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DAK Resins, a subsidiary of DAK Americas: DAK Resins, a subsidiary of DAK Americas: PET for water bottles

New from DAK Resins is the Laser+™ W PET resin, specially engineered for use in bottled water packaging applications. Resin offers low acetaldehyde levels that protect product flavor and meet challenges of new container designs and sizes.
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Students' proposed motor oil bottle label, flagged with callout for No-Spill Flex Funnel.
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No-spill flexible spout for motor oil

This theoretical development from Cal Poly packaging students centers on a No-Spill Flex Funnel for PET motor oil bottles.
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Kemps gives consumers a hand-le

Just a few days before Christmas, Marigold Foods, Minneapolis, MN, began to ship its customers Kemps milk in a new gallon jug of high-density polyethylene with an integral handle that’s designed to resemble an old-fashioned pitcher.
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Campbell's soups adopt EZO lids

Campbell Soup Co., Camden, NJ, is now converting all its Condensed Soup varieties, plus other products in 10- and 11-oz cans, to full-panel, easy-open lids.
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German brewer bets big on multilayer PET

This high-volume move to multilayer PET bottles for beer sold at retail in Germany could signal a much broader acceptance of PET for beer.See video
An 8-oz aerosol can with a special relief valve and a foam insert now allows Ultra Blue to market and ship propane gas for do-it
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Cool pack for a hot product

Ultra Blue’s new handheld propane torch uses a patented container and valve to safely deliver the gas to do-it-yourselfers.
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Fruit<sub>2</sub>0 takes on a unique shape

Fruit20, the naturally fruit-flavored spring water from Veryfine Products, Littleton, MA, is rolling out into markets in a newly designed, custom PET bottle that’s decorated with a new label.
Krones' new aseptic bottle capper is the first packaging machine to use the new ELAU SCL motor/drive technology to maximize effi
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Krones introduces first capper with integral servo motor/drives

At the recent BRAU Beviale show in Nürnberg, Germany, beverage processing powerhouse Krones displayed the world’s first packaging machine to employ new integral servo motor/drive technology from ELAU.
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WD-40 tries can shaping to foil counterfeiters

Said to be the first asymmetrically shaped steel cans in the United States, WD-40's new 8- and 11-oz aerosol cans are made by Crown Holdings' Aerosol Packaging affiliate.
Unilever selected a translucent pearlescent blue color to set off its Wisk detergent from the competition.
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Wisk bottle color breaks the mold

Wisk bottle color breaks the mold Unilever selected pearlized blue color for liquid detergent bottles by working closely with its color supplier and blow molders.
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Three wineries try 'twist-cork' closure

In August, three wineries began shipping quantities of their vintages in new bottles that are closed by the MetaCork from Gardner Technologies.
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EAS and partners show container dexterity (sidebar)

Designing for a market
The two keg-shaped bottles and two of the three sizes of the barbell bottle shape were used to introduce 20 new EAS products ear
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EAS and partners show container dexterity

Five new PET bottles for nutrition supplements were created for EAS in just weeks to meet a tight timetable.
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Ty Nant makes another packaging splash

This summer, Ty Nant Spring Water turned to Rexam plc to produce its latest bottles, a 375- and a 750-mL glass bottle, for its new upscale Tau brand.
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P&G switches to plastics for Folgers

Calling it a revolutionary new package for coffee, Cincinnati, OH-based Procter & Gamble introduced the AromaSeal high-density polyethylene container as a replacement for the venerable three-piece steel can for the brand’s top-selling 39-oz size.

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