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M. Jacob & Sons: Plastic beer growler

Designed for micro-breweries, brew-pubs, and the home brewing market, M. Jacob & Sons’ 64-oz. PET Growler in light amber eliminates glass breakage, provides easy handling and pouring, and offers much lighter beer carrier.
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Microwave shielding for ready meals
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Microwave shielding for ready meals

Conagra's Bertolli brand Rustico Bakes line of frozen ready meals have unique microwave shielding technology that keeps the edges and corners of the meal from overcooking and makes sure the center of the meal is hot.
Eli Lilly saves $2M per year with reusable packaging.
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Study: Reusable cold chain pharma packs 'greener' than single use

LCA study evaluates the environmental advantages of reusable versus single-use shippers for pharma. Eli Lilly’s experiences support the study results.
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M&H/Delta: Non-aerosol oil sprayer

The non-aerosol Evo Trigger Sprayer from M&H and Delta Industries atomizes cooking oils completely free of any aerosols, and delivers a metered amount of oil to provide portion control and consistency.
The iconic spam can is going from metal to plastic in the U.K.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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