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PERFORATED PET. The PET blister has a perforation that runs around its entire perimeter.
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Gillette presses the limits of thermoforming

A perforated PET lid plus easy-open tear tab is what men get in Fusion ProGlide Flex Ball, while a razor for ladies includes a PET lid that’s printed and then formed in register.
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PET bottle blower
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Sidel: PET bottle blower

By controlling parameters of the pre-blow phase, the Sidel Intelliblower uses PET material optimally and cost efficiently, and therefore has a higher impact on production uniformity and packaging quality, irrespective of the weight of the bottle being produced.
Contract development and manufacturing organization completes first commercial serialization project for South Korea.
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Serialization first in South Korea

Contract development and manufacturing organization delivers identifiable labeling for a top-10 pharmaceutical company.
VenDuo vending cup
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Coveris: Vending cups

VenDuo is a patented vending cup range with excellent insulation properties, which consists of a plastic inlet and a brandable paper banderole.
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KHS invests in PET center in China

Center enables Chinese customers to profit from KHS’s Bottles & Shapes program.
63 PROCURVE
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PROCAP: Tamper-evident closure

63 PROCURVE provides an easy-to-open closure for a wide range of agro chemical containers, using an innovative closure design in combination with a standard disk foam liner.
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Laetus: Packaging system
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Laetus: Packaging system

The MV-70 pack handling system provides secure serialization of folding boxes.
Ready meals benefit from in-pack microwave pasteurization.
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Ready meals launched in Japan

Konan Foods Co., Ltd, a food producer in Kochi, Japan, has launched a new line of ready meals whose refrigerated shelf life is extended thanks to in-pack microwave pasteurization.
Mondi choke-avoidance caps
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Mondi: Pouches with choke-avoidance caps

Mondi North America introduces spouted pouches with choke-avoidance caps for safer children’s packaging.
Southbound/evercan
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High-recycled content can for GA microbrewery

Microbrewery embraces aluminum can with at least 90% recycled content for its craft beers, citing the can’s sustainability benefits for the brewery and for the community.
AIMCAL Product of the Year
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Golf ball package hits a hole in one

Packaging for Titleist golf balls is awarded AIMCAL’s Product of the Year for its transfer-metallized sleeves and cartons, which offer an ‘almost a 3D effect.’
Rondo-Pak: Folding carton
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Rondo-Pak: Folding carton

Shock-resistant Safepack cartons protect sensitive products.
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All-natural cocktail mixers adopt aseptic carton packaging

‘A revolution for the cocktail mixer category,’ according to Powell & Mahoney, a new aseptic carton for the company’s products preserves the mixers’ clean, authentic flavor...with help from co-packer Leahy-IFP

Novartis package features child-resistant design

Novartis Exforge HCT, for treating high blood pressure, is packaged by PCI, using the MWV Shellpak Renew child-resistant design to support patients in taking their daily medication.

Eli Lilly compliance pack earns honors

The 2014 HCPC Compliance Package of the Year First Runner Up was awarded to the Eli Lilly Strattera® Physician Sample Pack from PCI, which contains medication for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

HCPC Compliance Package of the Year

Astra Zeneca’s SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression is in a calendarized blister pack from MWV that promotes patient adherence for this medication’s complex dosing regimen.
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Silgan announces new greenfield site

Silgan Plastics announces additional greenfield site to be located in St Louis suburb.
Dixieland
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’50s Southern relish brand gets modern makeover

Renfro Foods’ Dixieland brand of chow chow relish gets a package refresh, with a new, brighter label and printed metal closure that reference the original package design.

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