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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.
Feature Article

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.
Materials Product Brief

Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Ovenboard lid

Print Design and Graphics Limited (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) releases its new ovenboard lid for ready cook meals. Lid seals directly on to CPET food trays, dispensing with the need for a clear film seal and printed oversleeve.
Supplier News

Web Plus: Sites

New or enhanced Web sites
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Printing packs a punch

Winners of FPA’s Printing Achievement awards were noted for advances in CTP technology, VOC-free inks, display impact, ‘nuanced color tones’ via gravure printing, and complex distortion printing capabilities.
A vending machine operator stocks dog candy and breath mints in a machine at a Maine highway rest stop.
Supplier News

Canine candy for all markets

Chomp is a ‘virtual’ company that now sells candy for dogs just about anywhere candy for people is available.


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