Package Design

Closures

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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.
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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.
The CPSC was brought up recently when Senator Charles Schumer of NY said that FDA and CPSC should use “flow restrictors” on children’s medicines to help prevent an estimated 10,000 annual emergency room visits.
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Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part IV of a four-part series

A healthcare perspective on the Consumer Products Safety Commission from Bethesda, MD.
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Weatherchem: Polypropylene caps, flip-top lids

Designed for vitamins, minerals, and other supplements and other larger pills, Weatherchem’s one-piece NutraGen II closures come in 33-, 38-, 45-, and 53-mm sizes.
Lid designs provide differentiation for Yeo Valley’s dairy products
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Lid designs provide differentiation for Yeo Valley’s dairy products

Consumers peel back a polyester lid to reveal a unique code that they enter online via the dairy’s website for a chance to win a VW campervan.
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Essentra: Reclosable package tape

Combining resealability, consumer communication, and product protection, Re:Close Tape from Essentra Packaging allows consumers to keep a product in the original pack between uses to provide convenience, and to minimize food waste caused by spillage or leaving a pack open.
Juice+'s cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
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Package redesign 'juices' Juice Plus+

Cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
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Study: Consumers prefer aluminum closures for wine/spirits

Among the factors driving the preference for aluminum wine/spirits closures are reclosability and recyclability.
New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe, held in Brussels.
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New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe

Bayer’s Dr. Joerg Zuercher points the way for future considerations in parenteral packaging.

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