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Anheuser-Busch's Packaging Steps To The Plate

St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch continues to use package graphics focusing on sports such as baseball, football, and auto racing to market its brews.
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Award-winning oval-shaped tissue pack

Produced by Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (www.smurfit-stone.com), the Holiday Oval Kleenex Facial Tissue Carton from Kimberly-Clark is the winner of the 2006 National Paperboard Packaging Competition sponsored annually by the Paperboard Packaging Council (www.ppcnet.org).
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Xbox plays to the environment at Sam's Club

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 game system sold exclusively at Sam’s Club appears in a new kind of environmentally friendly packaging.
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Oval carton stands out in tissue aisle

Kleenex Facial Tissues’ innovative oval carton improved the brand’s holiday sales leveraging both package shape and a custom hologram of a pattern of ornaments.
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Brand restaging gives Seagram's, coolers category a lift

Can the impact of dollars invested in a package redesign be measured on the bottom line?
The Delisheries brand fund-raising products packaged on the line result from an acquisition Clabber Girl made in 2003.
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'Girl' powered for new markets

Clabber Girl fills and case-packs pails in a compact, cost-saving operation.See video
Winner - Beverage Cartons
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Gold award winners (sidebar)

Beverage CartonsElijah Craig Single Barrel Aged 18 YearsManufacturer: TPC Printing and PackagingCustomer: Heaven Hill DistilleriesBeverage CarriersMartini BellissimaManufacturer: Rock-Tenn Co.
Pernod's new packaging for Seagram's Cooler Escapes includes a new bottle shape, new label and carrier graphics.
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Seagram's Coolers undergo a package modernization

New bottle, new label, and new carrier graphics—they’re all aimed at contemporizing the Seagram’s brand and boosting sales.
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'Project blank' (sidebar)

GlaxoSmithKline teamed up recently with corrugated vendor Smurfit-Stone and coding machinery maker Markem to generate significant cost savings and simplified inventory at GSK’s Maidenhead, England, facility.
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AIMCAL winners shine

Canada Bread and Celplast won Package of the Year in the annual competition of AIMCAL. But other packs were also honored.
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Perfect Popper pulls in prizes

Both the President’s and Innovation awards at the 61st National Paperboard Packaging Competition were snagged by the Perfect Popper popcorn box from Family Time Snacks of Valparaiso, IN.
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Film-laminated cartons deliver for P&G

Procter & Gamble improves moisture barrier in its dry detergent cartons by shifting from a lacquer coating to film/paperboard lamination.
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Film-laminated cartons deliver for P&G (sidebar)

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White Rain turns to yellow bottle

Diamond Products Co., Brandon, FL, has turned its high-density polyethylene bottles from silver to soft yellow.
The digital case printer uses a shuttle system to convey the bottom case blank from a stack in the magazine (top) up into the pr
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Kenosha Beef makes a case for digital printing

An off-line digital case printer saves $50ꯠ/yr in labor and label costs.See in-plant video
A bag conveys up a belted incline conveyor (top) into the digital printer's press where text, graphics, and bar code are printed
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Bag printing enriches JW Allen

Digital printer reduces inventories of preprinted bags and flexo plates at Rich Products’ JW Allen bakery mix facility in Wheeling, IL.
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Swanson spins out pop-top lid

Packaging World editors spotted an easy-open pop-top lid on Campbell’s Swanson-brand 14-oz beef and chicken broth cans in Chicago-area supermarkets.
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Appeal inside and out

New Purina dog food bag employs vivid printing to catch dog owners’ eyes, great flavor inside to attract those owners’ canines.
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Non-food flexible packs devour awards

FPA recognizes a multilayer p-s ‘book’ label for cleaners, a plastic header bag, a resealable stand-up pouch, a high-barrier industrial wrap, formable and peelable webs for a medical package, and a CR reclosable bag for pharmaceuticals.
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Reclosable fitment cashes in for Arm & Hammer

To eliminate the possibility of having opened packages on store shelves, Church & Dwight Co., maker of Arm & Hammer® products, decided to change the packaging for its Carpet and Room Deodorizer.