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Walmart's views on Retail-Ready Packaging

The five easies are a firm foundation in Walmart’s approach to RRP. And as Chet Rutledge points out, there’s a role for packaging equipment builders and material suppliers, too.
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Coca-Cola expands PlantBottle reach, launches 100% plant-based HDPE

Just in time for Earth Month, The Coca-Cola Co. has announced that all of its Dasani brand water bottles nationwide and Odwalla single-serving juice bottles will be available exclusively in PlantBottle® packaging.
Materials Product Brief

NanoPack, Inc: Oxygen barrier coatings for meat & cheese packaging

NanoPack’s FDA-compliant NanoSeal™ uses a patent-pending oxygen barrier that provides a clear barrier coating for meat and cheese packaging and delivers significant economic and environmental advantages.
Materials Product Brief

InMat® Inc : High-barrier transparent nanocomposite coatings

InMat’s environmentally-friendly, water-based barrier coatings contain no solvents or hazardous materials, are appropriate for food packaging applications, and can be applied to PET film via roll coating, spray or dip processes.
Materials Product Brief

INX International Ink Co.: Metal decorating inks

INX International has introduced TP UV Fusion™, a UV-hybrid low migration ink, and the TP LEC base system of thermoset inks.
Materials Product Brief

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc : Cap liner constructed of ePTFE

Gore’s 3FL Cap Liner, a full-faced foam liner for use in containers used to package consumer and agricultural products, is engineered to provide liquid tight package and container integrity while also helping companies meet sustainable packaging goals.    
Materials Product Brief

Pregis Corporation: Slimmer, source-reduced alternatives for graphic display boards

Slimmer versions of Pregis Hexacomb’s Falconboard™ Print and Falconboard™ Mount 100% paper graphic display boards are now available.
Machine Product Brief

Self-locking tray erector

0The POPLOK Tray Former from Eagle Packaging Machinery is a self-locking tray erector that erects corrugated trays with no glue, making it an environmentally-friendly alternative to typical tray erectors.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
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Package design and on-line retailing

Here's a look at some of the reciprocal influences between package design and on-line retailing.


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