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Vaska’s laundry cleaning product line is filled into transparent 21-fl-oz “wedge” bottles and 42-fl-oz handled bottles with see-through in-mold labeling.
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IMLs clearly consumer-attractive, cost-competitive, and eco-friendly

Vaska Home Products heightens brand identity and lowers printing expenses and inventory requirements by opting for transparent in-mold labeling technology.
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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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Inland Label: Roll-fed injection in-mold-labeled syringe

Inland Label, in collaboration with CBW Automation, Mold Masters, Tech Mold, PolyOne, and Milacron, has developed a roll-fed injection in-mold-labeled syringe enhanced with brand security measures.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Hanging label for IV infusion bottles

Using a multi-layered design, Schreiner MediPharm’s new Pharma-Tac Plus label for infusion bottles allows ample space for pertinent information, helps ensure reliable documentation, and easily hangs to assist bedside caregivers.
VERY VARIABLE. The high-quality, multi-color adhesive labels are produced to serve diverse markets such as food, beverage, and personal care products in flexible printing/coding formats. The label job data software runs on individual Windows-based PCs, and label data scanners review for accuracy.
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Improving multiple label production control

Job tracking software saves 20 hours per week in labor and $15,000 per year in operating costs.
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ExxonMobil Chemical Company: Metalized film for pressure-sensitive labels

Suitable for applications such as beverages, health and beauty care, and household products, ExxonMobil's new Label-Lyte 50ML580 metalized, surface-printable oriented polypropylene (OPP) film for pressure sensitive label (PSL) applications provides a consistent, attractive metallic appearance and high-speed performance.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Label for dental carpules

A color laser film label for dental carpules from Schreiner MediPharm provides emissions-free marking on the carpules’ extremely narrow diameter--usually about five millimeters--and can contain variable data such as batch numbers or expiration dates.
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First anti-aging beverage balances technology, taste

New beverage clinically proven to help the body generate collagen launches in a hot-fill PET bottle decorated in a clean, clinical design that also highlights flavor.
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PakSense: Second-generation temperature-monitoring label

About the size of a sugar packet, PakSense’s next-generation BIOmed XpressPDF Labels are flat, temperature-monitoring labels that feature an integrated USB connection point that can be plugged directly into the USB port of a computer.
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UPM Raflatac, Inc: Semi-gloss, paper-faced labelstocks

UPM Raflatac’s new 60# Raflacoat Pro product range of semi-gloss, paper-faced labelstocks are suitable for consumer applications such as food, retail and health and beauty labeling, as well as end-uses such as industrial chemical and tire labeling.
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MACtac: Labels with top-coated matte finish

Designed for chemical drum labeling, MACtac Printing Products has added to its Durable Film product line with FDD6919, a new resilient label optimized for laser and impact printing, and offering high strength, tear resistance, dimensional stability, and temperature endurance.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Specialty labels for autoinjector pens

In order to provide more patient safety, security, convenience and compliance, Schreiner MediPharm’s new specialty labels for autoinjector pens are now available with a variety of customization options including a temperature indicator, medication check/UV protection, integrated tamper and counterfeit protection, anti-slip varnish/tactile elements, and more.
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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