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When it comes to wine, quality trumps closure type

New study finds that 97% of consumers don’t focus on wine packaging, unless problems occur; 92% believe that protecting the wine is of primary importance.
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Miller PTC pour
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Miller scores sales with Punch Top Can

Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft cans are scored with a secondary tab that invites beer drinkers to have fun opening it, then enjoy a smoother pour.
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WEENER Plastics, Inc: Hinged bottle cap

With an integrated dosing valve made of silicone, Weener’s hinged CondiCap/CleanSqueeze cap comes in various diameters (33mm, 38mm, 2’’ and 2 1/8’’), different threads, and multiple spout options.
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Bericap : Closure for syrups, oils

Bericap’s new long skirt dispensing closure, the LSK EV 29/44, uses the company’s patented Galileo technology and fits a Verplast 29/21 neck finish.
GNC CSI
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Shadow Beverages, GNC enter ready-to-drink beverage market

Advanced Nutrition Beverage line employs 38-mm compression-molded polypropylene caps on PET bottles.
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Portola Packaging, Inc: Tamper-evident plug closure

The new Steri-Shield from Portola Packaging is the company's first tamper-evident (TE) linerless plug closure for extended shelf life (ESL) and aseptic beverage packages.
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Constantia Flexibles GmbH: Dispensing lid for medication

Incorporated into a bottle’s closure, Constantia Flexibles’ Dispense Lid can dose tablets, capsules or liquids from plastic bottles in a controlled, compliant manner.
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Tetra Pak: PE caps for liquid cartons

In partnership with Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem, Tetra Pak’s “green” polyethylene caps for liquid cartons are made from sugarcane derivatives.
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Bericap : One-piece hot fill closure

Bericap’s DoubleSeal cap technology for hot fill applications eliminates finish distortion, and provides advanced tamper evidence and anti-sabotage protection, better seal integrity, easier opening, and improved savings.
Planters container
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Planters, Sonoco partner for sustainability

Glass-to-plastic switch reduces weight of packaging and the number of trucks to distribute product.
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Tap the Cap, Inc: Universal dispensing bottle cap for supplements

Tap-The-Cap’s Universal cap-capsule can dispense supplements contained in the cap into 99% of all still water bottles when the cap is pushed on an open bottle of plain water, locked in place, and shaken to dissolve the cap’s ingredients in the water.
'Chocolate toothpaste' in a tube.
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'Chocolate toothpaste' in a tube

New Orleans-based Theodent makes toothpaste that successfully substitutes for fluoride a blend of minerals including cocoa bean extract.
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Nomacorc Americas: Alternative wine closures

Select 100 from Nomacorc uses patented, two-phased oxygen management control to protect fragile wines, and wines requiring extended aging--like full-bodied red wines.
Tw-compartment cap holds liquid vitamin blend.
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Cap delivers liquid vitamins to bottled spring water

VBlast vitamins and spring water is introducing health-oriented consumers to vitamins with a new twist – a newly designed closure that dispenses a liquid vitamin blend into pure mountain spring water with a simple turn of the cap.
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Aptar: Dispensing jar/lid

Designed for thicker hair-care and skin-care products, Aptar’s 70mm Symphony JarLid is a customizable closure that allows easy access without having to twist off the lid.

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