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Package Case Study

Lip balm redesign 'fuels femininity'

Mentholatum updates the look of its Softlips brand of lip balms to appeal to a more contemporary and sophisticated female consumer, trending toward natural expression.
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Package Case Study

Tinted forming material benefits blister packaging lines

It can be a challenge with any blister package for a tablet-presence vision system to detect tablets based on lighting and contrast.
Nair hair remover in an easy-open clamshell
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Nair hair remover in an easy-open clamshell

Anne Marie Mohan examines a Nair brand hair remover product from Church & Dwight whose primary package has ergonomics written all over it and whose secondary package is a clear plastic clamshell with notable easy-open features.
High-speed deblister product recovery machine
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High-speed deblister product recovery machine

Mr. Deblister Jr™ from Gemel safely separates and removes products such as liquid gels, caplets, and tablets from blister cards.
Machine Case Study

Blister lines speed changeovers for German contract packager

Handle 15 million blisters a year, while new horizontal cartoner can switch between intermittent and continuous motion as needed by C.P.M. Contract Pharma GmbH.
Supplier News

Placon opens $14 million recycling facility for post-consumer bottles and thermoforms

Placon Corporation, a thermoformer and plastic sheet extruder, has announced the opening of its EcoStar® closed-loop recycling facility to become one of the first thermoforming companies in the food and consumer packaging industry to implement its own in-house recycling to process post-consumer bottles as well as thermoforms.  

Biodegradables do more harm than good in landfills

New research suggests that biodegradable products may not be more environmentally friendly when disposed of in landfills due to the potent methane gas they release when they degrade.
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GlaxoSmithKline solves label challenge with on-pack coupon on narrow blister pack

See how GlaxoSmithKline solved a difficult over-pack labeling challenge by swapping out a pressure-sensitive label for a WS Packaging on-pack coupon to cross-merchandise another product.
ONE FOR TWO. This digital printer (above) replaces two former machines and produces superior print quality for contract packager
Machine Case Study

Digital printer does the work of two machines it replaces

Machine delivers superior print quality to the foil lidding on new blister thermoform/fill/seal line at contract packager Apace Packaging LLC.
Feature Article

Five lessons for building great packaging

Today’s purchasing decisions are made quickly. Here are some ideas for conveying your brand’s story while also standing out and educating consumers.


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