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Mars Drinks debuts 100% recyclable Freshpack

Single-serve brewing system gets first two drink pouches in recyclable material, said to reduce the package footprint from 40% to 44%, depending on method of disposal.
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Toray Plastics (America): Heat-sealable BOPP film

Developed for use as a print web, Toray Plastics’ new Torayfan F63 heat-sealable BOPP film is made with a proprietary technology that enables the adhesion of water- and solvent-based inks on the print side of the film to provide high-quality printed finished pieces.
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Reclosable, flexible pouches with hygiene levels up to ultra clean-fill

Available in filling volume sizes from 100 milliliters to five liters, SurePOUCH packs from Bosch Packaging Technology are reclosable, flexible pouches filled on the new SurePOUCH clean-fill machine series (SPC).
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OPP Film, S.A.: Expanded film line

Opp Film will offer high-speed, 8.7 meter-wide polyester bi-oriented (BOPET) film with special treatments, metalized and favorable heat-sealing characteristics starting in early 2013, expanding its line to include BOPP, CPP, and BOPET films.
Goya Foods of Florida packs 66 SKUs of dry beans, including some of the varieties shown.
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Automation at Goya supports growing bean business

A new Miami, FL, distribution center and dry-bean packing facility produces 1 million cases of bagged beans per year using three fully automated packaging lines.
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Five steps to great design with flexible film

How to execute a flexible package design that allows for attractive aesthetics, protects the product and improves bottom-line results.
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Sealed Air Corporation: Seafood packaging

Sealed Air’s Cryovac Darfresh 10K package and CryovacLID1050S film meet FDA oxygen permeability requirements and provide simplified stock control with less waste and spoilage, allowing retailers to display only the amount and type of fish needed to fill their self-service retail display.
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Cortec Corp.: Dissipative film

VpCI-125 patented static dissipative film from Cortec is a non-toxic film combining plastic technology with effective corrosion protection of sensitive electronics equipment and components for different metals.
HydroBlock industrial-grade barrier films
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Honeywell Specialty Materials: Moisture-barrier film

Using new fluoropolymer materials, HydroBlock industrial-grade barrier films from Honeywell are designed for products and applications that require a high level of moisture protection.
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Tekni-Plex: Blister films for sensitive products in high-moisture environments

Offered by Tekni-Plex, Inc., developed by Honeywell, Aclar UltRx 6000 PCTFE Film provides up to an 80% increase in moisture barrier for pharmaceutical blister and other packaging.
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What to look for in a label converter

Here are some steps to take when considering which label converter to use.
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Sonoco Alloyd: Single-item dispensing system

Designed for hygiene and personal care products, batteries, writing instruments, confections and other products frequently sold in multiple-unit formats, SliderPak, from Alloyd Brands, a business of Sonoco, is an innovative packaging solution designed to eliminate the post-purchase product scattering and disorganization that typically occurs with multiple-unit packaging.
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FP International: Anti-static air cushion film made on site

PILLOW PAK Anti-Static Air Cushion Film from FP International provides quality product protection and is said to be the first 24-in. wide anti-static interior packaging film that can be made on site.
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Star Packaging Corporation: Recyclable stand-up pouches

From food and beverage to grass seeds and lawn products, Star Packaging’s TerraFLEX RP line of fully-recyclable stand-up pouches are made from 100% polyethylene and are said to offer superior performance to traditional plastic packaging while allowing for greater sustainability.
Miss Muffet
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Miss Muffet uses compostable cellulose material for candy packaging

U.K.-based Miss Muffet & Co. wraps its fairytale and nursery rhyme-inspired confectionery in material that fits into its environmental stance.

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