'Chocolate toothpaste' in a tube.
Package Case Study

'Chocolate toothpaste' in a tube

New Orleans-based Theodent makes toothpaste that successfully substitutes for fluoride a blend of minerals including cocoa bean extract.
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Materials Product Brief

Sud-Chemie Performance Packaging: Desiccant sheets

Desi-Sheet™ flat desiccants from Süd-Chemie are designed to protect packaged goods from moisture while economizing space.
Sterling Anthony, CPP

Using trial-size packaging to induce first-time purchasing

Trial-size packages are a type of downsizing that entails many options.

Surviving a new era of FDA enforcement

FDA enforcement activities in past two years require companies to be extra vigilant in their quality processes.

2011 Clear Choice Awards

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) announced the winners of its 2011 Clear Choice Awards.
Machine Case Study

German firm uses machine vision for toothpaste tube inspection

Toothpaste helps you maintain healthy, attractive, and clean teeth, but only in recent years have vision systems been used to check whether the actual product packaging is clean and safe before the toothpaste tubes are filled.
Machine Case Study

Colomer Italy gains filling, contract packaging efficiencies

Hair color producer improves OEE and contract manufacturing capabilities by repositioning its tube-filling line directly underneath the mixing vessels.
Italian cartoning equipment manufacturer Bergami corporate capabilities video
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Italian cartoning equipment manufacturer Bergami corporate capabilities video

Watch this short video from Bergami to get a brief video overview of its manufacturing capabilities as well as footage of its various horizontal cartoning systems, including balcony design intermittent-motion (to 120 cpm), and continuous motion (to 400 cpm).
Unique cost-saving film labeler
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Unique cost-saving film labeler

VIDEO FROM INTERPACK. Roll-fed labeler from Sidel takes flat roll-fed film material from 80 to 150 microns thick (PET, OPS, OPP) and forms it into a tube before applying it over a bottle and discharging the bottle into a shrink tunnel.
Supplier News

CCL Industries announces organization change

CCL Industries Inc., a world leader in the development of labeling solutions and specialty packaging for the consumer products and healthcare industries, announced today that Gaston Tano, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has tendered his resignation to accept a new position, in a similar capacity, at a consumer products company in the private sector and will be leaving CCL at the beginning of August following the release of the Company's second quarter earnings.


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