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Rigid Containers

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Kortec: Plastic cans with 5 year shelf life

An attractive alternative to metal cans, Klear Can from Kortec, Inc. is a multi-layer BPA-free PP plastic can that provides brand owners with a clear, see-through container for fruits, vegetables, soups, meats, and other products, and features extended shelf life of up to five years.
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STRIKING APPEARANCE. For flawless shrinkability on the globe-shaped bottles, that’s a function of the PETG film specified for the job.
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Shrink-sleeve label is a hit with kids

New line of zero-calorie beverages aimed at kids takes full advantage of Disney-licensed graphics, which spring to life thanks to special PETG label material and VSOP offset printing.
Injection-molded PP jar replaces tin.
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Plastic jar holds woodwork treatment

Alfred Clouth Lackfabrik in Germany has switched one of its leading brands from tin to rigid plastics with the introduction of a new plastic jar for a specialized woodwork treatment product.
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New dispensing system to be tried by P&G and Method

Both Method and P&G are close to launching products in a novel package that drew considerable attention at interpack 2014.
HDPE bottles double as language learning tools.
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Bottles double as learning tools

In launching a healthful beverage choice for families with children, Drink Blocks LLC of Ladera Ranch, CA, opted for containers that become both a collectible toy and a bilingual learning tool.
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PET grows business for Indian agri product

Mumbai, India-based agricultural products company Godrej Agrovet Ltd. (GAVL) was thinking outside the bag when it launched its Vipul granulated and liquid plant regulator product in a custom-designed PET bottle.
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Elegant salt grinder adds to consumer décor

With its sleek, contemporary design and removable label, packaging for Morton Salt’s new Morton Grinders line of three salt and pepper products is meant to complement consumers’ modern kitchen décor as well as add to their culinary experience.
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Preform technology enables ambient yogurt product

Venezuelan food and beverage manufacturer Empresas Polar has introduced the first shelf-stable yogurt in the country through its subsidiary, Pascual Andina.
Barrier packaging plus "patented sterilization process" brings 12-month unrefrigerated shelf life to this new line of tapas from Spain.
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It's tapas time

Grupo Alimentario IAN, based in Navarra, Spain, has launched a new range of Carretilla brand tapas in a new barrier package.
Aldi scores source reduction with light-weight container.
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Reduced-weight Aldi mozzarella pack

Italian manufacturer Gruppo Francia has reduced the packaging weight of Aldi’s private label ‘Cucina’ mozzarella cheese by half after switching to a SuperLight container.
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Petainer: PET jar

Offering significant cost and sustainability benefits, Petainer’s fully recyclable petainerJar PET jar can be supplied with short lead times either as a fully blown jar or as a PET wide mouth preform, ready to be blown by food manufacturers on their own premises.
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Lighter-weight aerosol for beauty care brand

Henkel uses a new industrial aluminum aerosol can for its European beauty care brand, Fa, that is up to 10% lighter than the industry's standard extruded aluminum package.
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Clothier finds use for recycled water bottles

North Carolina clothing maker Dirtball keeps 100,000 plastic water bottles out of landfills for every 10,000 pairs of Dirt Short Chinos it makes.
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Stora Enso: Paper candy cups

Stora Enso’s paper candy cups, made from 100% renewable raw material, feature a variety of unique shapes and closing mechanisms that differentiate the candy cups from traditional candy packaging.
Pressure-sensitive label revitalizes this bottled water.
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Labels revitalize water bottle

Cabreiroa water goes to reverse-printed labels as it moves from regional to national distribution.

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