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Zip-Pak: Resealable carton

Zip-Pak’s Zipbox is a carton that combines the structural benefits of traditional cartons with the convenience and resealability of flexible pouches. 
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Leadership in Packaging category leaders announced

Packaging World’s 2010 Leadership in Packaging program was launched in January to recognize leadership and excellence among suppliers of packaging machinery, materials and services; as this year’s program concludes, twenty companies have earned the honor of Category Leader.
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'Right here right now' packs gaining in popularity

Euromonitor identifies a trend in which smaller packages are faring well when they answer an immediate consumer need, from convenience to portion size.
Spoonable sweetener. Spoonable, stackable, appealing on shelf, comfortable to the hand--these are just a few attributes designed
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Truvia goes spoonable in one sweet package

Now the third-leading sweetener in the sugar substitute category, Cargill’s Truvia brand adds a rigid container to its packaging formats.
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Less packaging, more impact for GSK's Os-Cal brand

GlaxoSmithKline revamps its calcium supplement packaging, resulting in a smaller footprint and a bigger shelf presence.
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Big deli meat pouch packs

In the early 1990s, Land O’Frost, Inc., Lansing, IL, and Searcy, AR, was a pioneer in the implementation of flexible, resealable packaging for deli meats.
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Thermally stable PP jar

The September launch of Marks & Spencer’s new British Groceries range, with new branding for more 70 products, includes a coextrusion blown plastic jar solution.
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Survey: Wineries popping for cork closures see significantly higher growth

Of the top 100 bestselling wine brands, 72 are using cork, a trend that appears to correlate with greater sales growth, a new study reports.
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Sekuworks, LLC: Tamper void tape

Sekuworks' SEKULOCK ™ self wound poly tape, designed to work with automatic or hand-held tape gun dispensers, provides secure container closure and tamper void indication on a wide variety of packaging substrates.
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O. Berk Company: Custom pharmaceutical packaging

O.Berk’s 16-oz. HDPE pharma oblong bottle--an O.Berk custom mold--is stocked in amber and is also available by special order in natural, white or a choice of custom colors.
COST REDUCTION. By using flexible-film bags, Clorox reduced packaging material weight by 80% and achieved other cost efficiencie
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Best of both worlds: Balancing sustainability with production savings

Our quarterly survey uncovers a trend: The right structure and graphics are important for package innovation, but ‘green’ materials and cost-consciousness are driving the equation.
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Pharmaceutical packaging demand forecast to rise through 2014

Regulations and standards that address issues such as barrier protection, patient drug compliance, and diversion and counterfeiting will increase demand for containers and accessories.
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U.K. dairy introduces hook-and-loop closure in cheese

Focus groups find the closure is easier to open and reseal than other fasteners for cheese packaging on the market. Consumers lacking finger dexterity will benefit.
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Zeller Plastik Mexico : Valve dispensing closure

Zeller Plastik Mexico, a Global Closure Systems company, has designed a 28mm SportGuard® liner-less sports cap featuring a 3-part, lightweight, 28mm 1873 short finish closure.
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Weatherchem Corp.: Dispensing closure redesign

Weatherchem’s Flapper® dispensing closure has been redesigned.

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