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Medical device pack earns WorldStar Award

When patients are hemorrhaging, seconds count. A thermoformed medical device package that helps physicians cut time needed to deliver life-saving procedures wins a 2013 WorldStar Award.
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The key to the Oven Perfect film specifications is that the thermoform plus lid stock become the best possible cooking vessel for the meat cut inside.
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Smithfield division launches pork in thermoformed cook-in packs

Backed by an aggressive ad campaign featuring a James Brown Motown classic, Farmland Foods’ Oven Perfect packaging has convenience written all over it.
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French laboratory relaunches probiotic product

Aragan switches from a common blister/carton to a patented slider pack that offers multiple benefits.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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