Packaging

Protective Packaging

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Sterling Anthony, CPP
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An inside job

Interior packaging protects the product when exterior packaging can't do it alone.
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Sealed Air Corporation: Recycled content cushioning

Sealed Air’s Bubble Wrap® brand recycled grade cushioning incorporates a minimum of 50% pre-consumer recycled content with the patented Barrier Bubble® technology, so the cushioning retains air longer, providing superior protection and promoting reusability of the packaging material.   See it at PACK EXPO.
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Pregis Corporation: PP sheet foam protects metal

Microfoam® from Pregis is a low-density high coefficient of friction (COF) polypropylene (PP) sheet foam that protects metal surfaces during transit.
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Unisource Worldwide, Inc: Protective packaging solutions

A line of protective packaging products from Unisource Worldwide includes lightweight, flexible and cost-effective bubble cushioning, polyethylene foam and poly bubble mailers.
Dell
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Dell eliminates use of 18.2 million pounds of packaging since 2008

Reductions result from the company’s ‘three Cs’ packaging strategy: the cube, the content, and the curbside recyclability of its packaging materials.
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Laminar Medica Ltd.: Reusable insulated shipping systems

Laminar Medica’s MediPorter®MPV is a reusable, insulated shipping system designed for pharmaceutical/biotechnology distributors with short distribution routes and frequent direct deliveries.
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Taking a cost-effective approach to drug and biologic shipments

Knowing your product’s stability requirements, distribution temperature/humidity factors, and your risk tolerances are critical in successful shipments of temperature-sensitive products.
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.
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.
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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.
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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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