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WestPack 2014: Sterile breather bag
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WestPack 2014: Sterile breather bag

New fast-breathing header bag simplifies sterilization. Incorporates features and suggestions from end-user community. Includes easy-opening, strength, peel, and sustainability benefits. Made of a multilayer nylon structure, it features a fused top seal and white seal evidence to verify seal integrity. Offers aseptic presentation for surgery kits used in the operating room.
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WestPack 2014: Sterile barrier validation test
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WestPack 2014: Sterile barrier validation test

Wendy Mach, Packaging Section Leader at Nelson Labs, describes the subject of her MD&M West 2014 presentation, “Sterile Barrier Validation Tests,” including what you need to know to create validations and be successful at them.
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Storopack: Paper packaging system

PAPERplus® Classic, the new machine model from Storopack processes rolls of Kraft paper and recycling paper into paper padding for protective packaging of medium-weight to heavy-weight products.
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Sealed Air: Inflatable void-fill system

New void-fill system offers increased speed, reduced equipment footprint and enhanced protective performance.
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Sealed double-barrier trays are placed into a folding carton, supplied by Barger. The FORZA packaging consists of a total of four thermoformed PETG trays; one inner tray, two sizes of inner retainer trays, and an outer tray sealed with coated Tyvek lidding material.
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Double-barrier tray accommodates 700 spinal implants

Medical device maker Orthofix works with its packaging supplier to fit some 700 spinal implant products into four trays with retainers.
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Food packaging is designed to withstand Antarctic expedition

Specially designed food packaging for Antarctic journey is engineered to resist punctures, stay flexible in sub-zero temps, and resist splitting on impact.
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Constar: Oxygen scavenging technology

Constar’s Diamond Clear oxygen scavenging technology is blended into PET resin used to make containers for oxygen-sensitive products including beverages such as juices, teas, beer, wine, vitamin-enhanced products, and foods such as tomato-based products like pasta sauces, salsa, and ketchup.
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Desiccant barrier technology enhances pet-food product

US Pet Nutrition uses rigid plastic containers with desiccant barrier technology that meet the demands of the retort process while preserving the quality of its pet-food products.
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Laminations: Corner protection for palletable products

QuikCorner PalletTop from Laminations, part of Great Northern Corporation, is an easy-to-assemble corner protection packaging solution that provides manufacturers of large and heavy palletable products with cost-effective, improved protection–including weather resistance–that can be used during shipping, handling, and storage.
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Clariant: Oxygen scavenger

Clariant’s OxyGuard Food Preservation Technology is a high-performance oxygen scavenger that provides improved food freshness and shelf life at competitive price points.

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