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Sleeve Label Working Group releases recommendations

Final report provides recommendations the packaging industry can use to mitigate the impact of sleeve labels on the recycling of PET bottles.
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Essentra Specialty Tapes: Double-sided foam tape

Duraco High Bond Tape from Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) is a double-sided, permanent foam core tape designed for applications where a strong adhesive bond or high shear strength is desired.
Skincare kit package delivers differentiation
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Skincare kit package delivers differentiation

MIO Skincare’s customized stand-up pouch with carry handle offers a sporty, modern appeal for Life Time Fitness club members.
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Constantia Flexibles: Cold-form foil

DryFoil offers maximum moisture protection and a special polyethylene layer serving as desiccant.
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Klöckner: PETG roll-sleeve films

The Pentalabel® film product line was recently extended to include Pentalabel® PETG roll-sleeve films for shrink-label packaging.
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Aptar: Hoodless accessory technology

Aptar's Glide is designed for one-hand-dispensing by using sliding motion; product unlocks with sideward movement of thumb and actuates with index finger; features audible clicks and covered orifice to indicate when actuator is locked or ready to use.
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Klöckner: PETG shrink-sleeve label film

The Pentalabel® film product line from Klöckner Pentaplast has been extended to include Pentalabel® LV PETG films with Y460 coating for high-resolution digital printing solutions for shrink sleeve packaging.
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Food-centric design rebrands Fiber Choice supplements
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Food-centric design rebrands Fiber Choice supplements

Package graphics communicate to consumers that the product is made from 100% natural fiber found in fruits and vegetables.
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Intertape Polymer: High-quality adhesion paper masking tape

Designed to adhere to water-based and ultra-high slip release agents, SMT1 from Intertape Polymer Group, is a patent-pending paper masking tape coated with a unique silicone adhesive, suitable for applications where traditional masking tapes do not provide proper adhesion.
Loftware: Labeling software
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Loftware: Labeling software

Spectrum 2.5 introduces new features that extend design and integration capabilities.
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MACtac: New approvals for chemical drum labelstocks

New approvals for chemical labeling help customers easily comply with new GHS standardization.
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Funding available for use of How2Recycle label

Organizations offer funding to brand owners, packaging manufacturers, and retailers interested in implementing the SPC’s How2Recycle on-pack labeling system.
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Toray: Films for lidding, bakery, snacks

See them at PACK EXPO Booth #5467! Toray Plastics’ LumiLid lidding film is dual-ovenable FDA-compliant clear, white, and metallized; Torayfan CBS2 film is an economical, environment-conscious, PVdC-free, clear, high-oxygen and moisture-barrier BOPP film.
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Procap: Leak-proof, UN-compliant closure

Procap introduces 63 PROSLIT, a standard, secure TE closure for HDPE, Co-ex and PET containers with a 63mm neck finish.
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New graphics
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Revitalized graphics support Tang's new mission

Kraft Foods jettisons outdated package graphics for its Tang orange drink, replacing them with a luscious, energetic design that supports its new ‘Win Morning’ positioning.
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Shrink-sleeve energizes health shot

Providing tamper-evidence and high graphic impact, a gravure-printed polyvinyl chloride shrink sleeve for Aliso Viejo, CA-based Zazen LLC’s line of herbal pain-relief drinks provides the pizzazz needed to compete in a crowded category.
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Performance Packaging of Nevada: Safer cap for flexible pouches

The SipP cap for flexible spouted pouches from Performance Packaging of Nevada uses horizontal and vertical air-ducts to allow critical air-flow in case of accidental lodging of the cap in the mouth or throat, and features a visible tamper-evident band when the product is opened that remains on the cap and not on the spout where it could potentially come off.
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Cooking sauces satisfy in IML thin-wall containers

Unique cooking sauce product is packaged in a thin-wall, IML-decorated container with high-impact graphics that highlight its roots in dairy.

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