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Contemporary art on award-winning bottles.
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Art on a bottle wins award

Already a firm favorite with collectors and beer lovers worldwide, The Warsteiner Art Collection range of 330-mL shaped aluminum bottles has now achieved a coveted WorldStar award.
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The Packaging Conference 2016 points to omni-channel challenges and “clear can” technology

The Las Vegas conference in February 2016 will tackle the many omni-channel packaging challenges beyond the innovative “TruVue Can.”
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Microwavable metal bowl developed for ready to (h)eat fondue

A packaging supplier-led challenge issued to university students results in a first-of-its-kind commercial application for fondue.
Mocon: Oxygen Permeation Analyzer 2/22 L
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Mocon: Oxygen Permeation Analyzer

A new oxygen permeation analyzer targets high-barrier applications and increases shelf life.
Ibuprofen patch development.
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Ibuprofen Patch Developed to Deliver Pain Relief Directly Through Skin

University of Warwick (U.K.), and its spinout firm Medherant say the patch will deliver the drug through the skin to where it’s needed, and at a consistent dose rate. Commercial use expected in about two years.
Eastman Chemical Co.: Copolyesters
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Eastman Chemical Co.: Copolyesters

Tritan and Eastar enhance medical devices and patient safety.
e-pill Medication Reminders: Pill Dispenser
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e-pill Medication Reminders: Pill Dispenser

e-pill MedTime Safe guarantees patients have access to the right medicine at the right time.
DuPont: Cargo Covers
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DuPont: Cargo Covers

Tyvek cargo covers protect pharmaceuticals from high temperatures and airborne contamination.
PaperWorks retractable handle
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PaperWorks Industries: Beer can carton with retractable handle

The innovative paperboard beer carton features a retractable handle for easy stacking and easy carrying.
Demand rising for functional and barrier coatings
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Demand rising for functional and barrier coatings

New report examines the market for functional and barrier coatings for paper and board packaging, which is expected to exceed $7.1 billion by 2020.
Great protection for flowers in transit.
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Award-winning package protects flowers in transit

At the UK Packaging Awards, first prize in the “Best Packaging of a New Product” category goes to an online delivery pack for MM Flowers.
Sanofi counterfeit meds chart
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Sanofi study reveals perceptions of counterfeit medicines

Most Americans associate counterfeiting with consumer goods rather than meds. Sanofi introduces three levels of package protection to battle counterfeits.
Elif: Eco-friendly film
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Elif: Eco-friendly film

ElifFine offers a tactile experience for consumers and addresses environmental concerns.
Hellman's Package by Enercon
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Unilever and Enercon earn Package of the Year award

The Association for Dressings & Sauces recognizes the new Hellmann’s Squeeze Bottle for its innovative design.
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Flextrus: Easy-open solution for barrier packaging

Flextrus offers new “bubble in the seal” technologies to easily open flexible packages.
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PDC International Corp.: Shrink labeler
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PDC International Corp.: Shrink labeler

The R-100 applies full-body and tamper-evident sleeves at speeds of 30 to 100 cpm.
Barrier bottle includes EVOH.
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Ketchup bottle with style

A barrier PP bottle for ketchup in Germany breaks out of the sea of sameness in a big way.
Worldwide's Mustang dispenser
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Worldwide Dispensers: Front push dispenser for flexible packs

The Mustang front push tap has the lowest oxygen transfer rate in the industry.

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