Running clear, tinted and print-registered polyolefin film, CAPRA(TM) shrink wrappers from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) wrap individual items or bundles with a bottom lap or side seal at speeds to 120 packages/min.
Using an infrared heater, the IRHT shrink tunnel from ALFA (Westfield, NJ) can target heat application to shrink sleeves in any given spot. The tunnel accommodates products up to 10"Wx15"H for labeling and bundling.
Aggressive cleaning products and labels often don't mix. Just ask Wayne, NJ-based Castrol. The printing on the surface-printed in-mold label used on 1-gal jugs of its Super Clean(TM) cleaner and degreaser was disintegrating whenever the liquid cleaner dripped over the label.
National Beverage Corp. is stepping to the plate with a sports drink that it hopes will drive up sales the way baseball sluggers drive in runs. In April, the Fort Lauderdale, FL-based company began test marketing Louisville Slugger Sports Drink®, a 20-oz beverage sold in four "Power ized®" flavors.
New regulations on sun protection products are designed to better inform consumers. The regulations call for uniform, streamlined labeling on all OTC sunscreen products, including sunscreen-cosmetic combinations.