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'Big mouth' plastic containers are shrinking

Those jars that are popular in club stores for bulk products are seeing reduced diameters and improved geometry to cut costs while also retaining stacking strength.
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Retort lines launch latte business
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Retort lines launch latte business

New retort lines for milk-based beverages allow processed cheese and dip co-manufacturer/packer Berner Food to build up off-season business and double output.
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Sustainable packaging--what's next?

Sustainable packaging continues to build momentum. If this concept is to solidify its hold on packaging and influence the way packaging professionals operate beyond the short term, a certain amount of balance is going to be needed where the three so-called “pillars” are concerned.
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Velcro USA, Inc: Composite alternative drum

PackGen’s E-Pack Drum is a composite alternative to metal or plastic drums that significantly reduces freight, disposal, and recycling costs.
Ink-jet printer cost recouped through reliability
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Ink-jet printer cost recouped through reliability

Custom dressing and sauce manufacturer praises the performance of its industrial ink-jet printer, purchased four years ago and still 'running like a champ.'
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CDF Corporation: Discharge assembly for plastic IBCs

CDF Corporation’s 3-in. discharge assembly designed for collapsible, plastic intermediate bulk containers, offers a solution for dispensing viscous liquids in collapsible totes.
ARPAC introduces AGR-Series Shrink Bundlers for Dairy Products
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ARPAC introduces AGR-Series Shrink Bundlers for Dairy Products

The AGR Series is specifically designed and built for dairy and food processing.
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Contract packager works with machine supplier to meet customer demands

To flexibly meet customer demand for shorter runs and multiple products, German contract packager KLOCKE works with its machinery supplier to train employees to quickly set up and changeover machinery.
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One dairy, one brewery, and two P2P links

For Byrne Dairy it’s Ethernet connectivity, and for Sierra Nevada it’s a software solution. But both firms now have better communications between processing and packaging.
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Plastic prefillable syringe systems

New biopharmaceuticals, rising production costs, at-home convenience, and safety are driving the need for break-resistant, silicone-free prefilled syringes.

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