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IOPP 2002 AmeriStar Awards

Packaging World highlights the Best of Show winner, the 3M Integrity winner, and the 35 AmeriStar winners of The Institute of Packaging Professionals (Naperville, IL) 2002 AmeriStar Awards.
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Flexible packaging reigns

Flexible packages predominate in this year’s DuPont Awards competition. Innovation in biodegradable packaging and convenience also shine.
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Polar Ice earns design award

The Glass Packaging Institute honored Corby Distilleries, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with the 2002 Packaging Design Clear Choice award for Corby’s Polar Ice vodka brand.
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Flexible packaging reigns

Flexible packages predominate in this year’s DuPont Awards competition. Innovation in biodegradable packaging and convenience also shine.
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Redesign quenches 'Dry' package

Made-over Canada Dry ginger ales, mixers, and sparkling wines hit consumer shelves.
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International Paper: Linerboard

International Paper (Memphis, TN) has launched Ultra BriteTop™, a premium white-top linerboard with an enhanced printing surface designed for consumer marketers.
Carole Schiller, awards, events and certification manager
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Can IoPP strengthen its chapters? (sidebar)

Member certification: Strengthening and promoting
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Reclosure features dominate

Four FPA winners in the Packaging Excellence category are zippered pouches. A produce pack, a coffee carafe, and a shrink-sleeve label round out the category.
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Brand identity, design leverage

P& G's Torengos brand identity was created by Cincinnati-based international design consultancy Libby Perszyk Kathman. A first in the salted snack category, the new packaging shape with a handy resalable lid fits the chips to help keep them whole and unbroken.
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Diamond Packaging: Materials: OTC compliant cartons

Diamond Packaging (Rochester, NY) has introduced Design Relief™ cartons that address FDA-mandated OTC labeling requirements. One design features a foldout panel that is normally fastened to the carton exterior to promote brand identity, but can be easily opened by consumers.
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Xbox box has 'game'

The graphics design for the much anticipated mid-November debut of Microsoft's Xbox game console strikes a balance for hard-core gamers and mainstream consumers. After soliciting concepts from several firms, Redmond, WA-based Microsoft awarded the design work to SBI and Company (Salt Lake City, UT).
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NECCO mints in a snap

New high-intensity Ultra mints from NECCO (New England Confectionery Co.) reached national retail stores in June packed in a 4 1/2-oz, 1.4-mil polypropylene bag with a laminated cast PP snap closure.
Household chemical category: gold to Twin City Bottle (Minneapolis, MN) and The Caldrea Co. for a bottle and closure for home ca
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Other NACD winners

Listed below are the NACD winners in the other six categories.
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Reinventing the old-fashioned root beer barrel

Turning to roots that stretch back to 1937, beverage manufacturer Briar’s USA, North Brunswick, NJ, has designed an old-fashioned package for its Pure Cane Sugar soft drinks.
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'Euro' styling enhances hex cartons

In March ’01, Hagensborg Food Corp., Kent, WA, introduced Truffles To Go, a 5.4-oz hexagonal carton of all-natural, individually wrapped truffles.

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