New Eufora Smooth'n collection
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Custom hair care bottle radiates elegance

The reorganization of salon hair care brand Eufora into four collections prompts a package redesign that builds on an existing structure, but adds a simple, elegant ‘waterfall’ feature.
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Solvent-free spray adhesive in shapely PET bottles

Eclectic Products, Inc., Eugene, OR, has debuted new solvent-free, high-bond-strength E6000 Spray Adhesive, packaged in custom-contoured 8-oz PET bottles with a pinched-waist shape.
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Shower cleaner has built-in remote spray trigger

New Zealand company debuts a once-a-week shower cleaner with a trigger sprayer ‘holstered’ in the bottle body and a snap-in connector that eliminates cap removal.
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Simple Green packaging redesigned to be more sustainable

New packaging for Simple Green household cleaning products includes a bottle with 25% PCR content and a trigger sprayer made entirely of plastic.
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Fifth-panel carton spotlights Microsoft's mouse innovation

Microsoft is synonymous with product innovation. Now the company is innovating through packaging as well by integrating product development with package development. A great recent example is the December 2010 introduction of the Arc Touch Mouse.
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Pure Fishing hooked on convenience, other benefits of new packaging

Opening traditional clamshell packages is frustrating for consumers in a number of product categories, including fishing equipment.
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Pure Fishing hooked on convenience, other benefits of new packaging

Fishing products marketer will debut Berkley product line this fall in blister packaging that is easier to open and that avoids the sharp edges of clamshells.
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Kodak opts for paperboard package over clamshell for digital camera

Secure yet green package comprised of paperboard with plastic bubble selected over clamshell for Kodak’s digital camera offering.
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Atkins extends 'low-carb' commitment to its packaging

Wind power and FSC certification drive its carton-based packaging effort.
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New Sharpie packs have the write (green) stuff

Switch to a theft-resistant paperboard lamination provides sustainability improvements.
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Beringer's PET project moves downstream

Automated loading of carriers and cases of 187-mL PET bottles of wine lifts output.
COSTCO MADE. Scott Carnie, general manager of Costco's East Coast packaging facility, shows off the company's Lexmark package th
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Costco unboxed

Out-of-the-big-box eco-thinking drives Scott Carnie­—and new packaging—at Costco.
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New carton concept

MeadWestvaco recently unveiled a new carton concept that utilizes multiple substrates to provide superior shelf presence and packaging flexibility.
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New folding carton meets sparkle and speed criteria

Last Spring, Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, Germany, introduced 10-oz (300-mL) jars of “Nivea Body”-brand Renewal Night Crème in new folding cartons.
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Swanky card packs nearly triple wine merchant's gift sales

Sherry-Lehmann, a New York wine merchant, faced this marketing challenge: Develop a new service to increase sales, and make the tone seamlessly complement the chic of its Manhattan store.
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Plastic pack contains unit-dose blister packs

Child-resistance, senior friendliness, patient compliance, product protection, brand differentiation, and the ability to run on existing blister packaging equipment are the key benefits that earned a DuPont Silver Award for Shellpak™ from MeadWestvaco Healthcare Packaging.
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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.
Winner - Beverage Cartons
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Gold award winners (sidebar)

Beverage CartonsElijah Craig Single Barrel Aged 18 YearsManufacturer: TPC Printing and PackagingCustomer: Heaven Hill DistilleriesBeverage CarriersMartini BellissimaManufacturer: Rock-Tenn Co.
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Paperboard delivers luxurious appeal to Swiss chocolates

A premium, coated-one-side paperboard material is helping Swiss company Chocolat Frey AG achieve the distinctive, prestigious look it sought for its Superior, Swiss Delice Supreme, and Tastefully Yours private-label chocolate bars.
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Euro paperboard launches Island Kiss

For its limited-edition summer fragrance, Escada Group of Brussels worked with its converter to select MeadWestvaco’s Crescendo paperboard.
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Electronic paperboard blister

MeadWestvaco Healthcare Packaging is licensing technology for printed “paperboard computers” from Sweden’s Cypak AG to develop its new cerepak™ electronic compliance packaging.
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'Snapple' decision for 4-count packs

In April, Snapple Beverage Corp., Rye Brook, NY, introduced nationally Snapple a Day meal replacement in paperboard-sleeve multipacks.
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AIMCAL winners shine

Canada Bread and Celplast won Package of the Year in the annual competition of AIMCAL. But other packs were also honored.
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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.
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Paperboard box gives headache relief

When Bristol-Myers Squibb was ready to introduce a “melt-in-your-mouth” formulation of its popular Excedrin headache medication, it sought a cure for the common marketing dilemma of standing out at retail.
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Beauties and the bests

Holographic substrates were among the big winners in the annual competition of the Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators.
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Council awards paperboard excellence

A beverage carrier used by High Falls Brewing Co., Inc., and a paperboard medical device created for Thayer Medical, Inc., won the two top awards in the 60th National Paperboard Packaging Competition of the Paperboard Packaging Council (Alexandria, VA).
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Looks great, costs less

Better on-shelf appearance at minimal cost. That’s what Data Viz of Milford, CT, receives from the paperboard carton it specified for its new Conversion Plus suite of data-conversion software.
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'Flex' handle gives High Falls packs a lift

High Falls Brewing Co., Rochester, NY, has improved the carrying handle for its multipacks of glass-bottled beer brands such as Genesee and J.W.
A 14-product line of cartoned printer and fax products from Oki Data Americas is protected from counterfeiters by a  3/4 '' squa
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Oki okays enhanced security labels

A holographic label appearing on cartoned consumables from Oki Data Americas is the company’s next generation of security protection.