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'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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Weatherchem Corp.: Closure system for large containers

For nutraceutical powders, snacks, lawn care, pet foods, or ice melt, the MegaFlap from Weatherchem is a new closure system that features an integrated scoop retention mechanism.
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Aptar: Gel spout for personal care products

Designed for gels, creams, and lotions, Aptar’s Optimum Gel Spout combines controlled performance with modern aesthetics.
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O. Berk Company: Leak-free, all-plastic lotion pumps are recyclable

Designed for soaps, lotions, ointments, skin cleansers, sunscreens, moisturizers and more, O.Berk’s “All-Plastic” Lotion Pumps feature a distinctive visual style and smooth dispensing action, with superior top-lifting force and high load resistance.
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Rexam: Spray technology delivers new consumer experience of luxury perfume

Panache, a new spray experience for prestige perfumes from Rexam, successfully controls the size and dispersion of a formula of particles to deliver a continuous, exceptionally airy, light and dry spray.
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Weatherchem Corp.: Fully-recyclable closure lets consumers scoop, pour or sift

The new VersaFlap™ integrated closure system from Weatherchem functions as 3 closures in 1: with a simple twist on the rotary dial, consumers can choose whether they want to scoop, pour or sift a product from a container, and even open the entire cap if they choose.
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Bristol-Myers prevails over cold chain challenges

A thermal management system helps the global biopharma company reduce its cold chain distribution costs and reap multiple benefits.
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Without proper venting, container collapse can occur
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Vented cap liners cure container woes

High-altitude plastic bottle collapsing problems solved and product safety and brand image preserved.
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2011 Clear Choice Awards: Innovation in glass pack design recognized

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) has announced the winners of its 2011 Clear Choice Awards. Sponsored by GPI since 1989, the awards honor consumer product goods manufacturers that expand the frontiers of glass packaging design by using glass containers in innovative ways.
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Mondi : Peel coating for easy-open packaging

Mondi’s SoftpeelCoat® is a special peel coating that provides smooth opening of consumer packaging as well as tight reclosing, to protect package contents.
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Sacmi USA: PVC-free metal cap liners

Sacmi’s PMA24L PVC-free liners for metal caps are designed for large twist-off caps used for jams, ready-made sauces, baby food and other foods at risk for contamination from PVC.

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