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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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Sealed Air: Easy-open small tab bag

Designed for small portion deli items such as cheese and meat, the Cryovac Grip & Tear Small Tab easy-open vacuum bag from Sealed Air provides consumer convenience, and is said to reduce packaging material by up to 20% compared to some easy-open rollstock formats.
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Sealed Air: Paper void fill system

Providing efficient, sustainable, and automated void fill, Sealed Air’s FasFil EZ Auto paper void fill packaging system features an advanced, automated cutting mechanism that helps ensure easy release of single ply, protective paper void fill while helping eliminate several manual tasks required with previous models.
Off The Shelf: Clear plastic can for sardines
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Off The Shelf: Clear plastic can for sardines

From Brivais Vilnis of Latvia comes a replacement for the metal tin: an injection-molded PP retortable container with barrier delivered via in-mold labels.
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Placon: Eco-responsible thermoformed plastic food container

Combining an eco-friendly recycled material and tamper-evident design with revealing package clarity, Placon’s FDA food-grade, 100% recyclable Crystal Seal reFresh packaging eliminates unnecessary sidewall ribbing for strong visual appeal and versatility in fresh, cold, and dry food.
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Mondi: Microwavable packaging

According to research, steaming in the microwave is one of the healthiest ways of preparing food because the short cooking time preserves vitamins and minerals along with flavour, colour and texture. Mondi SteamPack® provides all these benefits and offers the utmost flexibility to food producers.
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COMBINATION PACKAGE.  By using both paperboard and plastic in its Bonus Pack carton, UPG was able to get a terrific combination of shelf impact, clarity, and cost optimization.
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Visibility the key to Bonus Pack

For this special promo package sold exclusively through PetSmart stores, it was essential that the primary packs inside be clearly visible to the consumer in the store.
Package of the year.  Noven Therapeutics  Brisdelle is indicated for the  treatment of moderate to severe  vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated  with menopause. The Brisdelle compliance  design features calendarized dosing for 30 days  of therapy, with a designated area for the patient  to note the starting date of the therapy.
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HCPC names 2013 Compliance Packages of the Year

Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle wins top honors during RxAdherence 2014.
Package Case Study
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New shape for popular lubricant

A 6-in telescoping spout and an extrusion blown PET bottle with full-body shrink sleeve label are new for San Diego-based WD-40 Co.’s 3-In-One lubricating oil.
Single-serve packaging to help probiotic market growth
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Single-serve packaging to help probiotic market growth

Report looks at functional foods, dietary supplements, and preventive health care markets, with single-serve packaging helping to boost sales.
Materials Product Brief
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Sun Chemical: Oxygen barrier coatings

Sun Chemical’s SunBar Oxygen barrier coatings are designed to enable lightweighting of packaging by removing the metal foil and one layer of adhesive from packaging, as well as offering improved laminate flexibility.
Barrier bottle features good looks, product protection, and functionality.
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Barrier solution for nutrition supplement

A convenience-size multilayer polypropylene bottle for Nutricion Clinica, an oral clinical nutrition range from Spain’s Vegenat, is now reaching store shelves.
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.’s SmartDose electronic patch injector system technology includes a Daikyo Crystal Zenith® polymer cartridge, a plunger with Flurotec® barrier film, a telescoping plunger rod, and an electronic drive and control system. It has been designed and tested to ensure patient-friendly delivery of high volumes of medication over an extended period of time, and is currently available to support customer clinical studies.
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Designing for the patient journey

Design and packaging of drug delivery products requires insights into the cognitive, physical, and emotional needs of patients during the course of treatment.
UK-based Child Safe Packaging Group notes that by 2015, the need for child-resistant packs will increase, and more package testing may be required.
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Forthcoming CLP regs expected to increase need for child-resistant packaging

UK-based Child Safe Packaging Group notes that by 2015, the need for child-resistant packs will increase, and more package testing may be required.
Special IML technology delivers great graphics on this two-chamber dessert cup.
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Special IML technique for two-chamber cup

Packaging plays a key role in the new Monte desserts from Germany’s Zott GmbH.
Clever positioning of top and bottom tabs make this pack easy to open.
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Senior-friendly lunch meat pack

A new kind of luncheon meat package that started reaching store shelves early this year comes from Atria Plc, one of the leading food companies in the Nordic countries, Russia, and the Baltic Region.
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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