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SC Johnson hopes to catalyze move toward refillables with Windex Mini

SC Johnson commits to leading change toward refillable concentrate products for household cleaning with the introduction of a flexible pouch-packed concentrate.
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Bericap : Lighter weight one-piece plastic-bottle closure

Bericap’s 1-piece DoubleSeal™ 1881 SuperShorty® closure is said to achieve weight savings of 20% in the closure and bottle finish.
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Krones, Inc: Pack strapping technology saves money, environment

Krones LitePac is a pack strapping technology that provides a complete pack system including a new packaging design for PET containers--the Evolite packer.
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Malt-O-Meal launches 'Bag The Box' campaign

Cereal maker, with five product families in flexible packaging, uses new Web site to encourage consumers to switch to cereal brands that ‘Bag The Box.’
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Giro Pack, Inc: Soft-mesh produce packaging is environmentally friendly

A 5 lb. soft mesh bag (high graphic film 120mm width) from Giro Pack contains 8.01 grams of recyclable plastic compared to a traditional 5 lb. poly bag (1.5 mil) with 10.26 grams of plastic, providing 21.9% less packaging material.
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Aedan Pharmaceuticals launches energy drink in stick packs

Flexible packs for Aedan Pharmaceuticals’ single-serve dissolving powder energy formula provide innovative differentiation.
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Unilever display shrinks footprint using Sonoco's design software

A redesigned floorstand wing unit for Vaseline Sheer Infusion body lotion reduces paperboard use by 50% without any loss in branding appeal in stores.
OFF THE SHELF: Greener package for calcium supplement
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OFF THE SHELF: Greener package for calcium supplement

Anne Marie Mohan examines a full-bodied shrink sleeve labeled container for GlaxoSmithKline calcium supplements that requires significantly less packaging materials.
OFF THE SHELF: Pouches stand up and stand out
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OFF THE SHELF: Pouches stand up and stand out

On a recent trip to a Walgreen's store, Packaging World editor Anne Marie Mohan found two varieties of stand-up pouches that really caught her eye. Hear her description of Dial's Eco-Smart Refill pouch and Rolaids Antacid Softchews.
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Groovy beverage bottle builds green credibility, reduces weight 15%

If LIV Organic's all-natural sports drink is "like Gatorade without the garbage," as its Web site advertises, then its new bottle is like a premium, 16.9-oz PET container without the weight, and with less cost.

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