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Sustainable Packaging

Attached to each container is a card that identifies the supplier, indicates how many parts are included and where the conta
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Cleaner and greener

Lexmark gains multiple benefits by replacing corrugated shippers with reusable plastic containers for laser printer parts shipped to Lexington for printer assembly.
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Frozen baby food debuts in ovenable paperboard trays

When author O. Robin Sweet and her husband ventured to St. Petersburg, Russia, six years ago, writing two new books and starting a food processing business were the farthest things from her mind.
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World packaging 'capital' shifts to interpack

Steel packaging issues to be heard
The RF-sealed blister pack that Polaroid developed for global sales of its I-Zone pocket camera is shown here (left) as it will
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Polaroid pictures a perfect pack

Polaroid prepares for the launch of a global product in a global package. The I-Zone instant pocket camera will also test the company's new regional packaging strategy.
This load (left) in 3Com?s Santa Clara, CA, warehouse, symbolizes everything that 3Com wants to change: the load is too tall and
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3Com 'networks' packaging knowledge

Maker of computer networking gear forms a Global Packaging Initiatives Team to create global packaging standards. This "best practices" blueprint aims to cut costs and unify 3Com's packaging worldwide.
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Packaging glossary a full load

How does one set out to assemble the definitive glossary of packaging terms?
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SouthPack '99: built for speed

With 450 exhibits and activities for learning, SouthPack '99, May 18 to 20 in Atlanta, also recognizes the area's fascination with stock car racing.
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EC challenges Denmark

After years of complaints, the European Commission has begun legal infringement proceedings against Denmark. It alleges Denmark's ban on metal cans for soft drinks runs counter to the EC's directive on packaging and packaging waste.
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Europe toughens packaging stance

New 'essential requirements' will necessitate alterations to many types of packaging to avoid European sales bans.
New packs of Heath?s bird suet (above) offer consumers easy opening. At retail, they can stand on the shelf, offer appealing gra
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Flexible materials earn Green Globe Award

Heath Manufacturing wins a Green Globe Award from the Flexible Packaging Assn. for a bird suet cake package that uses less material than its predecessor. New equipment increases productivity while saving labor costs.
Flexible packs of chlorine shock treatment products for swimming pools maintain child-resistance while offering users an easy-op
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Olin notches easy opening for flexible packs

A small notch makes it easier for consumers to open Olin Pool Products' child-resistant, single-use, flexible packs of chlorine shock treatment products for swimming pools.
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CMM brings converting into the 21st Century

Through a conference program and exhibits, CMM Intl. attendees will be updated on the latest in printing and converting technologies. Here's a preview of what to expect at Chicago's McCormick Place, April 12 to 14.
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Plastic beer bottles: coating or multilayer?

From Carlton and United Breweries of Melbourne, Australia, Lite Ice beer joins Carlton Cold in a plastic bottle. (See Packaging World, December '98, p.
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Coca-Cola taps PET to launch water

After months of speculation, water in plastic bottles from Atlanta, GA-based The Coca-Cola Co. is the real thing in the U.S. The pale blue-tinted polyethylene terephthalate bottles provide a distinctive appearance for Dasani, which the company expects to launch nationwide this spring.
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Ben & Jerry's switches to unbleached board

Last month, Burlington, VT-based Ben & Jerry's introduced its World's Best Vanilla ice cream in a container made of solid unbleached sulphate paperboard.

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