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INDUSTRIAL POUCH. Ecolab’s new pouch is a 6-mil coextrusion that offers users a safe, tight, collapsible pack for liquid industrial products.
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Award-winning pouch excels for Ecolab

Coextruded pouch structure replaces laminated version, yielding multiple benefits for this provider of water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services.
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Wright Medical’s package meets multiple demands
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Wright Medical’s package meets multiple demands

Award-winning PETG thermoform functions in both sterile and non-sterile environments, eases validation, and ensures no punctures or pinholes.
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Protective packaging that's grown

Only two Diamond Awards for Excellence in Innovation, Cost/Waste Reduction and Sustainability were handed out this year, and one was won by Ecovative LLC for its EcoCradle™ protective packaging product.
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Convertible clamshell for McDonald's earns top AmeriStar Package Award

Creative pack for McDonald’s wins ‘Best of Show’ while a bag-in-box for automotive fluids takes sustainable packaging honors at the 2011 AmeriStar Package Awards competition.
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Ameristar winner performs in 100% rPET

An athletic product packaged in a 100% rPET clamshell provides significant savings in virgin material and in energy use.
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A multitasking device package

This award-winning thermoformed pack contains a product and serves as a parts applicator.
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Streamlined can wakes up coffee market

Silver Joe's Coffee shakes up the category in a patented, awarded-winning 'tear-drop' shaped can.
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Storage case wins Best of Show

Bic won Best of Show honors at the Institute of Packaging Professionals’ (IoPP) 2006 AmeriStar competition for bringing originality to the permanent marker segment. The Bic Mark-it variety pack of markers comes in a reusable bi-fold clamshell from SCA Consumer Packaging (www.scapackaging.alloyd.com). The clamshell acts as a reusable storage case that draws attention to all 36 markers, providing a discernable new look on retail shelves.
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Project pail takes pain out of painting

Winning Best of Show honors at the Institute of Packaging Professionals’ (IoPP) 2005 AmeriStar competition, Sherwin-Williams Co.’s Ready-to Roll PP paint container oozes with convenience features.
'Hybrid' packs of surgical drapes are produced on a thermoform/fill/seal line in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
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10 ways 'hybrid' package awards Cardinal Health

Used to package drapes (and soon gowns), a flexible tray combines the stacking and loading benefits of a pouch with a premade bag’s linear tear opening and venting advantages.
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Motorola connects with customers

A distinctive, differentiated, and upscale look was what Motorola wanted for its line of Original premium quality cell phone accessories.
New cartoning equipment helps Anderson Packaging accommodate the challenging tolerances of cartons such as these from TAP Pharma
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CP's custom cartoner handles challenging carton

New equipment helps pharmaceutical contract packager meet its customer demands and stay within its budget.
The 2-L pouches feature a one-piece fitment (above), which accepts a fill/dispensing probe that ensures that users are never in
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Pouch provides a perfect solution

Ecolab’s custom 2-L stand-up pouch provides source reduction and “safety seals” the concentrated, institutional liquid cleaners.
Bewley's eliminated button-style degassing valves on caf? blend and more than 250 different fresh-roasted coffee products.
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Irish coffee channels freshness

Bewley’s Ltd. in Ireland is the first to preserve freshness with a cost-saving method that eliminates degassing valves and boosts bagging speeds 10%.
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2-in-1 packs 'TAP' Rx simplicity

Prevacid NapraPAC™ in two strengths is available from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc., Lake Forest, IL.
Sealing of the clamshell using a special p-s tape (inset) simplifies package opening.
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HP's printer clamshell is market-able

Hewlett-Packard packs a PET clamshell not only with a new printer, but also plenty of marketing and functional advantages.
Not foiled: With the exception of a glass coating, the windowed pouch is all plastic. Inset shows the laser scoring that ensures
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Baby food takes a bold step

Nestlé of South Africa breaks through baby food barriers with Pureeasy, pureed foods retorted in two sizes of premade, glass-coated plastic pouches.
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Suspension pack wins H-P an award

Packaging of computer monitors has changed dramatically at Palo Alto, CA-based Hewlett-Packard. By replacing expanded polystyrene end caps with suspension packaging made of kraft paper and plastic film, H-P has reduced material costs by 15.5%.
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NECCO mints in a snap

New high-intensity Ultra mints from NECCO (New England Confectionery Co.), reached national retail stores in June packed in a 4½-oz, 1.7-mil polypropylene bag with a laminated cast PP snap closure.
This rigid APET clamshell provides shock protection for Seagate's disc drives during handling and shipping. Bar codes can be sca
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SeaShell drives away damage

Disk drive manufacturer Seagate reduces damage by 60% and saves more than $4 million per year in freight and materials costs by switching to a thermoformed ‘SeaShell’ clamshell.
The bagged hip stem is twisted into place into an undercut in the inner tray (above). This secures the metal part for distributi
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Redesign puts twist into 'hip' trays

Smith & Nephew’s redesigned packaging for hip stems puts a product-securing twist to PETG trays, while foam inserts also keep the metal product secure.