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Hourglass-shaped bottle radiates energy

A shapely, easy to grasp, 4.75-oz bottle for XRCEL Sports Fuel micro-gel energy supplement delivers convenience and conveys vitality, with a silver shrink sleeve decorated with dynamic bands of color.
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Barrier thermoformed trays have the appearance of casserole dishes.
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Ready meals in barrier trays

French ready meal producer Gendreau Group and its subsidiary VIF have launched a range of high-quality ‘country style’ ready meal items in a thermoformed barrier plastic tray.
How2Recycle Label
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P&G to use How2Recycle Label

Procter & Gamble to add SPC’s How2Recycle Label on its Dawn dish detergent packaging to encourage consumers to recycle the bottle as well as the cap.
CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
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Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
Schur Jar Stand-Up Pouch
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Stand-up pouch shaped like a mason jar

The Schur Jar pouch also grabs attention with clear front panel and premium printing.
Bottle Bright
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Pouched product a Shark Tank success

Clean Ethics LLC of Richmond, VT, is about to get a $75,000 infusion to help fulfill purchase orders and get its Bottle Bright product into retail.
New design
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Amway haircare rebranding brings global appeal

In a complete redesign of the packaging for its Satinique haircare line, Amway creates a vibrant, elegant, and easily navigable system expressly designed for a global audience.
DRUMMING UP BUSINESS. Blue Bell’s preprinted drums heighten the company’s identity in the bulk ice cream category.
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Upgrading automated bulk ice cream packaging

Blue Bell heightens foodservice brand identity and worker safety, while also enhancing cost and operating efficiencies with in-plant-forming of preprinted all-paper drum containers.
rokz’ line of Infusion products
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Bottle brings spice to craft cocktail category

As the craft cocktail movement explodes in bars and restaurants around the world, fans of these handmade, high-quality drinks are increasingly looking for ways to create cocktail recipes with exotic and fresh ingredients at home.
STANDING UP AND OUT. The stand-up, modified atmosphere-packed pouches feature transparent front windows to clearly reveal the pa
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Complete fresh pet food meals in MAP SUPs

Freshpet pioneers refrigerated pet food segment and embraces the challenge of imaginative packaging options.
Enigma high-security thumb drive-sized encryption device
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Clear package protects, promotes encryption device

The new Enigma high-security thumb drive-sized encryption device uses a clear plastic tray-and-sleeve system that offers tamper-evidence and plenty of space for graphics.
Glenn Whiteside, CPP, MSIE, Packaging/Manufacturing Engineer, Sterile Pack Department, DePuy Synthes USA.
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Wish I had known earlier: vacuum packaging’s versatility

As packaging professionals, we all have things we know now that we wish we had known much earlier in our career. My “wish I had known earlier” relates to vacuum packaging.
The Kiss Me design is sprinkled with floral and sealed with a kiss from Betsey.
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Tissue box designs encourage self-expression

To excite consumers’ creative side, fashion designer Betsey Johnson creates bright and bold graphics in four themes for Kleenex brand facial tissue.
Red Brick chooses Novelis evercan
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Craft beer selects can with 90% PCR content

Georgia’s oldest brewery selects a high-recycled content aluminum can for its products to align with its sustainability goals, without sacrificing the quality of its beer.
AOF allows easy access to blister contents on child-resistant, push-through blister lidding.
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Amcor Flexibles: Blister lidding

AOF allows easy access to blister contents on child-resistant, push-through blister lidding.
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Uncoated recycled board for digital presses

Sonoco’s EcoTect becomes first uncoated recycled board to be certified for HP Indigo specifications.
BOTTLE CLEANING. To clean plastic bottles, each blowing nozzle from Bosch ionizes the blowing air, which neutralizes the electro
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Novartis benefits from flexible pharmaceutical filling line

Filling and packaging line in Cairo, Egypt accommodates different products and packaging formats.
New label energizes Rebel Yell for a new era.
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Premium label for Kentucky bourbon

Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon from St. Louis-based Luxco is reborn for a new era with revitalized packaging and increased brand support.

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