Alcoa Flexible Packaging is launching its Pouch Express rapid response printing program. Program provides pharmaceutical manufacturers with fine rotogravure printing from the Alcoa Packaging Downing-town Pharmaceutical Packaging Center in small quantities, as little as 3 million sq”, within 6 weeks.
Alcoa offers the Seal-MAX™ closure that can help prevent leakage in milk containers, yet is easy to open and offers improved tamper evidence. Seal design is ideal for single-serve packages where sealing requirements are more stringent.
Alcoa introduces 2 new closures designed to improve the seal integrity of carbonated beverage packaging under extreme temperature “cycling” conditions: the 28-mm Double-Lok XT™ (left) and 28-mm Extra-Lok XT™ (below).
Two styles of PET water bottles have been introduced by Plastic Bottle (Libertyville, IL) for the retail water and sports drink market. M- and J-style tall rounds are available in four sizes: 355-mL, 500-mL, 1-L and 1.5-L.
Alcoa Closure Systems (Indiana-polis, IN) has introduced the Intelli-Torq capping system. For use with both lined and linerless plastic closures on glass or plastic bottles, the sys-tem en-sures consistent re-moval torques and proper sealing with a variety of closure/ container combinations.
The Model Y221 capping machine from Alcoa Closure Systems (Indianapolis, IN) is a high-speed, hot-fill plastic closure applicator. Suitable for products bottled in steam-filled, high temperature conditions, such as juice.