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Volumetric water and aseptic filler

The Sacmi Group offers the Next Phase ultra clean volumetric CSD, water, and aseptic filler for sensitive products. The rinser/filler/capper block provides the flexibility to run a variety of neck finishes at speeds to 1걶 bottles/min.
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One form of packaging security being used more frequently is the use of color shifting inks that show as different colors depend
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Package security demands linking of strategy, technology

Tactics such as DNA taggants and color-shifting inks have to be married with strategies that include tight supply-chain security.
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'Bottle cup' pours innovation into tf/f/s (sidebar)

By early next year, look for the “bottle cup” to be launched commercially, most likely for drinkable yogurt. So says Charles Ravalli, president of Hassia USA, Inc.
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Single-dose, needle-less syringe (sidebar)

Los Angeles-based Penjet Corp. won a Silver Award for its invention of the PenJet: a prefilled, needle-less injection package for liquid and lyophilized drugs.
Finished packages are shrink wrapped in attractive six-pack trays
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Aseptics take a whole new shape

The first to commercialize combishape aseptic technology, CAPSA of Spain claims it has ‘The most advanced packaging for the most innovative product.’
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Italian OEMs come on strong

Aggressive PACK EXPO 2004 presence shows why imports of packaging machinery from Italy to the U.S. were up 11.6% in 2003.
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Four elected to Packaging Hall of Fame

Dr. Raymond Bourque, Audrey Marsh King, Stanley Kopecky, and Lawrence Starr will be inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame during a November 7 awards reception at the Hyatt McCormick Hotel in Chicago. The ceremony will be held in conjunction with Pack Expo International 2004, sponsored by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute.
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Report flexes packaging trends and drivers

A snapshot look at the key trends and drivers in retail and institutional food and markets is published in Flexible Packaging Assn.’s 144-page report, U.S. Packaging Industry and Opportunities for Flexible Packaging.
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Pop N' Shake closure on display at EastPack

Pop N’ Shake is a revolutionary new closure featuring an internal dispensing cavity designed for keeping liquids, powders, syrups, extracts and effervescent tablets separate from liquids until right before consumption.
FDA's Counterfeit Drug Task Force is more focused on RX drugs than OTC products
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Anticounterfeiting: the urgency grows

Prescription drugs come first, but efforts could encompass OTC, too.
RFID tags like these are wending their way into packaging. Pallets and cases will get them first, but eventually even primary pa
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RFID and packaging security: not 'if,' but 'when'

The potential to track and trace helps establish a package's 'pedigree' and uncover tampering.
A full-body shrink sleeve label on Sun-Maid Raisins brings packaging security in the form of tamper evidence.
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Packaging security: in-store measures remain essential

Responding to retailer needs, clamshell blisters answer theft threats. Yet some packagers look for less costly alternatives.
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Liquid filler

The FLC liquid pharmaceutical filling system from Bosch is a mid-range filler that provides quality performance and reasonably priced flexibility. FLC fills vials and infusion bottles at speeds to 400 cpm in continuous motion, with fill volumes between 0.2 and 500 mL.
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How to sharpen packaging's defense against tampering and counterfeiting

Packagers have honed the protection packages offer against tampering and counterfeiting in three decades since the Tylenol crisis.
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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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.
Carton blanks are opened and bottom-sealed on each of the six mandrels on a wheel within the aseptic machine. This occurs in thr
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Phanner grows with gable-top cartons

Resealable screw caps on gable-top cartons provide ease of use for a variety of beverages filled at Pfanner’s plant in Lauterach, Austria. See video
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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