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(en)10's new device detects the presence of alcohol on the breath uses packaging that includes a multipage label wrapped around a tube. Tubes are then packed in multiples in a blister pack.
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New packaging for disposable breathalyzer

Device that detects the presence of alcohol on the breath uses packaging that includes a multipage label wrapped around a tube. Tubes are then packed in multiples in a blister pack.
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Pressure-sensitive label revitalizes this bottled water.
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Labels revitalize water bottle

Cabreiroa water goes to reverse-printed labels as it moves from regional to national distribution.
Stunning graphics provide irresistible shelf presence.
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Sleeves make big noise for small pack

High-impact shrink sleeves are helping to maximize on-shelf presence in the UK for packs of the innovative Robinsons Squash’d super-concentrated squash drink.
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Alleviate labor with labels

As the U.S. sees a resurgence of its commercial, manufacturing, and shipping sectors, 82% of domestic industrial manufacturers expect positive growth within the next year, and another notable percentage are planning to expand or add on to their warehouse and distribution facilities.
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Printpack: Polyolefin shrink label aids recycling

The EcoSkin family of products from Printpack consists of various materials in a substrate designed specifically to separate itself after the grinding process by floating to the top of water, allowing recyclers to skim the label off of the top of the water while retaining good quality PETG plastic at the bottom, ready for recycling.
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MillerCoors first to add more detailed nutritional labeling

MillerCoors takes advantage of new voluntary on-pack nutrition labeling guidelines for alcohol to market Miller64, ‘the ideal beer choice for people living a balanced lifestyle.’
A unique and elegant label for a flavorful hot sauce.
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Digital label printing suits hot sauce

Middleton Printing owner Steve Middleton recently saw the need to move towards more modern printing technology—digital ink-jet label production.
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Two discrete layers of EVOH help deliver three-year shelf life

One barrier layer of this award-winning pack is introduced in the coinjection molding process, while the second is in the in-mold label that’s added during coinjection.
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Labeling legerdemain

What a difference a label can make—that’s a key takeaway from a Diageo story I’m working on for an upcoming issue.
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Smart Planet Technologies: Adhesive label with eco-friendly coating

Smart Planet Technologies' EarthLabel pressure-sensitive (self-adhesive) label uses EarthCoating, a mineralized coating alternative to a 100% polyethylene (PE) barrier coating, on its bottle label to provide high-quality moisture-barrier performance while reducing plastic content.
SEVEN LANGUAGES. A new five-panel, extended-text label for Slime Tire Sealant allows Accessories Marketing to provide information on the product in seven languages.
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Extended-text label serves up Slime in seven languages

Tire sealant producer moves from a crowded label and instructions insert to an extended-text label with seven languages to successfully market its Slime brand to an international audience.
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Upbeat protein drink label encourages bottle recycling

The Good Whey Company selects a premium-finish label material for its new protein dairy drink that provides shelf impact and facilitates bottle recycling.
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Nine considerations for specifying labels

The packaging engineer must begin to collect data from all the team members at the beginning of a labeling project in order to select and specify the best material and label supplier for the project.
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Shrink-sleeve labels—best practices and production tips

There are many advantages to shrink sleeves from a consumer interaction perspective.
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Clear shrink-label lends shelf appeal to new rum drink

Pernod Ricard departs from the established label graphics for its Malibu family, launching a liqueur with see-through sleeve label with red and silver decoration.

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