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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.
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ColaLife crate
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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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Albéa: Tube with pump dispensers

The Nea and SP343 integrated airless tube + pump dispensers for personal care products from Albéa deliver 360° application, precise, consistent dosage, and a high restitution rate, provide high-protection and cost-efficiency, and are available in a wide range of decorative technologies such as flexography, silkscreen, offset and hot stamping, and visual effects including photo-like, metallic-looking, matte and gloss, or 3D printing.
Del Monte's new Occasions line of fruit drinks.
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Del Monte unveils new line of juice drinks

Del Monte has introduced a new product range called Del Monte Occasions.
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Kraft continues to build on liquid water enhancer success

Kraft creates a liquid version of its Crystal Light beverage mix, packaging it in a portable, pocket-sized container decorated with vibrant rays of color.
Ansell Reverse
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Total makeover for Ansell personal lubricants

Structural and graphics packaging improvements earn awards.
PP tray for chilled fish.
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Gourmet fish in light-weight PP tray

Germany’s Homann Food Ltd. has launched a range of gourmet fish products in a lightweight, transparent, fish-shaped polypropylene dish.
BioMass_snack_cup
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Modular, single-serve food packaging

Ideal for foodservice operators looking to expand their range of grab-and-go foods for on-the-go consumers, new inserts transform the simple cold cup into a versatile container for a variety of snacks and meals.
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Snapware had been using preprinted inserts, placed inside the containers (at right), as the primary means of branding its products. In June 2010, it switched to an automated labeling system that applies p-s labels to the side of the containers (at left).
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Snapware puts a lid on label variability

Using a single supplier for new labels and automated labeling equipment allows plastic storage container supplier to maximize efficiency and enhance product quality.
LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system
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LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system

William Hingle, director of marketing, TCP Reliable (www.tcpreliable.com), demonstrates TemPak™ + Green, an eco-friendly system from Cryopak (www.cryopak.com). TemPak protects product during shipping and maintains product temperature for 24 hr at 1°C to 10° C. Uses insulation, gel packs, bubble wrap, and a corrugated outer box that all incorporate biodegradable components.

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