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Klockner Pentaplast: Light foamed medical packaging

Because current FDA medical-packaging regulations prohibit the use of post-consumer recycled (PCR) content, Klöckner Pentaplast’s Pentamed light foamed high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) films fill customers’ sustainability goals by providing material reduction as they reduce package weight while maintaining physical properties comparable to standard materials.
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Clamshell shines in eyetracking study

In research recently conducted through Clemson University’s CUShop™ to evaluate how different styles of packaging influence a customer’s point-of-sale behavior, statistical evidence showed a strong purchase preference for clear plastic clamshells over printed paperboard boxes.
Klockner Pentaform SmartCycle film
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Klockner Pentaplast: PET films use 100% PCR content

The Pentaform SmartCycle film product line from Klockner Pentaplast has been extended to include Pentaform SmartCycle PET films consisting of 100% post-consumer-recycled (PCR) content.
Dow executive unveils plans for flexible packaging innovations
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Dow executive unveils plans for flexible packaging innovations

If you’re seeking insight into the latest innovations in pouches and other types of flexible packaging, don’t miss this interview with Dave Kyle, Director of Marketing for Dow Packaging, filmed on-site at 2012 Pack Expo in Chicago. You’ll get insights on how the company is working with industry partners, and will, in the coming months, unveil new advances in packaging efficiency, convenience, shelf stability and sustainability - from material reduction to waste-to-energy technology.
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PharmaTainer
Materials Product Brief
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Single-use containers for biologicals

Cellon SA a launched PharmaTainer sterile, single-use containers for storage, freezing, and manipulation of biologicals.
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U.S. demand for plastic containers to exceed $32 billion in 2016

Study forecasts a 4.9% growth in U.S. demand for plastic containers by 2016, driven by plastic packaging’s performance benefits, as well as a recovery in the broader economy.
Pevco for Web
Package Case Study
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Device maker uses copolyester for hospital tube delivery systems

Material withstands use in transporting patient-critical items and delivers multiple benefits to hospital workers.
L'Oreal Rexam
Package Case Study
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L’Oreal Paris compact launches in U.S.

ABS screw cap embossed with L’Oreal Paris logo, integral liner, and crystalline, glass-like PETG jar deliver stunning appearance for make-up compact.
Sotera Eastman
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Vital signs monitoring device approved by FDA

Copolyester is used for Sotera Wireless ViSi Mobile System’s lens, housing, and connectors.
Justin's nut butters now come in containers made from 100% PCR PET.
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Justin's nut butters relaunched in 100% PCR PET

Organic, all-natural nut-butter products now use containers having 100% post-consumer recycled PET content.

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