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Compostable peanut packs debut at Mariners ballgame

Ten thousand Mariners fans receive peanuts in a new pack made from a six-layer flexible film that is said to be 100% compostable.
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Bright Future opts for stick packs for penicillin powder

Hong Kong pharmaceutical packager switches from sachets to stick packs, relying on a single-source supplier for primary and secondary packaging.
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ExxonMobil Chemical Company: Metalized film for pressure-sensitive labels

Suitable for applications such as beverages, health and beauty care, and household products, ExxonMobil's new Label-Lyte 50ML580 metalized, surface-printable oriented polypropylene (OPP) film for pressure sensitive label (PSL) applications provides a consistent, attractive metallic appearance and high-speed performance.
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Intelipac Innovations Limited : Water soluble reusable bag

Made from a special blend material that is IP protected, Intelipac Innovations’ water soluble reusable bag can be reused over and over again and once the bag is no longer useable it can be dissolved in water.
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Vac Pac, Inc: Steam-ready packaging

Designed for foods that lend themselves to steam cooking like fresh vegetables, fish and seafood, and ready meals or "Home Meal Replacements" (HMR's), SteamPak Plus from Vac Pac, Inc. uses a patented "micro porous" technology for venting steam from the package to deliver food with natural flavor, texture, and nutritional profiles.
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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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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.
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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.
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Innovative engine oil packaging

Universal Lubricants re-refines oil products and re-defines packaging parameters for this market segment.
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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