Food and Beverage

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Dairy saves 1.7 M lb of HDPE in less than two years

A new 1-gal HDPE milk jug for United Dairy uses significantly less plastic, increases operational efficiencies, and offers greater functionality to consumers.
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SkinnyPack container
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Salsa container is both rigid and flexible

Salsa maker is the first brand in North America to use a new container that combines rigid and flexible packaging materials to reduce weight and material, and increase shelf appeal.
Feature Article
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Aye, robot! Meat processor welcomes automation

A deli meat and cheese producer finds that a robotic case packer is not so costly and complex after all, and it can handle automated inspection.
Automating Hygiene: What You Need to Know
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Automating hygiene: What you need to know

When it comes to keeping equipment clean in the food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries, machine builders and operators need to stay ahead of pending regulations and on top of the technology developments that can help them comply.
Materials Product Brief
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Coveris Rigid Poland: Multi-colored PET/PE trays

Coveris Rigid Poland offers PP and PET/PE trays for a wide range of poultry and red meat products.
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New PET jar has great shelf impact.
Package Case Study
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Slimmer jar packs a confectionery punch

A narrow jar that loses none of the on-shelf impact of its larger predecessor has been created for Tangerine Confectionery, based in the Yorkshire region of England.
Materials Product Brief
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Inline Plastics Corp.: Tamper-resistant round bowls

Inline Plastics Corp. introduces their improved one piece round clamshell bowls, the enhanced version of the company’s Safe-T-Fresh® line of products.
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A stunning glass bottle that exemplifies 'a complete design."
Package Case Study
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Outstanding glass bottle wins award

The Bombay Sapphire Limited Edition Bottle has been awarded the ‘Best Bottle in Glass’ at the 2014 World Beverage Awards.
Package Case Study
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Elegant bottle showcases spirits’ quality

Craft spirits maker Copper Fiddle Distillery selects a four-sided, decanter-style, clear flint glass bottle that reflects the beauty and quality of its whiskey and gin products.
HIGH-VOLUME PRECISION. Touch-panel control makes it easy for operators to view and edit print messages.
Machine Case Study
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Improving egg carton printing efficiencies

Non-contact inkjet printers enhance print quality and consistency, while saving time and money.
Loma's Studwell at Pack Expo 2014
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Which GFSI-accepted food safety standard is right for you?

To help you decide, here's one expert's take on the similarities and differences between four of the most popular standards: FSSC 22000, SQF, IFS and BRC.
Fig. 1: ConAgra's Hock on OEE's relationship to labor costs
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Free tools for CPGs to calculate OEE benefits

ConAgra continuous improvement chief spearheads the introduction of the OEE Opportunity Calculator and the OEE Validation Calculator, free from AIOE.
How migration occurs
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The need for low migration packaging...and compliance

The definition, science and compliance requirements for low migration packaging are evolving to meet the needs of food brands and consumers, says one supplier's regulatory compliance chief.
Materials Product Brief
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KM Packaging Services: Lidding film

KM KPeel 3G lidding film for food packaging peels cleanly from trays in ambient or chilled conditions.
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Machine Product Brief
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Sealed Air: Servo wrappers

Shanklin® Hy-Speed servo wrappers extend dimensional capabilities at speeds up to 180 packages-per-minute.
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Materials Product Brief
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Coveris Rigid Mansfield: 38-mm tamper-evident closure

Lightweight, non-dairy specific PE cap is available in all colors, can be decorated with screen print, debossing or embossing, and can also be textured.
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R&D veteran Blake Hutzley, technical advisor, Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Association (B&CMA),
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What's the secret to innovation?

One big-brand R&D veteran told a PACK EXPO audience the secret, in the form of his Three Cs. But first, he related a personal tale of all-too-common R&D woe to an empathetic group of nodding heads...
Sanitary filling and sealing system offers chainless benefits
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Sanitary filling and sealing system offers chainless benefits

See a new filling and sealing machine tackle filling and sealing cups of dairy product, and learn how eliminating the chain solves traditional problems of chain stretch and misalignments and bumps-up maintenance productivity, too.

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