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Rigid Containers

PakTech: Bottle handles
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PakTech: Bottle handles

TwinPak bottle handles ease portability and reduce packaging waste.
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Identifying drug/device market drivers
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Identifying drug/device market drivers

Technavio report forecasts chronic disease prevalence and demand for drug delivery devices will result in an 11% CAGR for drug/device combination products through 2019.
Barrier bottle includes EVOH.
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Ketchup bottle with style

A barrier PP bottle for ketchup in Germany breaks out of the sea of sameness in a big way.
Skippy Singles
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Skippy looks ‘outside the jar’ for packaging innovation

Two new snackable peanut butter products from Skippy get custom packaging that provides portability and signals innovation, while retaining the historic brand equity.
QuickSTAT temperature-controlled facility in Belfast, Ireland.
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Just-in-Time Global Logistics Program

QuickSTAT partners with Almac Group to develop a temperature-controlled packaging management system to strengthen their global supply chain.
Beck's Taste of the World
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Beck's label gets premium treatment for new launch

Anheuser-Busch InBev combines a sophisticated label design with high-end printing techniques to deliver a new line of premium beers under the Beck’s brand.
Packaging for Comfort Intense combines a droplet-shaped bottle and high-energy graphics.
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Bottle gets the drop on fabric softener category

Ultra-concentrated fabric softener line from Unilever debuts in a droplet-shaped bottle with a vibrant full-body label that conveys the formula’s intense fragrance and freshness.
Roberson’s wine-on-tap products allow restaurant and bar customers to offer a larger variety of wines in a range of glass sizes.
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PET wine keg taps into green savings

U.K. wine seller offers premium wine-on-tap in a recyclable 20-L PET keg that replaces 27 glass bottles, eliminates waste, spoilage, and breakage, and costs customers 15% less.
Thatchers goes with fridge-friendly glass.
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Fridge-friendly bottles for cider brands

Thatchers Cider in the U.K. has introduced a new range of 330-mL glass bottles for three of its premium ciders.
Iwata VPP series
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Handling toxic drugs: a simple packaging fix

Broken vials, shattered glass and exposure to toxic contents are every drug handler's nightmare. A relatively simple fix from Iwata improves safety for healthcare workers and others.
Repeatability, quality control key to automated compounding
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Repeatability, quality control key to automated compounding

The pharmacy as manufacturer: automation provides quality controls to ensure repeatability in IV compounding.
Sharp Packaging Services: Multi-use temperature-controlled shipper
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Sharp Packaging Services: Multi-use temperature-controlled shipper

Credo Cube is designed for multi-use packaging of temperature-controlled shipments.
Arrowhead
Package Case Study
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Arrowhead bottles to contain up to 50% rPET by 2016

Nestlé Water’s Arrowhead brand announces it will increase its use of rPET by 38% in its spring water bottles, eliminating 20,000 tons of CO2 from production annually.
Botran1
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Boxed set for Guatemalan rum encourages mixology

A limited-edition boxed set from Casa Botran includes a 50-cL rum bottle along with two 5-cL mini bottles of flavored rum that allow consumers to explore different tastes.
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Bronco Wine field-tests 750-mL PET bottle

Bronco Wine tests a 750-mL PET bottle for its Green Fin and Hacienda brands, making the switch from glass to PET for greater consumer convenience and sustainability advantages.

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