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Rigid Containers

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Weidenhammer: Gastight composite cans with peel-off top

Suitable for use with baby milk powder, coffee, and other food products that require special protection, hygienic production, and/or oxygen scavenging, the Peel-off Top composite can from Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG) features a special metal closure attached directly to the body of the can that is said to equal other gastight packaging solutions.
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Standing out on shelf was all important as Oxy Bump went retail.
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Packaging takes Oxy Bump retail

Oxy Bump, a nasal spray that uses an infusion of essential plant minerals and oxygenated saline to fight bacteria and allergens while moisturizing nasal tissues, recently went retail in an award-winning package.
Secure seal and great shelf impact.
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Packaging sets antacid product apart

With an estimated 25 million people in the United States suffering from heartburn and indigestion daily, Relief OTC™ set out to create a fast-acting liquid antacid to help these consumers.
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.
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Coveris: Plastic-paper combination packaging

Suitable for yogurt, ice cream, snacks, pet food and more, DuoSmart from Coveris combines the advantages of both plastic (PS, PP, PP/EVOH, PLA, or PET) and a paper sidewall, presenting a functional, secure, and highly-decorative packaging solution.
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Cascades: Innovative chicken package

A container for whole chickens that has an innovative design featuring an integrated flap to immobilize the chicken’s legs, Poul-Tray from Cascades, made from 60% post-consumer recycled PET, enhances shelf appearance and reduces the time required for packing because the drumsticks don’t have to be tied.
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Sealpac: Reclosable plastic tray/lid in one

The EasyLid system from Sealpac is an innovative seal-and-lid-in-one solution that uses less packaging materials, and provides hermetic sealing and lidding of trays in a single step.
Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors
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Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors

Unique can images made possible using special printing technology tell the story of 12 fallen warriors.
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New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales

Extraordinary visual impact was among the top goals of the package design for a new nutrition supplement product sold primarily by way of television infomercials.
How Sanofi will save $3 million in packaging costs
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How Sanofi will save $3 million in packaging costs

Through a partnership with Sonoco ThermoSafe, Sanofi meets multiple challenges in its international shipping, saving labor costs, time, and gaining versatility.
Barrier bottle features good looks, product protection, and functionality.
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Barrier solution for nutrition supplement

A convenience-size multilayer polypropylene bottle for Nutricion Clinica, an oral clinical nutrition range from Spain’s Vegenat, is now reaching store shelves.
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Bowser Beer for Dogs mimics longneck beer bottles

A broth-based beverage for dogs, Bowser Beer in 12-oz amber PET bottles is made for ‘beer drinkers and dog lovers who do almost everything with their dogs.’
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Placon: Eco-friendly PET thermoformed food container

Featuring an eco-friendly recycled material and tamper-evident design, Placon’s Crystal Seal reFresh packaging line eliminates unnecessary sidewall ribbing for strong visual appeal with excellent versatility in fresh, cold and dry food merchandising including fresh cut fruit and vegetables, sandwiches, cookies, and single slices of pie.
Special IML technology delivers great graphics on this two-chamber dessert cup.
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Special IML technique for two-chamber cup

Packaging plays a key role in the new Monte desserts from Germany’s Zott GmbH.
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Coffee pod recycling in the U.S.: How likely?

A LinkedIn discussion around the likelihood of consumers bringing used coffee pods into a collection center, if given the opportunity, raises a range of issues.

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