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Avery Dennison: Small-circumference labeling options

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials North America launched a Small Diameter portfolio as part of its Select Solutions™ Collection.
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Inline Plastics Corp.: Tamper-resistant round bowls

Inline Plastics Corp. introduces their improved one piece round clamshell bowls, the enhanced version of the company’s Safe-T-Fresh® line of products.
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Rollprint: Chemically-resistant film for high-barrier pharmaceutical applications

Rollprint Packaging Products’ Exponent 2, a chemically-resistant, clear, flexible, Barex-alternative film for high-barrier pharmaceutical applications is a combination of the company’s ClearFoil and a coextruded non-crystalline polyester sealant. (The non-crystalline attributes enhance sealing properties.)
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Tekni-Films: Barex-alternative specialty films, for thermoformable, heat-sealable packaging applications

An extensive line of cost-effective, Barex-alternative packaging structures from Tekni-Films, a division of Tekni-Plex, Inc., include thermoformable options which target pharmaceutical, medical, personal care, food, and animal health products: polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and Aclar polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE) inner and outer layers, coupled with either ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH) and/or cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) for enhanced barrier properties.
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MonoSol: Dissolvable film for food ingredients

MonoSol has expanded its film technology capability with Vivos water-soluble film for production-line ingredient delivery.
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administartion, “Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Final Rule,” 12/3/14
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FDA updates drugs/biologics labeling system

Includes major revisions on pregnancy and breastfeeding, with labeling changes taking effect June 30, 2015. Prescription drugs and biologic products approved after June 30, 2015, will use the new format immediately, while labeling for prescription drugs approved on or after June 30, 2001, will be phased in gradually.
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Automated Packaging Systems: Stretch sleeve labels

Automated Packaging Systems announces that it is now manufacturing the AutoSleeve brand of stretch sleeve labels.
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KM Packaging Services: Lidding film

KM KPeel 3G lidding film for food packaging peels cleanly from trays in ambient or chilled conditions.
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Coveris Rigid Mansfield: 38-mm tamper-evident closure

Lightweight, non-dairy specific PE cap is available in all colors, can be decorated with screen print, debossing or embossing, and can also be textured.
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The next generation reclosable system for flexible packaging
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The next generation reclosable system for flexible packaging

Hook-to-hook technology from APLIX is revolutionizing the packaging industry by offering a unique and fun solution to reclosing flexible packages.
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Shelf-stable pouch advances at PACK EXPO
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Shelf-stable pouch advances at PACK EXPO

Convenience foods and drinks remain shelf stable longer with Printpack's new barrier films for stand-up pouches, cereal box pouches become more sustainable with 57% renewable content, and woven PP bags offer a more economical option for large pet food bags.
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Lachenmeier: Stretch hood film

Xeros® stretch hood film is ideal for wrapping corrugated produce boxes, and optimally protects products from the outdoor elements and prevents condensation from forming inside the bag.
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Materials Product Brief
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Essentra: Double-sided foam tapes

Remo One double-sided foam tapes from Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) feature a removable adhesive system on one side that allows users to cleanly remove or change temporary signage, displays, and many other items, without leaving any residue behind.
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Bemis Healthcare Packaging: Transdermal packaging

Alternatives to Barex meet chemical resistance and barrier property requirements for transdermal packaging.
Materials Product Brief
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Global Closure Systems: Bicolour flip top closure

Produced by Obrist, one of GCS’ plants in Spain, Diamond® provides an ideal solution for shampoos, shower gels and skin care applications.
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Materials Product Brief
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Ampac: Laminate film alternative to aluminum foil

When incorporated in a laminate, Ampac’s Flexi FoilFree HB ultra high barrier film technology is said to achieve moisture, oxygen, and vapor barrier properties approaching aluminum foil laminates without the use of foil, and provides sustainability and economic benefits for manufacturers.
Package Case Study
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Truly 'Extraordinary': 2 million labels, 2 million designs

The Coca-Cola Company has pushed digital printing to the next level with the Coke Extraordinary Collection—2 million bottle labels, each one with its own graphic design.
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An expanded look at shrink sleeves

Underneath the tight-fitting labels are a host of considerations.

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