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Versatile vinyl clearly a winner

Innovation played the key role in this year's Vinyl in Packaging Awards competition. Some winners were decidedly "green" as well.
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Semi-automated shell-handling system greatly reduces the repetitive motion involved in feeding shells to the line
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Pepsi line has future in mind

Fast changeover and overall versatility were foremost in mind when Pepsi designed its high-speed line for hard-to-handle one-piece PET bottles in four different sizes. Machine redundancy, computerization, and modular construction all contribute significantly.
Materials Product Brief

Durable mailing envelopes

Sealed Air Corp. (Fair Lawn, NJ) offers a brochure discussing the applications, features, and benefits of ShurTuff® durable mailers. Stonger and lighter than paper, these coextruded, polyolefin plastic mailers reduce postage and withstand shipping stress.
Materials Product Brief

F/f/s retrofit

Presto Products (Appleton, WI) has introduced a patented technology for retrofitting draw bar vertical f/f/s equipment so that it can be used with Presto's Fresh-Trak® reclosable zipper.
Materials Product Brief

New resin

The Soft Touch package from Kranson Industries (St. Louis, MO) contains Catalloy process resins for a texture described as being a cross between a bar of soap and rubber.



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