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Snapware had been using preprinted inserts, placed inside the containers (at right), as the primary means of branding its products. In June 2010, it switched to an automated labeling system that applies p-s labels to the side of the containers (at left).
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Snapware puts a lid on label variability

Using a single supplier for new labels and automated labeling equipment allows plastic storage container supplier to maximize efficiency and enhance product quality.
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The Automation Conference: Label Procurement Meets Automation

Mark Moorhead, director of marketing at WS Packaging Group, showed the audience in the 1:00 p.m. session of the Packaging Track how Gilchrist & Soames turned to a Web-based automated system to help tame SKU proliferaton in label procurement.
Final Check
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Toolkit helps South Carolina hospitals reduce mislabeled blood specimens

'Final Check' process aims to design healthcare systems and help healthcare providers make choices in those systems to produce better patient outcomes.
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Web-based tool brings order to SKU proliferation

Online ordering, proofing, and graphics asset management system helps streamline label development and production process for personal care maker Gilchrist & Soames.
Materials Product Brief
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Schreiner MediPharm: Padded label

Schreiner MediPharm’s easy-to-mark Pharma-Cushion Label protects glass pharmacertical vials during shipping.
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Simple hair care for all reflected in redesign for PERT

Bold label graphics refresh for first 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner product helps PERT Plus establish itself as a simple hair-care solution in a sea of micro-segmented products.
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Silgan Plastics Corporation: Silgan Plastics Corporation: Pressure-sensitive labels for curved packages

Silgan Plastics has installed an Avery Dennison Curve Appeal labeling system which combines Fasson Curvy pressure-sensitive label material with a new patent-pending Avery Dennison application process that will enable Silgan to apply pressure-sensitive labels to complex curved package shapes.
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Champagne labels get regal redesign

Labels with strong tactile feel combine with distinctive color schemes for luxurious presentation of French champagne brand Canard-Duchêne that helps drive differentiation at the shelf.
Ferrari Maximum labels
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Wine labels extraordinaire

For Ferrari Spumanti, Italy’s leading producers of sparkling wines, labelling is a means of conveying the quality, heritage, and style of a product that has been in production for more than a century.
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SATO America, Inc: CO2 reducing label

With the addition of a special CO2 absorbent being added to the label’s adhesive, SATO’s ECONANO series of labels absorb and reduce the CO2 that is released into the atmosphere when labels are incinerated.
Blue Skies fruit packs
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Time/temperature-monitoring system for fresh-cut fruit

Blue Skies employs RFID technology for shipments of fresh-cut fruit from African fields to U.K. tables.
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Nosco: Pre-attached insert placement for pharmaceutical products

Lit-a-Sure, from Nosco, allows 1 or multiple inserts to be attached to a box, rather than placed loose inside a box, which offers the potential for increased patient visibility and a more professional presentation.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Label helps fight drug counterfeiting

Using integrated covert inscriptions, Schreiner MediPharm’s Pharma-Comb Void label helps eliminate the illegal practice of empty vials being refilled with fake drugs and resold.
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UPM Raflatac, Inc: White lablelstock film for health & beauty, pharmaceuticals and food labeling

UPM Raflatac’s 2.6 mil PP Hi-Opacity White TC is a bright-white, highly-opaque film provides a lower-cost alternative to traditional pearlescent white films.
Piper_Heidsieck
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Sexy crocodile skin label

See it at Pack Expo Booth #2811. Draped in what the luxurylaunches.com blog calls a “sexy red crocodile skin,” the limited edition Bodyguard Champagne Brut from Piper-Heidsieck was rolled out this month at select travel retail outlets.

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