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Sponsors: December 13, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Anritsu HD X-Ray inspection systems featured in Business Day video >>

View on Anritsu's homepage a special Business Day report on food safety, featuring Anritsu's HD X-Ray Inspection Systems. Hosted by Terry Bradshaw, this five-minute video clip profiles an Anritsu customer, Kansas City Sausage, and its success with this cutting edge X-Ray technology in detecting contaminants in food

Anritsu Industrial Solutions

Confidential, on-demand contaminant detection service for suspect batches >>

Through the Thermo Scientific Product Assurance Services and Solutions (PASS) program, we can thoroughly test every suspected product for contaminants so that you can continue producing products that your consumers rely on.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Food, beverage, and pharma liquid aseptic f/f/s machine with closure applicator >>

Video from Fres-Co shows FDA-validatable FSU1000 form/fill/seal machine for liquid food, beverage and pharma applications. Video shows automated fitment applicator for applying closures. Includes demonstration of clean-in-place/sterilize-in-place capabilities.

Fres-co System USA

Video: Roll-fed expanded content labels in action >>

See this short video from Quality Assured Label that demonstrates how expanded content labels open and re-close for roll-fed labeling applications. Video also demonstrates in-line application on existing equipment.

Quality Assured

Your Playbook for Healthcare Logistics >>

New! Creating more efficient and agile supply chains. We picked the brain of leading supply chain experts to compile this must-have, 40-page PDF e-book jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid.

UPS

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The future of food packaging technology

Flush with data on what consumers want, food-packaging developers are answering the call by harnessing complementary processing and packaging technologies. Among them are extended refrigerated shelf life (ESL), micro-oxygen processing and packaging, and microwave pasteurization technologies.

Sensory packaging experience helps sell aromatherapy line

Line of 21 essential oil blends uses contemporary package design, with specifically chosen numbers, colors, and finishes to make the science of aromatherapy more contemporary....

RFID enhances viability of reusable packaging

Reduce, reuse, recycle. These have been the three legs of the stool called sustainable packaging for about as long as I can remember. But these days, it seems that only two of the three—reduce and recycle—are talked about all that much. So it's refreshing to see recent reports confirming that reusable containers are alive and well....

Tips for medical device package testing

Defining test inputs, material selection, and machine compatibility are among the significant factors to consider in medical device packaging....

Can we repatriate manufacturing?

People are beginning to discuss bringing back to the U.S. some of the manufacturing operations that were previously taken offshore. This is an exciting prospect, potentially good for our economic well being, quality of life, and national security. But it is not without its challenges....


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Lip balm packaging has really changed
Anne Marie Mohan--our own little Susie Chapstick--takes a look at how many widely varying packaging formats now exist for lip balm.

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