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Bone-in shrink bags

Pechiney Plastic Packaging unveils its next generation ClearShield high-barrier bone-in shrink bag for fresh beef and pork.
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Harold Bevis (above) was named president and CEO of Pliant Corp. (Schaumburg, IL).
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Companies

Pactiv (Lake Forest, IL) will purchase the plastic packaging assets of Rock-Tenn Co.
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Packaging technology on display

Once again the DuPont Awards competition attracted the best and the brightest where advancements in plastic packaging technology are concerned.
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People

Adhesives Research, Inc.
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People

Nordenia Intl. (Jackson, MO) hired William R. Burke as president and COO of Nordenia North America.
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Packaging technology on display, Part Two

Once again the DuPont Awards competition attracted the best and the brightest where advancements in plastic packaging technology are concerned.
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People

Safeline Inc. (Tampa, FL) appointed George Louli (above) as director of marketing.
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Pechiney Plastic Packaging (Chicago, IL) hired Scott Lamerand (above) as product manager for food flexible packaging.
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Companies

Sonic Air Systems (Brea, CA) moved its headquarters to 1050 Beacon St., Brea, CA, 92821, phone: 800/827-6642, fax: 714/255-8366.
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FPA awards show flexible versatility

From fruit to juice to dog food to premixed grout, the winners in the Packaging Excellence category in FPA’s annual competition are a mixed bag.
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Glass-clear multilayer containers

NEWS FROM PACK EXPO: Patent-pending Gamma-Clear™ multilayer, oxygen-barrier OPP containers from Pechiney Plastic Packaging (Chicago, IL) offer glasslike clarity for packing food products at a lower cost than multilayer PET containers, the company says.
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Flexible packaging reigns (sidebar)

Additional winners
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Additional winners

Following are DuPont award winners previously covered in Packaging World articles. To read the complete stories, go to www.packworld.com/go/w031.
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Heinz, Hunt's turn ketchup upside-down

Makers of Hunt’s and Heinz ketchup hope consumers will flip for new ketchup offerings that stand on their closures.
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SUPPLIER LISTING for Heinz N. A. and ConAgra's Hunt's brand

Here are the suppliers for the July News item on the upside-down ketchup bottles for Heinz North America and ConAgra's Hunt's brand:
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FPA Achievement Award suppliers

Alpha listing of suppliers mentioned in March '02 coverage of Flexible Packaging Assn.'s 2001 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards:
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Technical innovation on display

New oxygen-absorbing technology and a unique insulating liner for produce are two FPA winners admired for their technical innovation.
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Reclosure features dominate

Four FPA winners in the Packaging Excellence category are zippered pouches. A produce pack, a coffee carafe, and a shrink-sleeve label round out the category.
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International agreements

Saint-Gobain Containers Inc. (Paris, France) and Robert Mondavi (Oakville, CA) reached a strategic alliance on a new seven-year wine bottle contract.
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Achievements

Liberty Carton Co. (Minneapolis, MN) was awarded a Meritorious Achievement Award in Occupational Safety from the Minnesota Safety Council; Liberty Carton was named the winner of the Most Innovative Package, 2001 award by the Tejas Chapter of the Institute of Packaging Professionals for its M-Guard Moisture Barrier Liner.
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Heinz' EZ Squirt has more than cool curves

Come October, innovative packaging will help the H.J. Heinz Co. launch Heinz EZ Squirt, the first ketchup designed especially for kids. The Pittsburgh-based ketchup king designed the package with cool curves and pliable sidewalls that are easily squeezed.
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Sutter: To twist or not to twist

After seven years of using twist-off closures to seal its 1 ½-L bottles of wine, Sutter Home Winery recently reverted back to sealing its larger bottles with a traditional cork closure.
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Competition touts top tubes

A shave gel tube that doubles as a razor was named the most innovative among the winners of the 1999 Tube of the Year competition sponsored by the Tube Council of North America (New York, NY).
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Flexibles feed on innovation

Keebler’s contour pouch for cookies doubles as a hand puppet, while a wrap for frozen, microwavable sandwiches provides source reduction, and an all-plastic bag offers oxygen and moisture barrier for dry pet foods.
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Kraft executes sly redesign

The packaging for Kraft's Cracker Barrel® 10-oz cheese blocks underwent a significant change a year ago, but Kraft is hoping consumers won't notice.
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Keebler trumpets 'hand puppet' pouch

Last month, Elmhurst, IL-based Keebler Co. introduced stand-up contour pouches for its new 7-oz Elf® Grahams snacks. The pouches are meant to be used as hand puppets after the product is consumed.
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Plastic pleases Mrs. Butterworth's

Mrs. Butterworth's® 24-oz syrup moved from glass to a three-layer polypropylene bottle starting August 2. This change is the first step in a national plan to phase out glass completely in all Mrs.