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New structure for salsa combines rigid and flexible materials

Ana’s Foods becomes the first user of a new packaging structure for its salsa that uses a rigid frame with flexible sides to reduce the use of plastic by up to 50%.
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Automated filling, one ounce to one gallon
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Automated filling, one ounce to one gallon

Find out how far beyond high-speed filling a rotary piston filler can go by watching how this unit from Cozzoli Machine Co. provides clean, easy-access design, tool-less changeover parts and user automation that does everything from real-time control to recipe-driven setups specific to the SKU being run.
HLP Klearfold offers greener plastic boxes
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HLP Klearfold offers greener plastic boxes

At Pack Expo, HLP Klearfold's VP of Marketing Pat McGee explains the basics of PET, RPET, and plant-based PET blends for rigid plastic folding cartons. Learn how using in-house extruders allows HLP Klearfold to control the quality of its 30% post-consumer recycled content RPET boxes as well as its 30% plant-based PlantBox option.
Breakthrough in thermoformable paper
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Breakthrough in thermoformable paper

Fiberform is a thermoform able paper-based material from Glenroy that is sent to Glenroy's customers in roll stock format. Sustainability is a key value proposition.
Bulk depalletizer ideal for craft brewers
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Bulk depalletizer ideal for craft brewers

A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp. Central Regional Sales Manager Marc Antonio describes how the company's Model 108 depalletizer offers maximum bottle stability and smooth handling to craft brewers looking to automate their bulk bottle unloading.
Robotic case packer for pouches
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Robotic case packer for pouches

The MSP-200 from Delkor is a mid-speed case packing system for pouches that loads Delkor Cabrio cases as well as other case styles by deploying two Fanuc robots. One robot aligns pouches while the other one picks them and inserts them into cases.
Insert spouts into pouches for liquid filling applications
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Insert spouts into pouches for liquid filling applications

Bossar's BVH (Bossar Vertical Horizontal machine) machine is a servo-controlled machine that can form stand-up Stabilo-type pouches with the classic side-gusset folds and a stand-up base, and it can insert top spouts onto the pouches, making it suitable for liquids and free-flowing powders.
Labeling and filling machines add versatile coding
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Labeling and filling machines add versatile coding

CDA-USA shows how simple it is to enhance compliance and add value to the labeling of bottles by adding a very simple operator interface into the mix to manage coding, from dates to batch numbers.
Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome
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Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome

Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario, has introduced its Wild Wonders Gourmet Medley tomatoes in a thermoformed PET that is interesting because it is not a clamshell.
Package Case Study
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Box for vegan truffles conveys purity, luxury

Gourmet vegan chocolatier selects 100% recycled kraft paperboard boxes that reflect the company’s commitment to wholesome, holistic ingredients and practices.
Package Case Study
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Minimize global warming while soothing diaper rash

A new pediatric product from Mission Pharmacal, Dr. Smith’s Diaper Rash Spray in an aerosol can uses a propellant that offers a near-zero Global Warming Potential.
Materials Product Brief
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Thermal Packaging Products: Cotton-insulated mailers and box liners

Insulated protective mailers, featuring flocked cotton insulation made from recycled textile fibers, are specifically designed for temperature control and protection of mail order shipments of natural and organic chocolate truffles, caramels, and other temperature sensitive confectionary.
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Materials Product Brief
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Global Closure Systems: Bicolour flip top closure

Produced by Obrist, one of GCS’ plants in Spain, Diamond® provides an ideal solution for shampoos, shower gels and skin care applications.
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Flexible, stackable, reclosable packaging made from a roll of film
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Flexible, stackable, reclosable packaging made from a roll of film

Clear Lam highlights PrimaPak - flexible, stackable, reclosable packaging made from a roll of film. It's made to replace cans, bottles, jars, trays, & dysfunctional stand-up pouches.
Run small, run fast
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Run small, run fast

GEA Food Solutions demonstrates its line of SmartPacker Vertical Form-Fill-Seal bagging equipment. Here, the twin tube C- high speed pillow bagger has been optimized to run small and pillow pouches at high rates of speed.
Improve efficiency by righting tipped bottles
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Improve efficiency by righting tipped bottles

The new Gebo Cermex SecurFlow removes fallen bottles on a conveyor to improve line efficiency and machine efficiency. With a speed capacity of 250 ft. per minute, the SecurFlow can pick up multiple bottles, and can either right the bottle or remove it from the line.
Next-gen reclosures
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Next-gen reclosures

The newest reclosure tape from Aplix is designed for large bags and has been used in the pet food category for net weights in the 4-lb range.
Offset printing for carded packaging
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Offset printing for carded packaging

Offset printing from CardPak is an economical way to use four-color process inks for rackable carded packaging.

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