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Paperboard packs shine

When the winners of the 1995 National Paperboard Packaging Competition were announced March 27, the competition's first ever Technical Achievement award was presented to Jefferson Smurfit Corp.
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Stroh launches special carton, grip bottle

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of World War II and salute its veterans, Detroit-based Stroh Brewery will market its Schlitz beer from May to October in two cartons with nostalgic designs.
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Extinguisher package sparks interest

Fire extinguishers designed for in-home use have become common enough in the past few years, and typically they're displayed in paperboard cartons.
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Paperboard blister

Jay Packaging (Warwick, RI) has introduced a paperboard blister that provides the convenience of blister packaging with the environmental friendliness of paperboard.
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AIMCAL winners reflect technical achievement

Technical merit and marketing appeal were key elements in this year's winners of the Package and Label Competition, sponsored by the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators. Well-polished packages took home awards.
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Conservative thinking aids bandages

It may seem strange that St. Paul, MN-based 3M Co. designed its packaging for a new product to blend in with the competition, but that's exactly what the firm did with the package for new Active Strips(TM) flexible foam bandages.
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Of holograms and humans

Two toothpaste cartons are in the news this month, one for its hologram and the other for its humans. The hologram is on SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare's new Aquafresh Whitening® tooth- paste.
For the 4-oz ?dairy? line, foil cups (right) have been replaced by a ramekin-style cup (center), and a redesigned folding carton
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Cheese marketer stretches packaging technology

Package redesign enhances images of upscale cheeses. New MAP package is a first for dairy while another pack pioneers an injection-molding method.
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New windows in cosmetic packaging

What better way to promote visibility for a new product than to make its package see-through?
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Trapped coupons free Maybelline sales

Maybelline's special promotion of blister-packed cosmetics entices consumers with redeemable fanfolded coupons that are trapped between two SBS cards.

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