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Off the Shelf: New bottle and labels for Baileys
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Off the Shelf: New bottle and labels for Baileys

Diageo's famous Baileys cream liqueur underwent a significant redesign this past year, and now the glass bottles are much more slender while the paper labels are of the pressure-sensitive variety.
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Two discrete layers of EVOH help deliver three-year shelf life

One barrier layer of this award-winning pack is introduced in the coinjection molding process, while the second is in the in-mold label that’s added during coinjection.
GOOD FIT. The QX 830 barcode reader was selected for the project for its ability to meet the speed requirements of the line and its industrial design, which enables it to operate continuously in the dusty bin dumper environment.
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Sweet potato packer implements PTI

Produce packer implements inventory, traceability, and case-labeling solution for Produce Traceability Initiative compliance, while maintaining packaging line speeds of 700 cases/hr.
TIDY WAREHOUSE. Neat stacks of warehoused cases are now a reality since the water-based palletizing adhesive went into use at Premium Waters.
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A stabilizing solution

Pallet stabilizing system eliminates shrink wrap trays while reducing both rework and the amount of stretch film used for a difficult-to-stack bottled water.
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Laser coding dries up condensation problems

Saratoga Springs Water Company, Saratoga Springs, NY, bottles upscale sparkling and non-sparkling, flavored and unflavored spring waters in both glass and PET containers.
The DennyMike's brand of sauces and seasonings has been relaunched in a bold new package design along with a generous upsize in the sauce packaging.
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BBQ sauce gets more sophisticated branding

A rebrand for DennyMike’s sauces and seasonings includes a refined look that reflects the products’ high-quality ingredients plus larger-sized packs at a reduced price point.
Lightweighted PET bottle went from 33 to 24 g.
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Coca-Cola Amatil wins awards for PET bottle

Coca Cola Amatil has won the 2013 Australian Packaging Design Award as well as a 2013-2014 Worldstar award from the World Packaging Organization with a lightweighted PET bottle.
MODULAR PARTS. Changeover from one bottle size to another has gotten so much easier thanks in large part to the new case packer’s modular parts.
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New case packer eliminates bottleneck

New machine lets this New York craft brewer increase production by 30%, improve beer quality and shelf life, and redeploy operators in more meaningful activities.
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PaperBoy paper wine bottle a U.S. first

Winemaker Truett-Hurst launches a fully recyclable, molded-pulp wine bottle to appeal to eco-conscious, on-the-go wine lovers, selling a quarter-million bottles in the first 60 days.
Grupo Petropolis in Brazil is growing aggressively.
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Grupo Petropolis builds two new breweries

Brazil’s second-largest brewing conglomerate, Grupo Petrópolis, is aggressively building a bigger footprint, having installed twelve million hectolitres of new capacity recently in Brazil.
New packaging does away with plastic tray.
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Nonni's launches a greener pack

Oak Brook, IL-based Nonni’s Foods, North America’s leading biscotti baker, has announced the introduction of new, vibrant and more environmentally-friendly packaging for its Biscotti grocery store packs.
VARIETY PACKS. George J. Howe Company distributes its candy, coffee, and nut products in a range of packaging structures and sizes.
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Metal detection upgrade enhances HACCP program

Detection system delivers contaminant prevention for a variety of products and flexible packages with high confidence and consistency.
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Study: Shipping strawberries in corrugated saves $6.6 million

A new study from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance compares the costs for shipping strawberries in corrugated containers versus the use of RPCs.
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'Wholly' natural graphics used for salsa line

Packaging for the Wholly Salsa line of all-natural dips uses photography of enticing, fresh whole ingredients along with Southwestern-inspired color palettes.
Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout.
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Innovative package design dazzles for LIQS rollout

Recyclable polystyrene shot glass with colorful graphic bursts aims to attract sophisticated millennial consumers.
Twist-off lid makes re-closing easy.
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Upside down salami pack wows consumers

Norwegian salami manufacturer Grilstad has met consumer demand for an exciting new packaging format.
SHELF PRESENCE. The finished,  easy-to-open packaging  presents a visually  appealing product.
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Skin-tight seafood packaging

New tray system technology produces high-efficiency, high-barrier, high-visibility packaging for griller products.
COOKIE POUCH. The new flow wrappers can accommodate various sandwich cookie counts in either polypropylene or metallized film.
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Easy integration of new flow wrappers for cookies

Guatamalan plant adds two new flow wrappers required to integrate easily with existing cookie creamers and provide product configuration and packaging material flexibility.

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