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Eco Friendly vodka goes from glass to PET

Custom 1.75-L PET bottle for McCormick’s Eco Friendly 360 Vodka offers lighter weight with glass-like appearance, and is first to feature a swing-top closure.
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Goya switched from glass (at left) to PET bottles (right) for its line of marinades.
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Goya goes lightweight, moving marinades from glass to PET

New PET hot-fill technology allows for a custom six-side flat-panel design for marinade bottles that provides an iconic shape, along with environmental savings over glass.
Materials Product Brief

Graham Packaging: 24-oz. hot-fill PET food jar

Graham Packaging’s high-clarity, 24-oz. hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) jar incorporates the company’s new, patent-pending StarFlex base technology and its Monosorb oxygen barrier system, which addresses the performance issue of oxygen migration when using smaller containers.
Package Case Study

Vegetables get the squeeze in new plastic package

Italian food manufacturer is the first to use a PP squeeze bottle to dispense its line of creamed vegetable products.
Package Case Study

Bronco Wines flying high in PET

Single-serve, PET format for Bronco Wine brands proves a convenient option for airlines, which appreciate the convenience and light weight of the 187-mL bottle.
Xango PET
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Xango moves to PET for nutritional supplement beverage

Switch from glass to plastic provides economic and sustainable packaging advantages for its Xango Juice.
Planters container
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Planters, Sonoco partner for sustainability

Glass-to-plastic switch reduces weight of packaging and the number of trucks to distribute product.
Feature Article

PET for liquor gains ground in Canada

In Canada today, between one-quarter and one-third of all liquor is sold in plastic bottles, according to a report from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association.
Feature Article

Plastic bottles and closures: Market trends in Europe

AMI Ltd. reviews here some of their findings on where further penetration of plastic materials in consumer rigid plastic container markets may exist.
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