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Packaging World       Anne Marie Mohan
Sponsor: Hitachi America, Ltd December 7, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Ink jet lowers cost of consumables >>

Hitachi at Pack Expo Las Vegas introduced the PH Series ink jet printer. Continuous ink jet fluids are easy to replenish and are designed to lower the cost of consumables. Low cost of ownership assured.

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Simple, precise, economical inkjet printer >>

Looking for continuously great quality from your inkjet printer? Look to Hitachi's PH Series Continuous Inkjet Printer. Minimize waste, Maximize uptime.

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Download white paper - Prevention of Food Safety >>

Proactive steps esstential to prevent Food safety problems and improve product traceability.

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Download white paper - Track & Trace Foodborne Illnesses >>

When a food-contamination situation erupts, it's imperative that companies be well-equipped to trace the origins of that outbreak and act effectively to limit the public's exposure to pathogens.

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Download white paper - Food Industry Compressed Air >>

Compressed air is a key utility supporting the food packaging and processing industries in North America. Compressed air must be contaminant-free to ensure the protection of the food products processed in each facility.

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Personalized packaging helps brands connect with consumers

In today's marketplace, getting something just the way you want it has become the rule rather than the exception, and in a sea of unlimited choice, the most innovative, cutting-edge packaging is often the most functional, easy to use, and personalized. That old Baby Boomer description, the "Me Generation," now applies to all consumers who want, and can attain, customized products easily and inexpensively.

More accurate dosing for children's OTC products

Prestige Brands, Inc., a marketer, seller, and distributor of OTC healthcare and household cleaning products, makes some key packaging changes to its PediaCare and Little Remedies offerings to protect infants and children under the age of two.

Assessing packaging's place in Waste-to-Energy

Waste-to-Energy has been slow to catch on in the U.S. However, there are many compelling reasons why packagers should be paying attention to—and encouraging the development of—the technology.

X-ray inspection enhances meat pack safety

Meat processor Burnett & Son Meat Co. elevates contaminant detection capabilities beyond metal particles to include detection of rock and glass particles, and even bone fragments.

Shaken Udder milkshakes are sharp in PET

Resembling a traditional milk churn, and sporting a prominent "funky cow" label redesign, Shaken Udder "mooves" into broader distribution in the U.K. using a PET bottle.

Featured Video
Pharma packaging is simplified
Jim Butschli takes a look at how a company called Help Remedies is doing what it can to simplify the packaging it uses.



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