Package Case Study

Skippy squeezes into new packs

Unilever Bestfoods’ well-known Skippy brand could redefine the peanut butter category with two stunning new flexible packages.
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Materials Product Brief

Bericap : Plastic closure

Bericap (Metropolitaine, France) developed a new closure for the syrup bottler Slaur as it revamped its whole packaging line with new customized metal containers.
Package Case Study

Pennzoil's handle gives consumers a hand

In what’s believed to be the first quart bottle of motor oil with a handle that makes it easy to carry and pour the liquid, Pennzoil’s Synthetic motor oils are now in the marketplace.
Feature Article

Conference at Pack Expo features 50-plus speakers

Produced by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, the Conference at Pack Expo runs from Monday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 6. Here’s the line-up. For session abstracts, go to
Package Case Study

Portability drives Nabisco/Kraft's 'Go-Paks!'

Nabisco Go-Paks!
Package Case Study

Tesco sells sushi the Japanese way

Solway Foods, Corby, England, the sushi processor and packager, developed an unusual three-dimensional thermoformed tray and lid.
Materials Product Brief

Crown Cork & Seal Co., inc.: Easy-to-open closure

Crown Cork & Seal (Philadelphia, PA) offers a closure that combines the characteristics of metal and plastic to offer increased barrier performance, accommodates easy opening, and supports multiple filling processes.

Jelly even safer to spread

To start off the year, Palmetto Canning Co., Palmetto, FL, relaunched its Palmalito brand of jams and jellies in a 16-oz glass jar with a 2-mil PVC heat-shrinked label that provides tamper evidence.
Dr. David Armstrong of FDA addresses the conference, while Dr. Peter Slade (center) and Dr. Chuck Sizer look on.
Feature Article

Understanding packaging security risks

More than 140 attendees at a recent PMMI conference heard from FDA and other officials about minimizing company security risks.
Feature Article

FDA wants packaging 'pedigrees'

New bioterrorism law will require packagers to maintain records about sources of packaging materials.


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