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August 21 Webinar: Calculate the impact of 'Obamacare' on your business

Webinar on Affordable Care Act will teach 'five steps' for avoiding penalties, and provide step-by-step instructions for calculating the law's impact.
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This Uhlmann blister-packaging machine is one of the new machines in operation at PCI's Rockford, IL, facility.
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PCI invests in facilities, packaging equipment

Drug delivery developments and pending serialization requirements justify this contract packager’s capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.
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Case packers provide production uptick at Royal Wine

Wine, spirit, and liqueur company installs new automated case packers that more than double its capacity, opening the door to co-packing opportunities.
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How to land the Big Ones

Upon his return from Vietnam in 1968, Tom Bacon got his start overseeing cosmetic co-packers for Max Factor & Company.
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CPA Welcomes new faces with a new board, new members

The Contract Packaging Association has installed its 2013-14 Board of Directors, which will serve the association through the current fiscal year, running from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
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How your growing sophistication will fuel the contract packaging transformation

In recent weeks and months, I have become increasingly more aware of a significant shift that has been occurring for quite some time now in the Contract Packaging/Manufacturing industry.
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How to survive co-pack industry consolidation

Over time, the ownership of suppliers in the contract packaging, as well as contract manufacturing industry, has evolved.
Estimated non-refrigerated shelf life for these juices is up to one year in their unopened bottles.
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Team approach to outsourcing brings new juice brand to market

Blending a business plan as unique as its all-natural juices, Fave Juice finds a novel approach to outsourcing—from packaging to full operations management.
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Redefining the outsourced supply chain

To state the obvious, contract packaging is rapidly evolving. Perhaps the hardest aspect of a co-pack partnership is finding the right fit in the first place.
Big-brand co-packing at GENCO
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GENCO co-pack operations become new business unit

Company employs 200-plus IT staffers to integrate ‘product lifecycle logistics’ more deeply into the co-packing value chain.
1,000th co-packing plant a fait accomplit. Left to right: Thomas, Augustyn and Terry Allen, Sealed Air territory sales manager for Southern California.
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Co-Packer Connection database tops 1,000 facilities milestone

Database-driven service helps manufacturers and marketers reduce research, travel, resources and time to market.
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Ryt-way, Hearthside merger creates $1-plus billion food/CPG contract service provider

Consolidated companies, owned by Wind Point Partners, expands services across 19 U.S. manufacturing and packaging sites.
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PearceWellwood adopts Nulogy's cloud co-pack software to serve leading brands

Cloud-based software will manage co-packing and quality, while integrating with the company's broader enterprise system.
Fast-growing GSC Packaging
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GSC Packaging named Atlanta's fastest-growing company

Food co-packer earns top spot in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2013 Pacesetter Awards.
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Stirring the pot of package innovation

LiDestri Food & Beverage is set to expand into multi-compartment flexible pouches for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and cosmetic applications.
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Coregistics’ Chicago acquisition fuels food & CPG co-pack capacity, future plant synergies

Update: Acquired Cano Packaging facility set to expand from 180,000 to 1 million sq. ft. in three years, and fuel future 'coregistic' philosophy for full services across all sites.
Empower-brand surgical procedure kit pack includes a clearly marked external pack label and internal insert.
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Surgical kits 'Empower' Medline

Healthcare product manufacturer/distributor introduces new surgical procedure kit ID system to improve patient safety and reduce operating room staff confusion.
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Assemblies Unlimited, Inc. launches E-commerce website, PackagingQuote.com

Assemblies Unlimited, a full turnkey contract packaging, assembly, and fulfillment services supplier, has started an E-commerce website--PackagingQuote.com--to expand its footprint in the packaging industry to include stock packaging materials.

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