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Rockwell Solutions Ltd.: Mono-layer film

RockBarLid from Rockwell Solutions is a high-clarity, high-barrier, recyclable mono-layer film that is heat sealable, peelable or weldable to produce lidding and barrier flow wrap films suitable for a variety of products.
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Seed mix entices in new windowed bag

A new package design for 20-lb bags of food-plot seed for deer allows for gravure-printed graphics across the entire bag, as well as a see-through window insert.
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Smurfit Kappa Group: Drink packaging with square shape, double gusset

Smurfit Kappa’s Pouch-Up packaging is now available in a more cylindrical shape with two gussets, in addition to its 1L, 1.5 L, and 3 L pack with a single gusset at the base.
IMPROVED FRESHNESS & SALES. Bean sprouts packaged in the oxygen barrier film bags have yielded prolonged product freshness and increased sales.
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Freshness extension for fresh produce

Laser film perforation technology helps control oxygen transmission rates in bean sprout bags, protecting product color and odor.
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BOPP bag for cat litter delivers shelf appeal, reduces damage

Dissatisfied with damage from its previous paper bags, MFM Industries, Inc. switches to polywoven BOPP bags that add strength and offer market differentiation.
Secondary packaging includes MoistCatch moisture absorber.
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Moisture-absorbing breakthrough?

Plastic bottles holding a range of adhesives sold by Toagosei Co. Ltd. in Japan are now being put into secondary packaging that includes MoistCatch, a moisture-absorbing component that eliminates the need for adding moisture-absorbing desiccant pouches.
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Packaging critical for AeroShot Energy launch

Portability, dispensing, and graphics help market air-based energy product, as discussed in this exclusive Q&A.
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Thilmany Papers: Packaging glassine papers

Available in a broad range of basis weights, in virtually any color, Thilmany Papers’ Exhibitor brand of packaging glassine papers is engineered to offer the utmost in product visibility and performance flexibility.
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Bagging unpardoned presidential turkey

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s the vacuum bag used to protect the presidential family's turkey.
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Sirane Ltd.: Ovenable poultry-cooking bag

Sirane’s Sira-Cook PA is a unique packaging solution for poultry, meat, and fish, which allows food to be packed, shipped, retailed, and cooked in the same package.
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Premixed rum cocktails are pleasing in new pouch

Two new varieties of Malibu Rum premixed, ready-to-serve cocktails are introduced in a new pouch format that offers increased functionality.
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Ampac : Easy-open beverage pouch

An alternative to traditional straw punch-through beverage pouches, Ampac’s Pull Tab beverage pouch provides hygienic protection of the straw hole with a tear away Pull Tab label.
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Fully compostable coffee pack launched

Canadian coffee roaster Pistol & Barnes offers its Fair Trade, organic Farmer First coffee brand in a compostable pack made of paper laminated to a wood pulp-based film.
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ExxonMobil Chemical Company: Squeezable, conformable film for pressure sensitive label applications

Label-Lyte 52LLC210 clear film for pressure sensitive label (PSL) applications from ExxonMobil Chemical is a new lightweight, oriented polyolefin film which offers enhanced converting characteristics for improved output, as well as conformability and flexibility, to enhance shelf impact.
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Flex America Inc: BOPET films

Used by a wide variety of flexible film converters as components in multilayer structures, FLEXPET Biaxially Oriented Polyester films from Flex Film, with a thickness range of 6.5 to 75 microns, are available in plain, on-line corona treated, chemically primed, matte, heat-sealable, metallizable, clear, and extra clear varieties.

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