This haircare producer begins filling creme relaxer into nestable yogurt-style cups with freshness seals. The switch from traditional jars not only keeps the product fresh, it aids in product display as well.
The top award in container distributors competition was won by a coextruded drug bottle that keeps out light and moisture. Other winners display distributor prowess in technology, decorating and sourcing of components that meet packager needs.
In what may be one of the most elaborate product/package counterfeiting schemes ever uncovered, bogus Similac infant formula has been sold from store shelves at Safeway and Pak 'n Save Supermarkets in California.
Coca-Cola Co. chose Feb. 1 at the R'95 Conference in Geneva, Switzerland-an international conference on recovery, recycling, and reintegration-to announce the first-ever introduction of its famous contour bottle in a tri-layer format incorporating at least 25% post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate between layers of virgin PET.
A new study on the costs and benefits of a national bottle bill conducted for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that the social benefits of deposit legislation would slightly outweigh the costs-provided a least-cost system were adopted.