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Materials Product Brief

Deco-Chem, Inc: Formable ink

Deco-Chem’s Flexo Formable Ink forms with plastic substrates during the vacuum forming process.
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Walmart gets a better handle on women shoppers

Survey findings, presented at HBA Global Expo, find women are loyal Walmart shoppers. Value and quality are paramount, and the results give clues to better package design.
Feature Article

A million-plus reasons to value the pharmaceutical cold chain

More than 500 attendees and nearly 60 exhibitors energize the 8th Cold Chain Distribution for Pharmaceuticals Global Forum in Philadelphia.
Materials Product Brief

CDF Corporation: Pouches, bag-in-boxes, pails, liners

Flexible packaging solutions from CDF Corporation include Cheer Pack® pouches, Cheertainer® pouches, Smart Pail™ and more. See them at  PACK EXPO.
The advantage 50 Single Screw Extruder and the CFS MegaSlicer are among the processing machines to be seen at The Processing Zon
Feature Article

The Processing Zone is sold out

At Pack Expo International 2010, this special exhibit area in Lakeside Center will include more than 150 companies exhibiting in more than 70,000 square feet.
Package Case Study

100% recyclable pail provides enhanced package footprint

liquid metering. A liquid metering pump and bulk solids feeder meter glitter and fragrance oil into the blender.
Machine Case Study

Ingredient blending goes in house

Retrofit with blender and flexible screw conveyor adds in-house blending to packaging of cosmetic powder. New-found flexibility satisfies customer requirements.
COST REDUCTION. By using flexible-film bags, Clorox reduced packaging material weight by 80% and achieved other cost efficiencie
Feature Article

Best of both worlds: Balancing sustainability with production savings

Our quarterly survey uncovers a trend: The right structure and graphics are important for package innovation, but ‘green’ materials and cost-consciousness are driving the equation.

Pharmaceutical packaging demand forecast to rise through 2014

Regulations and standards that address issues such as barrier protection, patient drug compliance, and diversion and counterfeiting will increase demand for containers and accessories.
Controls Product Brief

Parsons-Eagle Packaging Systems: Linear scale

The Parsons-Eagle Duplex E Series Linear Scale is a reliable, heavy-duty scale system that weighs free-flowing and semi-free flowing products including pet food/treats/litter, sugar, salt, ground meal, plastic pellets, granulated chemicals, etc., and is especially suitable for large pre-made bag, case and drum filling applications.


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