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What today's consumers want in cosmetic packaging

Functionality is essential and eco-friendliness is highly desirable. Some consumers even prefer a bit of ‘attitude’ with their favorite brand.
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Has the tube's time come in additional categories?

In Europe, vodka and energy drinks have emerged in tube packaging. In the U.S., now there’s sushi in a tube. Marketers are finding new uses for this versatile package form.
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Solid gains in bottle-to-bottle recycling

Closed-loop, bottle-to-bottle recycling is taking a big leap forward in a Canadian town called Shelburne, some 60 miles north of Toronto.
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Case study in automating the bagging of frozen meals

By automating the bagging of its frozen Asian entrées, Kahiki Foods reduces labor costs by 65%, without eliminating workers.
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Talk about inhaling your food...

 
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Portable "Sushi Popper" ultimate convenience food?

Uses for tubes have grown in the past few years, but this package may smell a little fishy!
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Challenges of designing packaging for men's "beauty" products

This growth market requires a whole new vocabulary, color palette and even distinct shelf space, “The Men’s Zone.”
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World Wide Packaging, LLC: Tube and round flip-top closure

Because the cap is part of the tube, World Wide Packaging's patent pending 50mm round 1-piece tube provides a variety of options and features without the additional expense of a 2-piece tube.
VF/F/S bagmaker
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VF/F/S bagmaker

The G3 twin-tube VFFS snack food bagmaker from Kliklok-Woodman uses all-servo motion controls to produce up to 240 bags/minute (120/tube).
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European tube suppliers report relatively stable 2009

The tube’s versatility, and a strong presence in cosmetics and pharma, helped this package weather the economic storm across Europe.

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