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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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Iconic candy meets stand-up pouch

Necco Sweethearts have been an American favorite since 1902, but even the most iconic confectionery can benefit from a packaging upgrade.
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Tuna cans open with ease

Jealsa, the leading Mediterranean fish canner, is relaunching its oil-based tuna product using PeelSeam™ peelable ends.
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Biobent Polymers, a division of Univenture, Inc: Bioplastic resin made of soy

A new division of Univenture, Biobent Polymers is launching Panacea™, a bioplastic resin that maintains the characteristics of the base plastic material while replacing up to 40% of the petroleum normally used in plastics manufacturing.  
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Multisorb Technologies, Inc: Sorbent analyzes product stability

SimulSorb℠ and SimulOx℠ are integral components of Multisorb’s Calculations through Operations℠ value proposition; they utilize an advanced proprietary program that analyzes the drug product being packaged and predicts its chemical and/or physical stability outcomes when exposed to moisture or oxygen in the headspace of a container.
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Tegrant Thermosafe Brands: Off-the-shelf temperature-control shipping solutions

The Certis™ line of off-the-shelf qualified shipping solutions from Tegrant Corporation, ThermoSafe Brands features ThermoPhase powered by PureTemp, a renewable plant-based phase change material that reduces shipping costs while providing tighter temperature control with extended shipping durations.
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The RB Dwyer Group: Web offset printing

The RB Dwyer Group’s IVCO (Infinitely Variable Cylinder Web Offset) press, manufactured by RDP Marathon, prints high-quality shrink sleeve labels comparable to rotogravure with no tooling costs.
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Wausau Paper: Food packaging paper swatchbook

Wausau Paper’s Food Packaging Swatchbook highlights paper options and performance characteristics to help designers and manufacturers specify paper for various food packaging applications.

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O-I: O-I expands line of lightweight wine bottles

O-I’s line of 750 ml, lightweight claret and burgundy bottles is part of the O-I Lean+Green®  initiative designed to create aesthetically pleasing, durable, yet lighter weight bottles using advanced manufacturing techniques.  
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Plastic strapping and sustainability

Here's a look at how plastic strapping fares in the era of sustainability.
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Green battery pack seats six

New blister pack for launch of batteries for home theatre 3DTV glasses uses eye-catching “stadium seating” design and allows for resealability and 100% recyclability.
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Smaller slider clip meets bacon brand's convenience, sustainability goals

In the crowded bacon aisle, Plumrose Foods found a way to add value to its 24-oz Plumrose Hearty Country Style Thicked-Sliced Bacon through packaging, while also meeting a senior management directive to reduce energy and package material usage.
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2.5 billion PlantBottles delivered in 2009/2010, Coca-Cola reports

Highlights of The Coca-Cola Co.’s latest sustainability review include updates on its efforts in sustainable packaging, water stewardship, and energy efficiency.
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New 500-mL wine carton aimed at 'active, modern lifestyle'

Eco-friendly wine producer introduces line of 500-mL cartoned wines for consumer convenience and portability.
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Bericap : Non-silicon closures for squeezable products

Designed primarily for ketchup and mayonnaise, Bericap’s cost-saving hinge closure with valve is available in a 1- or 2-piece design.

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