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WorldStars recognize winners globally

The World Packaging Organisation announces 166 winners worldwide, from Austria to Zimbabwe.
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Cooperation proves critical in tube manufacturing

In this Q&A, Mel O’Leary, Jr., president and CEO of Meredith-Springfield Associates, describes how copolyester resin and supplier cooperation helped make the Artegraft tube.
Package Case Study

'Zenergized' tube suits retailers

Cartoned tubes make effervescent energy tablets portable for grocery consumers.
Materials Product Brief

Multisorb Technologies, Inc: Nutraceutical desiccants

Multisorb Technologies will showcase its Multiform™ Coated Solid Form (CSF) sorbents for nutraceutical applications. CSF technology provides advanced moisture protection by increasing the level of functional desiccation per unit volume, inhibiting moisture-mediated degradation in sensitive nutraceutical formulations.
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Industry watch

CompaniesThe Bosch Group plans to acquire Pharmatec gmbh, Dresden, Germany, from Fresenius proserve gmbh. The transaction also includes the acquisition of the Pharmatec subsidiary Schoeller-Bleckmann Medizintechnik gmbh, Ternitz, Austria.
Desiccant insertion machine video
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Desiccant insertion machine video

New video from Multisorb shows Active-Pak Automation equipment's precise method of automatically inserting StripPax® desiccants in pharma bottles.
Feature Article

Better barriers needed for blisters

Inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame during Pack Expo International 2006, Edward Bauer elaborates on developments in pharmaceutical packaging materials.

UHF benefits updated

A recent white paper does much to dispel lingering myths about what UHF can't do, and does it authoritatively. It makes a compelling case for UHF­­—over HF—by companies that know the technology inside out.
Materials Product Brief

Cryovac: Cryovac: Absorbant Pads

Sealed Air has introduced Cryovac® Multi-Loc™ absorbent pads for case-ready meats.
Materials Product Brief

Great Northern Corp: Edge Protectors

Laminations®, part of Great Northern Corp.’s Specialty Group, has introduced 3 new VBoard® products with special protective coatings designed to resist absorption of water, oil, and grease and to prevent abrasions to finishes.


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