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Multisorb Technologies: Oxygen absorbing packets for jerky products

Designed to keep jerky products with a water activity level less than 0.85 fresh longer than atmospheric, gas flushing and vacuum packaging alone.
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Bemis: Shrink bag for bone-in meat

Bemis Europe’s ClearShield PRO a PVdC-free fully coextruded bag uses a new technology platform that protects bone-in and hard surface cuts of beef, lamb, pork, and processed meat, that significantly reduces high leak rates and features a bone guard.
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Orbis: Expanded pallet line

Orbis Corporation expands its current Stack’R pallet line to include an array of options for supply chains in a variety of industries and applications.
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Intertape Polymer Group: Water-activated packing tape

Red Alert MD water-activated tapes from Intertape Polymer Group create a strong bond for shipping valuable items in cartons and cases, while providing secure tamper evidence: If tampered with, the tape “alerts” the end-user by leaving a visible red bottom layer behind.
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Global Closure Systems: Child resistant closure

Global Closure Systems announces the launch of Hector, a user-friendly and lightweight angle neck bleach (ANB) child resistant closure (CRC) produced in Spain for the household market.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Label/cap combination

Flexi-Cap provides vials and bottles with protection from counterfeiting.
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Label Impressions: Extended-text labels

Label Impressions, Inc. has enhanced its ability to provide extended-text labels and booklet labels since it installed a Nilpeter13” dual-web added content press with glue system, dual web, and overhead tower, all of which was designed to dramatically reduce set up and run times for coupon labels, folded booklet labels, and expanded content labels.
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Avery Dennison: Expands craft beer label portfolio

To help the rapidly growing craft breweries market segment meet its branding needs, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has expanded its Craft Beer portfolio with eight new label constructions, including a semi-gloss paper with a wet-strength additive that delivers added protection against peeling and tearing.
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Pasta sauce label puts ingredients front and center

New packaging for the Victoria premium brand of artisanal pasta sauces lists ingredients on the front of the label to highlight the product’s fresh, all-natural ingredients.
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Faerch: Paper absorber for fresh meat packaging

Able to extend the shelf life of fresh meat by 1-2 days, a new absorber placed underneath packaged meat from Færch Plast A/S in association with Paper Pak Industries (PPI), limits bacteria growth while enabling the meat to better retain its juices.
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Avery Dennison: Label-on-label, tag stock solutions

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials’ Select Solutions includes: the Piggyback portfolio label-on-label solution featuring multi-layer constructions in which a removable self-adhesive label covers a second label that remains fixed to the original surface; and the Tag Stock portfolio, featuring bright white, pressure-sensitive tag constructions suited for apparel and bedding, cosmetics, point-of-purchase and other applications that require sturdy, removable labels.
STRIKING APPEARANCE. For flawless shrinkability on the globe-shaped bottles, that’s a function of the PETG film specified for the job.
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Shrink-sleeve label is a hit with kids

New line of zero-calorie beverages aimed at kids takes full advantage of Disney-licensed graphics, which spring to life thanks to special PETG label material and VSOP offset printing.
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W.L. Gore: Cap liners

Two new 3FL (Full Face Foam Liner) cap liners from W. L. Gore & Associates are engineered to maintain the structural integrity of containers of chemicals for agricultural and household uses.
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38mm tear drop closure
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Global Closure Systems: Flip top caps

The 38/400 and the 33/400 complete Global Closure Systems wide array of food closure solutions.
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Rieke Packaging Systems: Closure/funnel combination

Rieke Packaging Systems developed a new closure and funnel combination for tin cans with 32mm REL opening to allow the fast and easy pouring of fuel additives and other chemicals.
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Toray Plastics (America): Clear high-barrier BOPP film

Torayfan® CBS2 film is an environment-conscious, clear, high-oxygen- and moisture-barrier BOPP film designed for use as the inside sealant web for the packaging of bakery items, crisp salty snacks, cookies, crackers, granola, fruit and nut mixes, and confections, as well as dry pet food and treats and non-food items.
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News
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Kashi formulas or labels likely to change by end of year

The Kellogg Company agrees to drop the terms “all natural” and “nothing artificial” from some Kashi products.
The CPSC was brought up recently when Senator Charles Schumer of NY said that FDA and CPSC should use “flow restrictors” on children’s medicines to help prevent an estimated 10,000 annual emergency room visits.
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Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part IV of a four-part series

A healthcare perspective on the Consumer Products Safety Commission from Bethesda, MD.

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