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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.
VARNISHED RAVEN. Gloss varnish over the raven image creates contrast against the matte background.
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Hands-on wine packaging

Label redesign helps Minnesota winery gain better brand recognition.
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Label makes ketchup stand out

As Traina Foods launches its first retail product, a full-body shrink sleeve label is playing a key role in differentiating it from the competition.
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Mondi: High performance films and laminates

The Mondi BarrierPack range contains high performance films and laminates with multiple layers for the food & beverage, home & personal care, pet care and other FMCG markets.
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Comar: Dosing cups

Easy-to-read AccuCups improve dosing accuracy.
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Eagle Flexible Packaging: Slider zipper capabilities added to pouching products

Eagle Flexible Packaging now offers Zip Pak’s “new” Slider Select™ advanced zipper feature.
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Off The Shelf: What a difference a label makes
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Off The Shelf: What a difference a label makes

When Traina Foods launched a premium ketchup made from sun-dried tomatoes, the innovative company decorated its HDPE bottle with a gorgeous full-body shrink sleeve label to set its product apart from the "sea of red."
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Tri-Seal: Induction seal technology

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #7847! Engineered to reduce costly and potentially dangerous seal-related product leakage from packaging closures, a proprietary, high-temperature wax technology from Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex company, bolsters the stability of two-piece induction seals, helping to ensure closure seal integrity for components stored or shipped in high-temperature environments.

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