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Label makes ketchup stand out

As Traina Foods launches its first retail product, a full-body shrink sleeve label is playing a key role in differentiating it from the competition.
Standing out on shelf was all important as Oxy Bump went retail.
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Packaging takes Oxy Bump retail

Oxy Bump, a nasal spray that uses an infusion of essential plant minerals and oxygenated saline to fight bacteria and allergens while moisturizing nasal tissues, recently went retail in an award-winning package.
Secure seal and great shelf impact.
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Packaging sets antacid product apart

With an estimated 25 million people in the United States suffering from heartburn and indigestion daily, Relief OTC™ set out to create a fast-acting liquid antacid to help these consumers.
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New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales

Extraordinary visual impact was among the top goals of the package design for a new nutrition supplement product sold primarily by way of television infomercials.
HDPE bottles double as language learning tools.
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Bottles double as learning tools

In launching a healthful beverage choice for families with children, Drink Blocks LLC of Ladera Ranch, CA, opted for containers that become both a collectible toy and a bilingual learning tool.
Juice+'s cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
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Package redesign 'juices' Juice Plus+

Cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
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'Packaging as art' approach guides Hello Products' oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Suppliers partner to speed Hello Products LLC's ‘seriously friendly oral care’ products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
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Packaging helps consumers say 'hello' to new oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly oral care’ products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
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Güd brings ‘eco-fun’ to natural personal care category

A new brand from Burt’s Bees puts the focus on fragrance and targets a younger female consumer through bright, contemporary graphics and fun product personalities.
Justin's nut butters now come in containers made from 100% PCR PET.
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Justin's nut butters relaunched in 100% PCR PET

Organic, all-natural nut-butter products now use containers having 100% post-consumer recycled PET content.
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PCR PET for peanut butter jar

Entrepreneurial accomplishment has never sidetracked Justin Gold from making great peanut butter or from his commitment to environmental stewardship.
Moonshine jug won NACD award.
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New thinking for moonshine jug

White lightning strikes again with the introduction of the Original Moonshine clear corn whiskey marketed in a bootlegger-style jug.
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New PET bottle speeds filling line

The filling line for Savory Collection Dressings and Marinades runs to a faster beat thanks to new 16-oz PET banjo bottles.
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Winnie the Pooh makes splash in HDPE bottles

New Windsor Brands launches line of infant washes, lotions, and shampoos in a custom bottle that provides shelf appeal and functionality.
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Glass 'cousin' for Indio Spirits

Indio Spirits of Portland, OR, has launched Snake River Stampede Whisky in a 1.75-L glass bottle that closely resembles an existing 750-mL Snake River Stampede Whisky bottle.
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Peanut butter jars square up

Justin’s Nut Butter, Boulder, CO, an innovative peanut butter manufacturer, was looking for a unique packaging presentation for its product line.
EASY SWITCHOVER. The induction sealer can be shifted between Floratine's two different jug size packaging lines without having t
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New cap, liner, and seal system perks up packaging performance

 Leaky and bloated containers get cut from turf management product roster.
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Medicinal packs differentiate personal care products

Groganics line of personal care products employ medicinal appearance to PET bottles and jars.
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Two new lines handle manicure, pedicure products with ease

OPI makes short work of increased product demand with the addition of a tube-filling line and a new monobloc filler/capper with a unique bottle-feeding system.
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'Kangaroo tub' nests small bottle

HDPE tub has indent for 4-oz bottle that had been affixed with tape.
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Hunter-convenient spray packaging

Reflective label, multi-orientation sprayer put product on target with consumers.
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Shrink labels pump up product security

Nutrex Research of Oviedo, FL, manufactures a line of encapsulated liquid anabolic workout formulas and fat burners that it markets on-line and through GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Vitamin World, and other health food stores.
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Toddler juice packaging engages attention

In January 2008, First Juice, Inc., Mt. Freedom, NJ, launched a line of organic fruit and vegetable juice beverages specially formulated for toddlers.
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Air-tight combo-container protects lip products

BeautiControl repackaging solves dehydration problems.
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Espoma pulls trigger on sleeve-labeled bottle

Recognized for plastic-bagged natural plant foods, this lawn-and-garden firm introduces Earth-tone pesticides in a sleeve-labeled PET trigger-spray bottle.
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Custom glass bottles for cocktail mixes

In January 2007, Creative Juices, Inc., Beverly, MA, introduced “Mixerz”—a new line of fresh-tasting, all-natural cocktail mixers for home bartenders, packaged in distinctive, sleek, 750-mL glass bottles custom-designed by TricorBraun .
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Building 'Project Legoland' lor Sam's Club

Considerations such as stress modeling and pattern shrink factored into Ecolab’s award-winning nested, stackable, and bundled container of cleaning solution.
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Salsas in 48-oz bottle twin-packs

In February 2007, San Antonio Farms, San Antonio, TX, began club-store marketing of double-packs of salsas in 48-oz-volume, six-layer PP/EVOH barrier jugs with .015” wall thickness and 82-g empty-bottle weight. Shelf life of the bottled salsa is 12 months. Average retail price of the salsa twin-packs is between $5.00 and $6.00.
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Ecolab's club store cleaner earns NACD award

Ecolab's bundled cleaning package sold at Sam’s wins NACD's top honors for 2007.
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Sun block in a 'tottle'

Agility Sports, LLC, Grand Rapids, MI, launched its NASCAR-branded Race Face Sun Block in unique new packaging in 2005.
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Dispenser gives closure to carpet cleaner

Spartanburg, SC-based Milliken & Co.'s Capture Carpet Cleaner now enjoys trouble-free dispensing thanks to the hinged Flapper® closure from Weatherchem (www.weatherchem.com).
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Easy dispensing improves spring cleaning

The cap used on Capture Carpet Cleaner helps Milliken Chemical gain consumer satisfaction.
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Sun block in a tottle

Agility Sports, LLC, Grand Rapids, MI, launched its NASCAR-branded Race Face Sun Block in unique packaging.
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It's all gravy for new IAMS line

Cincinnati, OH-based Procter & Gamble has created a new pet food category with the introduction of IAMS HomeStyle Gravy for Dogs. Designed to be served with dry dog foods, the gravies add flavor and a moist texture.
The proprietary coextruded 8.5-oz soft-touch bottle is shown with its TE neckband.
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Salons to offer 'therapeutic' hair care

Coextruded bottles and tubes give a newly formulated line of hair care products their unique healthcare aura.
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Svelte bottle gets skin-fit labeling

Skin care products specialist Raymond Anthony Intl. (RAI), Costa Mesa, CA, recently upgraded the packaging for its Tanology line of premium indoor tanning lotions in 8-oz high-density polyethylene bottles.
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Under pressure

Coming up with a container that appeals to consumers, fits retailers’ shelving schemes, and withstands internal pressure as high as 60 psi is no easy task.
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Retooling hardware packaging

Our annual look at hardware packaging ranges from the cute (fancy seed pails) to the creatively functional (driveway sealer in an easy-pour bucket).
Gro-Tec's new pressure tank for Wal-Mart's Eliminator Grass and Weed Killer combines the features of a pump sprayer and a handy
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Pressuring the competition

Gro-Tec’s Eliminator herbicide comes in a unique pressure tank applicator that’s now being used for other products, too.
For this body oil product, a new pump dispenser is secured with a new CR collar to meet new Consumer Product Safety Commission r
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Ready-made solution for CRC packaging

Last year’s requirement expanding the need for child-resistant closures posed a problem for a body oil, but a special collar did the trick.
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NACD's Best of Show winner clears clogs

While the late Bernard Seid spent much of his professional life in Cleveland, the award bearing his name is taking up more than temporary residence in the Cincinnati area.
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Color-shifting tottles make a splash

A colorant used in two-layer HDPE tottles and other containers of Fiji Blend tanning products produces an attention-getting color shift...just like a tan.
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Packaging scents for the home spa

Avecia, a Wilmington, DE-based maker of pool chemicals, wanted to add scented aromatherapy products to its line of home spa items.
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Pampers product scores NACD top award

TricorBraun (St. Louis, MO) is the distributor that won the Bernard Seid Best of Show award in the 2002 packaging competition sponsored by the National Assn.
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P&G 'pumps' cleaning container

Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble granted a license to Changing Paradigms LLC, West Chester, OH, to make and distribute a “kid-safe” household cleaner in the United States called Pampers Clean ‘n Play.
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Redesigned syrup container

Jefferson, TX-based Blackburn Syrup challenged TricorBraun’s (St. Louis, MO) design group to redesign its 24-oz clarified polypropylene syrup bottle. The extrusion-blown bottle is created from a six-cavity mold designed by TricorBraun.
Household chemical category: gold to Twin City Bottle (Minneapolis, MN) and The Caldrea Co. for a bottle and closure for home ca
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Other NACD winners

Listed below are the NACD winners in the other six categories.
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Tressa touts 'tri' container

To promote its line of Complexes™ hair-care offerings, Tressa, Inc. is selling 3-oz trial packs unitized in what Tressa calls its “TryPack.”Supplied by TricorBraun (St.