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Flexible Packaging

Materials Product Brief
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Sealed Air Corporation: Eco-friendly void-fill packaging film

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #1639! Sealed Air’s Fill-Air R5 inflatable void fill packaging film significantly improves overall sustainability while continuing to deliver the performance of traditional films.
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Package Case Study
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Snap Pac pouch makes lawn spreading simple

Scotts creates a no-mess, no-guesswork lawn spreader that works with pouched lawn-care products that snap into place and provide controlled-flow dispensing.
Package Case Study
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Heaven-sent flex pack for Manna popcorn

Colorful, flexible bag created for new 100% SuperNaturalTM popcorn provides product freshness, while providing enticing, high-quality graphics.
The ECO ULTRA motor oil flexible pouch is space-saving, lightweight, and consumer-alluring as an attractive, “eco-innovative” packaging option in the category.
Package Case Study
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Innovative engine oil packaging

Universal Lubricants re-refines oil products and re-defines packaging parameters for this market segment.
H2O pack black
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Backpack eases human transport of water in developing countries

PackH2O replaces buckets and jerrycans, helping people carry and transport safe drinking water in Haiti, Guatemala, Kenya, and Uganda.
Truvia spouted pouch
Package Case Study
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Pour-spout pouch lends Truvia sweet market distinction

The 1.5-lb package gives the Cargill sugar substitute brand a category first, lends a clean look, and makes it easy for consumers to use in baking.
The pouch offers sustainable packaging advantages.
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Pouch scores sustainable packaging points

For its Horse Quenchers product, Equatic Solutions of Flemington, NJ. pulled off a nice bit of source reduction recently when it switched out of a rigid plastic container plus snap-on lid to a pouch made of flexible film.
FPA front cover
News
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FPA publishes 2012 ‘State of the industry’ report

U.S. flexible packaging industry continues to experience positive and steady growth.
Brawny front panel
Package Case Study
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Brawny pack supports Wounded Warrior Project

Limited-edition wrapper for Georgia-Pacific’s Brawny paper towels support injured service members and their families across the U.S.
Pouch for Freedonia study
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Stand-up pouch appeal driving U.S. pouch demand

Sustainability, functionality, and marketing benefits delivered by stand-up pouches will help push U.S. pouch demand, predicts Freedonia study.
Primer
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Flexible package specification guidelines

How to decide what film or films to use or include in your new flexible, semi-rigid or rigid composite package that incorporates one or more films.
Materials Product Brief
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Sirane Ltd.: Gas permeable food wrap

Sirane’s Sira-Flex Resolve is a new, unique film that has been developed to have the optimum balance between humidity control and O2 and CO2 permeability.
Materials Product Brief
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Bilcare Pharma Packaging: Biodegradable blister film

Designed for the pharmaceutical industry, ECOmply eco-friendly blister from Bilcare Research Inc. provides biodegradability and product protection stability by blending standard PVC film with a special additive, resulting in PVC-level functionality without a PVC-level environmental footprint.
Tide pods come in a large fishbowl package.
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Are laundry packets being ingested by children?

New packet or “pod” packaging has been hailed as a game-changing innovation in laundry detergent, but that innovation has unwittingly shone light on the increasing use and potential danger of food-style packaging and formulations in non-food categories.
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Common flexible packaging performance descriptions

Historically, packaging professionals have thought about the functions of packages in major ‘buckets;' one set of buckets is comprised of Protection, Utility, and Motivation...

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