One form of packaging security being used more frequently is the use of color shifting inks that show as different colors depend
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Package security demands linking of strategy, technology

Tactics such as DNA taggants and color-shifting inks have to be married with strategies that include tight supply-chain security.
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IoPP awards 2004 AmeriStars

Packages from Bissell Homecare and Frito-Lay earned top awards in the Naperville, IL-based Institute of Packaging Professionals 2004 AmeriStar Awards that honor technology and innovation.
Tottles feature a printed PVC heat-shrink body sleeve.
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Oil's better in sleeved tottles

Apparently, it’s not enough differentiation if your products contain emu oil. The TanZotic Tanning Products division of Natural Emu Products, Dodge, TX, relies on distinctive packaging for its Xotic Xplosion tanning accelerators.
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People

Adhesives Research, Inc.
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Seal-It's shrink bands top ice cream tubs

Smith Dairy Products chose Seal-It as the manufacturer for its shrink bands in order to offer its customers the security of tamper evidence.
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Shrink label

Made of heat-shrink PVC, Seal-It (Farmingdale, NY) shrink labels are printed in up to 10 colors. Specially formulated inks, and the glossiness of the film, give the labels an extra "pop." The labels are applied to varying package sizes by automatic equipment.
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Bar codes on shrink sleeves

Seal-It manufacturers and prints shrink sleeves with bar codes for various manufacturers. Shrink sleeves made of heat-shrink PVC, PETG, and OPS help combine safety and marketing for retailers, company says.
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Clearly Canadian's new geometric look

Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. has relaunched its flavored sparkling water line with a newly designed 10-color gravure-printed heat-shrink PETG label.
Last month, Tetra Pak (Lund, Sweden) invited members of the international trade press to its 50th anniversary held at its facili
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Companies

LMC Intl. (Elmhurst, IL) and Dhiman Industries (Punjab, India) formed a strategic marketing agreement for the sales and service of Dhiman confectionery packaging machines in North America.
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Jelly even safer to spread

To start off the year, Palmetto Canning Co., Palmetto, FL, relaunched its Palmalito brand of jams and jellies in a 16-oz glass jar with a 2-mil PVC heat-shrinked label that provides tamper evidence.
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Shrink label decorates single-serve soymilk

In fall 2001, White Wave, Boulder, CO, launched its 11-oz single-serve soymilk Silk® with a 2-mil PVC shrink label from Seal-It (Farmingdale, NY). The graphics, including a splash of soymilk, are gravure-printed in 10 colors.
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Industry watch: Achievements

Tetra Pak (Vernon Hills, IL) was honored with the Association of Post Consumer Plastics Recyclers’ Partners for Change Award. —Meyers Label (Minneapolis, MN) is the 2001 recipient of ¶Hormel Foods Corp.’s Hormel #1 Award.
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Packaging power tops beverages

Atlanta-based In Zone Brands has added Powerpuff Girls “toppers” to its kids-targeted Belly Washers. Toppers are the molded high-density polyethylene push/pull closures with integral figures atop the 12-oz polyvinyl chloride bottles that literally give the products "character."
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Looney Tunes brand milk

Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes friends are now chilling out in the refrigerated milk department of retail outlets. On March 19, Bravo! Foods, of North Palm Beach, FL, introduced Looney Tunes brand flavored milk in a clear high-density polyethylene bottle that is decorated with a heat-shrink polyvinyl chloride label from Seal-It (Farmingdale, NY).
International Holographic Paper Co. (Chalfont, PA) has finished its new warehouse facility.
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Relocations, expansions

Tetra Pak (Vernon Hills, IL) announced the opening of its new pilot plant in Denton, TX.
Miller Brewing Co. (Milwaukee, WI) has named Owens-Illinois, Inc. (Toledo, OH) its Supplier of the Year. Shown from left to righ
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Achievements

The Huntsman Cancer Institute (Salt Lake City, UT) has received a gift of $125 million to expand its research and treatment capabilities.
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Milk bottle serves one on-the-go

Land O' Lakes, Arden Hills, MN, presents its single-serve milk in an ergonomically shaped 12-oz bottle.
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HBA highlights beauty in the Big Apple

HBA Global Expo, June 20 to 22 at New York’s Jacob Javits Convention Center, will inform and educate more than 12ꯠ cosmetics and personal care professionals with exhibits and conferences covering timely topics.
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Appointments, promotions

Sonoco (Hartsville, SC): Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., COO.
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Graphics boost beverage launch

Now being launched in select markets around the country are ?-L (16.9-oz) bottles of Hydrators, a lightly flavored natural spring water from Aqua Vie Beverage Corp., Sun Valley, ID.
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Bailey's celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Marketers at United Distillers and Vintners (UDV) of Stamford, CT, wanted a way to liven up bottles of Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur for St. Patrick's Day.
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CMM brings converting into the 21st Century

Through a conference program and exhibits, CMM Intl. attendees will be updated on the latest in printing and converting technologies. Here's a preview of what to expect at Chicago's McCormick Place, April 12 to 14.
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New graphics please packager and its customer

"The consumer gets a better package and we benefit as well."That's how Beaverton Foods' chief executive officer Bill Small describes his firm's recent switch from screen-printed glass jars to jars deco-rated with full-body shrink-sleeve labels for 16 varieties of Inglehoffer brand condiments.
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Dairy debuts an ESL 'first'

Extended-shelf-life milk in gabletop cartons offering 60-day shelf life has been a proven pack- aging format for years. With the recent launch of its Moovers(TM) brand, Smith Dairy Products of Orrville, OH, wants to offer the same 60-day refrigerated shelf life for milk in bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Sharon Lobel, president and CEO of Seal-It, Inc., is one of 12 subjects of a forthcoming book called A League of Their Own, which profiles outstanding women entrepreneurs who have received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Sharon Lobel's Seal-It, Inc. (Farmingdale, NY) has been named one of the Top 500 Women-Owned Businesses in the U.S., according to Working Woman magazine.
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Packaging power prominent at HBA Global Expo '98

The power of packaging in marketing cosmetics and personal care products will be a major theme at this year's HBA Global Expo '98, June 8 to 10 at New York's Jacob Javits Convention Center.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Seal-It, Inc. (Farmingdale, NY): Jeffrey Stahl, natl. sales mgr.
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Stoller's applies a honey of a neck band

W. Stoller's Honey, Inc. was content enough with the functionality of the black tamper-evident shrink band it was using on its plastic bottles containing honey.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Sharon Lobel, Seal-It, Inc., will be honored by the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation for her professional contributions to the Long Island business community.
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Push/pull caps: from fad to fixture

"We thought for a while that [sports caps] would be a fad, but now I think they're here to stay." So says Mountain Valley Springs president Tom Mitchell in explaining his company's move to push-pull sports caps on 0.5-L and 1-L bottles of water.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Seal-It, Inc. (Farmingdale, NY): Jim Julian, vp, sales.
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Hand tools 'bag' to differentiate

Responding to retailer needs is paying off for Apple Valley, MN-based Enderes Tools. The company manufactures some 400 different hand tools, selling them to hardware stores and home centers nationwide.
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Mary Kay unscrambles labor-intensive line

An automated bottle unscrambler saves Mary Kay $120ꯠ/yr in labor costs on itsBody Care packaging line. Newer filler accommodates a variety of bottle shapesand sizes, cap configurations and liquid product viscosities.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Seal-It, Inc. (Hicksville, NY) has relocated its corporate center and manufacturing facilities to a 100ꯠ sq' site at 70 Schmitt Blvd. Farmingdale, NY, 11735.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Seal-It's (Hicksville, NY) founder and owner, Sharon Lobel, has won the 1996 L.I. Entrepreneur of the Year award sponsored by Ernst & Young.
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Shrink graphics fire up hot sauce sales

Bold shrink band graphics that simulate molten lava erupting from 5 oz glass bottles of Little Freddy's Hot Lava hot sauce have spurred product sales by 15 to 20%.
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Mayfield milks nostalgic design

Now that Coca-Cola has awakened marketers to the power of nostalgia with its retro-style plastic bottles for Coke and Sprite, nostalgic package design is extending to the dairy category, too.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Seal-It Inc. (Hicksville, NY): Randall Cornett, sales rep.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Seal-It, Inc. (Hicksville, NY): Paul Skowronski, sales rep.
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PVC bands salon combo pack

To introduce its Altima(TM) protective leave-in reconditioner during a two-month promotion last Spring, Joico combined a 125-mL (4.4-oz) offering of the new product with its existing 500-mL (16.9-oz) Triage(TM) moisture-balancing shampoo.
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Neck band quenches thirst for savings

A heat-shrinkable polyvinyl chloride neck band, used by New Orleans, La.-based Sirocco Enterprises to package Pat O'Brien's(TM) cocktail drink mixes, has reduced material costs and increased sales.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Seal-It, Inc.'s (Hicksville, N.Y.) Sharon Lobel, the founder and owner of Seal-It has won the 1994 National Association of Women Business Owners award as one of the five leading women business owners of Long Island.