Packaging

Protective Packaging

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Sandoz
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Biodegradable foam protects Sandoz's shipments

Cornstarch-based foam within shipping coolers provides insulation properties and environmental benefits at a cost comparable to the EPS material it replaces.
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SMALLER SIZE.  Through drop testing of unpackaged product, Ulticom realized its product was more rugged than they thought. A sma
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EU regulations spur more sustainable pack design

For U.S. circuit-board maker Ulticom, the cost of doing business in Germany entails the redesign of its packaging for a more efficient structure.
Deli_cartons
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Bamboo cushion for Dell hardware is certified compostable

Dell receives ASTM D6400 certification for its bamboo netbook and laptop cushion packaging, ensuring compostability and biodegradability.
Pfizer
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Healthcare reform could boost use of compliance-prompting packaging

The Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council’s Symposium honors Pfizer, Anderson Packaging with its 2009 Package of the Year Award.
Bubble_Wrap
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Kudos to kid-inspired cushioning creativity

Fifteen young inventors announced as semi-finalists in Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning’s 50th birthday.
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New Freedonia study predicts high demand for protective packaging

Economic recovery, increase in manufacturing and growing internet sales fuel turnaround.
Glue_Dots_MatrX
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Glue Dots International: Adhesive micro-dots

Designed for use in industrial packaging applications, MatrX™ from Glue Dots International consists of a pattern of adhesive micro-dots, comes in widths of 1⁄4 in. and 1⁄2 in. and in thicknesses from 5 mils up to 15 mils.
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RNR Plastics, Inc: CPSIA-compliant vinyl

RNR’s line of clear non-phthalate CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008) compliant vinyl is safe for manufacturing and packaging children’s products.
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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Plastixx FFS Technologies Inc: Moisture barrier protective packaging

XVAPOR™ from Plastixx FFS Technologies uses gusseted tubing to provide barrier protection packaging for hygroscopic (moisture sensitive) materials such as nylon, ionomer, thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), adhesives and other chemicals and minerals.
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Is bamboo for you?

Packaging needs to pull its weight as a product protector, especially with products ordered on the Internet. Bamboo is an emerging option that offers strength and sustainability.
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MonoSol, LLC: MonoSol, LLC: Eco-friendly protective packaging

CareNSol™ suspension package from MonoSol and ADE Inc. is a high-performance “green” protective package system for fragile products.

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