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HealthPack headed to Dublin

A taste of Europe flavored opening day at HealthPack 2012 in Albuquerque. Meanwhile, the medical device community and nurses worked to open the lines of communication to address longstanding packaging concerns.
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Replacing rigid plastic lids with peelable foil makes for easy opening.
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Designing for the senior demographic

With birthrates falling and the senior demographic growing substantially across the globe, marketers and retailers need to evaluate their offerings to ensure they are accommodating this powerful purchasing group.
Nestle Boost
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‘Inclusive design’ approach to packaging benefits Nestlé and its customers

Company aims to make its products safer and easier to use, with Boost and Nescafé Gold serving as good examples.
Feature Article

Animal hospital analyzes pet packaging

Chicago pet hospital co-founder weighs in on veterinary packaging, saying ease of use is most important.
Materials Product Brief

Ampac : Easy open peel & reseal pouch

Ampac’s Flexi and Flexi-FreeTM films and pre-applied HFM Packaging labels are used to create the innovative Peel and Reseal Pouch for wet wipes and towelettes.
Package Case Study

Arthrex enjoys multiple benefits from Wire Coil Clamshell package

Labor savings, material savings, and environmental gains award Arthrex for its thermoformed medical device package.
Package Case Study

Wire coil clamshell package wins DuPont award

Thermoformed medical device package for Arthrex’s surgical wire wins Innovation Award for Perfecseal.
Package Case Study

Peelable ends improve the opening of tuna cans

The ends allow for smooth and safe opening, a plus for guarding against sharp edges on cans, and provide convenience in a category where many packages frustrate consumers.
Package Case Study

Tear tape for multi-pack boxes

The Heinz Farley’s plant in Kendal, Cumbria, UK, produces dehydrated, boxed meal products for babies and toddlers. The company decided to overwrap multi-packs of its boxed products for retail sale.
OFF THE SHELF: Gatorade's G Series appeals to the collector
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OFF THE SHELF: Gatorade's G Series appeals to the collector

Editor Pat Reynolds talks about how Gatorade's G Series uses innovative packaging that appeals to the collector that resides in all of us.


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