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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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).
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.