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Dow's PacXpert pouches
Supplier News

Dow wins “R&D 100” award for PacXpert pouch

Dow’s PacXpert Packaging technology and polyethylene stand-up pouch recognized by the “Oscars of Innovation.”
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Roberson’s wine-on-tap products allow restaurant and bar customers to offer a larger variety of wines in a range of glass sizes.
Package Case Study

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.
Mondi alufree BarrierFilm
Materials Product Brief

Mondi Extrusion Coatings: Aluminum-free barrier film

Mondi’s BarrierFilm is an aluminum-free alternative for protective food packaging.
Package Case Study

Aerosol can has 15% less aluminum than standard package

Henkel Beauty Care updates the aluminum aerosol can for its Fa deodorant brand, using a new structure that is 15% lighter than a standard aluminum aerosol package.
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Mondelez exceeds packaging reduction goal by 78%

An annual report from Mondelez detailing its progress against its environmental goals describes how the company has eliminated 89 million lb of packaging since 2013.
This image shows surgical devices in an operating room theater.
Feature Article

Medtronic employs ethnographic research for new package

HealthPack 2015: Using ethnographic research leads to the development of medical device packaging.
Global Green Packaging Market 2014 - 2019

Food & beverage driving global green packaging market

A new report analyzing the global green packaging market to 2019 forecasts strong growth, led by the food and beverage industry.
Off The Shelf: Big time space savings
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Off The Shelf: Big time space savings

It's remarkable how much cost can be taken out of the value chain when primary packaging is carefully examined.
Engro's Y Frooter is the first application of Ecolean's Air Aseptic Clear technology.
Package Case Study

Clear stand-up pouch is a first

Pakistan’s Engro Foods, a Karachi-based producer of dairy products, frozen desserts, and fruit drinks, recently became the first to commercialize a clear version of an aseptically filled stand-up pouch that has some pretty unique characteristics.
Package Case Study

Video: Sparkling wine bottle gets 2 oz lighter

In a two-year project, MARTINI Asti redesigns its sparkling wine bottle to reduce the glass weight, as part of parent company Bacardi’s sustainability initiative.


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