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Ampules ~ James Alexander Corp.
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State of New Jersey boosts co-manufacturer/packer visibility

James Alexander Corp. chosen for third time in annual 'Made in New Jersey Day' economic development showcase
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Twin Seal cartoner
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Small cartoner brings huge benefits

Short-run orders at this distribution and packaging center are on the rise, and it was getting increasingly expensive to produce them. Semi-automatic cartoner to the rescue.
COMPACT SOLUTION. ARA chose a rotary vf/f/s system, equipped with a multihead weigher, metal detector, date coder, and labeler t
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Vf/f/s system suits snack maker’s flexibility needs

Tropical snacks maker increases capacity, improves efficiency, and realizes flexibility with a new vf/f/s system, equipped with a multihead weigher, metal detector, and date coder.
Recipharm completes Korean serialization project for Abbott
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Recipharm completes Korean serialization project for Abbott

Recipharm a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced the completion of a complex serialization project for Korea for one of its leading customers, Abbott. The initiative commenced in April 2014.
Contract development and manufacturing organization completes first commercial serialization project for South Korea.
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Serialization first in South Korea

Contract development and manufacturing organization delivers identifiable labeling for a top-10 pharmaceutical company.
A little creativity saved the day for out-of-compliance cans
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Co-packer's bright shrink sleeve idea saves the day for Coke/Fuze-owned energy drinks

Contract packager ActionPak does more than salvage more than $2 million in product with out-of-compliance nutritional labeling; a limited-edition promo sleeve boosts image of NOS energy drinks among NASCAR fans.
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All-natural cocktail mixers adopt aseptic carton packaging

‘A revolution for the cocktail mixer category,’ according to Powell & Mahoney, a new aseptic carton for the company’s products preserves the mixers’ clean, authentic flavor...with help from co-packer Leahy-IFP
Hoppy Paws stamper kit package
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Tracking innovative product/package development

Debuted to the general public on the television show “Shark Tank,” Hoppy Paws, Newport Beach, CA, has created a product to add fun and imagination to the holidays.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
Column/Opinion
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Progress in paper bottles

In case you hadn’t noticed, the race for a paper bottle is on.
Stoneground Flakes cereal
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Back to the Roots ‘undoes’ it again with new cereal, outside help

Back to the Roots is at it again — growing nationally and “undoing” processed foods with more outsourcing help, new packaging and some wild new products bound for national retailers.
Bob Sperber, Editor, Contract Packaging
Column/Opinion
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Loophole closes on dimensional weight pricing

Have you taken a close look at your cartons, cases and shippers lately?
John Mazelin
Supplier News
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Hall of Fame and scholarship support packaging’s past, present and future

Among the latest developments for the Contract Packaging Association (CPA) is an honor given to one industry veteran for decades of service, and a new program that will help encourage the industry veterans of tomorrow.
Lisa Shambro
Supplier News
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Cost cutter: For too many outsourcing partnerships, trust issues lurk

The Foundation for Strategic Sourcing’s recently held an event, F4SS Connect, in San Diego.
One of Ruspak’s new 'Bartelt style' machines.
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New York co-packer boosts OTC, pharma capacity

Ruspak Contract Packaging Service, Lyons, NY, adds pouching machines, inkjet printers, shrink wrapper and more.
Co-packers bound for Italy
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Contract packagers plan trade trip to Italy

The Contract Packaging Association will help bring North American members to IPACK-IMA 2015, in Milano, Italy in May.
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New biz director for Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing

Flexible packaging pro Tobin J. Haas named director of new biz for the packaging system and co-pack services provider.
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Display Pack announces move to Cedar Springs, MI

Company growth prompts move to 406,000-sq.-ft. facility
The X33 x-ray inspection features a redesigned, more user-friendly interface
Machine Case Study
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Private labeler Zinetti Foods upgrades with X-ray inspection

The private labeler of frozen entrees added X-rays to its inspection line to enhance food safety and ensure food safety for its retail chain customers. Vendor: Mettler-Toledo Safeline.

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