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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.
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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.
Caribou Amy
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Packaging helps Caribou Coffee support CancerCare

A limited-edition package for Amy’s Blend Collection includes a peel-back label that commemorates the company’s original roastmaster.
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Sprout's new spout supports self-feeding of 'older infants'

Moms appreciate new choke-free, twist-off cap for baby and toddler food pouches that makes it safe and convenient for older infants to feed themselves.
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Sealed Air Corporation: Reclosable package for snack, pet food

Sealed Air’s Cryovac Multi-Seal FoldLOK reclosable packaging features a gusseted bottom, allowing for stand-up display of a variety of products including snack foods such as nuts, candies, and dried fruit, as well as pet treats.
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Eagle Flexible Packaging, Inc: Printed roll stock features pre-applied zipper

Eagle Flexible Packaging’s Inno-Lok printed roll stock products now include the “Bag Top” zipper Pillow Pouch, featuring a pre-applied zipper which can be produced on a typical V F/F/S machine with only minor jaw retrofit--without the complexities of applying a zipper in line and potential reduction in throughput.

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