Cartons and boxes

Consumer with 3M Scotch Tape carton
Package Case Study
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‘Empty’ box design delivers brand message

A seemingly empty box for 3M’s Scotch Magic Tape holds five rolls of replacement tape, emphasizing the ‘invisible’ nature of the adhesive product through packaging.
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Shure headphones
Package Case Study
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Audio brand enters retail with bolder, brighter design

Bright colors differentiate packaging for a line of high-quality, budget-priced headphones from Shure. Up-close product photography emphasizes sound quality.
Bernhard Vaihinger, Head of Product Management, Innovation and Technology at Bosch Packaging Systems GmbH.
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Retailers are ready for RRP

Bernhard Vaihinger is Head of Product Management, Innovation and Technology at Bosch Packaging Systems GmbH. Here he talks about recent trends in secondary packaging.
Package Case Study
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Pomegranate juice pack returns to its roots

After a slide in sales, U.K. juice brand Pomegreat returns to the design firm that designed its original packaging, to revive its formal visual equities.
Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action
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Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action

Learn how Big Heart Pet Brands implemented new packaging technologies and fetched PMMI’s prestigious award.
Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews
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Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews

It’s designed to look like a tooth paste carton so that pet owners will think ‘canine dental health’ when they encounter it in the store.
Pure-Pak Sense carton
Materials Product Brief
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Elopak: Easy-to-use/recycle carton

The Pure-Pak Sense carton features new easy-to-fold lines to enable consumers to fold the carton and squeeze out more of the product, as well as enable convenient flattening of the empty carton to reduce volume in waste or recycling facilities.
Column/Opinion
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For some, success is in the cards

Winning can be a matter of playing one’s cards right.
News
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Less corrugated to landfill as wax coating usage drops

The Corrugated Packaging Alliance reports that just 3% of corrugated volume in 2013 used wax coatings, helping the recycling rate for old corrugated containers reach 88.5%.
Package Case Study
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Box for vegan truffles conveys purity, luxury

Gourmet vegan chocolatier selects 100% recycled kraft paperboard boxes that reflect the company’s commitment to wholesome, holistic ingredients and practices.

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