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Define confidential information to avoid ambiguity

 There are a number of ways that contract packaging service buyers and providers can keep confidential information private, and one of them is a nondisclosure agreement (NDA). These agreements are designed to preclude harmful disclosure of confidential information. A nondisclosure agreement is not one-size-fits-all; it requires an analysis of the business at issue and a strategy tailored to that business.
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Identify and protect confidential information

From proprietary formulas to production processes to marketing strategies, both service buyers and sellers have critical assets that need protection to preserve value.
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U.S. pharma packaging market to grow 5.5% annually through 2014

Demand for pharmaceutical packaging in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico) will increase 5.5% annually to $18.4 billion in 2014, according to a Freedonia Group Inc. report on pharmaceutical packaging prospects.
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Bottle made of OCC and ONP

Holding 50 oz of laundry detergent, this molded-pulp bottle—recyclable and compostable—is actually a shell with a LDPE liner inside that holds the product.
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Focus on machine flexibility

A bottler and distributor for The Coca-Cola Co., Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company United must be flexible enough to quickly adapt to Coca-Cola’s frequent packaging changes and new introductions. Here, the bottler’s operations manager, Michael Lurker, talks about some of these challenges as they relate to packaging equipment.
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AptarGroup, Inc: Recyclable silicone valve

The Swimming Silicone® valve from Aptar Food + Beverage is an FDA-approved, recycle-friendly valve for the food and beverage markets.
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Hip FLASQ is first U.S. wine brand in a can

Quick-chilling and shatterproof, FLASQ Wines in aluminum bottle cans provide new venue opportunities for wine sales.
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Berlin Pkg.: Diffuser pump in FDA-compliant resins

Berlin Packaging’s Diffuser Pump is designed for coffee and beverage syrups, flavorings, concentrates, marinades and more.
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Live from Interphex NY 2011: Day II

Packaging machinery, material developments merit attending trade shows such as Interphex.
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Healthcare Packaging conference program announced

The Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops event will be held Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village in Princeton, NJ.
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Cat litter bag stands up and stands out on-shelf

Forty-two pounds of scoopable cat litter are now more visually inviting on shelf, easier to carry, and more sustainable, with The Clorox Pet Product Co.’s switch from a polypropylene pail to the FlexZiBox® flexible stand-up, handled bag from Nordenia.
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Baby food benefits from flexible pouch features

A stand-up, reclosable, flexible retort pouch from Ampac for a line of organic baby foods from New York City-based Sprout was awarded Gold for Environmental & Sustainability Achievement.
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MAP for produce also Highest Achievement

The Fresh-N-Tasty Produce Pouch from Robbie Flexibles won a Highest Achievement Award from the FPA judges.
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Taking innovation to the extreme

Product concept and package structure remain strong companions, and some recent packages take it further through waste minimization or added convenience.
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Toray Plastics (America): Directional-tear polypropylene sealant films for non-retort market

Torayfan® TreaTear™ LT52 and LT72 polypropylene films for non-retort applications, from Toray Plastics, perform as drop-in replacements for LDPE sealant films in stand-up pouch applications. 

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