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Folding carton guidelines for efficient development

Contrary to common consumer assumptions, folding cartons can have a nearly infinite number of different creative shapes and features.
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J. Michael Drozd
Column/Opinion
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The state of aseptic in the U.S.

J. Michael Drozd, Chief Executive Officer of aseptic processor and packager Wright Foods of Troy, NC, shares his insights on the state of the aseptic packaging market in the U.S., and on the consumer trends driving its growth.
News
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Study compares costs for corrugated versus RPCs for shipping tomatoes

Results of a detailed, activity-based accounting comparison show that shipping tomatoes in corrugated saves $6.8 million annually versus using RPCs.
Package Case Study
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Pipette provider rewards reuse by planting trees

Rainin Instrument works with American Forests to plant a tree every time one of its service return kits is reused, with a minimum commitment of 5000 trees in 2013.
Package Case Study
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Boxed set for vodka celebrates Stones' 50th

A boxed set commemorating the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary features Crystal Head Vodka presented on a stage-like platform and double doors outlined with a gold zipper.
Large particulates in aseptic cartons.
Package Case Study
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Campbell launches large particulates in aseptic cartons

Campbell Soup Co. has expanded its Liebig range in France with the addition of new products aseptically packaged.
Materials Product Brief
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FiberMark: Folding carton for wine/spirits packaging

FiberMark announces an innovative new portfolio of folding carton products specifically engineered to meet the rigorous design demands of the upscale spirits packaging market.
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The new corrugated configurations incorporate tighter dimensions and eliminate interior dividers. Neither the inner cartons nor the outer shipping cases require foam peanuts for protective cushioning.
Package Case Study
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New casing strategy cultivates economy and ecology

Organic grower reinvents its shipper packing operations to minimize material usage and waste byproducts.
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45% of U.S. households have access to carton recycling

Carton recycling jumps 150% since the formation of the Carton Council of North America in 2009.
Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates
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Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates

Herzel Canning Co. & Farms is aseptically packaging cut tomatoes in 26.46-oz cartons. The firm is believed to be the first to commercialize such a package with particulates.

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