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Crisp codes from HP thermal inkjet equipment, coupled with vision-system inspection, assure easily readable lot and date codes o

Schering-Plough hits quality goal with Nutec/Wolke system

The Nutec/Wolke thermal inkjet system, utilizing HP technology, adds operational simplicity to lines. Setup is 21CFR11 “friendly”.
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Schering-Plough hits quality goal with Nutec/Wolke system (sidebar)

Nutec ink specification expertise meets quality, security needs
Materials Product Brief

AGI/Klearfold: Hybrid carton

New from AGI/Klearfold is the Evolution™ Box, a carton structure that offers the aesthetics of rigid set boxes at an economical price. Features a printed, finished SBS paperboard blank joined to a scored chipboard stiffener, resulting in a tray glued on all 4 sides to create a durable carton.
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Solvay participates in pharma vendor alliance (sidebar)

Solvay Pharmaceuticals is believed to be the first pharmaceutical firm to test a packaging concept as part of a new global strategic alliance between Stora Enso and Robert Bosch.
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And the Grammy goes to...

In a ceremony recognizing technical achievement, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences awarded the 2003 Grammy for Best Recording Package to Ani DiFranco’s “Evolve” (Righteous Babe Records) and the Best Boxed or special Limited Edition Package to Miles Davis’ “The Complete Jack Johnson Sessions” (Sony Music Entertainment).
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AIMCAL winners shine

Canada Bread and Celplast won Package of the Year in the annual competition of AIMCAL. But other packs were also honored.

Pouch receives Member's Choice award

This year’s Flexible Packaging Assn. Member’s Choice award went to Specialty Films & Associates’ entry for the Digital Innovations MP3 Pouch.
BPNC's original overwrap (left) bore too close a resemblance to kid-oriented packaging, so now the product is merchandised verti
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This end up

A start-up company in Toledo had just ordered an automatic multi-packer for its alcoholic gelatins. Then it had to change its pack.
C&D Warehouse president Gene Cravey checks the sidewalls of some of Basell's boxes with new moisture barrier.
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Paper--with special converting--shows new versatility

The oldest packaging material is finding new opportunities by combining with other materials like barrier plastics and special inks.
Materials Product Brief

dot packaging group-Clarke: Metallic blister cards

Dot Packaging offers metallic blister cards with a mirrored foil-like appearance in bright metallic colors. Specially designed for manufacturers and retailers who want to prominently display products, metallic blister cards attract consumer attention, create high-value package image, complement product concepts, and provide added product protection, company says.


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