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Tubed Products: Oval plastic tubes

Two new oval plastic tubes now available from Tubed Products measure 13 1/4” and 2” in dia, with capacities ranging from 2.6 oz to 8.5 fl oz. Smooth or matte flip-top oval dispensing closures are registered to the graphics on the tube.
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AIMCAL winners shine

Canada Bread and Celplast won Package of the Year in the annual competition of AIMCAL. But other packs were also honored.
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Flexible winners strike gold

Winners of the Flexible Packaging Assn.’s 2004 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards demonstrate the impact of technology on the form and function of flexible packaging.
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Club store packaging and beyond

Written by Jim Peters and published by Packaging Strategies, a recent report analyzes key tactics used by high-volume retailers. Here is the Executive Summary.
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Clear Choice Awards announced by Glass Packaging Institute

Beer: Anheuser World Select Lager Beer; Owens-Illinois Glass Containers, www.o-i.com.
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Golden Mummy winners

Kraft Macaroni and CheeseKraft Food and Cello FoilKraft Foods recently changed the packaging format for its 12 and 15-pack bundles by replacing a shrink film, to improve appearance and eliminate loading problems due to skewed bundles, with ExxonMobil Chemical’s Bicor® AB-X film.
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A grateful label design

Wine packager, Allied Domecq Wines recently turned to Michael Osborne Design to create new packaging for its J.Garcia Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot wines.
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'Liberty' can flies for Folgers

As America celebrated its birthday this summer, Procter & Gamble launched a limited-edition "Liberty Collector’s Can" that holds 39 oz of ground coffee. The can is just now phasing out of the market.
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New labeling, inspection gear at prize-winning water bottler

A switch to glue-applied roll-fed labeling and automatic fill-level inspection are the latest improvements at Mountain Valley Spring Co.
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O. Berk Company: O. Berk Company: O. Berk Company: Oriented PET bottles

The Cosmetic Packaging Group, a div. of O. Berk Co. (Union, NJ), offers the Jefferson Line of oriented PET bottles. This colorful and striking alternative to glass delivers a great shelf presence for spa, cosmetic and personal care products, company says.
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Latvian sauces get new tops

Spilva, Riga, Latvia, has increased sales of its popular sauces and salad dressings since it switched to distinctive bright red 38-mm medium-twist-button steel closures from Closures Europe, a Paris subsidiary of Crown Holdings, parent of Crown Cork & Seal (Philadelphia, PA).
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Printing packs a punch

Winners of FPA’s Printing Achievement awards were noted for advances in CTP technology, VOC-free inks, display impact, ‘nuanced color tones’ via gravure printing, and complex distortion printing capabilities.
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J.L.Clark upgrades to computer-to-plate

J.L.Clark (Rockford, IL), a manufacturer in the fields of metal decoration and fabrication as well as plastic injection molding, now offers in-house computer-to-plate (CTP) technology.
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Flexible packaging and labeling winners unwrapped

During Pack Expo, ExxonMobil Chemical (Macedon, NY) recognized excellence and innovation in flexible packaging and labeling at its 16th annual Golden Mummy and Pyramid Awards ceremony, held November 5 in Chicago. There was a total of seven winners.
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Ropak Packaging: Clear containers

Ropak Packaging (Fullerton, CA) has made its line of clear containers available in a full range of tinted colors for enhanced shelf impact and consumer appeal.

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