B&H Labeling Systems' (Ceres, CA) 8000 Series high-speed film labeler employs a patented computer-aided label-registration system to eliminate out of register labels at application speeds to 12ꯠ labels/ min.
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The Food and Consumer Packaging Business of James River Corp. (Milford, OH) has established a flexible packaging converting plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico, under the name James River Packaging de Mexico.
In a process it calls "Precycling," McKernan Packaging Clearing House (Reno, NV) obtains surplus components from discontinued or redesigned product lines that would otherwise be headed for landfills and sells them for less than what it would cost them to produce the materials themselves.
Cap Snap (San Jose, CA) has introduced a patented polyethylene reclosable TE cap for yogurt and cultured dairy products. Using Autoprod's heat-form closing technology traditionally used for milk cartons, the cap uses a mechanical external ring with a pull tab for 8-oz dairy containers.
Films Div. of Mobil Chemical Co. increases its annual capacity worldwide with the addition of a metallizer to its Belleville, Ontario, Canada, facility and a second orienter to its plant in Kerkrade, The Netherlands.
Keeping medical device directions outside of a sterilized package lets a healthcare professional read up before opening the package. Luther Medical's patented tray design holds scrolled instructions outside the pack for its catheters.
"We have been fighting a defensive battle for a long time," said Richard Thornburg, director of government relations for the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), in assessing the impact of the November elections.