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Intertape Polymer: High-quality adhesion paper masking tape

Designed to adhere to water-based and ultra-high slip release agents, SMT1 from Intertape Polymer Group, is a patent-pending paper masking tape coated with a unique silicone adhesive, suitable for applications where traditional masking tapes do not provide proper adhesion.
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MACtac: New approvals for chemical drum labelstocks

New approvals for chemical labeling help customers easily comply with new GHS standardization.
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Funding available for use of How2Recycle label

Organizations offer funding to brand owners, packaging manufacturers, and retailers interested in implementing the SPC’s How2Recycle on-pack labeling system.
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Toray: Films for lidding, bakery, snacks

See them at PACK EXPO Booth #5467! Toray Plastics’ LumiLid lidding film is dual-ovenable FDA-compliant clear, white, and metallized; Torayfan CBS2 film is an economical, environment-conscious, PVdC-free, clear, high-oxygen and moisture-barrier BOPP film.
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Procap: Leak-proof, UN-compliant closure

Procap introduces 63 PROSLIT, a standard, secure TE closure for HDPE, Co-ex and PET containers with a 63mm neck finish.
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Revitalized graphics support Tang's new mission

Kraft Foods jettisons outdated package graphics for its Tang orange drink, replacing them with a luscious, energetic design that supports its new ‘Win Morning’ positioning.
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Shrink-sleeve energizes health shot

Providing tamper-evidence and high graphic impact, a gravure-printed polyvinyl chloride shrink sleeve for Aliso Viejo, CA-based Zazen LLC’s line of herbal pain-relief drinks provides the pizzazz needed to compete in a crowded category.
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Performance Packaging of Nevada: Safer cap for flexible pouches

The SipP cap for flexible spouted pouches from Performance Packaging of Nevada uses horizontal and vertical air-ducts to allow critical air-flow in case of accidental lodging of the cap in the mouth or throat, and features a visible tamper-evident band when the product is opened that remains on the cap and not on the spout where it could potentially come off.
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Cooking sauces satisfy in IML thin-wall containers

Unique cooking sauce product is packaged in a thin-wall, IML-decorated container with high-impact graphics that highlight its roots in dairy.
Steady growth forecast for U.S. flexible packaging
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Steady growth forecast for U.S. flexible packaging

Flexible Packaging Assn. envisions 2014 growth of 3.8% to $28.2 billion, making it one of the fastest-growing packaging segments in the U.S.
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Stull: Easy-open closure for squeezable products

Stull Technologies’ disc top cap is an easy-open closure for squeezable products that is suitable for a variety of products including shampoo, soap, lotion, polish, and more.
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3C!: Printed foil lidding film for blisters and more

3C! Packaging’s foil lidding for blisters, and printed foils with extruded plastics for sachets, feature enhanced printing.
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Orbis: All-plastic pallets

A new line of all-plastic, modular display pallets from Orbis, which allow marketers an easy and attractive transport-to-floor solution for in-aisle or end-of-aisle displays, are available in 24- x 24-in, 24- x 48-in, and 48- x 48-in footprints to accommodate a wide range of POP displays and structures.
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Shurtape: Double-coated tape

Designed for packaging applications that require cushioning, protection, or stabilization of contents, Shurtape’s DP 401 film tape is a clear, double-coated polyester film tape designed for polyethylene (PE) foam fabrication and lamination processes.
Freedonia study says demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the U.S. will increase 4.9% annually to $22.1 billion in 2018.  Photo for illustrative purposes only.
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What containers will post the fastest growth in pharmaceuticals?

Demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the U.S. will increase 4.9% annually to $22.1 billion in 2018.
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Dufaylite: Recyclable anti-slip board for pallet packaging

Suitable for layer pads used in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) pallet packaging, Dufaylite’s new Anti-Slip board, part of its Envirolite packaging range, uses the brand's durable, 100% recyclable paper honeycomb technology, and features a simple yet effective coating which forms a film on the surface of paper, allowing for slip angles of up to 45°.
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Metal FX Films: Metallized brushed film

In keeping with their stated goal of developing unique finishes for package designers, Metal FX Films LLC introduces Metallized Cross Grain Brushed.
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Intertape Polymer Group: Polyolefin shrink film

Designed for bakeries, food processors, cosmetic manufacturers, and more, ExlfilmPlus GPL from Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) is a crystal clear, thin gauge cross-linked polyolefin shrink film exhibiting exceptional machinability and high-speed processing capabilities; it is available in center-fold or single-wound put-ups, pre-perforated, and extended length rolls.

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