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Continuous in-line skin-packaging

The SK series continuous inline protective skin packaging machine from Visual Packaging can continuously skin pack large products such as air ducts, garage door rail sets, solar panels, and a variety of other products.
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Blister packer

The Visual F1 Series blister packer, from Visual Packaging LP USA, is engineered to produce environmentally friendly packaging formats.
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MGS Machine Corp.: Pharma compliance

MGS Machine Corporation helps pharmaceutical firms in the automation of their compliance packaging formats with machines such as the Stealth™cartoner and Blister Card Folder/Wallet Card machines.
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Walmart Rx plan could boost unit-dose packaging

Walmart and other pharmacies could drive more widespread use of unit-dose packaging in the U.S., says Peter G. Mayberry, executive director of the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council (www.unitdose.org).
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Rotary packaging system

The ergonomically sensitive Algus Universal 8 (U8) Packaging System is engineered to allow for in-plant reconfiguration allowing for different packaging formats, from simple face seal packs to complex club store packs.
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P&G provides leadership in sustainable packaging journey

With more than 300 brands sold all around the world, Procter & Gamble utilizes just about every packaging material available. Tony Burns shares his views on how P&G rises to the sustainable packaging challenge.
Costco snack pack operations
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Costco snack pack operations

Costco’s in-house production for tubed snacks relies on three f/f/s units and four pick-and-place robots to produce a 24-count variety pack.
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P&G employs sustainability in Prilosec package redesign

Easier-opening package meets consumer needs, says John Eadicicco, section head—Health Global Package and Device Development at Procter & Gamble.
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Gillette's perspective on packaging sustainability

Mike Marcinkowski, senior engineer of Gillette, a Boston-based P&G business unit, talks about the role packaging materials and machinery play in the company’s sustainability efforts.
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Complemar to co-pack razors for several retailers

Assembly and packaging production of the ShaveMate Diva razor and Titan 6-Blade razor have been awarded to Complemar Packaging and Fulfillment (www.complemar.com).
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Putting sustainability into practice

Fresh milk, writing instruments, table salt, household cleaners, and guacamole—sustainable packaging initiatives are taking root in all five sectors.
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Cost pressures cloud healthcare packaging's future

Mounting financial pressures top a list of issues driving the pharmaceutical, biologic, and medical device sectors. In an exclusive interview, Freedonia senior healthcare consultant Bill Martineau discusses where packaging fits into these issues.
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Sustainability news & events

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Video: Blister packaging system handles variety of applications
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Video: Blister packaging system handles variety of applications

FROM PACK EXPO 2008: Koch KBS-PL blister packaging system thermoforms blister film, cuts in longitudinal and transversal direction without any waste.
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Packaging aids Ireland's economy

The pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device sectors remain vital to Ireland’s business future, despite the country’s recent economic slowdown.

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