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OFF THE SHELF: Chalk-based aseptic pouch for milk
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OFF THE SHELF: Chalk-based aseptic pouch for milk

Huishan Dairy of China is the first to use this unique, chalk-based pouch for single-serve aseptic packaging format. Editor Pat Reynolds takes a look at the Air Aseptic.
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Packaging powers P&G's sustainability plans

The CPG releases its 13th Annual Sustainability Report, with packaging changes and material reductions playing an important role in near and short-term goals.
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Vented cap liners cure container woes

High-altitude plastic bottle collapsing problems solved and product safety and brand image preserved.
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TE clamshell for sprouts

Baltimore-based Brassica Sprout Group has announced a switch to what it believes is the industry’s first tamper-evident, tamper-resistant, vented clamshell container as one more step in their continued efforts to improve food safety in the sprout market. 
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A virtuous cycle indeed

Winner of a Gold Award was The Virtuous Cycle, a reverse logistics approach in Brazil that diverts used multilayer agrochemical bottles from landfills and steers them instead into high-value recycled content.
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Stretch film is thin but strong

Katan-Ex microlayer stretch film for pallet wrapping won a Gold Award for Apeldoorn Flexible Packaging.
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Arthrex enjoys multiple benefits from Wire Coil Clamshell package

Labor savings, material savings, and environmental gains award Arthrex for its thermoformed medical device package.
CONVERSATION-STARTER. Advertising for Eco-Products\' line of polylactic acid cold cups suggests that the item represents more th
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William B. Rudow, Inc : William B. Rudow, Inc : William B. Rudow, Inc : William B. Rudow, Inc : Eco-Products' LCA journey

Eco-Products, Inc. (www.ecoproducts.com), a small company based in Boulder, CO, is a leader in the environmental foodservice packaging industry.
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DuPont Award winners announced

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers today announced winners in the 23rd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, representing breakthrough developments from brand giants such as Gillette and Coca-Cola.
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Compostable film for flower bulb pack

A consortium of three Dutch exporters are packaging their range of flower bulbs in a transparent, compostable, cellulose-based material called NatureFlex.
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Convertible clamshell for McDonald's earns top AmeriStar Package Award

Creative pack for McDonald’s wins ‘Best of Show’ while a bag-in-box for automotive fluids takes sustainable packaging honors at the 2011 AmeriStar Package Awards competition.
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Package design and on-line retailing

Here's a look at some of the reciprocal influences between package design and on-line retailing.
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Sustainability award winner

Winner of a 2011 Sustainability Award from the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) was a flower sleeve made of heat-sealable Nativia NZSS biaxially oriented polylactic acid (PLA) film.
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Aedan Pharmaceuticals launches energy drink in stick packs

Flexible packs for Aedan Pharmaceuticals’ single-serve dissolving powder energy formula provide innovative differentiation.
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Bottle made of OCC and ONP

Holding 50 oz of laundry detergent, this molded-pulp bottle—recyclable and compostable—is actually a shell with a LDPE liner inside that holds the product.
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Dasani and Odwalla launch nationally in PlantBottle

Dasani PET bottle boasts 30% plant material, while Odwalla’s new HDPE package is the first 100% plant-based bottle that is also fully recyclable.

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