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Shrink-sleeve label helps launch ZUN energy drink

PETG label curves to the proprietary rocket-shaped PET bottle, which launched in the Denver area.
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Employing packaging to energize nutraceuticals

 As functional foods, beverages, and nutritional supplements continue to blend into new categories, companies use packaging to help market innovative new products.
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Dole opts for all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags

Dole Fresh Fruit, a subsidiary of Dole Food Co., Inc., headquartered in Westlake Village, CA, now is using all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags to ship some of its fruit and vegetable products within North America.
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Alpha Packaging: Alpha Packaging: Spray frost for plastic and glass

Eco-FrostTM Spray Frost for plastic and glass from Technigraph Corporation, a division of Alpha Packaging, is environmentally friendly--it contains no VOCs or solvents.
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2010 NACD awards honor innovation

Twenty-three packages representing a range of industries are lauded by the National Association of Container Distributors.
GET A GRIP. The products are packaged in square, easy-grip PET containers.
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Nuts and seeds packager upgrades labeling operations

Installs automatic labeling machines to replace manual labeling of PET containers.
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Payne: Tear tape for unusual & conventional packages

A variety of tear tape packaging solutions from Payne provide consumer convenience, branding opportunities, safety and product cleanliness.
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Vitamin-enhanced water debuts in PET

AriZona Beverage Co. launches RESCUE Water in injection blow-molded PET bottles that use an oxygen-scavenging technology.
TOMATO PEARLS. Both red and yellow cherry tomatoes from Del Campo are packed in clamshells whose labels include a unique, encryp
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Brand owners fight back

The bad guys are ‘more brazen than ever,’ says one informed observer. So brand-protection solutions are receiving more attention than ever before.
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Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc: Transparent barrier film

With Rollprint’s ClearFoil® X and ClearFoil® Z, clear ultra-high barrier packaging options can replace aluminum foil structures.
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Crisper creamer labeling

Darigold, Inc., a Seattle-based regional distributor of dairy products, has introduced new shrink sleeve labeling for its creamer products in two flavors (French Vanilla and Hazelnut).
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IML cups dazzle like the 'New Moon'

For the screening of the blockbuster movie "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," Australian-based Hoyts Theatres served up a fan-collectible beverage cup as a promotional item.
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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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