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Plastic bottles used in a pharmaceutical application.

Report forecasts growth for plastics in healthcare packaging

Compound annual growth rate of 5.6% predicted through 2018 by BCC Research.
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Delabeling: A recycling solution for full-wrap label PET bottles?

The Full-Wrap Label Consortium investigates solutions to the recycling stream issues surrounding full-wrap labels on PET bottles.
Package Case Study

Belt-buckle logo adorns rancher-inspired lemonade

All-natural premium lemonade Dust Cutter celebrates its Jackson Hole, WY, origins with Western-style package graphics. An aluminum bottle provides further differentiation.

Vending machine dispenses 'free' T-shirts made from recycled plastics

To celebrate New York Fashion Week as well as eco-chic clothing, the Plastics Make it Possible initiave sponsors a vending machine that dispenses recycled plastic T-shirts.
Package Case Study

Iconic honey bear bottle takes sassy turn with honey badger shape

With funds from Kickstarter, three friends develop a bold BBQ sauce packaged in a custom a honey badger-shaped bottle that overcomes a number of production challenges.
Inner and outer containers bring Elnett to market.
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New L'Oreal range has outer/inner packs

L’Oréal Paris has designed a sophisticated looking package for its high-profile Elnett hair product.
Two different quality-check tools are used by Graham Packaging to make sure the wide-mouth PET jars it’s making are consistently in spec.
Machine Case Study

Keeping wide-mouth PET jars in spec

When blow/trim technology is used to make wide-mouth PET jars, the neck finish is blown into its shape rather than injection molded. Sophisticated quality-check tools come in handy.
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Solvent-free spray adhesive in shapely PET bottles

Eclectic Products, Inc., Eugene, OR, has debuted new solvent-free, high-bond-strength E6000 Spray Adhesive, packaged in custom-contoured 8-oz PET bottles with a pinched-waist shape.
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Sauce bottle symbolizes stalwart servicemen

A striking bottle with an even more arresting backstory, a new 500-mL PET package for Forces Sauces, sold in the U.K., cleverly conveys the brand’s mission: to raise money in support of disabled and vulnerable ex-servicemen and women, as well as those currently serving in the military.
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Case packers provide production uptick at Royal Wine

Wine, spirit, and liqueur company installs new automated case packers that more than double its capacity, opening the door to co-packing opportunities.


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