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Labels

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Avery Dennison: Label-on-label, tag stock solutions

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials’ Select Solutions includes: the Piggyback portfolio label-on-label solution featuring multi-layer constructions in which a removable self-adhesive label covers a second label that remains fixed to the original surface; and the Tag Stock portfolio, featuring bright white, pressure-sensitive tag constructions suited for apparel and bedding, cosmetics, point-of-purchase and other applications that require sturdy, removable labels.
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STRIKING APPEARANCE. For flawless shrinkability on the globe-shaped bottles, that’s a function of the PETG film specified for the job.
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Shrink-sleeve label is a hit with kids

New line of zero-calorie beverages aimed at kids takes full advantage of Disney-licensed graphics, which spring to life thanks to special PETG label material and VSOP offset printing.
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Kashi formulas or labels likely to change by end of year

The Kellogg Company agrees to drop the terms “all natural” and “nothing artificial” from some Kashi products.
Company President and CEO Paul Verst (left), along with Vice President of Packaging Will Schretzman welcome visitors to Verst Group Logistics’ Hebron, KY, plant.
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Sleeve-label conference attendees visit world's largest decorator

At the recent AWA Sleeve Label Conference, attendees visit the world’s largest contract decorating company in the world to view its technologies firsthand.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Detachable single-wrap labels reduce errors

Designed for labeling small containers used for single-dose parenteral syringe applications such as ampoules and vials, the Pharma-Comb Single Wrap (SW) label from Schreiner MediPharm provides a reliable, simple syringe dispensing and administration process through a combination of elements that enhance instructional clarity.
(en)10's new device detects the presence of alcohol on the breath uses packaging that includes a multipage label wrapped around a tube. Tubes are then packed in multiples in a blister pack.
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New packaging for disposable breathalyzer

Device that detects the presence of alcohol on the breath uses packaging that includes a multipage label wrapped around a tube. Tubes are then packed in multiples in a blister pack.
Pressure-sensitive label revitalizes this bottled water.
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Labels revitalize water bottle

Cabreiroa water goes to reverse-printed labels as it moves from regional to national distribution.
Stunning graphics provide irresistible shelf presence.
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Sleeves make big noise for small pack

High-impact shrink sleeves are helping to maximize on-shelf presence in the UK for packs of the innovative Robinsons Squash’d super-concentrated squash drink.
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Alleviate labor with labels

As the U.S. sees a resurgence of its commercial, manufacturing, and shipping sectors, 82% of domestic industrial manufacturers expect positive growth within the next year, and another notable percentage are planning to expand or add on to their warehouse and distribution facilities.
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Printpack: Polyolefin shrink label aids recycling

The EcoSkin family of products from Printpack consists of various materials in a substrate designed specifically to separate itself after the grinding process by floating to the top of water, allowing recyclers to skim the label off of the top of the water while retaining good quality PETG plastic at the bottom, ready for recycling.
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MillerCoors first to add more detailed nutritional labeling

MillerCoors takes advantage of new voluntary on-pack nutrition labeling guidelines for alcohol to market Miller64, ‘the ideal beer choice for people living a balanced lifestyle.’
A unique and elegant label for a flavorful hot sauce.
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Digital label printing suits hot sauce

Middleton Printing owner Steve Middleton recently saw the need to move towards more modern printing technology—digital ink-jet label production.
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Two discrete layers of EVOH help deliver three-year shelf life

One barrier layer of this award-winning pack is introduced in the coinjection molding process, while the second is in the in-mold label that’s added during coinjection.
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Labeling legerdemain

What a difference a label can make—that’s a key takeaway from a Diageo story I’m working on for an upcoming issue.
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Smart Planet Technologies: Adhesive label with eco-friendly coating

Smart Planet Technologies' EarthLabel pressure-sensitive (self-adhesive) label uses EarthCoating, a mineralized coating alternative to a 100% polyethylene (PE) barrier coating, on its bottle label to provide high-quality moisture-barrier performance while reducing plastic content.

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