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Rigid Containers

Medea
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‘Texting’ via vodka bottle

LED-enabled vodka bottle that scrolls messages can now be remotely programmed through the use of Bluetooth technology and a custom app.
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A patented preform from Invento is used to make shaped PET cans with an aluminum lid.
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Ipack-Ima: Materials capture the spotlight

Several new material innovations designed to address sustainability, shelf-impact, and the challenges of e-commerce, make their debut at Ipack-Ima.
IPL's SkinnyPack for Ana's Salsa is the 2015 Diamond Award winner in the DuPont Awards competition.
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Hybrid plastic tub is DuPont Diamond Winner

This year’s 2015 Diamond Award Winner in the annual DuPont Awards involves one brand owner’s leap of faith in a unique innovation in plastic packaging.
Coextrusion blown bottle delivers shelf life and differentiation.
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Multilayer bottle delivers shelf life and differentiation

A new range of dessert toppings from leading Belgium manufacturer Colac is using a custom-molded 850-mL multilayer bottle to deliver the ideal combination of long shelf life and on-shelf appeal.
Bottle sample
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A closer look at Carlsberg’s fiber bottle

Though more work remains before a bottle sits on a store shelf, the fiber bottle that Carlsberg has been working on is beginning to round into shape. Here’s a peek at what to expect.
FULLY RECYCLABLE. Consisting of two PET bottles—one inner and one outer—the 20-L BrewLock is fully recyclable and is 25% lighter
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Recyclable PET beer keg locks in quality

Heineken USA launches a one-way recyclable PET beer keg for on-premise sales that offers consistent carbonation, 100% evacuation, a smaller footprint, and less expense.
Rejuvenate
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Premium cleaning products convey value for retail sale

Originally sold through TV shopping network channel QVC, For Life Products, LLC’s Rejuvenate line of floor restoration products, based on its All Floors Restorer formula, is designed to return wood, laminate, and other hard floor surfaces to like-new condition.
Southbound/evercan
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High-recycled content can for GA microbrewery

Microbrewery embraces aluminum can with at least 90% recycled content for its craft beers, citing the can’s sustainability benefits for the brewery and for the community.
Dixieland
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’50s Southern relish brand gets modern makeover

Renfro Foods’ Dixieland brand of chow chow relish gets a package refresh, with a new, brighter label and printed metal closure that reference the original package design.
Lowered location of the label panel helps differentiate this PET bottle for an Ecuadorian sports beverage drink.
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PET sports beverage container is a winner

Toni S.A., a leading South American food and beverage marketer based in Ecuador, has captured a 2014 Golden A’ Design Award for its innovative redesign of the PROfit Sports Drink container.
Jack Black 1
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Flask-shaped bottle lends masculinity to haircare line

Packaging for a new line of haircare products for men from Jack Black follows the company’s three-part formula for product success: simplicity, quality, and masculinity.
PROPRIETARY FILLER. Stacked Wines custom-engineered the proprietary filler using a MAP process that eliminates headspace from th
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Single-serve wine gets its own line

Expanding from 4,000 cases in 2012 to 40,000 in 2013, Stacked Wines engineers a proprietary packaging line to bottle its single-serve PET-based wine containers at 180 bottles/min.
Love Beets juice in PET bottle
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Beet branding extends to juice

Love Beets introduces new PET bottles for its established beet beverages and a glass container for an organic launch, with graphics consistent with its ready-to-eat beet packaging.
DRAMATIC COLORS. PTI’s oPTI foam bottle technology has been engineered to provide brand owners with a greater color selection fo
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New materials, equipment address consumer trends

The Packaging Conference 2015 brings announcements on new materials and technologies developed in response to consumer trends, both new and ongoing.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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Progress in paper bottles

In case you hadn’t noticed, the race for a paper bottle is on.

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