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Protective Packaging

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At A Glance

When it comes to dunnage or protective packaging for your package shipments, what is your preferred material?
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UFP Technologies: Protective packaging

UFP Technologies has introduced Cushion Cubes, cube-shaped protective packaging material made from 100% recycled paper fibers and water. Designed to provide superior packaging support for irregularly shaped and fragile products, the high-strength cubes are an environmentally safe, simple, easy-to-pack alternative to chemical/foam packaging.
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Reality refreshes IoPP's RFID meeting

The Institute of Packaging Professionals’ Wisconsin Chapter meeting in February informed attendees that RFID’s potential is enormous, but it’s not likely a packaging panacea.
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Automated Packaging Systems: Enhanced void fill

Automated Packaging Systems has introduced a new type of air pillow for its AirPouch™ Express 3 Void-fill system that uses specially formulated pillow material coupled with EZ-Tear™ perforations.
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Understanding and increasing packaging line productivity

Michael Mailutha of Pfizer Global Manufacturing and Ignacio Munoz-Guerra, AutoPak Engineering Corp. co-delivered the presentation Ways to Increase Packaging Productivity and Reduce Bottlenecks, at the 2004 International Pack Expo in Chicago in November.
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Shipped packs often 'anti-green'

Internet purchases often lead to greater packaging waste, observes Fritz Yambrach, a professor of packaging science at RIT.
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PACK EXPO Video: Air-Paq inflatable packaging

PACK EXPO : Pactiv offers a look at its new Pactiv 9000 Air-Paq® engineered inflatable packaging at its booth, S-2342, at Pack Expo International 2004. See video clip of this machine
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Focus on RFID and security packaging add value to Pack Expo 2004

New this year at the Chicago show are a Security Packaging Resource Center and an RFID Pavilion. As usual, it’s all about packaging solutions.
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RFID label stock

SmartStrate® label stock has been specifically engineered by Appleton for RFID smart labels. Designed to overcome chip inlay failures associated with mechanical damage and electrostatic discharge at multiple points in the value chain, from converting, printing, and shipping to application and end use. In addition, SmartStrate’s cushioning properties are said to address issues related to printing on label facestock made uneven by the inlay edge and chip bump.
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Sealed Air Corporation: Protective foam

Sealed Air expanded its line of Instapak® foam formulations to include the GFlex® QS foam, featuring a faster “demold” capability than the original Instapak formulation.
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Liquid shipping protection

PIG® BubbleZorb™ Packaging Material from New Pig is exclusively designed for shipping and transporting breakable liquid containers. BubbleZorb combines a multilayer PP absorbent mat attached to a PE and nylon cushion bubble, providing both protection against breakage and complete absorption of any liquid if breakage were to occur.
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Storopack: Air pillows

New from Storopack is the battery powered AIRplus ® Excel, a portable, wireless, completely automated machine that produces lightweight, reusable, and recyclable LDPE air pillows on demand, without operator input.
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Sealed Air Corporation: Protective packaging brochure

Sealed Air published a brochure about its AirCap® and Bubble Wrap® brand air cellular cushioning. Brochure details how the protective packaging products can reduce material, labor, and shipping costs while providing better cushioning performance.
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Storopack: Moldable protective packaging

New from Storopack is Pad Loc™ moldable protective packaging, which conforms to the shape of any product, even irregular and hard-to-package items.
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Storopack: Moldable protective packaging

New from Storopack is Pad Loc™ moldable protective packaging, which conforms to the shape of any product, even irregular and hard-to-package items.

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