Package Design

Closures

Mondi choke-avoidance caps
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Mondi: Pouches with choke-avoidance caps

Mondi North America introduces spouted pouches with choke-avoidance caps for safer children’s packaging.
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World demand for caps and closures is projected to increase 5.6% per year to $58 billion in 2019 according to Freedonia.
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What’s behind rising cap and closure demand?

Freedonia report cites global market gains, more sophisticated closures for pharmaceutical and beauty products.
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New mayo bottle designed to squeeze out the last drop

Hellmann’s debuts a new inverted squeeze bottle with three improvements that allows consumers to get more mayo out of the bottle with less waste, less mess, and more control.
CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
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Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
M&H Plastics TE tube cap
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Tamper-evident, secure tube caps

M&H Plastics engineers a tear-off strip for secure tubes.
A range of the medical packaging was tested, to represent the most commonly used types of openings.
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Accessibility of medical packaging: learning from people with impairments

Manufacturers must be aware of the wide range of impairments that can affect consumers, which means one design of accessible packaging may not be suitable for all.
Mocktails
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Shaker-style bottle serves up fun beverages for non-drinkers

For those who don’t drink alcohol, being the partygoer carrying a bottle of water among those enjoying colorful drinks in swanky glasses can dampen the party experience.
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Mold-Rite Plastics: Closures for pharmaceutical and neutraceuticals

EZ-Safe fully-compliant, child-resistant closures and EZ-Grip senior-friendly, continuous thread closures from Mold-Rite Plastics feature special ergonomic ribs positioned along the outer edge providing a user-friendly consumer experience, and enhanced shelf impact.
Skincare kit package delivers differentiation
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Skincare kit package delivers differentiation

MIO Skincare’s customized stand-up pouch with carry handle offers a sporty, modern appeal for Life Time Fitness club members.
Food-centric design rebrands Fiber Choice supplements
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Food-centric design rebrands Fiber Choice supplements

Package graphics communicate to consumers that the product is made from 100% natural fiber found in fruits and vegetables.
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Performance Packaging of Nevada: Safer cap for flexible pouches

The SipP cap for flexible spouted pouches from Performance Packaging of Nevada uses horizontal and vertical air-ducts to allow critical air-flow in case of accidental lodging of the cap in the mouth or throat, and features a visible tamper-evident band when the product is opened that remains on the cap and not on the spout where it could potentially come off.
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Stull: Easy-open closure for squeezable products

Stull Technologies’ disc top cap is an easy-open closure for squeezable products that is suitable for a variety of products including shampoo, soap, lotion, polish, and more.
Freedonia study says demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the U.S. will increase 4.9% annually to $22.1 billion in 2018.  Photo for illustrative purposes only.
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What containers will post the fastest growth in pharmaceuticals?

Demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the U.S. will increase 4.9% annually to $22.1 billion in 2018.
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Comar: Dosing cups

Easy-to-read AccuCups improve dosing accuracy.
GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico
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GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico

Acetaminophen-containing packages said to fail to meet child-resistant closure requirement.

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