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Nine considerations for specifying labels

The packaging engineer must begin to collect data from all the team members at the beginning of a labeling project in order to select and specify the best material and label supplier for the project.
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Custom 'squeeze & measure' closure accurately doses floor cleaner

A fitment-free closure with a built-in squeeze-activated dispenser makes measuring 1-oz doses of concentrated cleaning solution accurate and mess-free.
A smell-through port on the packaging for new Downy Unstoppables provides a level of comfort for consumers, who can get a preview of the scent the product will leave behind on their clothes before they purchase it.
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Shrink-sleeve labels—best practices and production tips

There are many advantages to shrink sleeves from a consumer interaction perspective.
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Stringer pallets vs. block pallets

The dominance of wood pallets continues as the two styles battle.
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Clear shrink-label lends shelf appeal to new rum drink

Pernod Ricard departs from the established label graphics for its Malibu family, launching a liqueur with see-through sleeve label with red and silver decoration.
Materials Product Brief
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UPM Raflatac: Film for personal care applications

UPM Raflatac launches Raflex Pro Clear a 50-micron film for the personal care market.
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The closures for Tropicana’s new PET bottles are an integral part of the consumer experience and the functionality of the package, and are coordinated between the four main size SKUs: 12-, 59-, 89-, and 118-oz.
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Closure best practices that keep possibilities open

Though often small in size relative to the bottle, pouch, or tube container it caps, closures can have the biggest impacts for consumer functionality, ease of use, and comfort.
Sealed double-barrier trays are placed into a folding carton, supplied by Barger. The FORZA packaging consists of a total of four thermoformed PETG trays; one inner tray, two sizes of inner retainer trays, and an outer tray sealed with coated Tyvek lidding material.
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Double-barrier tray accommodates 700 spinal implants

Medical device maker Orthofix works with its packaging supplier to fit some 700 spinal implant products into four trays with retainers.
Materials Product Brief
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QuickLabel: Laminating solution for inkjet-printed labels

QuickLabel's Lustro-Lam is a gloss overcoat film formulated to laminate inkjet-printed labels.
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Mondi: Film for food, personal care product packaging

Combining sustainability with cost savings, PerfoamPack polyethylene-based film from Mondi is a co-extruded polyethylene film with a micro-cellular expanded middle layer designed to lower weight without reducing thickness.
The Greek countryside images of this brand are inspired from traditional folk art, using repetitive elements to form a pattern, and overlaying only three colors to create realistic illustrations. Source: Lovelypackage.com
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Common ways labeling projects can fail

There are many potential snags in the process of bringing a labeling project to fruition. Being aware of the most common snags can help you avoid them before they happen to you.
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Label specification: Managing label production

The balance of your production budget is in jeopardy if you don’t manage all the aspects of your label production with care and diligence. Here are the main factors you should monitor.
Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker SHL with unique branding and appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
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SHL equips autoinjectors with multi-functional labels

Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker with unique branding, appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
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Rollprint: Anticounterfeiting flexible packaging technology

Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc. developed a proprietary new technology for composite flexible packaging materials to support medical device and pharmaceutical company anticounterfeiting efforts.
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Sirane: Seafood mats and liners

Sirane introduces a new range of mats and liners for seafood packaging.
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Outlook group: Thin paper liner

MICROLINER® MG utilizes a thin paper liner that allows you to get up to 15% more labels on a roll. This means less downtime, fewer changeovers, and less liner waste.
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Avery Dennison: Security materials portfolio

Avery Dennison Select Solutions Security portfolio of materials is specifically designed to help companies counter product tampering and counterfeiting while protecting consumers and the long-term integrity of their brands.
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Sealed Air: Shrink sleeve label

Low-density, multi-layer film enables seamless end-of-life separation while maintaining performance and appearance.
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