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Hand-crème tubes: color me vibrant

Foil polymer tubes for a new line of nine mood-themed fragrances are decorated with vibrant colors that complement their names and scents.
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Lightweighted PET bottle went from 33 to 24 g.
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Coca-Cola Amatil wins awards for PET bottle

Coca Cola Amatil has won the 2013 Australian Packaging Design Award as well as a 2013-2014 Worldstar award from the World Packaging Organization with a lightweighted PET bottle.
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PaperBoy paper wine bottle a U.S. first

Winemaker Truett-Hurst launches a fully recyclable, molded-pulp wine bottle to appeal to eco-conscious, on-the-go wine lovers, selling a quarter-million bottles in the first 60 days.
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Sidel: Lightweight PET water bottle

Sidel’s RightWeight 0.5 litre PET bottle weighs 7.95 grams, uses standard 26/22 caps, and offers top-load performance of 33 kilograms without nitrogen dosing, to help eliminate the “over squeeze” issue which can result in the spilling of contents unintentionally, and making it easier for consumers to unscrew the cap and open the bottle.
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Study: Shipping strawberries in corrugated saves $6.6 million

A new study from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance compares the costs for shipping strawberries in corrugated containers versus the use of RPCs.
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Icebox: Box container for drinking water

An alternative to plastic water bottles, Icebox Water water containers are BPA-free, 100% recyclable, and sustainably produced 1-liter and 500-ml carton packages for spring water.
Twist-off lid makes re-closing easy.
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Upside down salami pack wows consumers

Norwegian salami manufacturer Grilstad has met consumer demand for an exciting new packaging format.
FLEXIBLE PACKS. This lineup shows some of the varieties  of 50-mL Pocket Shot packs.
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Pocket Shot hunts for pouch sealing solution

Ultrasonic sealing virtually eliminates leakers attributable to a previous hot-seal/cold-seal approach.
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Shapely new Domino Sugar bottle is a first

Domino Foods introduces a ‘table-worthy’ bottle, with a graceful, carafe-like shape and easy-dispense closure for two varieties of its Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar brands.
SHELF LIFE. HPP processing has tripled the shelf life on hummus products sold by Hope Foods.
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HPP extends shelf life of fresh dips

Because it ‘busts up the bacteria’ with minimal loss of flavor or nutritional value, High Pressure Processing made it possible for these hummus and lentil dips to go nationwide.
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Two-count blister packs for ‘smart pills’

Tucson-based Brainiac Supplements LLC wanted to market its Study Buddy nutrient-based study aid capsules in high-impact packaging.
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OxySense: Oxygen permeation expansion

OxyPerm Permeation/OTR System introduces BottlePerm Fixture, providing the same capabilities for bottles and cups as for flat films.
THE STUFFER. Freshly erected corrugated cases convey directly beneath empty paperboard six-pack carriers so the carriers can be inserted into the cases.
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Craft brewer automates to grow

From an overhead depalletizer that handles both cans and bottles to a robotic case packer that greatly reduces the risk of broken bottles, new capabilities at Troegs are impressive.
Multivac:  Thermoforming die technology and automation
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Multivac: Thermoforming die technology and automation

Allows production of portion packs and saves packaging material.
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IPL: Environmentally-friendly clear food containers

IPL’s new clear polypropylene (PP) Film Seal Square Line and Tamper Evident Square Line containers (made with Milliken & Company’s high-performance additives), meet customer demand for products with a lower environmental footprint.
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Independent Can: Decorative tin features Thomas Kinkade artwork

New decorative tins from Independent Can Company feature artwork by artist Thomas Kinkade: Village Christmas, Skater’s Pond, and A Peaceful Retreat are the featured designs in the 2014 stock program.
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Portion cups increase snack olive consumption

New Pearls brand black olives in a four-cup multipack provide convenience and portability for consumers hungering for a healthy, mess-free snack.
Easy-open reclosure feature runs along the side of the pack.
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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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