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Coveris: Plastic-paper combination packaging

Suitable for yogurt, ice cream, snacks, pet food and more, DuoSmart from Coveris combines the advantages of both plastic (PS, PP, PP/EVOH, PLA, or PET) and a paper sidewall, presenting a functional, secure, and highly-decorative packaging solution.
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Sealed Air: Easy-open small tab bag

Designed for small portion deli items such as cheese and meat, the Cryovac Grip & Tear Small Tab easy-open vacuum bag from Sealed Air provides consumer convenience, and is said to reduce packaging material by up to 20% compared to some easy-open rollstock formats.
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Cascades: Innovative chicken package

A container for whole chickens that has an innovative design featuring an integrated flap to immobilize the chicken’s legs, Poul-Tray from Cascades, made from 60% post-consumer recycled PET, enhances shelf appearance and reduces the time required for packing because the drumsticks don’t have to be tied.
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Fabri-Kal: Environmentally responsible packaging for mushroom growers

New Mushroom Tills made from high density polyethylene feature 25 percent less plastic.
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Off The Shelf: Clear plastic can for sardines
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Off The Shelf: Clear plastic can for sardines

From Brivais Vilnis of Latvia comes a replacement for the metal tin: an injection-molded PP retortable container with barrier delivered via in-mold labels.
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Placon: Eco-responsible thermoformed plastic food container

Combining an eco-friendly recycled material and tamper-evident design with revealing package clarity, Placon’s FDA food-grade, 100% recyclable Crystal Seal reFresh packaging eliminates unnecessary sidewall ribbing for strong visual appeal and versatility in fresh, cold, and dry food.
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Sealpac: Reclosable plastic tray/lid in one

The EasyLid system from Sealpac is an innovative seal-and-lid-in-one solution that uses less packaging materials, and provides hermetic sealing and lidding of trays in a single step.
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Mondi: Microwavable packaging

According to research, steaming in the microwave is one of the healthiest ways of preparing food because the short cooking time preserves vitamins and minerals along with flavour, colour and texture. Mondi SteamPack® provides all these benefits and offers the utmost flexibility to food producers.
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New bread bag is made from renewable resources.
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New sustainable bread bag

Hovis Limited, a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business in the U.K., is the first to commercialize a polyethylene bread bag made primarily from renewable resources.
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Carton Council speaks on increased recycling opportunities

Jason Pelz, Vice President of Recycling Projects for the Carton Council of North America, discusses the council’s progress in increasing access to carton recycling by 177% since 2009.
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FiberMark: New portfolio of folding carton, turned-edge, and bag stock products

FiberMark announces an innovative new portfolio of folding carton, turned-edge and bag stock products specifically engineered to meet the design demands of the upscale health & beauty packaging market.
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Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors
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Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors

Unique can images made possible using special printing technology tell the story of 12 fallen warriors.
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MWV: Packaging for chilled ready meals

Packaging innovation creates a premium brand experience, improves functionality and increases recyclability for a category poised for growth.
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MULTIFACETED REDESIGN.  The new clamshell package for Hypertherm’s consumables offers a more compact footprint, with 20% less material, and a more consistent, cleaner brand appearance on shelf.
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Holistic thinking guides clamshell redesign

Hypertherm redesigns packaging for 220 SKUs of metal-cutting consumables for a more environmentally friendly clamshell that protects against product counterfeiting.
COMBINATION PACKAGE.  By using both paperboard and plastic in its Bonus Pack carton, UPG was able to get a terrific combination of shelf impact, clarity, and cost optimization.
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Visibility the key to Bonus Pack

For this special promo package sold exclusively through PetSmart stores, it was essential that the primary packs inside be clearly visible to the consumer in the store.
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Mondi Wellpappe Ansbach GmbH: Corrugated container

pak-(k)it is a economic, corrugated container alternative for conventional secondary packaging of large volume shipments features a ready-to-use, 3-in-1 design with even more convenient and simplified handling from storage to packing to dispatch.
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New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales

Extraordinary visual impact was among the top goals of the package design for a new nutrition supplement product sold primarily by way of television infomercials.
How Sanofi will save $3 million in packaging costs
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How Sanofi will save $3 million in packaging costs

Through a partnership with Sonoco ThermoSafe, Sanofi meets multiple challenges in its international shipping, saving labor costs, time, and gaining versatility.

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