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Biodegradable void-fill

Ecologically designed packing peanuts from Starch Tech are 100% biodegradable and provide a sustainable alternative to cushioning products that end up in landfills.
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Packaging that's ship-shape for shipment

The proper approach to packaging will optimize the benefits of containerization for ocean shipment.
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New product from old packaging

TerraCycle is churning out new products and new product ideas at an incredible rate. Following is a sampling of some of its new products and initiatives in 2007:
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Sustainable PET film forms 'tented-blister' three-pack

Soap products company strives to keep environment clean with innovative multi-pack structure.
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Tegrant Corporation divulges details, vision

Ron Leach, president and CEO of Tegrant Corporation, discusses the implications of the newly formed company in the packaging market.
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Air cushioning brightens Sunrise Medical's shipments

Shipments of the company’s Quickie-brand wheelchairs now arrive undamaged. Sunrise packaging personnel also appreciate the new protective cushioning.
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Bad packaging: Consumer Reports' 2007 Oyster Awards

The magazine welcomes new inductees into its packaging 'hall of shame' for hard-to-open packaging.
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PU protection at DePuy

At medical device maker DePuy Orthopaedics, polyurethane protective packaging from Barger Packaging (www.bargerpackaging.com) is playing a key role in getting hip and knee replacement products to DuPuy's intended patients.
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Storopack: Loose-fill packaging

New PELASPAN-PAC® Natural combines the environmentally friendly aspects of a starch product with the cushioning of Storopack's proprietary “S” shape.
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Protective Packaging

TurtlePak™ protective packaging is now available from SCA Packaging NA and will be displayed among SCA's full line of protective packaging at Pack Expo International October 29 – November 2 in Chicago.
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The wrap-up: A wrap rage maverick

What annoys Dallas Mavericks' owner Mark Cuban more than NBA referees? Product packaging.
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Storopack: 3-Layer Film

Storopack offers its 3-layer CX coextruded film, supplied in rolls of 900 m and cushion sizes of 12 and 175 mm. Each of the 3 layers contributes to the film’s functionality and clarity.
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Packaging Lessons Learned

Readers share experiences of inventiveness, resourcefulness, and persistence.
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Protective packaging

Cushioncubes.com offers Cushion Cubes protective packaging for shipping and handling irregularly shaped and fragile items. Designed to serve small businesses, e-commerce, and other users, Cushion Cubes are available online and shipped directly via UPS and/or FedEx.
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Storopack: New literature

Storopack has released a new, full-color brochure detailing the company’s entire offering of protective packaging products and services. Literature highlights a range of loose fill, AIRPlus® air pillow technology, PAPERPlus® paper packaging machines, and PAD LOC protective pads, as well as systems to store and deliver cushioning materials wherever and whenever needed.

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