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KHS USA: KHS USA: Lightweight PET single-serve wine bottle

A lightweight PET bottle for single-serve, 187-ml wine from Amcor Rigid Plastics provides glass-like clarity, portability, sustainability advantages, and reduced cost.   
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Machine Case Study

Nutrilite rides 'K-Line Express' to big benefits

Rotary labeler and employee input help California facility reap major gains in line productivity.

Coke-backed program in Latin America integrates informal waste recyclers

Program integrates informal waste collectors into the formal recycling market to improve their economic and social situation.
Package Case Study

PET for honey re-launch

Eye-catching new bottles are behind the high-profile re-launch of Rowse Honey, a leading UK honey brand.
Package Case Study

LIV athletic drink goes to a full-body shrink label

Princeton, NJ-based LIV Organic gets a brand lift for its re-launch to meet new demographics and protect product contents.
New technique improves container handling on auger filling lines
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New technique improves container handling on auger filling lines

Video from Spee-Dee shows pneumatic-over-hydraulic lift design that uses air for a rapid lift and hydraulic damping for a controlled lower as the auger fills the container from the bottom up. Lift height is controlled electronically.  A pneumatic container gripper is adjustable for different size bottles.
OFF THE SHELF: Packages with a colorful Asian flair
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OFF THE SHELF: Packages with a colorful Asian flair

New Media Director Dave Newcorn comes off the sidelines with colorful commentary on the even more colorful packages he bought recently on the part of Chicago's Argyle Street that is sometimes called New Chinatown.
Package Case Study

Glass bottles convey both luxury, sustainability

Bottle shape, frosted decoration, cork cap and top label lend a luxury look while meeting the company’s goals for environmentally responsible packaging.
Foamed PET preform brings opacity and weight savings
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Foamed PET preform brings opacity and weight savings

PTI's oPTI technology produces PET bottles that have a unique sheen and are 5% lighter than their clear PET counterparts.
Bottle cartoner includes leaflet insertion
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Bottle cartoner includes leaflet insertion

At the Bivans booth, bottles are loaded into cartons, including automatic insertion of leaflets; speeds to 100 cartons/min.


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