Labeling equipment by Newman (Belle Mead, NJ) provides pharmaceutical manufacturers and contract packagers with complete installation qualification and operational qualification documentation to meet fast-to-market production objectives.
Manufacturers looking to stand out from the competition introduce mayonnaise in 32-oz PET bottles. They cite reduced breakage and lower freight costs as plastic's advantages, while cost and shelf life are competitive with glass.
U.S. maker of photoprocessing liquids moves to a stand-up, handled pouch pre-made in Switzerland. With its thicker LLDPE/adhesive/nylon structure, the film allows the pour-spouted pouch to better withstand shipping rigors than a previous version.
EastPack '98 returns to Philadelphia May 19 to 21, growing to over 125ꯠ sq' of packaging products and two specialty pavilions. IoPP's development conferences will also attract packaging professionals looking to learn.
A spin-off from Lucky(TM) Brand Dungarees, Lucky Brand Fragrances started reaching store shelves in October. The line uses unusual secondary packaging, spiral-wound composite cans, to carry through brand image.