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DuPont Packaging announces call for entries for 22nd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation

Seeking breakthroughs in packaging innovation, sustainability and waste/cost reduction, DuPont Packaging announced the call for entries in the 22nd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry’s longest running, independently-judged competition. The deadline for entries is Feb. 12, 2010.
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Amid cheese's slump--an opportunity?

The recession has hit cheese sales hard, but how about refocusing marketing efforts on single-serve snack packaging? The same idea revitalized soup sales.

Pharmaceuticals: 'Fragmented' future with regulatory benefits?

PAs the focus changes from blockbuster drug development to more targeted therapies, pharmaceutical firms and the FDA could work more closely.
New Barrier Bubble cushioning system is small, fast, and versatile
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New Barrier Bubble cushioning system is small, fast, and versatile

Tabletop equipment produces bracing and blocking material on-site and on-demand.
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Plastican, Inc: Large-volume plastic container

The 36BR from Plastican is a lightweight, user-friendly 4.25-gallon rectangular plastic container that provides improved cube efficiency and volume packaging of goods.
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New void fill boosts sustainability

 Creative Memories switches to a new kind of air pillows to support its brand’s environmental positioning.
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New UV ink tech brings success to brew bottle

Thomas Creek Brewery’s cheeky Up the Creek microbrew becomes the first to use a new environmentally friendly UV-curable ink process for direct print onto its glass bottles.

Continued growth seen in custom die-cut insert cards

Medical device manufacturers are turning to custom cards to address innovative eco-initiatives, including package downsizing, ink-less labeling, and aerodynamic product protection.
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Tesco's twist on 'two-for-one' to reduce food waste, packaging

New 'Buy One Get One Free – Later' initiative allows consumers to pick up second products at a later date when short shelf life may contribute to food waste.
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SPE Announces 2009-2010 Board of Directors Election Results

ISPE, a global not-for-profit association of 24,000 pharmaceutical science and manufacturing professionals, has announced the results of its 2009-2010 International Board of Directors election, revealing a slate of representatives that hail from nearly every corner of the globe.


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