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ICI paints new picture of convenience

For do-it-yourself painters, appropriate flow rate and contamination avoidance are essential for a successful project.
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Predosed packets take herbals mainstream

WhiteDove Herbal’s market reach soars in move from glass vials to cartoned packets and in adding bilingual copy.
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Glidden's container shakes up the painting process

Glidden’s new injection-molded polypropylene Quick Roll container from Superfos permits do-it-yourselfer’s to mix, paint, and store in a single container.
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High-end screwdriver comes in distinctive metal pack

Germany-based Bosch Group has launched its new high-end IXO power screwdriver in a distinctive, custom metal package from Crown Speciality Packaging.
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Bagger brings added sales

Raindrip saw a golden opportunity to sell its drip irrigation products through high-volume retailers. New bagging equipment played a central role.
An 8-oz aerosol can with a special relief valve and a foam insert now allows Ultra Blue to market and ship propane gas for do-it
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Cool pack for a hot product

Ultra Blue’s new handheld propane torch uses a patented container and valve to safely deliver the gas to do-it-yourselfers.
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Label shrinks costs for Toro

Financial savings were behind The Toro Company’s decision to replace folding cartons with shrink-sleeve labels for its SingleStream-brand adjustable-pattern lawn sprinkler.
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Culligan brightens cartons and saves

Culligan Intl. Co., Northbrook, IL, is one of the first end users of a new laminated 36-pt solid fiber board substrate used for folding cartons for retail water filters. Forte™ from Westvaco’s Packaging Resources Group (Stamford, CT) comprises 6-pt SBS–which provides a high-quality printing surface–laminated to 30-pt Kraftpak®, an uncoated SUS.
The bag's ergonomic handle (above) is produced on hf/f/s equipment (left) by a relocated and reoriented applicator (top).
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A better handling bag

Performance Seed’s 10- and 20-lb bags of bird food have added an ergonomically designed handle in the bag corner to improve carrying and pouring. The patent-pending feature is heat sealed and die cut on customized hf/f/s equipment.
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Packets add spice to pork packs

Farmland Foods, Inc., Kansas City, MO, introduced case-ready Extra Tender Fresh Pork in random-weight vacuum packs earlier this year. Each pack contains a ½-oz seasoning packet to promote a custom, do-it-yourself approach to seasoning.
Informative for consumers, Pass and Seymore/Legrand's design is integrated from the point-of-purchase display through the packag
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Hardware products renovate with packaging

Packaging seen at the National Hardware Show ranged from consumer-friendly packaging for data comm products to innovative film cubes for potting soil. The softer side of hardware was seen in a trend toward products packaged for females and light do-it-yourselfers.