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Ahrma: ‘Smart’ Pallet Innovation
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Ahrma: ‘Smart’ Pallet Innovation

Dutch start-up company launches pallet that combines new materials with the Internet of Things.
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DuPont awards unique detergent bottles
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DuPont awards unique detergent bottles

Method uses packaging shape and clear PET bottles that allows consumers to see the colorful liquid cleaners inside. The 100% post-consumer recycled bottles use an oriented pour spout and ergonomic design that are consumer friendly.
SCA Forest Products: Round Corrugated Board
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SCA Forest Products: Round Corrugated Board

Arcwise round corrugated board packaging offers unique design and reduces packaging weight by 30%.
THREE STICKS.
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Passion for package redesign

Hyland’s reaches outside its comfort zone to relaunch kids ointment in a sustainable paperboard dispenser.
Kara Errickson, Industrial Designer
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Designing sustainability into OTC pharma packaging

Kara Errickson, Industrial Designer, discusses package design issues for Hyland’s 4 Kids Bumps ’n Bruises® with Arnica, an ointment stick to provide natural relief of pain, swelling, bruising, and soreness for children.
Essentra: Inserts
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Essentra: Inserts

Plurium Booklet and ComboPack leaflets offer a cost-effective, flexible option for healthcare packagers.
This image shows surgical devices in an operating room theater.
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Medtronic employs ethnographic research for new package

HealthPack 2015: Using ethnographic research leads to the development of medical device packaging.
MaxStick Products: Adhesive labels
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MaxStick Products: Adhesive labels

MaxStick Spectrum Packaging offers all seven colors of liner-free labels in one carton
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Uncoated recycled board for digital presses

Sonoco’s EcoTect becomes first uncoated recycled board to be certified for HP Indigo specifications.
INDUSTRIAL POUCH. Ecolab’s new pouch is a 6-mil coextrusion that offers users a safe, tight, collapsible pack for liquid industrial products.
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Award-winning pouch excels for Ecolab

Coextruded pouch structure replaces laminated version, yielding multiple benefits for this provider of water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services.
MULTIFACETED REDESIGN.  The new clamshell package for Hypertherm’s consumables offers a more compact footprint, with 20% less material, and a more consistent, cleaner brand appearance on shelf.
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Holistic thinking guides clamshell redesign

Hypertherm redesigns packaging for 220 SKUs of metal-cutting consumables for a more environmentally friendly clamshell that protects against product counterfeiting.
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.
Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout.
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Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout

Recyclable polystyrene shot glass with colorful graphic bursts aims to attract sophisticated millennial consumers.
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Eco Friendly vodka goes from glass to PET

Custom 1.75-L PET bottle for McCormick’s Eco Friendly 360 Vodka offers lighter weight with glass-like appearance, and is first to feature a swing-top closure.
MedicEcoslide
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Information Mediary, Keystone introduce electronic compliance-monitoring blister pack

Package contains electronics that collect and report accurate dosing event data; well suited for clinical trials.
New 4”-wide square polypropylene tub.
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Smart Balance gets square

In May 2013, Smart Balance, a division of Boulder Brands, Boulder, CO, began market introduction of redesigned packaging for all of its 13 popular, heart-healthier buttery spread products.

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