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Clarification

In the January story on page 42, the designer of the Olay bonus club store pack should have been identified as The Benchmark Group, 513/651-3038.
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New aseptic beverage carton screw cap debuts in Europe

The first commercial user of a new three-piece screw cap mechanism for aseptic beverage cartons has been introduced in Germany by Milchwerke Thüringen GmbH, a subsidiary of the Humana Milchunion group.
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Dual jar tops the competition

Barilla’s Restaurant Creations pasta sauces stack up well against the competition. Thanks to the unitized, stacked jar approach, the products are billed as a new, revolutionary way to offer restaurant-quality pasta sauce at home.
Two Aveda achievements in sustainable packaging include the first lipstick case to be made of recycled materials (right) and a m
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Embracing the promise of sustainable packaging

The rise in oil prices has sparked interest in alternatives to petroleum-based packaging. But the sustainable packaging movement is about more than just oil pricing.
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Business Savvy Behind Sustainable Packaging

We are moving today to a new level of social and environmental responsibility for packaging. The buzz words “sustainable packaging” describe that goal. Getting there requires us to adopt new strategies and action plans.
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Fogg Filler Co.: Integrated cleaning systems

Fogg now offers integrated systems featuring new Extream Clean™ technology. System uses advances in auto-sanitation and cleanroom technologies in achieving improved hygienic environment for cold-filled products.
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Opaque shrink wrap

Bemis® Clysar® has introduced ShrinkBox™ C, a durable yet lightweight shrink wrap packaging material that provides 90% opacity for confidential shipping solutions.
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Aseptically packaged and microwavable

Chef Creations of Orlando, FL, has launched Hollandaise, Alfredo, and Classic Brown sauces in the Tetra Wedge Aseptic Microwavable package from Tetra Pak.
This two-piece  Shellpak™ functions as a secondary pack for blister-packed pharmaceutical pills and tablets. Its maker, Mea
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Pondering the puzzle

Facing a Pandora’s box of global issues, and technological developments such as advanced machine controls and RFID, packagers of healthcare products forecast the future.
From SoBe and from Trinity Springs: hot-fill PET bottles that don't require vacuum panels in the sidewalls.
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Look what's coming down the packaging pike

From sustainability to high-pressure sterilization to nanotechnology, developments in food and beverage packaging hold tremendous promise.
Among packaging materials made from renewable resources is one made from palm fiber. The Oppenheimer Group of Vancouver, Canada,
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Packaging made from renewable resources gains traction

As petroleum-based materials edge upward in cost, packaging made from renewable resources grows more appealing. Says one water bottler, 'It’s the right thing.'
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Dairy advances aseptic/ESL plastic bottle technology

In June 2005, the Food & Drug Administration accepted a filing prepared by aseptic consultant National Food Laboratory, Inc. for the first rotary bottle filler for low-acid beverages in the U.S., installed at an HP Hood dairy facility in Winchester, VA.
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Aseptic and ESL packaging keeps evolving

Packaging World editors take a look at recent developments in the technologically challenging, but decidedly growth-oriented, world of aseptic and extended-shelf-life packaging.
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Aseptic and ESL packaging keeps evolving (sidebar)

PepsiCo’s got milk
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Aseptic and ESL packaging keeps evolving (sidebar)

Light barrier protects UHT milk
Plasmax 12D at Bischofszell
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Aseptic and ESL packaging keeps evolving (sidebar)

Glass coating for barrier
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Aseptic and ESL packaging keeps evolving (sidebar)

‘Soup-er’ stocks served aseptically
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Aseptic and ESL packaging keeps evolving (sidebar)

Aseptic packaging— a growth segment

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