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Patient adherence goals drive Walmart's new compliance pack launch

Walmart and Sam’s 4,600 pharmacies add new sustainable calendar-style packs for select scripts in an effort to improve patient adherence to drug regimens.
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Machine Case Study
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Danone thermoforms PET for a niche line of products

Danone sought an alternative to an EBM bowl made of clarified PP, but it didn’t want to lose the bowl’s unusual shape or its clarity. The answer: PET and ‘open-mold’ tooling.
Package Case Study
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Hummus packaging propels growth for Sabra

Sabra Dipping Company attributes the extraordinary growth of its hummus brand to its category-changing package design.
Materials Product Brief
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Klockner Pentaplast: Light foamed medical packaging

Because current FDA medical-packaging regulations prohibit the use of post-consumer recycled (PCR) content, Klöckner Pentaplast’s Pentamed light foamed high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) films fill customers’ sustainability goals by providing material reduction as they reduce package weight while maintaining physical properties comparable to standard materials.
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Clamshell shines in eyetracking study

In research recently conducted through Clemson University’s CUShop™ to evaluate how different styles of packaging influence a customer’s point-of-sale behavior, statistical evidence showed a strong purchase preference for clear plastic clamshells over printed paperboard boxes.
A 7-layer coex thermoformed into what looks like a Le Crouset pot.
Package Case Study
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Emballage 2012: Day three

A seven-layer coextruded Le Creuset look-alike, a PET jam jar for a Marks & Spencer brand of jam that can withstand thermal processing at 95 degrees C, some impressively crisp printing of QR codes on shrink bundling film, and a tool-change twist on a blow/fill system.
Package Case Study
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Weis Markets to use 100% recyclable PET MAP trays for meat

Working with custom thermoformer, the grocery chain embarks on development of first closed-loop recyclable meat tray.
Package Case Study
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Disney-themed fresh meal kits for kids promote nutrition

Eight varieties of fresh mini-meals and salads use Disney-themed packaging to appeal to kids, in an effort to help them meet their daily fruit and vegetable requirements.
Allegra single clamshell
Package Case Study
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Allegra trial pack delivers multiple packaging 'firsts'

Sanofi US’s Chattem consumer healthcare division launches "A"-shaped package for Allegra allergy medication.
Custom clamshells in virtually any material
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Custom clamshells in virtually any material

Thermoformer Fabri-Kal can offer custom manufacturing of clamshells, as well as stock rigid plastic packaging for foodservice applications, in a range of material types, including PET, PS, PP, PE, and PLA. Services cover the spectrum from design and prototyping, to the manufacture of start-up volumes and production volumes.

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