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This is one of 12 packages evaluated in a recent Affinnova audit.
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Streamlined packaging key to future blood glucose monitor sales

Gaining diabetic patient adherence necessitates that meters and their packaging engage users by combining simplicity and functionality.
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Two-count blister packs for ‘smart pills’

Tucson-based Brainiac Supplements LLC wanted to market its Study Buddy nutrient-based study aid capsules in high-impact packaging.
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Premium perfume bottle and cap create 'olfactory sculpture'

New luxury perfume is packaged in an organically sculptured bottle with a custom closure made from ash wood.
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Artisan butter pack disrupts category norms

A silver, brushed aluminum butter dish retail pack for artisan brand Lurpak Slow Churned brings a commodity product out of the fridge and to the center of the table.
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Top stories of 2013: Design dominates

In 2013, Packaging World’s online readers were hungry for news on packaging innovation, with nine of the top-10 most-viewed articles focusing on design.
Author Katherine Eban’s (shown here) book “Dangerous Doses,” exposed the dark side of America’s pharmaceutical trade. Here, the investigative journalist looked at the epic inside story of long-term criminal fraud at Ranbaxy, the Indian drug company that makes generic Lipitor for millions of Americans.
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Your Top 10 Healthcare Packaging stories from 2013

Serialization stories dominated the list among Healthcare Packaging online readers, but the top-read story of the year revealed some dirty deeds.
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Artist-designed glass bottle elevates cachaça brand

Brazilian spirits company Yaguara partners with artist Brian Clarke and luxury glass packaging team to create a unique bottle with strong shelf presence.
HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
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'Packaging as art' approach guides Hello Products' oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
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Portable pouches for chia-seed snack speak of vitality

Bright, energized graphics for a new squeezable, reclosable snack pouch for Mamma Chia Vitality Snacks convey the health-giving properties of the ancient chia seed.
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New cocktail brand lets you have a ball, catch a buzz

Irreverent new single-serve cocktail beverage BuzzBallz comes in a brightly colored party ball-shaped 'PET can' that is unbreakable, freezable, and fun.
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Slow-aged Nicaraguan rum is elegant in ultra-premium package

A new ultra-premium rum from Nicaraguan distiller Flor de Caña uses a heavy, beveled-edge glass bottle with a black-and-gold label to convey uniqueness and modernity.
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Rigid structural design and brand management

With pressure to reduce materials in packaging across the board, rigid plastic containers have a lot to lose in consumers’ minds.
Sealed double-barrier trays are placed into a folding carton, supplied by Barger. The FORZA packaging consists of a total of four thermoformed PETG trays; one inner tray, two sizes of inner retainer trays, and an outer tray sealed with coated Tyvek lidding material.
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Double-barrier tray accommodates 700 spinal implants

Medical device maker Orthofix works with its packaging supplier to fit some 700 spinal implant products into four trays with retainers.
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Domino launches shapely, 'table-worthy' canister design

A new hourglass-shaped package with a flip-top closure for two varieties of sugar under the Domino and C&H brands is designed for tabletop usage.
Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker SHL with unique branding and appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
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SHL equips autoinjectors with multi-functional labels

Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker with unique branding, appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.

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