Package Type

Shaped Pouch flexible package
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Mondi: Shaped pouch for customized packaging

Able to hold either liquid or granular materials, the new, innovative Shaped Pouch flexible package from Mondi North America offers consumer goods manufacturers a cost-effective custom-designed pouch in virtually any shape to promote brand identity and marketing goals.
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Package Case Study
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Elegant bottle showcases spirits’ quality

Craft spirits maker Copper Fiddle Distillery selects a four-sided, decanter-style, clear flint glass bottle that reflects the beauty and quality of its whiskey and gin products.
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For some, success is in the cards

Winning can be a matter of playing one’s cards right.
Spring Latch metal closing system
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Ardagh: New closing/opening system for paint/chemical containers

Ardagh’s new, patented Spring Latch metal closing system for 5-30L metal conical pails eliminates the need for manual closing required with standard latch ring closures, enabling fillers to close pails automatically with existing equipment.
Package Case Study
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Standardized sports tape tins are sturdy, modern

SpiderTech is spinning its web of pre-cut kinesiology tape products into one, standardized packaging format to make the brand easily recognizable on shelf and provide consistent messaging.

Reusable tin keeps sports tape safe

A slim, custom-embossed tin from SpiderTech protects its pre-cut elastic sports tape in a range of athletic and workplace environments, and provides a powerful shelf presence with its contemporary, bold graphics.
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Less corrugated to landfill as wax coating usage drops

The Corrugated Packaging Alliance reports that just 3% of corrugated volume in 2013 used wax coatings, helping the recycling rate for old corrugated containers reach 88.5%.
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Eye-tracking reveals allure of thermoformed packs

Recently concluded eye-tracking research to evaluate how different styles of packaging influence a customer’s point-of-sale behavior found that rigid thermoformed packs outperformed flexible pouches by 44%.
Materials Product Brief
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DS Containers: New can sizes

In an effort to keep up with customer demands for their two-piece aerosol can, two sizes, 211x315 (66x120) and 211x413 (66x142), were added to DS Container’s portfolio.
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Hot-fill PET containers with metal lug closures
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Amcor: Hot-fill PET containers with metal lug closures

Said to be a first for the food packaging industry, Amcor Rigid Plastics’ A-PEX63 system consists of a unique blow-and-trim 24-oz PET container which allows the fitment of metal lug closures to produce the look and feel of a glass jar with a metal lug closure – including the reassuring, functional “pop” tamper-evident indicator button on the closure.
Materials Product Brief
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Automated Packaging Systems: Stretch sleeve labels

Automated Packaging Systems announces that it is now manufacturing the AutoSleeve brand of stretch sleeve labels.
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Materials Product Brief
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Zip-Pak: Resealable flexible packaging innovations

Zip-Pak’s two new resealable flexible packaging innovations include PresSure Lok – which provides improved consumer convenience for liquid products such as shampoo, detergent, beverages and condiments, and Fragrance-Zip – which offers a unique zipper closure solution designed to emit a customized aroma upon initial and subsequent openings of a flexible resealable package.
A proper zippered stand-up pouch
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A proper zippered stand-up pouch

Valteko f/f/s system produces from rollstock a true stand-up pouch with an integrated zipper reclosure feature for added consumer convenience.
Bag feeder and with labeler
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Bag feeder and with labeler

Watch the Kirk-Rudy KR725 feed stacked flat bags, from smooth pick-and-place function, even for bags with double folds, which don%u2019t stack evenly, through label print-and-apply.
Materials Product Brief
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XanCan: Textured aluminum beverage cans improve grip

XanCan’s textured sidewall of aluminum beverage cans, which are suitable for all beverage types, and are available with endless pattern possibilities, improves the grip of cans caused by condensation or “cooler baths.”
Materials Product Brief
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Petainer: PET keg

The petainerKeg™ Linestar is based on the petainerKeg™ classic blown, one-way, recyclable PET keg, and features a significantly redesigned outer shell which enables it to fit specifically on existing steel-keg filling lines; reduce logistics costs up to 30% and maintain taste quality equal to that of steel.
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Fusion Packaging: Luxury stock containers

Fusion Packaging has added five new collections to its selection of luxury stock packaging with 19 new bottles and jars ranging in size from 10 ml to 120 ml: the Trace, Mod, Haute, Vibe, and Crescent collections offer a wide variety of single- and double-wall packaging solutions.
 New WinForm 25-45-60 cold form laminate from Winpak
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New WinForm 25-45-60 cold form laminate from Winpak

A positive barrier in today’s pharmaceutical marketplace. A premium cold form laminate producing deep draw cavities while withstanding delamination and the rigors of the forming process.

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