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Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Shrink-sleeve labels

Smurfit-Stone’s DI-NA-CAL® label group has expanded its packaging offerings to include the shrink-sleeve label technology for consumer and industrial product cos.
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Smurfit-Stone: RFID-enabled POP display

Smurfit-Stone offers its SmartDisplay™ standalone point-of-purchase display case for item-level tracking of packaged products via radio-frequency identification, RFID. The printed corrugated SmartDisplay also features built-in RFID antennae that record when consumers pick up and return products to the shelf and measures how consumers respond to promotions, display, or placement within a store, plus provides real-time inventory control.
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Smurfit-Stone: Brighter linerboard

Premium white top linerboard from Smurfit-Stone Board Sales is now available with a brightness level that’s been increased by up to 80%. Produced at the company’s mill in La Tuque, Quebec, Canada, the new board offers better print contrast, more holdout than typical white liner grades, and better graphic reproduction, says the manufacturer.
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Smurfit-Stone: New case packer

Smurfit-Stone Container (Salt Lake City, UT) will feature case packers/erectors and bag packaging equipment. The company is also introducing the CP 1580 RSC semi-automatic case packer.
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Smurfit-Stone: Coated recycled boxboard

Smurfit-Stone (Chicago, IL) released MasterShield™, a grease-resistant grade of coated recycled boxboard. Ideal for packaging pet food, fast food, snacks, and lotion-impregnated facial tissue, MasterShield is made from 100% recycled paperboard and meets the requirements for direct food contact packaging.
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Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Mini-flutes

Lithoflute™, Smurfit-Stone’s (Chicago, IL) litho-laminate mini-flutes, combine the strength of a corrugated container with the graphics of a folding carton.
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Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Packer-mounted sealer

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) introduces the Clean-Pack 7000, a packer-mounted ultrasonic valve bag sealer. The system uses a new process for retracting the filling tube from a valve bag.
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Smurfit-Stone: Bag-handling robot

The Robotic Vision System, or RVS, from Smurfit-Stone (Salt Lake City, UT) works with custom-designed end-of-arm tools and the Fanuc system robot.
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Smurfit-Stone: Counterfeit protection

Smurfit-Stone Container (Chicago, IL) and Isotag Technology (Houston, TX) have created the MasterGuard™ system, a line of anticounterfeit and traceable packaging.
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Smurfit-Stone: Paper canister

Smurfit-Stone (Chicago, IL) has developed PaperCan™, which uses a paperboard body with an integrated easy-to-open-and-close paperboard lid. Made of laminated or barrier-coated paperboard that can be linear or blank-formed.
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Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Bag inserter

The SL-1 bag liner/inserter from Smurfit-Stone (Orlando, FL) lines cartons with PE or gussetted, tubular rollstock film at speeds to 15 cartons/min.
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Smurfit-Stone: Bulk bag

Smurfit-Stone Container (Chicago, IL) has introduced Pallet-Pal, a rectangular bulk bag designed to fit a 40"x48" shipping pallet. The PP bag can be made in varying heights depending on the need.
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Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Smurfit-Stone: Bag packager

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL) has entered into an agreement with Fanuc Robotics (Rochester Hills, MI) to offer a machine to pick, place, pack and palletize bags.