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Sustainability brings environmental, social, and economic opportunities

In the last of our three-part series, learn how major brands such as McDonald’s and Starbucks rely on their supply chain partners to push sustainable packaging forward.
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Prescription for 400% Growth: Stay Ahead of the Curve

Anderson Packaging specializes as a pharma product-launch specialist. It monitors market trends, securing the right partnerships and purchasing the right equipment.

Tapered canister meets Pepperidge Farm's Whims

Whether they’re merchandised from a special display, end cap, or on the cookie shelf, Pepperidge Farm’s new Whims cookie canisters are instantly recognizable from competitive brands.
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Seafood tray redirects microwave power

Trays of Cape Cod Cuisine frozen foods manipulate microwave energy to mimic conventional oven cooking results.
A two-piece, extrusion-coated, paperboard-and-blister combination pharmaceutical package offers consumers three value propositio
Supplier News

Achieving value by anticipating needs (sidebar)

One successful tactic for paperboard manufacturers in developing value-based packaging is knowing what consumers want and then taking the initiative to anticipate CPG companies’ needs by designing the right packaging and marketing it to them.
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”.

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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