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Closures

The closures for Tropicana’s new PET bottles are an integral part of the consumer experience and the functionality of the package, and are coordinated between the four main size SKUs: 12-, 59-, 89-, and 118-oz.
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Closure best practices that keep possibilities open

Though often small in size relative to the bottle, pouch, or tube container it caps, closures can have the biggest impacts for consumer functionality, ease of use, and comfort.
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Aplix: Reclosable package

Comprised of self-mating micro hooks, Easy-Lock from Aplix is a new resealable closure solution designed for flexible packaging – including heavier bags.
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Tri-Seal: Closure liners for chemical applications

The HS8500 series of closure liners for containers housing aggressive chemical contents from Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex Company, features a two-piece induction heatseal liner suitable for the chemical, agro-chemical, and automotive sectors.
Extra Strength Tylenol bottle cap carries the message, 'Always read the label.'
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Tylenol cap warns about acetaminophen

In October, Extra Strength Tylenol bottle caps will carry a message instructing consumers to ‘Always read the label.’
The new spherical logo depicts silhouettes of dynamic human forms against a background in shades of blue—reflecting USANA’s wish to prolong life, unify mankind, and fight global hunger. The logo is also printed with a glossy finish on the secondary packaging.
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Debossed custom closure depicts 'one world'

USANA Health Sciences’ rebranding effort includes the design and manufacture of a custom container closure debossed with the company’s new ‘one world’ logo.
Bayer aspirin packaging.
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Connecting to consumers with OTC packaging

Bayer and Aleve serve as examples that satisfy consumers. Packaging needs to appeal to the 4 Es.
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API/Sacmi: 100% biodegradable cap

A 100% biodegradable mineral water bottle cap from API and SACMI is made from an APINAT BIO compound that can easily be processed using widely available technology including Sacmi’s cap-making compression technology.
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Lindal: Twist-lock actuator

An innovative aerosol packaging solution designed for makers of deodorants and antiperspirants, sun protection and self-tanning products, and more, Lindal’s Sunny is a new twist-lock, overcap-free actuator that features an attractive, ergonomic design.
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O.Berk: Silk screened dispensing caps

O.Berk’s one-color silk screened disc top dispensing caps are available with options for a 0.125 alley, butt start/end, or 0.031 overlap.
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M. Jacob & Sons: ROPP closures

Designed for the distilled spirits, wine, aperitifs, and liqueur markets, a new line of threaded Aluminum Roll On Pilfer-Proof (ROPP) Closures from M. Jacob & Sons in conjunction with Alplast can be flat litho and rotary offset printed in up to four colors.
The 19-oz rehydration beverage comes in a variety of flavors.
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Patented cap is a game changer

For its 989 On Demand beverage, H2M developed a unique cap that is an air-tight, leak-proof vessel containing active ingredients. New applications in other fields await.
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O.Berk: Plastic dispensing systems

Designed for wine and other beverages, and household cleaning products, O.Berk’s new liquid dispensing press taps, lever taps, waterbutt tap, air return taps, and drum faucets are press tap plastic dispensing systems featuring self-closing mechanisms that eliminate any residual drip, and provides an excellent oxygen barrier.
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Amcor Rigid Plastics: Aluminum
 screw-cap for PET spirits bottles

Amcor Rigid Plastics has expanded the
 use of its roll-on pilfer-proof (ROPP) finish design for aluminum 
screw-cap PET bottles to the spirits category with new 1.75L and 750ml stock
 PET bottles that offer light weight and smooth conversion from glass.
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Child-resistant cap may malfunction, so Novartis issues recall

Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain lots of Triaminic® Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups that were manufactured in the United States prior to December 31, 2011.
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Sig Combibloc: Eco-friendly carton, closure

The combibloc EcoPlus carton pack from SIG Combibloc, which generates less CO2, is now also available with the very lightweight and resource efficient combiCap screw cap--a packaging solution that combines environmentally-friendly features and convenience.

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