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Programming standards are the future
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Programming standards are the future

Resting firmly on the programming language standard PLCopen and the ‘packaging machine language’ known as PackML, this system represents the future of packaging.
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Thermally stable PP jar

The September launch of Marks & Spencer’s new British Groceries range, with new branding for more 70 products, includes a coextrusion blown plastic jar solution.
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Sauce jar for LiDestri Foods wins WorldStar Award

LiDestri Foods, Fairport, NY, is a marketer of food items such as pasta sauces.
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Paperboard tray for MAP fish

The Finnish fish processing company V. Hukkanen Oy is launching its Kalaneuvos marinated salmon strips in new paperboard-based microwavable and ovenable modified atmosphere packaging.
Podcast

Particulates in aseptic packaging

At Aseptipak 2010, Roger Hoffman, president and CEO of contract packager Foodswing Inc., talked with Packaging World Editor Pat Reynolds about particulates in aseptic brick packs. "There has yet to be a partnership between the brand owners, the FDA, and a packaging company like us," said Hoffman.
Podcast

PepsiCo understands that aseptic packaging meets emerging consumer needs

Packaging World Editor Pat Reynolds moderated a panel discussion at the November 3-4 Aseptipak Conference, and  while there he asked PepsiCo's Steve Rowe, Senior Manager of Technology and Innovation, for a few observations on the aseptic packaging scene.
Greater>Than
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PET bottle flexes with hot filling

A sports/hydration beverage based on coconut water has been introduced in the first 20-oz stock PowerFlex PET container.
Hukkanen
Package Case Study
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Paperboard tray for MAP fish

The Finnish fish processing company V. Hukkanen Oy is launching its Kalaneuvos marinated salmon strips in a new paperboard-based microwaveable and ovenable modified atmosphere packaging.
OFF THE SHELF: Walgreens tries fresh RTE meals
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OFF THE SHELF: Walgreens tries fresh RTE meals

The Corner Kitchen is a new fresh-food concept being tried out in some of the Walgreens Chicago stores. Editor Pat Reynolds takes a look at a couple of the microwaveable, ready-to-eat items in the category.
Machine Product Brief
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Multivac Inc: Belted chamber packaging machine

Multivac’s B610 belted chamber vacuum packaging machine provides hygienic and ergonomic features in a system that allows for packaging of many of the largest food products and quantities. See it at PACK EXPO Booth #E-6242.

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