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Euro-chic graphics

Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. introduces Tré Limone, a more refined, Euro-centric sister beverage to Clearly Canadian.
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Label spouts off about oil can

Last month, WD-40 began selling its 3-IN-ONE® oil in a new, yet nostalgic-looking oil can package that’s decorated with a functional shrink-sleeve label.
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Sleeved bottles have character

As seen at the Food Marketing Institute show held May 7-9, Scooby-Doo!™ Belly Washers™ from In Zone Brands have closures and a look with a lot of kid-appealing character. The 12-oz bottle is topped by a 2 1/2’’-tall push/pull closure injection molded of high-density polyethylene in Scooby-Doo's likeness. PVC shrink sleeve is gravure-printed in eight colors. Pinched middle fits kids' hands.
On the back of the sleeve, a nearly undetectable electromagnetic wire is automatically applied near the seam. This theft-protect
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Clever display boosts sales

A shrink sleeve fitted with a theft-detection wire provides a French silverware manufacturer with a new way to safely display its wares. No one ever said the French always follow the rules. Amefa France in Thiers, France, is a good example. According to marketing manager Jean-Michel Parisy, the company was looking for a better way to display its products.
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Clearly a big change

Bottles of Clearly Canadian® flavored sparkling water donned full-body shrink sleeves last month in an attempt to grab consumer attention. Clearly Canadian swapped its trademark 11-oz, ACL-decorated blue bottle for a taller, sleeker 14-oz clear glass version with a colorful shrink sleeve.
Its rectangular shape sets Lassonde's bottle apart from the competition.
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Lassonde innovates with Italian aseptic filler

Squared off in shape like its 2-L predecessor, Lassonde’s 420-mL PET bottle is aseptically filled at 400/min. It’s sold in a three-pack format that’s new to North America.
Buena Vida's redesigned pressure-sensitive label (above) has a cleaner look than its previous glue-applied label. The winery's n
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Labeler gives new life to wine bottles

A single-head, pressure-sensitive labeler for front and back labels provides a small Texas winery with quick set-up and clean-up time and saves $10ꯠ, too.
Perrier's 5-gal handled bottle gives consumers a better grip (top). A new modular rack system (above) cradles the bottles and pr
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Perrier gets a grip

Better ergonomics and lighter weight are benefits of Perrier’s new 5-gal water bottle with integral handle. Plus, a new rack system for transport reduces bottle breakage.
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Clever packages take flexibles to a new level

Sleeves for propane cylinders win Flexible Packaging Assn.'s President's award. Other FPA winners include pouches of grease for fifth wheels, recyclable ream paper wraps and protective air cushion packs.
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Labeler hits the mark

When J.I. Stanzel of Alumaseal Corp. ordered a new labeler for plastic bottles of his firm’s radiator sealant, he never expected a “plug-and-play” experience from the new equipment.
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Epsilon-Opti Films Corp.: Shrink film

Opti-99 is a multi-layer BOPP film from Epsilon-Opti Films (South Plainfield, NJ). Requiring a low shrink force, the film is available centerfolded from stock in 6” to 30” widths or custom-produced singlewound sheeting from 10” to 70” widths.
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Food packs sparkle in DuPont Awards

From an Ocean Spray package that won the Diamond Award to a vacuum-insulated container for foods and other temperature-sensitive products, this year’s DuPont Award winners are an eclectic and innovative bunch.
The electronic tablet counter (above) is a twin-style system that funnels tablets down two parallel paths and into containers. A
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Vitamin maker counts on electronic filler

Steady sales growth at Jamieson Laboratories made it obvious that a new vitamin packaging line was needed. Electronic tablet counting brings big benefits.
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Vitamin maker counts on electronic filler (sidebar)

Materials makeover
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Flexible materials shine

Mobil’s Golden Mummy and Pyramid awards programs honor pouches for disposable washcloths, Pop Tarts® and dinosaur snacks, as well as labels for vitamins, beverages and bug spray.

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