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Steady growth forecast for U.S. flexible packaging
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Steady growth forecast for U.S. flexible packaging

Flexible Packaging Assn. envisions 2014 growth of 3.8% to $28.2 billion, making it one of the fastest-growing packaging segments in the U.S.
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Dr Pepper Snapple conserves 60.7 million lb of PET

In DPSG’s 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, the company celebrates its goal of reducing its PET usage by 60.7 millon lb since 2007.
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Bilcare: Eco-friendly blister packaging

See it at Pharma EXPO, Booth #875! ECOmply blister film from Bilcare Research Inc. blends standard PVC film with a special additive that makes it biodegradable; the cost-effective film is also able to withstand the mechanical, thermal, and biological stress of pharmaceutical packaging production.
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PET Power: Round PET bottle

Netherlands-based PET Power introduces Atlas Round PET bottle in 30-ml, 40-ml, 50-ml options; cylindrical shape is suitable for wide range of applications, promotional products, can be fitted with variety of closures.
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Coveris: Plastic-paper combination packaging

Suitable for yogurt, ice cream, snacks, pet food and more, DuoSmart from Coveris combines the advantages of both plastic (PS, PP, PP/EVOH, PLA, or PET) and a paper sidewall, presenting a functional, secure, and highly-decorative packaging solution.
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HLP Klearfold: Bio-PET plastic folding carton

Delivering the same appearance, quality, and performance as Klearfold PET cartons, HLP Klearfold’s PlantBox is a new plastic folding carton made from box-grade bio-PET (bio-based polyethylene terephthalate), up to 30% of which comes from plant-based sources.
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Bowser Beer for Dogs mimics longneck beer bottles

A broth-based beverage for dogs, Bowser Beer in 12-oz amber PET bottles is made for ‘beer drinkers and dog lovers who do almost everything with their dogs.’
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Kortec: Plastic cans with 5 year shelf life

An attractive alternative to metal cans, Klear Can from Kortec, Inc. is a multi-layer BPA-free PP plastic can that provides brand owners with a clear, see-through container for fruits, vegetables, soups, meats, and other products, and features extended shelf life of up to five years.
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New forming web for sandwiches

A leading German manufacturer of refrigerated sandwich products sold in thermoformed Modified Atmosphere Packaging, Vital Convenience recently switched to a new thermoforming web.
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Coveris: Thermoformable, breakable co-extruded 3-layer sheet

NEOCELL® is the result of continuous development & improvement of polystyrene (PS) and polypropylene (PP) sheet for Form-Fill-Seal (FFS) applications in the dairy industry.
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