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Eye-popping news for sustainable, 3D paper packaging

Highly tactile and sustainable, new paper-based embossing, thermoforming and f/f/s technologies based on FibreForm, from BillerudKorsnäs, are now available in North America.
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Breakthrough in thermoformable paper
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Breakthrough in thermoformable paper

Fiberform is a thermoform able paper-based material from Glenroy that is sent to Glenroy's customers in roll stock format. Sustainability is a key value proposition.
Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome
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Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome

Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario, has introduced its Wild Wonders Gourmet Medley tomatoes in a thermoformed PET that is interesting because it is not a clamshell.
Offset printing for carded packaging
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Offset printing for carded packaging

Offset printing from CardPak is an economical way to use four-color process inks for rackable carded packaging.
Automatic blister packer reduces labor
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Automatic blister packer reduces labor

New from Starview, the Model FAB8-1418 fully automatic 8-station rotary blister sealer integrates an ESS Technologies' vision-guided robot to orient and pick-and-place product that is then packaged in a trapped blister at speeds to 18 to 20 cycles/min.
THERMOFORMABLE PAPER-BASED TRAY.  Shown here are two of the seven varieties of chilled meat products packaged by Micarna in the PaperLite material.
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Sliced fresh meats in a thermoformable paper-based pack

Migros, the well known and influential supermarket chain based in Switzerland, has launched a paper-based barrier tray that represents a 60% reduction in plastic content.
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Greek yogurt alternative has a French flair

Representing an inventive departure in both product and packaging, Stonyfield Farm’s new Petite Crème is a yogurt-like fresh cheese product similar to fromage blanc that uses package graphics reflecting its French-inspired origins.
Air-Blow and Wipe-On Applicators Applying Labels To Clamshell Packages
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Air-Blow and Wipe-On Applicators Applying Labels To Clamshell Packages

Watch this video to see Label-Aire's 3015-ND Wipe-On Label Applicator and Model 3111 air-blow label applicator for high speed air-blow pressure-sensitive labeling...the high-speed team-up of these two machines easily handle the needs of these food product clamshells.
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SMALL FOOTPRINT. Though the old (left) and the new (right) packs both hold eight razors, the food print of the new pack is dramatically smaller.
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Redesigned blister brings benefits throughout supply chain

By reducing depth of draw on a PVC thermoform, Energizer Holdings generated operating efficiencies and cost savings galore while racking up some serious sustainability points.
TABLETOP SEALERS. Even the smallest of start-up food companies can make good use of tabletop sealing machines.
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Heat-sealed foil lidding helps start-ups grow

These start-up food companies have figured out how to navigate the delicate balance between conserving precious capital and providing professional-looking packages.

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