Package Feature

Easy-open reclosure feature runs along the side of the pack.
Package Case Study
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Easy reclosure feature for sliced cheese

Friesland Campina, the world’s largest dairy cooperative, has launched a new package for sliced cheese under the Frico brand that capitalizes on a novel resealable closure.
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Author Katherine Eban’s (shown here) book “Dangerous Doses,” exposed the dark side of America’s pharmaceutical trade. Here, the investigative journalist looked at the epic inside story of long-term criminal fraud at Ranbaxy, the Indian drug company that makes generic Lipitor for millions of Americans.
Column/Opinion
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Your Top 10 Healthcare Packaging stories from 2013

Serialization stories dominated the list among Healthcare Packaging online readers, but the top-read story of the year revealed some dirty deeds.
Spectra Packaging: New PET packs
Materials Product Brief
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Spectra Packaging: New PET packs

Company adds six new PET packs to its Broadway range of oval containers.
Pharmapack Europe 2014, will be held Feb. 12-13 at the Porte de Versailles, will concentrate on packaging and delivery systems for medications and healthcare products.
Feature Article
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Pharmapack Europe 2014 focuses on innovation

Feb. 12-13 event, now at the Porte de Versailles, will concentrate on packaging and delivery systems for medications and healthcare products.
The cell phone case leans outward in an alluring come-hither pose in the packaging.
Package Case Study
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New angle for high-end product blister and carton combo packaging

Containers for cell phone protective cases get inventive makeover to send loud and clear marketing message of distinction.
Machine Product Brief
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Storopack: Paper packaging system

PAPERplus® Classic, the new machine model from Storopack processes rolls of Kraft paper and recycling paper into paper padding for protective packaging of medium-weight to heavy-weight products.
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HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
Package Case Study
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'Packaging as art' approach guides Hello Products' oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Off The Shelf: New guacamole packs make serving and snacking a cinch
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Off The Shelf: New guacamole packs make serving and snacking a cinch

Wholly Guacamole introduces a peel-and-serve tray in 8- and 16-oz sizes, and a 100-calorie cup for single-serve, on-the-go snacking of its all-natural guacamole dips.
U.S. FDA offers resources to learn more about how to use acetaminophen safely during this cold and flu season.
News
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Check medicines to avoid taking too much acetaminophen

U.S. FDA offers resources to learn more about how to use acetaminophen safely during this cold and flu season.
Machine Product Brief
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Sealed Air: Inflatable void-fill system

New void-fill system offers increased speed, reduced equipment footprint and enhanced protective performance.
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Package Case Study
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Custom 'squeeze & measure' closure accurately doses floor cleaner

A fitment-free closure with a built-in squeeze-activated dispenser makes measuring 1-oz doses of concentrated cleaning solution accurate and mess-free.
Sealed double-barrier trays are placed into a folding carton, supplied by Barger. The FORZA packaging consists of a total of four thermoformed PETG trays; one inner tray, two sizes of inner retainer trays, and an outer tray sealed with coated Tyvek lidding material.
Package Case Study
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Double-barrier tray accommodates 700 spinal implants

Medical device maker Orthofix works with its packaging supplier to fit some 700 spinal implant products into four trays with retainers.
Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker SHL with unique branding and appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
Package Case Study
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SHL equips autoinjectors with multi-functional labels

Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker with unique branding, appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
Microwave shielding for ready meals
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Microwave shielding for ready meals

Conagra's Bertolli brand Rustico Bakes line of frozen ready meals have unique microwave shielding technology that keeps the edges and corners of the meal from overcooking and makes sure the center of the meal is hot.
Materials Product Brief
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Zip-Pak: Sensory feedback fasteners

Sensus is Zip-Pak’s latest closure innovation and the first in a family of resealable closures called Sensory Feedback Fasteners.
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The StoryTrigger app, launched this fall by Switch United, seeks to attact health and wellness-focused consumers with enhanced health and personal care product packaging that combines object recognition technology and interactive content.
Column/Opinion
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Turning a package into a 'content channel'

Newly launched smartphone and tablet app aims to turn packaging into an interactive experience that informs and entertains health and wellness consumers.
News
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Food packaging is designed to withstand Antarctic expedition

Specially designed food packaging for Antarctic journey is engineered to resist punctures, stay flexible in sub-zero temps, and resist splitting on impact.
Materials Product Brief
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Constar: Oxygen scavenging technology

Constar’s Diamond Clear oxygen scavenging technology is blended into PET resin used to make containers for oxygen-sensitive products including beverages such as juices, teas, beer, wine, vitamin-enhanced products, and foods such as tomato-based products like pasta sauces, salsa, and ketchup.

 

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