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Juice maker finds sweet success in new label, applicator

A new polyolefin film label with a 50% shrink ratio and a new roll-fed sleeve labeler with laser welding capability helps Italian juice maker extend product quality to packaging.
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Sealed Air Corporation: Easy-open vacuum packages

Sealed Air’s Cryovac® Grip & Tear™ vacuum packages combine the shrink and leak-resistant properties of the Cryovac® FC805 broiler bag with an easy open feature.
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UPM Raflatac, Inc: Digital wine labelstocks

UPM Raflatac’s digital wine labelstocks can be used with roll-fed HP Indigo digital presses, including the ws2000 press and the ws4000 family of presses.
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Campbell to put the emotion in soup shopping

The company is embracing ‘neuromarketing’ research to understand how consumers relate to its marketing messages. The results will bring new label designs.
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Biologics add complexity to cold chain distribution

‘Meticulous packaging’ needed for expensive, temperature-sensitive biologics during distribution.
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Three Pack Expo initiatives

PMMI announces not only a Manufacturing Excellence Conference at Chicago’s Pack Expo International this Fall but also two special pavilions.
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End-of-line automation sparkles

Tightly integrated robotics, automated format changeover, and gentle handling of secondary and tertiary packaging materials are highlights of VCP’s new champagne line.
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Suggested changes for food labels

In December of last year, the Center for Science in the Public Interest suggested an overhaul of the nutrition facts label found on packaged foods. The recommendations center around making the labels more user friendly, but create controversy in the industry.
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Plastic Suppliers, Inc: Website consolidates products, services

Plastic Suppliers, Inc. has consolidated their United States and European efforts into one concise web presence at www.plasticsuppliers.com.
SAY CHEESE. A new polyurethane-insulated shipper allows Jubilations Cheesecake to ship its more than 60 cheesecake flavors in a
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PUR pack extends cheesecake company's reach

Cold-chain packaging using custom-molded polyurethane foam cushions protects Jubilations’ gourmet cheesecakes over long distances, cuts shipping costs.
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Shrink labels deliver flexibility for small-batch vodkas

Etched, clear-glass bottles are a staple in the vodka aisle, but other approaches to design are beginning to creep into the category.
NEW MULTIPACKS. After bottling and labeling in Norway, Isbre water is  shipped throughout Europe and to the port in Newark, NJ.
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Contract packager sates retailers' thirst for water multipacks

Isbre Norwegian glacier springs water opens additional U.S. markets by multipacking its individual bottles through co-packer ActionPak Inc.
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Dow Corning Corporation: Solvent-free release coating systems

Syl-Off® is a solvent-free silicone release coating system for polyester substrates from Dow Corning.
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Clysar, LLC: Anti-fog tray overwrap

Clysar’s Trayloc™ AF Anti-Fog Tray Overwrap is a shrink film for fresh poultry and sausage that runs at low temperatures to eliminate crow’s feet, speed throughput, and conserve energy.
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Do uninviting labels jeopardize sales of good beers?

One author’s observations suggest this possibility. Consumers may be turned off by unappealing graphics and question brew quality when certain information is absent.

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