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Curwood: Film for cheese packaging applications

Curwood’s UltraSeal film is a new material for shredded cheese applications that is specifically formulated to maximize the performance of ultrasonic sealing on high-speed vertical form-fill-seal gas-flush equipment.
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Curwood: Vacuum packaging keeps meat red

An FDA- and USDA-approved technology from Curwood, FreshCase® packaging is designed for case-ready meats to deliver the flavor, quality and extended shelf life of vacuum packaging and the fresh red color consumers prefer.
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Curwood: Film for bulk-liquid pouches

Liquiflex Advance film from Curwood is an ultra-tough, sustainable packaging option for processors of bulk liquids and semi-liquids such as sauces, soups, and stews.
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Curwood: CPET trays are recyclable

Encompass™ Lite 1™ CPET trays from Curwood incorporate a proprietary technology, making them suitable for applications requiring temperatures from -40º to 400ºF.  See them at PACK EXPO Booth # S-2405,
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Curwood: Film for bulk liquid pouches

Liquiflex Advance film from Curwood is an ultra-tough, sustainable packaging option for processors of bulk liquids and semi-liquids such as sauces, soups and stews.
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Curwood: Metallized sealant film for coffee

Formulated specifically for coffee packaging, bMET™ II metallized sealant film from Curwood allows roasters to transition from 3-ply films to 2-ply to reduce packaging material weight up to 30%, while producing glossy product appearance.
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Curwood: Peel-reseal lidstock

Curwood’s EZ Peel®/Reseal lidstock for rigid or semi-rigid trays improves resealability for reliable closure over multiple uses.
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Curwood: Chlorine-free shrink bags

Curwood’s Eco-Tite® shrink bags high-barrier shrink bags use 33% less packaging material than conventional shrink bags, while requiring less space and cost to transport.
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Curwood: Curwood: Formable shrink films

Advanced new Form-Tite™ formable shrink films from Curwood offer good clarity, gloss, and ease-of-opening, plus deeper draw and superior shrink on high-speed Multivac FormShrink equipment.
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Curwood: Updated blister packs

New IntegraShield films from Curwood offer high-performance, fusion-seal lidding technology compatible with various grades of PET materials for high-end thermoformed blisters without the paperboard.
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Curwood: Microwave packaging

Four new steam-and-serve packaging technologies from Curwood offer convenience cooking for fresh, frozen, or shelf-stable foods, including soups, rice, veggies, and entrees.
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Curwood: Curwood: Cheese packaging

Curwood has introduced 3 new flexible packaging films for keeping cheese fresh with easy-to-open access and longer shelf life. Curpolene® 7195 for bulk shredded cheese meets demand for enhanced performance on vf/f/s applications while eliminating machinability and barrier issues associated with biaxially oriented nylon.
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Curwood: Convenient pouch opening

Curwood’s IntegraScore® convenience opening feature can be combined with press-to-close or a slider zipper in hf/f/s and vf/f/s applications to give customers easy opening and resealable features in 1 package.
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Curwood: Retortable lid

Curwood offers its EZ Peel® retortable lid in clear and foil styles. Proprietary sealant widens the lid’s processing window by ± 15 degrees F. Retortable lid withstands the retort process while maintaining superior moisture and barrier protection, company says.
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Curwood: Peelable films brochure

Curwood’s brochure on its EZ Peel® films provides detailed information on the easy-opening film technology. Films provide market-friendly packaging with customized peel/seal strengths.
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Curwood: Bone-in meat bags

From Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) the ArmorX™ line of bone-in packaging for meat products is said to provide superior shrink characteristics that result in tighter, more attractive packages.
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Curwood: Breathable produce film

Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) has added anti-fog and EZPeel® features to its FreshFlex® line of produce films for fresh-cut products. The anti-fog system is placed within the inner layers of the film structure for consistent, long-lasting performance out to the edge.
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Curwood: Curwood: Easy-open film

Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) has introduced Fancy Cut™, a proprietary easy-open packaging system featuring a tear-initiation system. Pre-applied to rollstock in a 7 mm- to 11 mm-W (0.276” to 0.433”) pattern, Fancy Cut provides notchless access to flexible barrier laminations.
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Curwood: Bottle-like pouch

A double-gusset design gives Curwood's (Oshkosh, WI) Quattro stand-up pouch a cylindrical shape. It feels and stands like a bottle. Suitable for any liquid applications such as water, juice, cooking oil and shampoo.
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Curwood: Meat pouch

A new coextruded, heat-sealable pouch from Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) was developed to provide meat processors with improved puncture-resistant, high-barrier packaging for primals and sub-primals.
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Easy-open tear strip

Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) will be introducing Precision Tear, its latest easy-open feature primarily for stand-up pouches. This proprietary feature is suited for stand-up applications where good 90° tear propagation is needed, eliminating the need for tearing into the pouch's body or tearing upward and receiving a partial open pouch.
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Self-venting pouch

A new, patented self-venting stand-up pouch from Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) permits microwave heating of liquid or high-moisture products. It consists of a peelable strip sealed inside the top of any standard stand-up pouch.
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Seven-layer coextruded film

Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) has introduced ICE(TM) (internal coolant exchange) 9300, a new seven-layer high-barrier coextruded flexible film. It provides haze-free clarity, color fade protection and longer shelf life, says the company.