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5-lb bag offers handle and spout

 Retailers’ requests result in a smaller, value-added bag for EcoTraction from Earth Innovations.
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Pouch system blazes new beverage trail

A unique flexible-pouch package is an essential component of the new Esio hot/cold drink system for home or office. To supply final, filled product, the package provider adds complete co-packing capabilities.
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Filler products move to square and rectangular tubs

Elmer’s Products, Inc., Columbus, OH, introduced several wood filler and fiberglass filler repair products in square and rectangular plastic tubs, offered as an easier-handling option to more traditional round containers.
LANE COMBINING. Printed film is applied in register (above) to a 24-count tray of bottles. Three lanes of freshly blown bottles
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Le-Nature's looks west

In a sparkling new plant in Phoenix, this ambitious beverage maker produces PET preforms and blows its own bottles. Line 3 features an inline blow/fill approach. 
These are the first water bottles in the world to carry the approval of the Biodegradable Products Institute.
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BIOTA's high-water mark in sustainable packaging

Colorado-based Biota debuts spring-fed water in commercially compostable bottles molded of polylactide.
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Canadian Club moves to PET

Hiram Walker & Sons recently completed a glass-to-PET conversion for three different sizes of its well-known Canadian Club-brand whiskey.
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Bru's big on blue PET

Recognizing that an established brand lives or dies partly on the strength of its packaging, marketers at Bru S.A. were downright picky about which PET resin to use when they introduced 50-cL (16.9-oz) bottles of natural sparkling mineral water last May.
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Coca-Cola endorses new mold-making technology

Soft drink bottler lauds new patented technology for manufacture of plastic molds, both for injection and blow molding.
Stronger and better looking: Consumer-preferred PET gives Perrier's water jugs improved shelf presence versus HDPE. The PET jug'
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Perrier sleeves 1-gal PET bottles

Perrier debuts several of its brands in PET jugs decorated with stretch sleeve labels printed in eight colors. New molding, sleeving equipment highlights revamped lines at two facilities.