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Kellogg converter compendium

One of the converters on the project, Exopack (www.exopack.com), in Battle Creek, MI, has been a supplier to Kellogg for more than four decades, but was new to Toray.
MICROWAVE CONVENIENCE. An internal steam vent in this stand-up pouch permits self-venting in the microwave oven.
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The incredible flexible pouch

Economies of scale drive pouch costs down, while shelf appeal and convenience features deliver on the marketer's need to differentiate.
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Turkey strips stand out in market debut

When Carolina Turkey Co., Mt. Olive, NC, was planning the launch of its new “Just Perfect” premium brand frozen cooked turkey strips, the company wanted distinctive, consumer-convenient packaging to complement the distinctive product.
SHRINK WRAPPING. Film is applied in register by this single-curtain shrink wrapper/tunnel combination system, whose small footpr
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Print-registered film wrapper brings co-packer new business

As the demand for multipacks of multiflavored aseptic juice boxes continues to grow, this contract packager invests in machinery to keep up with the trend.
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FPA Silver Award Winners, continued

This is a continuation of the FPA Silver Award winners...
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FPA Silver Award Winners, continued

This is a continuation of the photos of the FPA Silver Award Winners...
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Silver Award Winners

PACKAGING EXCELLENCE SILVER AWARDSKiMs Polly Peanuts, 350g/Amcor FlexiblesDuPont Cool2go Wrap/DuPont Packaging and Industrial PolymersCryovac Saddle Pack Multi-Unit Vacuum Package for Fresh Chicken/Cryovac Food Packaging, Sealed Air Corp.
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Low-profile, easy-open microwave popcorn bag (sidebar)

Gold—Technical InnovationSilver—Packaging ExcellenceGeneral Mills’ Pop-Secret is the first commercial user of the new low-profile, easy-open Insta-Bowl™ microwaveable popcorn bag from Exopack, LLC.
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Two-handle bags salt of the earth

The Cargill Salt Business Unit of Cargill, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, determined through consumer input that two handles would be better than one to pick up, carry, and empty the 40-lb bags of Diamond Crystal water conditioning salt.
Examining press sheets at Exopack are (left to right): Charlie Ratterree of Fafard, Jeff Wagner of Exopack, 
and Eric Nurnberger
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Sleeve press and EB combine for savings

New 67”-wide 10-station flexo press with electron-beam coating and curing earns Exopack lots of private-label lawn and garden packaging business with Fafard.
A production time and date code is printed beneath the "3905-6" product code. The code appears in the side gusset area of lawn-a
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Coder grows on lawn-and-garden bagmaker

Exopack’s Tomah, WI, plant adds a thermal-transfer coder to print production dates of lawn-and-garden bags sold to customers such as The Scotts Company.