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Video: Moisture and oxygen protection
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Video: Moisture and oxygen protection

Desiccant and absorbent products that meet the rigorous requirements of the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries are described by Mark Florez, global marketing manager, Süd-Chemie Performance Packaging, in this video from Interphex NY.
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A sorbent that doubles as a coupon
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A sorbent that doubles as a coupon

Multisorb's Fresh Card oxygen scavenger can be printed like a coupon and inserted into, say, a package of beef jerky. It extends shelf life and promotes buying because consumers collect the coupons for a free package of jerky.
SPIRITED SWEETS. Crown Nuggets were invented in Mexico in 1946 by Antonio Aguas Bessera, when he combined his grandmothers candy
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O2 scavenger breathes new life into candy packaging

Mexican candy maker Crown Companies expands its distribution reach after identifying an oxygen scavenger that keeps its caramel candies fresh for up to nine months.
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Jim Renda named president of Multisorb Technologies

As President, Renda will be responsible for leading the global operations and business for Multisorb. 
 

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Leadership in Packaging category leaders announced

Packaging World’s 2010 Leadership in Packaging program was launched in January to recognize leadership and excellence among suppliers of packaging machinery, materials and services; as this year’s program concludes, twenty companies have earned the honor of Category Leader.
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Omega Design advances the performance and value of bottle handling

New designs, controls and fabrication techniques add value to Omega's lineup of bottle unscramblers, desiccant feeders, shrinkbundlers and track-and-trace solutions.
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Tube delivers differentiation, moisture barrier for RB's Strepsils

Reckitt Benckiser recently launched a portable “Handy Tube” version of its Strepsils line of sore throat lozenges to give customers a more convenient way to carry them. The product has been traditionally available in blister packaging, after being marketed in a tin box.
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Employing packaging to energize nutraceuticals

 As functional foods, beverages, and nutritional supplements continue to blend into new categories, companies use packaging to help market innovative new products.
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Dole opts for all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags

Dole Fresh Fruit, a subsidiary of Dole Food Co., Inc., headquartered in Westlake Village, CA, now is using all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags to ship some of its fruit and vegetable products within North America.
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Protecting U.S. food and pharmaceutical supply chains

Pack Expo International's focus on packaging and processing technologies is designed to bring attendees help in improving the level of security at their firms and their plants.

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