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Sargento Balanced Breaks
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Yin-and-yang package supports theme of balanced snacking

A new snack pack from Sargento Foods uses a yin-and-yang shaped thermoform and round multipack sleeve to communicate the idea of healthy, yet tasty, snacking.
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Packaging for Comfort Intense combines a droplet-shaped bottle and high-energy graphics.
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Bottle gets the drop on fabric softener category

Ultra-concentrated fabric softener line from Unilever debuts in a droplet-shaped bottle with a vibrant full-body label that conveys the formula’s intense fragrance and freshness.
Multisorb Technologies: Desiccant cards
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Multisorb Technologies: Desiccant cards

A low-profile desiccant manages moisture when packaging space is limited.
Bengal Spice After
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Celestial’s package refresh ‘reflects the goodness inside’

Celestial Seasonings updates its iconic tea packaging, preserving many of its beloved characters while at the same time contemporizing the brand and making it easier to shop.
Dow Innate Resin
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Dow: High-performance film resins

New INNATE family of resins provides stiffness/toughness balance with improved processing and sustainability profiles.
Roberson’s wine-on-tap products allow restaurant and bar customers to offer a larger variety of wines in a range of glass sizes.
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PET wine keg taps into green savings

U.K. wine seller offers premium wine-on-tap in a recyclable 20-L PET keg that replaces 27 glass bottles, eliminates waste, spoilage, and breakage, and costs customers 15% less.
A 'banana piano' diorama on the top half of the carton depicts the brand's most ownable invention.
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Package brings to life tech toy possibilities

Package design firm captures the excitement of the Makey Makey computer invention kit by creating an engaging and visual interactive experience for consumers.
Thatchers goes with fridge-friendly glass.
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Fridge-friendly bottles for cider brands

Thatchers Cider in the U.K. has introduced a new range of 330-mL glass bottles for three of its premium ciders.
Shealicious™ line of cocktail treatments for all ethnicities
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Haircare pack takes a page from yogurt playbook

In haircare circles, “cocktailing” is a process whereby consumers blend natural oils, honey, extracts, and butters together with their store-bought haircare products to improve performance, such as shine, volume, or sleekness.
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CardPak celebrates 50th Anniversary

Cleveland-based paperboard packaging pioneer marks 50 years of service to Fortune 500 companies across the globe.
Iwata VPP series
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Handling toxic drugs: a simple packaging fix

Broken vials, shattered glass and exposure to toxic contents are every drug handler's nightmare. A relatively simple fix from Iwata improves safety for healthcare workers and others.
PaperWorks ClubStak
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PaperWorks: High-strength, retail-ready cartons

ClubStak high-strength cartons offer a performance alternative to corrugated for primary club store and mass market retail.
Repeatability, quality control key to automated compounding
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Repeatability, quality control key to automated compounding

The pharmacy as manufacturer: automation provides quality controls to ensure repeatability in IV compounding.
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Crown Royal first in spirits to add serving facts panel

Pushing regulators since 2003 to allow macro-nutritional information for alcohol to be shared with consumers, Diageo becomes the first to add a serving facts label to its packaging.
Mocon Inc.: Microbial detection system
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Mocon Inc.: Microbial detection system

GreenLight offers a 50% shelf-life increase and a broader storage temperature range.
Left to right: Axel Glade, Head of Plant Hueck Folien; Achim Grefenstein, Head of Group R&D; Gerold Riegler, COO Constantia Flex
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Constantia Flexibles opens new Competence Center for films

The state-of-the-art Competence Center is for the R&D of polymer films and film laminates.
Mettler-Toledo: Marking system
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Mettler-Toledo: Marking system

XMV-TE is a flexible marking and verification unit for folding boxes.
Amcor's Flexi-Pack now used by ColaLife
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Flexible 'Kit Yamoyo' pack counters diarrhea in developing countries

U.K. charitable organization ColaLife teams with Amcor Flexibles to produce flexible package kit now working to battle childhood diarrhea in Zambia.

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