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Robots come within packagers' reach

Increased speeds and flexibility, less complex operation, and lower price tags are putting robotics within reach of a range of packaging operations.
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Tolmar transitions to thermoforms

Foil pouches were more costly and didn’t allow health professionals to see what’s inside the package. A clear, thermoformed tray answers the call.
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Tanning line saturated in 360-deg color

Full-body shrink-sleeve labels adorn slender-neck bottles to create a stir.
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New BIB wine line toasts tried-and-true technologies

Mission Bell Winery’s 5-L bag-in-box wine line serves as a blueprint for a new 3-L line that provides ‘outstanding’ sterility, ergonomics, and productivity.
About 10-feet long, each compact R140 TFS rollstock machine (above) can be extended to include additional equipment components.
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Meat packer doubles production capacity

Compact rollstock thermoform/seal and dual-chamber vacuum machines tighten packaging efficiencies at Ruprecht.
'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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TUF box design wins award

Bell Inc. has won a gold award in the Ronkonkoma, NY-based Flexographic Technical Association’s 2005 Design Awards Competition.
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Stand-up pouch provides billboard impact

A Texas marketer of dry mixes for frozen desserts and cocktails needed a jazzy package when it decided to crack the retail arena. A stand-up pouch filled the bill.
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Injecting an innovative packaging solution

Syringe maker Safety 1st Medical relied heavily on suppliers for help in designing an automated packaging solution for its unique syringes.
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Shaped pack launches Blue Bell's ice cream line

In recent years, dairies have turned to different container shapes to market their ice cream.
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Award-winning design solution

A dramatic packaging design solution for the Irving, TX-based Mission Foods line of tortilla products earlier this year helped Axion Design (San Anselmo, CA) win an American Graphic Design Award.
Case packer (above) uses customized, interchangeable cassettes to handle a variety of container styles and sizes (left) via tool
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Multiple styles, single solution

A specialized case packer at Custom Building Products handles a range of styles from cylinders to ovals to F-style containers, in pints to 2 ½-gal sizes. See in-plant video
Drawing power: Focus groups with kids and moms helped pinpoint crucial packaging elements that included a closure that allow kid
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Parkay spreads into kids' bottles

Kid-friendly bottles are made of a custom HDPE/LDPE blend for squeezability and feature a portion-control dispensing closure.
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Dole debuts in barrier-coated bottles

The distribution power of Pepsi and the brand recognition of Dole combine in single-serve juices in barrier-coated 16-oz bottles for a line of nine natural fruit flavors developed through the Tropicana Division of PepsiCo, Purchase, NY.