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Packaging debut in Spain

With the March launch of the NaturLínea line of premium milk, Central Lechera Asturiana of Ovieda Asturias, Spain, is the first to commercialize the combishape aseptic packaging concept developed by Sig Combibloc.
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ELAU's PacDrive automation system facilitates centralized control and diagnosis in SIG Combibloc's award-winning Combishape asep
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'Holistic' approach to automation drives award-winning aseptic beverage carton forming and filling l

Debuting at the Anuga FoodTec trade show in Cologne, Germany, SIG Combibloc revolutionized aseptic beverage packaging with its new Combishape technology.
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Phanner: Carton blank handling/sealing/conveying for resealable gable-top cartons
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Phanner: Carton blank handling/sealing/conveying for resealable gable-top cartons

Pfanner is an Austrian family business that specializes in packing fruit-juice concentrates and ready-to-drink fruit juices. About 70% of its volume is marketed under its own brand.
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A holiday twist

Nestlé Canada offered Smarties Holiday Twist canisters with three moveable rings that allowed kids to move the colorful label graphics into multiple combinations.
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Pouch receives Member's Choice award

This year’s Flexible Packaging Assn. Member’s Choice award went to Specialty Films & Associates’ entry for the Digital Innovations MP3 Pouch.
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Flexible winners strike gold

Winners of the Flexible Packaging Assn.’s 2004 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards demonstrate the impact of technology on the form and function of flexible packaging.
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A twist on holiday design

Nestlé Canada offered Smarties Holiday Twist canisters that had three moveable rings that allowed kids to move the colorful label graphics into multiple combinations.
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Puncture-resistant shrink bag

Make no bones about it, the ArmorX™ CBP™ (Complete Bone-In Protection) shrink bag is one tough bag.
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Krones, Inc: Krones, Inc: A cleaner capper

First capper equipped with new servo motor/drive unit brings a host of benefits. Filling lines for aseptically filled plastic bottles are a key target.
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Chef Creations has taste for aseptic cartons

Chef Creations, a division of Orlando, FL-based Culinary Concepts, in August launched what’s reportedly the first aseptically packaged gourmet hollandaise sauce and crème brulée in the United States.
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Food container sales increase projected

According to Freedonia’s study Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible, food container demand in the United States is projected to increase nearly 3% annually to $18.7 billion in 2007.
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Golden Mummy winners

Kraft Macaroni and CheeseKraft Food and Cello FoilKraft Foods recently changed the packaging format for its 12 and 15-pack bundles by replacing a shrink film, to improve appearance and eliminate loading problems due to skewed bundles, with ExxonMobil Chemical’s Bicor® AB-X film.
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Supplement bottles re-energized

Last year, Twin Laboratories, Ronkonkoma, NY, took a product line of nutritional supplements and strengthened it with updated packaging. The change for the line of more than 100 products—only a small sampling is shown in the photo—is dramatic.
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ALCOA: ALCOA: Plastic closure for dairy products

Alcoa offers the Seal-MAX™ closure that can help prevent leakage in milk containers, yet is easy to open and offers improved tamper evidence. Seal design is ideal for single-serve packages where sealing requirements are more stringent.
Krones' new aseptic bottle capper is the first packaging machine to use the new ELAU SCL motor/drive technology to maximize effi
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Krones introduces first capper with integral servo motor/drives

At the recent BRAU Beviale show in Nürnberg, Germany, beverage processing powerhouse Krones displayed the world’s first packaging machine to employ new integral servo motor/drive technology from ELAU.
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Pleasant surprises from new liquid packaging servo

In initial applications of the first purpose-built liquid packaging servo motor/drive, packaging machine builder are discovering surprising new benefits.
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Smart Packaging 2004 announced

Smart Packaging 2004 is being launched alongside Labelexpo Americas 2004, taking place next year on the 14-15 of September at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago.
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Tropicana's juiced about aseptic bottle filling line (sidebar)

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