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The iconic spam can is going from metal to plastic in the U.K.
Column/Opinion
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Disruptive innovation continues to change packaging

Few packaging advances are disruptive innovations, i.e., something that helps create a new market and eventually goes on to displace an earlier technology.
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Materials Product Brief
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Airopack: Non-aerosol foamer

Suitable hair styling and sun protection products, baby products, facial cleansers, and more, Airopack Foamer dispenses fluids as well as medium to high viscosity crèmes and gels, using a globally patented pressure control device in combination with air as the main engine and PET as the container material.
Materials Product Brief
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Crown: Metal toy, game packaging

Enhanced metal packaging from CROWN Speciality Packaging North America, helps game and toy companies stand out in the entertainment industry and provide numerous sustainability options.
Materials Product Brief
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Qosmedix: Roller ball bottles

Made from durable polypropylene and polyethylene, 3 new natural-colored roller ball bottles with housing and cap have been added to the Qosmedix family of roller ball bottles.
Materials Product Brief
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Orbis: Reusable pallets, totes

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth # S-6249! ORBIS Corporation’s sustainable, reusable pallets and totes for the food, beverage, and industrial supply industries includes NXO StakPak, which features an enhanced container design with reinforced bottom and corners for improved durability and longer service life.
A combination of a PharmaPort 360TM controlled temperature container and UPS Temperature True® services helped protect this vaccine shipment to Laos.
Package Case Study
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CDC, UPS comment on vaccine delivery to Laos

A Q&A with Centers for Disease Control’s Dr. Joseph Bresee and Dimitri Zacharenko of UPS on shipping 100,000 influenza vaccines 5,000 miles in temperature-sensitive conditions.
Photo shows a flu vaccine shipment within a temperature-controlled container.
Package Case Study
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CDC, UPS deliver temperature-sensitive flu vaccines to Laos

Nearly 100,000 influenza vaccines in prefilled syringes travel more than 5,000 miles in just three days, maintaining a 3° to 7° C temperature range.
Laminar Chilltherm Cargo
Materials Product Brief
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Laminar Medica Ltd.: Air cargo cold chain packaging systems

Next-generation range of bulk packaging systems introduced for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals in aircraft cargo holds.
Materials Product Brief
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Federal Package: Ultra-mini lip balm container

Federal Package’s Ultra Mini is a small propel/repel mini lip balm container that holds less than two grams, and measures just 1.385 in. including its standard lip balm container cap.
ColaLife crate
Feature Article
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Medicine kit package helps ColaLife save lives in Zambia

Wedge-shaped anti-diarrhea Kit Yamoyo package ‘piggybacks’ in unused space within CocaCola crates to take advantage of the beverage giant’s global distribution system.

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