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Now in a limited-edition trial is this two-lb package of Fisher Brand Party Peanuts.
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Flexible pack merchandises like a rigid container

Formed from ‘exoskeleton’ rollstock on a vf/f/s machine, the PrimaPak combines benefits of a rigid container with the cost and sustainability advantages of flexibles.
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WestPack 2014: Sterilizable medical device packaging
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WestPack 2014: Sterilizable medical device packaging

Kwikbreathe™ header bags, center strip bags, linear and snap-tear bags, Chevron pouches, formable films and top webs, as well as a variety of medical pouches, including the Kwikbreathe™ pouch that’s breathable and maintains peel and barrier advantages at reduced cost.
Equate Beauty Acne Foaming Wash, a premium Walmart brand, won the Best Pharmaceutical Tube Award. For this tube, MJS worked with Essel Propack America to create a silver foil decoration along with the flexographic printing with hot foil to achieve a special look.
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Two pharmaceutical tubes win awards

Tube Council competition awards Equate and Rexall tubes, constructed through a partnership between MJS Packaging and Essel Propack.
Oscar Mayer brand P3 capitalizes on the healthful snacking craze.
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Kraft pushes packs of protein

Kraft Foods Group’s Oscar Mayer brand is introducing P3 Portable Protein Pack: meat, cheese, and nuts in a packaging format designed for active consumers looking for a snack to help keep them going throughout the day.
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Organic lip balm gets compostable packaging

New line of organic lip balms is launched in biodegradable, compostable paper tubes.
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Poultry processor switches to 100% recyclable trays

Saudi Arabian food company selects PET-based poultry trays that provide 100% recyclability.
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New Coke bottle for U.K. is lightest 330-mL ever

Design technology investments and changes in the glass-forming process by U.K. glass manufacturer results in 190-g weight for 330-mL bottle.
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O.Berk: Gradient plastic bottles

Now the customized look of gradient effects can be your primary choice for all your product packaging needs.
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Warm Ups Dog Food Enhancers are an oatmeal-based product introduced in a microwavable cup to help create a warm, wholesome meal for dogs.
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Easy-prep warm dog food in PP cup

A new line of ‘dog food enhancers’ created to be poured warm over dry dog food comes in a microwavable cup with film lidding and an inviting shrink-sleeve label.
Liventa Bioscience now produces human collagen membrane sheets for orthopedic uses.
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Dry vapor shippers help Liventa Bioscience deliver cell-based biologics

Strategic alliance with Cryoport for portable cold chain logistics allows longer shelf life for live tissue cells.
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DRINKinBOX: Bag-in-box uses new technology

Suitable for all types of liquid, DRINKinBox’s bag-in-box features a new delivery system that empties all liquid from the bag, and positions the valve at the top of the box so that dispensing liquid into a glass or other container is easy.
Off the Shelf: New bottle and labels for Baileys
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Off the Shelf: New bottle and labels for Baileys

Diageo's famous Baileys cream liqueur underwent a significant redesign this past year, and now the glass bottles are much more slender while the paper labels are of the pressure-sensitive variety.
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Fusion Packaging: Resin bottle for foundation, lotions

Comprised of two resins – a polypropylene barrel and PCTG base – Fusion Packaging’s patent-pending Scene foundation bottle is a shatterproof, clear, glass-like container that provides true color indication.
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Orbis: Collapsible pallet/sleeve/cap system

A bulk packaging solution to store, handle, and ship food, beverage, consumer goods, and pharmaceutical products, the CS CISC OPTE Bulk from Orbis Corporation is a 1200mm x 1000mm pallet, sleeve, and top cap system that features a proprietary “active latch” that enables workers to engage and release the sleeve from the pallet from a standing position, with no bending required.
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Ecopax: Take-out paper containers

Designed for the take-out food container market, the Athena paper container product line from Exopax Inc. is a round paper container that uses a lower-wall design – rather than high, bucket-shaped walls – resulting in consumers enjoying eating out of a bowl rather than trying to eat out of a bucket.
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MaxPax: Flexible packaging for liquids

Designed to prevent measuring difficulties and spills with drink concentrates and other liquids, the Burst Pouch flexible pouch from MaxPax features chambers created out of a sealed layer of poly film: consumers can cut the bottom of the pouch, place it into a desired container, and squeeze – forcing the liquid to “burst” through the poly membrane and into the desired container.
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GoPlasticBoxes: Foldable plastic crate

Designed for customers in the food service industry looking to reduce waste, lower transportation costs, and keep produce fresh during shipping, GoPlasticBoxes.com’s GoBox 2500 CL foldable plastic crate – or returnable transit packaging (RTP) – has a unique latch beneath its handle that locks the crate’s side walls securely in place offering 40 litres of storage space.
A unique and elegant label for a flavorful hot sauce.
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Digital label printing suits hot sauce

Middleton Printing owner Steve Middleton recently saw the need to move towards more modern printing technology—digital ink-jet label production.

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