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Flowcontrol means no glugging or spills.
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Flowcontrol bottle for motor oil

A custom 5-L oil container for leading UK producer Millers Oils features a unique dispensing closure that allows the oil to be fully controllable and to flow freely and easily.
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D&W Fine Pack: Tamper-evident packaging

The new VersaLock™ tamper-evident packaging line features an advanced corner-tab design.
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SHELF IMPACT. The 3-D effect on the pressure-sensitive label draws attention and helps cut through the sea of sameness  on the store shelf.
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Packaging printed micro optically

A patented new printing technology produces an appearance of three dimensionality so convincing that consumers can’t help but be drawn to this most unusual label.
Package Case Study
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Sip on this: single-serve pouched wine debuts

Millennials looking for a new BYOW alternative for single-serve wine consumption can now select from among four varieties of single-serve wine in a 187-mL flexible spouted pouch.
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Simple truths, succinctly stated = clean label transparency

Talk about clean label transparency!
Materials Product Brief
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PaperFoam: Protective packaging is 100% compostable & recyclable

Designed to protect products in the electronics, cosmetics, medical, beverage, and food industries, PaperFoam packing materials are made using a patented injection molding process and can be easily incorporated into packaging lines using pick and place machines, robots, and feeders.
Off The Shelf: New retail ice cream packs deliver out-of-home experience
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Off The Shelf: New retail ice cream packs deliver out-of-home experience

Packaging innovations in the ice cream category let consumers enjoy soft-serve ice cream complete with swirl lines and sip frosty shakes from a straw in their own homes.
Plastic tray/lid breakthrough
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Plastic tray/lid breakthrough

New EasyLid is a patented solution from Sealpac that provides a hermetic seal and full lid function in just one sealing process. It’s consumer friendly because it offers a reclosure feature, and it’s sustainable, too.
Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans
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Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans

The KlearCan from Kortec is a direct substitute for metal cans that lets contents show brilliantly through the package. It can be retorted and permits no oxygen ingress for two years. Takes a seamed-on metal end.
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Smurfit Kappa: New packaging solution for food industry

Smurfit Kappa developed an innovative new solution that prevents the migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons from packaging into food products.
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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.
Latvia's Brivais Vilnis puts sardines in this IML PP container that's retorted for a 2-two-year shelf life.
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Nothing fishy about clear sardines pack at interpack

Sometimes a little clarity goes a long way, and in the case of a certain sardines pack now on store shelves in Latvia, it goes a long way indeed.
Dr. Michael Drues, Vascular Sciences
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Welcome to the world of therapeutic foods

What do you think of when you think of food? Holiday meals with family? Things that taste good? A post-workout treat? What else could food be used for?
WuXi PharmaTech aims to use covert security platform to address global counterfeiting.
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Invisible, edible barcodes for medications

WuXi PharmaTech aims to use covert security platform to address global counterfeiting.
Materials Product Brief
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Erdie Industries, Inc.: Pallet runners

Tri-Hex® Green Structural Packaging offers superior structural support and protection for shipping and packaging.
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Südpack: Multilayer packaging film

Re-sealable films keep products fresh and provide highest convenience for consumers.
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Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
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Packaging and opioid abuse

Make sure FDA knows how your packaging addresses opioid abuse.
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Aseptic plant enables new business opportunity

Fruit-based drink-mix components company Beverage Innovations enters new markets with shelf-stable aseptic product supplied by new processing/packaging company Wright Foods.

 

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