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Gillette tries a tear strip

Introduced this summer, Boston-based Gillette Co.'s resealable package for all disposable razors utilizes a pressure-sensitive tape reclosure system from Sealstrip (Boyertown, PA).
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P-S tape shipments

Technical and specialty tapes are expected to help U.S. shipments of pressure-sensitive tape to reach $5.7 billion by 2006.
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Euro lawncare products drum up sales

Canisters made of recycled paperboard have been making inroads throughout Europe as a primary package that provides stackability and pleasing graphics for fertilizers.
The standard Fosshield packs are shown at left (above). The back of a closed resealable bag and an empty unsealed bag shows the
Package Case Study
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Promotional package not just for promotions

Foss selects information-packed new header bag for its breakthrough anti-microbial kitchen wipe to quickly communicate product benefits in the store.
Materials Product Brief
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tesa tape, inc.: Splicing tape

tesa tape (Charlotte, NC) offers tesa 50453, an adhesive tape designed specifically for splicing applications within the corrugated industry. Featuring an advanced acrylic adhesive system, tape can withstand temperatures to 392°F.
New printed shrink film unsupported bundles (left) offers the company new merchandising possibilities, while the tray overwrap s
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Single line pours out many SKUs with new options

One packaging line plus 10 different containers equals 60 SKUs, thanks to new end-of-the-line bundling and tray-pack equipment and film.
For its foodservice business, Mother Parker's sells bags of ground coffee under its own name as well as for brands it contract p
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Paired vf/f/s equipment 'brews' foodservice packs

By adding two vf/f/s machines, Mother Parker’s Tea & Coffee meets growing sales demand for small bags of ground coffee sold primarily to restaurants and hotels.
Materials Product Brief
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Adchem Corporation: Tape brochure

Adchem (Riverhead, NY) has released a free, 8-page brochure, “Adhesive Tape Solutions You Can Stick With.” Brochure covers Adchem’s line of adhesive transfer tapes, double-coated tapes, glazing tapes and specialty tapes.
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WD-40 promotes 'straw strap'

San Diego-based WD-40 Co. has come up with a way to keep the all-important spray tube on its popular lubricant product from getting lost. The firm’s 8- and 11-oz cans now have a red, yellow or blue stretchable rubber strap around the neck.
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Polypack Inc: Carry-handle applicator

Polypack’s (Pinellas Park, FL) CEFMA applies preprinted, rubber-based carry handles to multipacks or large club-store packages at speeds to 60 handles/min.

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