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New PET for extrusion blow

Ron Schotland talks with Packaging World editor Pat Reynolds about a new polyester that makes it possible to extrusion blow mold PET containers that have an integral handle.
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2 packaging developments worth watching

A ‘new’ PET and augmented-reality packaging—they’re coming down the packaging pike.
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Make collaboration a 2010 theme

A newly developed lubricating material greatly reduces time spent on maintaining blow molds at Nestlé Water. A close buyer/supplier partnership made it possible.
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Nestlé replaces CPET with paperboard for Stouffer's trays

A change from plastic to paperboard trays for family-size Stouffer’s entrées, as well as other packaging changes, yields a material savings for Nestle of nearly 3,000 tons annually.
Achieving speed to commercialization: Visual Pak's three-pronged attack
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Achieving speed to commercialization: Visual Pak's three-pronged attack

Contract manufacturer and packager touts scale, vertical integration, and personal service to grow while servicing large and small consumer product companies.
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A fiber-based food pack first

Finnish food marketer introduces a new kind of tray that permits unusual shapes and functionalities.
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European study confirms what we already know--enough already--green is here to stay!

Nine countries across Europe confirm that there is a “big move” to sustainable packaging solutions. Why is this even news any more?
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Contract packaging looks strong in Europe

Budelpack Poortvliet BV, a leading contract packager in the fast-moving consumer goods category, has announced significant investments in stand-up pouch and stick-pack packaging lines. Brand owners use services like that provided by this Dutch firm to launch new products quickly and efficiently.
New Barrier Bubble cushioning system is small, fast, and versatile
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New Barrier Bubble cushioning system is small, fast, and versatile

Tabletop equipment produces bracing and blocking material on-site and on-demand.
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Matik Inc: Matik markets new Goebel optiwind

Matik, Inc., announced the availability of the new GOEBEL optiwind, the new two drum winder for the paper and cardboard converting industry. This winder represents further developments of the already popular two drum series u/16/u20.
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New UV ink tech brings success to brew bottle

Thomas Creek Brewery’s cheeky Up the Creek microbrew becomes the first to use a new environmentally friendly UV-curable ink process for direct print onto its glass bottles.
Sustainability upgrade for milk in PET
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Sustainability upgrade for milk in PET

A world’s first: The French dairy company LSDH is launching a lightweight PET bottle for shelf-stable UHT milk. ‘Dry’ sterilization saves significant amounts of water.
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Verity Systems, Inc: Verity Systems announces new SpeedWrapper wraps both CD & DVD cases

The SpeedWrapper is the only table-mounted, fully automated overwrapper capable of wrapping at a rate of 1200 cases per hour.
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Schober USA, Inc: Modules and Tools for Braille Embossing from Schober USA

Schober USA now provides tools and modules for the embossing of Braille letters and symbols.
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Rexam PLC: Sustainable drug oval and CR closure

 

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