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Going 'green' globally

A new report on environmentally responsive label copy is now available from Raymond Communications, College Park, MD. “Green labeling: A global guide for marketers in the new millennium,” covers both voluntary and mandatory eco-label copy in the United States and around the world.
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Sony uses corn-based resin for blisters

NEWS FROM PACK EXPO: Sony Pacific debuted a blister package for a portable radio that incorporates the corn-based resin NatureWorks™ PLA from Cargill Dow LLC (Minnetonka, MN).
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CALL FOR ENVIRO PAPERS

The Take it Back!
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Australian canmaker tests polymer-coated steel

Amcor, the largest supplier of beverage and aerosol cans in Australia, has begun tests of a new polymer-coated tin-free steel for beverage cans, says Walter Gross, a spokesman for Amcor Australasia, Camberwell, Victoria.
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National Adhesives: Adhesives

A family of waterborne, pressure-sensitive adhesives from National Adhesives (Bridgewater, NJ) provides optical clarity and resists water and humidity.
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IOPP 2002 AmeriStar Awards (Continued 4)

Bellows Nasal WashBest of Category: Pharmaceutical/Drug The bellows feature molded in the side of the package makes it much easier to use this nasal wash product than other similar products.
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IOPP 2002 AmeriStar Awards (Continued 3)

Terro Outdoor Ant KillerBest of Category: Outdoor & Gardening Senoret Chemical Co.'s Terro Outdoor Ant Killer is the first application of the stand-up, ShakerPAK dispensing pouch with handles.
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Conference at Pack Expo features 50-plus speakers

Produced by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, the Conference at Pack Expo runs from Monday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 6. Here’s the line-up. For session abstracts, go to http://pei2002.packexpo.com.
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The packaging marketplace: A global view

The Global Packaging Market, a major study by Ernst & Young, was published recently by England’s Packaging News magazine. Here, Ernst & Young’s Tim Rothwell presents an overview of the study.
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Technology takes us forward (sidebar)

The sponsors of Emballage 2002, running November 18-22 at Paris Nord Villepinte, have undertaken an in-depth Pack.Vision study of the latest trends in worldwide packaging.
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Aluminum leaders talk environment, China

An aggressive approach to sustainable development and the effects of the Chinese aluminum production were two major topics at the annual meeting of The Aluminum Assn. (Washington, DC) held Sept. 30 to Oct. 1.
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Technology to take us forward

What are today’s leading thinkers and practitioners in the packaging field saying about packaging technology of the future?
A wall-thickness measurement system helps Southeastern Container make consistent PET two-liter bottles for Coca-Cola.
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Moving ahead with converting technologies

Technical advances in materials and machinery are making converters more efficient and their customers more satisfied.
Nancy Hirshberg, vice president of natural resources, Stonyfield Farm.
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Analyze this

Yogurt producer Stonyfield Farm analyzes its ‘package delivery systems’ to determine environmental impact.
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Analyze this (sidebar)

Yogurt cups to toothbrushes

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