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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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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.
For both its drop-ship and stock-and-ship programs, ICAT warehouses the products near where they are produced—inventorying each box when it comes in, and managing that inventory—then ships on demand when customers order them.
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How medical tech manufacturers save by outsourcing warehousing

Medical technology clients can realize economies by keeping warehousing local, avoiding excess shipping costs, and eliminating internal overhead.
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Sleever International: LDPET shrink sleeve

Sleever International innovates and launches the first shrink sleeve made from low density PET, which enables recovering of used PET bottles.
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Weatherchem: Polypropylene caps, flip-top lids

Designed for vitamins, minerals, and other supplements and other larger pills, Weatherchem’s one-piece NutraGen II closures come in 33-, 38-, 45-, and 53-mm sizes.
Lid designs provide differentiation for Yeo Valley’s dairy products
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Lid designs provide differentiation for Yeo Valley’s dairy products

Consumers peel back a polyester lid to reveal a unique code that they enter online via the dairy’s website for a chance to win a VW campervan.
Company President and CEO Paul Verst (left), along with Vice President of Packaging Will Schretzman welcome visitors to Verst Group Logistics’ Hebron, KY, plant.
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Sleeve-label conference attendees visit world's largest decorator

At the recent AWA Sleeve Label Conference, attendees visit the world’s largest contract decorating company in the world to view its technologies firsthand.
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Borealis: Lightweight caps and closures

Borealis and Borouge launches an advanced grade of their BorPureTM high density polyethylene (HDPE) family to support the global beverage industry’s lightweighting trend for caps and closures.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Detachable single-wrap labels reduce errors

Designed for labeling small containers used for single-dose parenteral syringe applications such as ampoules and vials, the Pharma-Comb Single Wrap (SW) label from Schreiner MediPharm provides a reliable, simple syringe dispensing and administration process through a combination of elements that enhance instructional clarity.
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Toray Plastics (America): Enhanced line of lidding film

LumiLid® polyester films are suitable for use with oven temperatures of up to 400°F.
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Amcor: Recyclable lidding films

Able to be sealed directly onto APET trays, Amcor N-Gage from Amcor Flexibles is a mono-material, high-barrier, peelable lidding film that is said to reduce packaging weight by at least 10%, and makes it possible for consumers to recycle the entire package – lidding and tray.

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