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Labels

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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.
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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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Bars of gelato given a handmade, boutique feel

Design agency Substance was tasked with crafting the brand for Bar Gelato, a new gelato-on-a-stick creation from Geleteria Naia.
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Mocktail labels capture feeling of summer freedom and festivity

Kraft Foods' Crystal Light brand has launched a limited-edition product this summer in vibrant packaging designed by Landor Associates.
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U.S. demand for labels to reach $20 billion in 2015

Although pressure-sensitive labels will expand at a healthy rate, they will face growing competition from stretch-sleeve, heat-shrink, and in-mold labels.
Sample packs. AccuDial's liquid OTC cough and cold pediatric med bottles include a two-part rotating label, plastic-packed dosin
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AccuDial spins children's liquid medication dosing into the 21st Century

AccuDial’s inner and outer labels provide parents and caregivers information to precisely dose their child based on weight, not age.
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Chicken chunks use head-turning spin-concept label

Private-label is leading in innovation again
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FDA gives thumbs-up to redesigned labels for some Merck meds

Agency commends Merck’s efforts to reduce pharmacy selection errors. The company’s Label Standardization Projects includes revisions for 34 container labels for 16 oral solid-dose drugs.
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Label adds splash of flair to dairy's marketing effort

Roberts Dairy Foods, Omaha, NE, puts its namesake milk through rigorous quality testing, and it is leveraging the label on its milk cartons to reflect the product’s high standard.
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Shrink-sleeve label--graphics and info

The newest product from Barn Dad Innovation Nutrition relies on a full-body shrink-sleeve label to carry gorgeous graphics at the same time that it contains valuable information and nutrition facts.
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Plastic layer pads: a study in sustainability

As a component of unitized loads, plastic layer pads are replacing their paper counterparts, thanks to some benefits that also score sustainability points.
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A winning package for Old Style and the Cubs

Pabst and its design firm hit one out of the park with this full-body heat-shrink label designed to make a 12-oz glass bottle look like a wooden baseball bat.
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CTE--a key advance in food traceability

In November 2009 the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) released its FDA-commissioned report titled, “Product Tracing in Food Systems.”

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