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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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Portola Packaging, Inc: Plug-seal closure for hot-fill, aseptic beverage packaging

The GreenLyte one-piece closure line from Portola Packaging is a new line of plug-seal, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) 38 mm closures for single and multiserve, hot-fill, and aseptic beverage packaging applications.
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Reservoir cap keeps vitamins fresh in new energy drink

Company delivers spring water with a bite: VBlast Gator Pit Energy Formula provides energy-enhancing ingredients in a custom cap that dispenses its contents when turned.
Fig. 1: Flexibles go big with Scott’s Snap-Pac lawn care
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Zip-Pak: Resealable closure closes without exact alignment

Able to be integrated into existing packaging lines with only minor modifications to machinery, Zip-Pak’s Vector closure is self-sealing, allowing consumers to easily reseal it without exact alignment of the opposing segments.
Celsius cans
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Redesigned can energizes Celsius

Sleek aluminum can with brighter graphics delivers appeal for this vitamin-enhanced, pre-exercise beverage that aims to burn calories.
L'Oreal Rexam
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L’Oreal Paris compact launches in U.S.

ABS screw cap embossed with L’Oreal Paris logo, integral liner, and crystalline, glass-like PETG jar deliver stunning appearance for make-up compact.
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Bway: Pail cover eliminates gaskets

Suitable for foods, paints, adhesives, lubricants, building products, consumer products, and more, the Tri-Seal Gasketless Openhead Plastic Pail Cover from BWAY Corporation produces a watertight/airtight seal without a gasket.
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Constantia Flexibles GmbH: Paper-free blister lidding foil

The new easy-PIESY paper-free, child-resistant blister lidding foil from Constantia Flexibles comes with upgraded peel/push functionalities for consumers, and an efficient packaging process for manufacturers.
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Mold-Rite | Stull | Weatherchem: Ergonomic bottle closures

EZ-Safe Closures from Mold-Rite Plastics are ergonomically ribbed bottle closures designed to enhance shelf impact and customer comfort while offering high levels of child-resistance and senior friendliness.
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Resealable latex lid allows for savoring of whisky shots

Scottish Spirits Single Grain Scotch Whiskey in a 12-oz can now comes with a resealable, reusable latex cap that allows for product consumption over time.
Mega Doctor Babor
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Skin care brand selects airless dispensing

DOCTOR BABOR products are easy to dispense, evacuate, and include recyclable packaging components.
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Portola Packaging, Inc: Tamper-evident linerless plug closures

Portola Packaging’s Steri-Shield 38mm closure is its first tamper-evident (TE) linerless plug closure for extended shelf life (ESL) and aseptic beverage packages.
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SIPA: SIPA: PET preform, closure

SIPA and Sacmi have combined their skills to create S.U.P.E.R., a preform neck finish combined with lightweighted caps that solves several problems associated with the combination of PET preforms and closures that provides advantages for processors and end-users alike.

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