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Rigid Containers

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Cans come out on top in new consumer preference study

When it comes to choosing a beverage, consumers say aluminum cans provide greater sustainability, a better taste experience, and enhanced shelf appeal, says CMI study.
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SAVSU's eco smart shipper.
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Assessing trends in temperature-sensitive biologic shipments

Mike Rice, President & CEO, BioLife Solutions, Inc., discusses the role of a smart shipping container and a related cloud-hosted ‘cold chain’ management app.
Sileni Nano wine bottle
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'Nano'-sized wine bottle brings quality and class

A new single-serve wine option is clamoring for its share of the market in an increasingly robust category. Sileni Nano, from New Zealand winery Sileni Estates, not only capitalizes on the trend of small-size wine packages, but also on the exploding popularity of New Zealand wine in the U.S.—especially its Sauvignon Blanc.
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Stock serum pack keeps Drunk Elephant line cohesive

For its new eye serum, Drunk Elephant Skin Care looks for packaging that will complement its existing product line while offering consumer convenience and shelf appeal.
Credo production line.
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Three primary cold chain packaging pain points and priorities

Along with preventing temperature excursions, three priority issues are regulatory compliance, reducing costs, and emerging markets.
Nissin
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Healthy meal trend inspires customizable noodle cup

Nissin Foods redesigns its Cup Noodles package to allow consumers to add their own healthy ingredients. New packaging is also microwavable and more sustainable.
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No more BPA in ConAgra Foods’ cans

ConAgra Foods eliminates the use of BPA liners in its cans, which are now made with coating systems that use polyester or acrylic materials.
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‘No leaf unturned’ is guiding strategy for tea pack redesign

Packaging for exotic, loose-leaf tea brand Rishi is reinvigorated, in a new reusable tin decorated with graphics that call to mind the rich and flavorful teas inside.
Verstraete's Matt IML
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Verstraete: Matt IML with natural paper look

Matt IML by Verstraete produces “look” and “feel” options that evoke natural, retro, and paper impressions.
Greiner Combi Can
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Greiner Packaging: Combination oil/gas container

Greiner puts its easy-to-handle expertise to the test with the Husqvarna Combi can for chain saw users.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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Belgium’s talking bottles

For nearly 10 years a team of developers at KHS, a packaging machinery OEM based in Germany, has been working on a technology that permits direct digital printing on beverage bottles.
P&G Fabric Care logo
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P&G to increase PCR content in 230M laundry care bottles annually

Representing enough plastic to go from North to South Pole, 230M bottles annually of some of P&G’s flagship laundry care brands will soon comprise up to 50% PCR material.
Just six of the 200,000 unique labels digitally printed for the summer promotion.
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A-B InBev serves up 200,000 unique labels for summer promo

The customization/personalization bug has now bitten brand managers at A-B InBev.
Avery Dennison: Syringe labels
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Avery Dennison: Syringe labels

Syringe labeling products offer low migration and high-performance adhesives.
Light shines negatively on next-gen PET bottles
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Light shines negatively on next-gen PET bottles

New research study indicates that PET bottles exposed to UV light negatively impact processing/visual attributes of next-generation bottles.

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