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Food factors dominate barrier film analysis

The $1.1 billion U.S. market for barrier films is driven largely by growth in convenience foods, according to a new study from Kline & Co.
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Hoppmann Corp.: Removable cam labeler

Hoppman has introduced the Removable Cam M3 Rotary Labeler, a fully synchronized system designed to allow maximum flexibility with minimal changeover time.
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Privacy and RFID

Are privacy concerns about RFID valid or conspiracy-theory paranoid?
From SoBe and from Trinity Springs: hot-fill PET bottles that don't require vacuum panels in the sidewalls.
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Look what's coming down the packaging pike

From sustainability to high-pressure sterilization to nanotechnology, developments in food and beverage packaging hold tremendous promise.
The GPS track-and-trace device measures about six inches.
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GPS track-and-trace demo

UCLA researchers demonstrate a wireless GPS-sensor tracking system that targets the cold chain and other applications.
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Qualified health claims hard to swallow

FDA reconsiders wording as food packagers become interested in making health claims on package labels.
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Winning with subtlety and sophistication--sometimes less is more

As a designer working exclusively in brands and packaging, I am getting close to the saturation level when it comes to passing judgment on good or bad design.
This two-piece  Shellpak™ functions as a secondary pack for blister-packed pharmaceutical pills and tablets. Its maker, Mea
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Pondering the puzzle

Facing a Pandora’s box of global issues, and technological developments such as advanced machine controls and RFID, packagers of healthcare products forecast the future.
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REWE pilots RFID with Gen 2 inlays

The German retailer REWE has started an extensive pallet-level RFID pilot at its Norderstedt distribution center in Germany.
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Higher frequency of RFID ahead

Experts assess the impact of Gen 2, recent price cuts, and other issues to discern where RFID is heading in 2006 and beyond.
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RFID to shelves and beyond

Watch for rollout of item-level RFID-tagging soon at stores like Best Buy.
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Label-Aire: Printer/applicator

Label-Aire has introduced the 2128-N Merge printer/applicator, featuring wipe-on labeling technology that can be configured for wrap labeling by using a loop box for storage of preprinted labels.
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AIM Global offers new RFID emblem

AIM Global announced December 6 an updated RFID emblem that's available for free if used properly.
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ID Technology: Carton label printer

ID Technology’s knocked-down box label printer applicator system applies printed labels to knocked-down corrugated cartons prior to case forming and product packaging.
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Sensors printed onto packaging

New developments in printed electronics are having an impact on RFID.

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