J.M. Schneider eliminates a layer of paper with its new F-flute litho-laminated box for prepared meats. The package reduced material costs and box manufacturing steps and competes with paperboard on cost, appearance.
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Polypropylene bottle earns top award by providing functionality and contact clarity for cocktail mixes sold for on-premise use. Other easy-to-use containers also won awards, as did containers differentiated by decoration.
Automated filling and capping of jugs containing cat litter helps Mid-Florida Mining reduce giveaway by 83% and labor costs by 45%. Increased efficiency helps push new product offerings and increase sales.
In a product category where package decoration is typically printed on a flexo press in one color and rarely conveys anything beyond the most rudimentary product information, the 8- and 20-lb bags of Ice Rounds from City Ice really stand out.
To rejuvenate its old packaging, office supplies giant Hunt Manufacturing turns to one supplier for both a new package design and more productive machinery. The result is higher output with less labor.
Food packaging is, at least, a $60 billion business in the United States. It makes up the largest chunk of our $102.3 billion packaging market. That's a pretty big number- larger than most other estimates we've seen of the U.S.