Cartons and boxes

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GoPlasticBoxes: Foldable plastic crate

Designed for customers in the food service industry looking to reduce waste, lower transportation costs, and keep produce fresh during shipping, GoPlasticBoxes.com’s GoBox 2500 CL foldable plastic crate – or returnable transit packaging (RTP) – has a unique latch beneath its handle that locks the crate’s side walls securely in place offering 40 litres of storage space.
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Package Case Study
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Technical printing techniques benefit Advil's carton

For its new fast-acting Advil® Film Coated Tablets, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare enlisted Clondalkin Pharma & Healthcare, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, to produce premium packaging that employs technical printing techniques.
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Study: Shipping strawberries in corrugated saves $6.6 million

A new study from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance compares the costs for shipping strawberries in corrugated containers versus the use of RPCs.
Off the Shelf: Thelma’s Treats uses ‘Oven box’ for cookie deliveries
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Off the Shelf: Thelma’s Treats uses ‘Oven box’ for cookie deliveries

The carton is not only printed with graphics to resemble a 1950s-style oven, it also include front carton flaps that open like an oven door to allow consumers to open it and retrieve the just-baked hot cookies.

Fresh take on salad kits uses windowed box

Nuts, cheese or bacon, and pomegranate arils are showcased in an elegantly decorated paperboard pack with die-cut windows for new Ruby Fresh Salad Jewels, available in three varieties and in two sizes.
Feature Article
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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.
J. Michael Drozd
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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.
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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.
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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.

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