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Green Bay Packaging Inc: Labeling films

Green Bay Packaging (Green Bay, WI) has introduced seven new labeling films that all use a clear 1.5-mil PE liner that provides an easy, consistent release with no silicone offset.
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OTC drugs sport new labels

Over-the-counter drugs must contain a new standardized format label designed to make it easier for consumers to understand a drug's benefits, risks and proper use, according to a new regulation from the U.S.
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Intertape Polymer Group: Light-gauge shrink film

Exlfilmplus(TM) LTG is a 45-ga polyolefin thin shrink film made by Intertape Polymer Group (Bradenton, FL). The film is engineered for applications that need versatility.
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More than just a pretty package (sidebar)

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Beef labeling

Congress continues to ponder requiring country-of-origin labels on some imported foods, including beef and lamb. Package labels would indicate the origin of the meat source and the percentages of both domestic and imported meat when they are blended, as in ground beef.
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Integrity Seal International: Shrink sleeve

Integrity Seal Intl. (Wilkes-Barre, PA) can now offer five-color gravure printing on PVC shrink sleeves. The sleeves can be made to order for a variety of uses in mil thickness from 1.5 to 3 or more.
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Sleeve labeler

Axon's (Garner, NC) EZ-Seal stepper-driven sleeve labeling system applies shrink sleeves to containers requiring sleeve lay-flat widths from 15 mm to 600 mm (1/2" to 24") at speeds from 50 to 750 cpm.
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Brighter label for baked beans

To differentiate its product in the supermarket aisle, Tri Valley Growers has changed to a brighter, more eye-catching label for its 15.5-oz cans of S&W Baked Beans.
Kettle Foods wanted to keep the paper look of their previous bags but put in a window so customers could see the tortilla chips
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Innovative applications bag awards

Flexible bags protect bone-in meat products, provide a barrier for respiring cheese, and allow high-altitude shipping of tortilla chips. All three earn awards from the Flexible Packaging Assn.
Bueno Foods wanted eye-popping graphics and ease of use. They found it by replacing paper;board sleeves with a shrink bag
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Shrink bags add spice to enchilada packaging

Enchilada maker Bueno Foods uses a shrink-bag over a tray to pack and merchandise frozen enchiladas. Customers like the microwavability, Bueno likes the ease of use and strong graphics.
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Europe toughens packaging stance

New 'essential requirements' will necessitate alterations to many types of packaging to avoid European sales bans.
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AET Films: Label film

AET Films (New Castle, DE) has introduced IML 333-128, a white opaque OPP designed for in-mold label-ing applications. The film, which is 3 mils thick, provides a good surface for grav-ure, flexo, offset, screen and other printing methods.
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Cryovac: Cryovac: Thin shrink film

Cryovac Div., Sealed Air Corp. (Duncan, SC) has introduced LD Thin Film, a thin shrink film. This multi-layer, coextruded, cross-linked polyolefin film is sealed by impulse, constant heat or electrostatic techniques.
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Garvey Corporation: Unwrapping system

An automatic shrink film unwrapper from Garvey (Blue Anchor, NJ) cuts film, strips it and delivers product onto a conveyor or accumulator. The machine unwraps bundles of vials from 20mL to 100mL at rates of 4 bundles/min, handling 20mL vials in 300-vial bundles at speeds to 1겨 vials/min.

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