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OFF THE SHELF: Self-heating can for coffee
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OFF THE SHELF: Self-heating can for coffee

Editor Pat Reynolds demonstrates the workings of a new, self-heating can now on sale in Walmart stores that comes to America from a Malaysia-based firm called Hot Can.
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Package Case Study

Digital can printing takes off with Air Berlin

What is said to be the first commercial application of digital electrostatic drop-on-demand printing technology from U.K.-based Tonejet was pioneered last May by Ball Packaging Europe at its Hassloch, Germany, beverage can manufacturing plant.
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New cans tout cane sugar

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Two-piece steel cans rev up motor products profile

 Based in Eden Prairie, MN, Sea Foam is a leading supplier of motor treatment products and fuel additives for gasoline and diesel engines.
Package Case Study

Liquid Wrench dispenses confidence, advice to DIYers

Do-it-yourself projects often require tools specific to the job, and Radiator Specialty Co., Indian Trail, NC, is further focusing on this market with its lubricants, penetrants, and specialty products.
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Aluminum can-packed dog drinks

Judy In November 2009, specialty pet products company Petrol, Inc., Cornelius, NC, introduced a vitamin-enhanced hydrating drink for dogs.
BEST-BEFORE CODES. Continuous ink-jet printers at Massimo Zanetti Beverage are used for printing best-before codes on steel cans
Machine Case Study

Coffee producer scores coding efficiencies

Since the installation of new ink-jet printers for coding steel cans and paperboard trays, Massimo Zanetti Beverage has greatly reduced its unplanned downtime.


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