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A proprietary film lamination allows consumers to easily peel the lidding material from the tray, without fiber tear. The tray/l
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Sealer speeds Kahiki's new food line to market

To improve output of its new frozen dinners, Kahiki Foods invests in a rotary heat sealer that operates at twice the speed of its predecessor.
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Vivelle-Dot patches are heat-sealed in individual pouches. Pouches are packed into individual folding cartons, visible to the ri
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Tiny patch 'dots' pharmaceutical landscape

Noven Pharmaceuticals employs a new cartoner to help introduce an estrogen replacement therapy patch sold to pharmacies and merchandised free as physician samples.
A three-compartment CPET tray, PE-based lidding film and colorful SBS carton are employed by Corky?s for its frozen HMR dinners
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HMR package serves dual markets

Southern BBQ restaurant chain and mail-order business employs the same dual-ovenable CPET tray and attractive paperboard carton to introduce frozen dinners sold both in hospitals and grocery stores.
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Packaging slims down

Fluidmaster's recent redesign of the blister package it uses for its flush valves resulted in a blister pack that's 20% to 30% more compact than the previous package, according to the San Juan Capistrano, CA-based company.
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Packaging gets dressed up for Halloween

To distinguish its masks on crowded shelves during the Halloween season, Party Pals LLC took a blister-pack approach to packaging. It put its masks between front-and-back thermoformed pieces curved to conform to the shape of the mask.
Slim Stick packs for ConAgra?s Sidewalk Café are produced five/cycle (above) on Japanese equipment at contract manufacturer
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Equipment 'Powers' stick-pack production

Fullerton, CA-based ConAgra Grocery is among the first to use a slim stick pack, for its Sidewalk Caf/ instant cappuccino. Contract manufacturer/packager The Power Group packs the product on Japanese equipment.
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Hanes pack redesign makes shopping simpler

Hanes Her Way® is trying to make it easier for women to shop for underwear with its new package redesign. In stores nationwide since June, the redesigned package features bold color blocks and larger, more prominent copy, making it easier for women to distinguish the underwear's size, style, fabric, color and how many pairs are in a pack.
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Form reveals function for 'Expandable' containers

E.S. Robbins, manufacturer of the Expandables(TM) line of polypropylene storage containers, was faced with a daunting task: Convey to consumers the function of these uncommon expanding containers within the limited space of the package.
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Software awards compute well

Packages for driving and flying software win recognition in the third-annual Software Package Awards presented by the Software & Information Industry Assn.
Vividly decorated three-dimensional comp boxes for computer games such as these have helped Eidos sway retail buyers to stock th
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Eidos plays no games in making package comps

Colorful game box comps produced digitally help Eidos Interactive sell computer games to retail buyers before boxes are created for production.

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