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Package Design

Flexible Packaging

HydroBlock industrial-grade barrier films
Materials Product Brief
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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.
Feature Article
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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.
Materials Product Brief
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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.
Materials Product Brief
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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.
Materials Product Brief
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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
Package Case Study
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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.
FPA Gold Award Winner for Technical Innovation.
Package Case Study
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Pouch with spine is upstanding innovation for refills

Making the product refill experience more palatable for consumers, the new Method Laundry & Dish Refill Pouch (with Spine), supplied by Innovative Packaging Solutions, Inc., has been awarded Gold by FPA for Technical Innovation.
FPA Gold Award Winner.
Package Case Study
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Dog bone packaging fetches Gold

Technical Innovation, Printing Achievement, and Packaging Excellence Gold Awards have been earned by Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC for development of flat-bottom, stand-up, window bags with oxygen and moisture barriers.
Package Case Study
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Easter egg candy packs are renewable, compostable

Canadian candy company selects cellulose-based film for its stand-up pouch packaging for competitive advantage with Easter treats.
Materials Product Brief
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Baltimore Innovations Ltd: Fresh-fruit packaging

Baltimore Innovations' Fresh-R-Pax “Fruit-Pop” pouch is made with food-safe absorbent technology to allow processors to pack ripe fruit in single-serve, easy-to-open, tamper-evident packs.
Materials Product Brief
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Spartech Corporation: In-mold labeled lidding system

Spartech Corporation’s new 1-Seal system in-mold labeled lidding system for premium packaging eliminates the need for an additional foil seal or film membrane, providing food marketers with a strong, 100% recyclable packaging solution.
Package Case Study
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Clever combo kit extends Kraft cheese's reach

Convenience, taste, and freshness are the key qualities emphasized in packaging for Kraft Food’s new line of Fresh Take meal solutions in six varieties.
Materials Product Brief
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Clysar, LLC: Printed polyolefin shrink film replaces paperboard trays, sleeves

Clysar polyolefin shrink film from Bemis Clysar is a premium-quality, single-source polyolefin shrink film printed with high-impact, 360-degree graphics for multi-packs and bundled items that saves packaging material and cost.
Package Case Study
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Kraft introduces easy-to-handle flexible pack for foodservice dressings

The new YES Pack from Kraft for its foodservice salad dressing varieties offers a range of convenience and sustainability features, and allows up to 99% of product to be consumed.

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