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Package Case Study

New film barrier helps fertilizer canister grow outdoor sales

Five years ago, Greenview Preen-brand weed preventer switched from a 15-lb multiwall bag to a 4-gal preformed paperboard canister to differentiate itself from the competition (see Nov.
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Machine Case Study

Bacardi moves to modernization

A revamp of Line One is just part of a plant-wide move to upgrade, automate, and modernize Bacardi’s Jacksonville, FL, plant. See in-plant video
Materials Product Brief

American Bank Note Holographics, Inc: TE holographic label

HoloSeal™ from American Bank Note (Elmsford, NY) is a tamper evident holograph device used in a product label that seals the manufacturer’s package or container.

100% proof of identity

Ukrainian importers of the Smirnoff brand of vodka overcame counterfeit sales this spring by adding a clear polyvinyl chloride neck shrink sleeve that features an optically variable device (OVD) to ensure product brand identity.
Package Case Study

A sleeve-label solution

Caprice des Dieux is a popular cheese brand in France immediately recognized by its oval-shaped, blue paperboard carton. So when French cheese marketer Bressor launched a brand extension called Caprice des Anges, it was essential that the new product’s packaging build on the equity already established by its Caprice des Dieux.
Materials Product Brief

TE closure

TE threaded closure from HeiTech Closures (Orland Park, IL) can be used for a variety of products, including food (both low and high vacuum), beverages, powdered mixes, and OTC medicines.
Package Case Study

Limited 'edition,' unlimited help

Distiller and importer David Sherman Corp. often relies on distributors like Saxco to help create packaging for new products. Premium, hand-packaged bourbon is no exception.

Rayovac pegs a six-pack

Rayovac, Madison, WI, launched a new six-pack AA battery package in November 2000. It uses clear, reclosable recycled polyethylene terephthalate (RPET) clamshells in combination with a hole-punched header card that makes it peggable for display.
Materials Product Brief

3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division: Security tape

Scotch® Tamper Indicating Tape 3559 from 3M (St. Paul, MN) is said to help deter shipment theft. If an unauthorized person tries to peel back the tape, a security “Alert” message is revealed.
Since new labels and a large plastic cap were made part of the package, the container has much better impact on display. Inset s
Package Case Study

New look for oyster packs

Induction-sealing is a key element in Minterbrook’s redesigned oyster package. Shelf life is extended, tamper evidence improved, and costs cut.


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