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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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Nurses to assess med device packages at HealthPack 2011

Event to present a European focus for this year’s HealthPack survey, plus the third-annual nurse focus group reviewing submitted package designs.
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Where have all the leaders gone?

Editor’s note: Mike Richmond was inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame during this past Pack Expo International.

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