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Sun Chemical: Oxygen barrier coatings

Sun Chemical’s SunBar Oxygen barrier coatings are designed to enable lightweighting of packaging by removing the metal foil and one layer of adhesive from packaging, as well as offering improved laminate flexibility.
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PaperFoam: Protective packaging is 100% compostable & recyclable

Designed to protect products in the electronics, cosmetics, medical, beverage, and food industries, PaperFoam packing materials are made using a patented injection molding process and can be easily incorporated into packaging lines using pick and place machines, robots, and feeders.
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Smurfit Kappa: New packaging solution for food industry

Smurfit Kappa developed an innovative new solution that prevents the migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons from packaging into food products.
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Erdie Industries, Inc.: Pallet runners

Tri-Hex® Green Structural Packaging offers superior structural support and protection for shipping and packaging.
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Sirane: Soft-fruit packaging

‘Bubble pad’ offers soft fruit the ultimate protection while remaining cost effective.
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MWV: Paperboard barrier packaging

MeadWestvaco’s Evertain packaging uses a patented barrier technology that combines a specially-sealed inner seam with barrier coating to produce hermetically sealable, airtight paperboard packages for foods that require protection from oxygen and moisture.
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Sonoco ThermoSafe: Insulated shippers for pharmaceuticals

Sonoco ThermoSafe’s new Envoy Frozen Series of pre-qualified shippers, available in four sizes ranging from 2.5 litres to 24 litres, maintains pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines, and other high-value products during shipping at temperatures less than minus 20 degrees Celsius for a minimum of four days, depending on the model.
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Essentra: Label technology keeps products fresh

Essentra Packaging’s AquaSense Active Label Technology, which is activated by the consumer after opening the package, helps maintain and control the moisture content within packs by storing and releasing water through its unique structure and material technology.
E-tailers called out for sloppy packaging
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E-tailers called out for sloppy packaging

In its financial report, FedEx Corp.’s Fred Smith takes e-tailers to task for packaging.
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Report forecasts pharmaceutical packaging growth

Research and Markets’ “2013 Report on the International and U.S. Pharmaceutical Packaging Market—Trends & Forecast to 2018” is now available.

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