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Rectangular pack is a good fit for allograft tissue

Specially designed cyclic olefin copolymer container housed in an outer blister protects lyophilized tissue used primarily in orthopedic and spine-related surgeries.
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Fill'er up! Aseptic fillers meet ESL needs! But that's not all we do when it comes to filling!
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Fill'er up! Aseptic fillers meet ESL needs! But that's not all we do when it comes to filling!

Aseptic processing involves the packaging of a sterile product in a manner that ensures its sterility. Found primarily in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, aseptic processing is used on a regular basis to ensure purity and extend shelf life (ESL). Aseptic filling traditionally produces a package that can be stored and shipped at ambient temperatures.
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Pro Mach Inc: First Shaka retort at Pack Expo demonstrates quality and productivity from high-speed agitation

The Shaka process applies back and forth agitation during the retort process – up to 90 percent faster depending on the package and food.
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Aseptic R&D/co-packer team helps brands blossom
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Aseptic R&D/co-packer team helps brands blossom

Flavours, Inc. helps bring aseptic and nutritional products to market in a new facility that handles everything from pilot test batches to full commercial production runs.
Microwave pasteurization puts ready meals where consumers want them
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Microwave pasteurization puts ready meals where consumers want them

The combination of microwave technology, a special thermoformed tray, and a patented valve designed to open or close when needed are behind this important debut.
Materials Product Brief
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Curwood: Vacuum packaging keeps meat red

An FDA- and USDA-approved technology from Curwood, FreshCase® packaging is designed for case-ready meats to deliver the flavor, quality and extended shelf life of vacuum packaging and the fresh red color consumers prefer.
Machine Product Brief
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Sacmi USA: Plastic cap compression press

Designed and developed mainly for the lightweight single-piece HDPE cap market, Sacmi’s CCM48SB plastic cap compression press provides enhanced productivity in the production of caps for water, hot filling and CAF (cold aseptic filling).

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Live from Interphex NY 2011: Day II

Packaging machinery, material developments merit attending trade shows such as Interphex.
Machine Product Brief
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Flexicon Corporation: Peristaltic filling system

Flexicon’s 120 vial/min. peristaltic filling system uses the company’s AsepticSU single-use fluid path filling and capping system to ensure purity and simplify validation.
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FPA winners are good as gold

Notable advances in sustainability, shelf impact, laser micro-perforation, and shelf life extension are all on display in the Flexible Packaging Association’s Gold Award winners.

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