharmaceutical firm saves $650ꯠ/yr at its Kalamazoo, MI, packaging facility by implementing simple, yet cost-effective quick-changeover procedures on 30 packaging lines.
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Enercon Industries Corp.: Induction sealer

The new Auto Jr. from Enercon Industries (Menomonee Falls, WI) is a semi-automatic induction sealer suitable for low-volume or test-facility applications.
Induction sealing is greatly improved at Algood since new equipment (below left) was installed. The PET containers filled at t
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Algood looks good with new sealers

Outdated induction sealing systems were driving production line workers nuts at this peanut butter manufacturer. New equipment reduces downtime, raises productivity.
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Jalapenos 'wheel' to market in new jar

New barrier plastic jug offers convenience, safety and disposal improvements.

Packages test 'new waters'

Infused with supplementary oxygen, new oxygenated bottled waters are said to enhance physical endurance and offer a fresh taste akin to mountain water.
Pesticide applicators lift a tab (far left) to remove a very visible tamper-evident band from the 110-mm, one-piece polypropyl
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Bayer adds TE to wide-mouth cap

A wide-mouth TE cap offers extra safety for Bayer's agricultural insecticide. Neck rings in the mold make it easier to change the container finish for the cap.
In the final station of the intermittent-motion capper (far left), a load cell senses if torque is too low so that the bottle ca
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Torpharm aims to lead in generic drugs

Apotex creates an entirely new division to pack generic drugs for the U.S. The new facility's first packaging line is a model of efficiency and sanitation.
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Servo control offers labeling latitude (sidebar)

This is the story of the in-line capper that almost got away. When the Nutrilite Div. of Amway Corp. wanted to double the speed of its vitamin packaging line, management was leaning toward a rotary capper.


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