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Oxygen absorption takes many forms, packages
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Oxygen absorption takes many forms, packages

Oxygen absorber from Mitsubishi extends shelf life and can be incorporated into sheet, bottles, blisters and film layers.
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Shealicious™ line of cocktail treatments for all ethnicities
Package Case Study
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Haircare pack takes a page from yogurt playbook

In haircare circles, “cocktailing” is a process whereby consumers blend natural oils, honey, extracts, and butters together with their store-bought haircare products to improve performance, such as shine, volume, or sleekness.
Column/Opinion
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Can pharmaceutical packaging be safety-compliant and sustainable?

Pharma companies will benefit from the time spent transitioning to a more sustainable model, especially as they see growing consumer satisfaction, says APP study.
Iwata VPP series
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Handling toxic drugs: a simple packaging fix

Broken vials, shattered glass and exposure to toxic contents are every drug handler's nightmare. A relatively simple fix from Iwata improves safety for healthcare workers and others.
Alternatives to Barex
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Alternatives to Barex take on nicotine in permeability tests

Testing is the key to finding and testing alternatives to Barex for the sealant layer in transdermal patch constructions, say Bemis scientists.
Mocon Inc.: Microbial detection system
Machine Product Brief
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Mocon Inc.: Microbial detection system

GreenLight offers a 50% shelf-life increase and a broader storage temperature range.
Mettler-Toledo: Marking system
Machine Product Brief
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Mettler-Toledo: Marking system

XMV-TE is a flexible marking and verification unit for folding boxes.
Amcor's Flexi-Pack now used by ColaLife
Package Case Study
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Flexible 'Kit Yamoyo' pack counters diarrhea in developing countries

U.K. charitable organization ColaLife teams with Amcor Flexibles to produce flexible package kit now working to battle childhood diarrhea in Zambia.
IMPAK PharmaLoc
Materials Product Brief
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IMPAK: Child-resistant reclosable flexible bags

Medical grade PharmaLoc slider bag offers security and single-hand operation while keeping product inside safely contained.
MANUAL PACKING. An operator places a glass vial into the clinical trials carton.
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Delivering what patients need next

Award-winning Multipack carton from supplier-partner Rondo-Pak helps provide safer clinical trials for F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG.
Testing with MOCON LIPPKE Model 4500
Supplier News
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MOCON and Life Packaging Technology open Life Pack Labs

Life Pack Labs opens for business offering package development and testing for pharma and medical devices.
Sunbutter
Package Case Study
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Peanut-free SunButter comes in single-serve cup

An alternative to peanut butter, SunButter now comes in 1.5-oz single-serve portable cups that let consumers—especially those with food allergies—enjoy a healthy snack on the go.
F/f/s partnership for machines and materials
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F/f/s partnership for machines and materials

The Orics form/fill/seal system thermoforms APET material and is good for food, medical devices, hardware, electronics, or anything needing either a permanent or reclosable flexible film lidding. A partnership among Orics, lidstock provider Berry Plastics, and forming web supplier Klockner Pentaplast brings global advantages.

Dual-chamber cup for haircare product enables at-home ‘cocktailing’

A new yogurt-style container with two separate compartments that hold shea butter conditioner in one chamber and pure, therapeutic oils in the other allows consumers to engage in the trend of haircare cocktailing with pre-dosed ingredients.
Cube-shaped flex pack offers shelf impact, sustainability
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Cube-shaped flex pack offers shelf impact, sustainability

ConservaCube's cube-shaped flexible PE pack stands upright on the shelf, offers four display panels, provides significant freight savings, and is more readily recyclable.
Slippery coating helps dispense entire product
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Slippery coating helps dispense entire product

Patented, MIT-derived technology from LiquiGlide enables the creation of permanently wet, liquid-impregnated surfaces for packaging, allowing all of a viscous liquid product to be dispensed from its container.
Chris Ostein of Iwata Label
News
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LIVE FROM Pharma EXPO: Handling toxic drugs

Broken vials, shattered glass, and exposure to contents are every drug handler's nightmare. A simple fix from Iwata improves safety for healthcare workers and others.
Chris Ostein of Iwata Label
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Handling toxic drugs

Broken vials, shattered glass, and exposure to contents are every drug handler's nightmare. A simple fix from Iwata improves safety for healthcare workers and others.

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