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Packaging World       Anne Marie Mohan
Sponsor: January 18, 2012 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

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CPGs reveal packaging machinery needs

Those who attended PMMI's Annual Fall Meeting came away with keen insights into the needs of today's typical food, beverage, and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Turning the 'Channel' on counterfeiters

Wes Shepherd, CEO of Channel IQ, discusses monitoring Internet distribution so manufacturers, distributors, and retailers can better understand their markets while tracking gray market sales and potential counterfeiting....

Brand-specific bottle for Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew has broken from the PepsiCo pack, reenergized with a distinctive, new PET bottle design that more fittingly meets the brand's promise of "a robust spirit of fun, exuberance, and refreshment."....

WTE offers opportunities for packagers

Speakers at a recent event on Waste-to-Energy discuss obstacles, such as public perception, as well as opportunities for clean energy through the use of nonrecyclable waste.....

Packer brings speed, reduces breakage for spirits bottler

Luxco is enjoying the sweet sounds of silence since upgrading its packaging line to technology that almost eliminates bottle breakage while increasing packer speed...

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Experience the newest packaging technologies and equipment, meet suppliers, and compare solutions at WestPack at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA on February 14-16.

Contract Packaging Assoc. Annual Meeting
Join Contract Packaging Asssociation members at their annual gathering, held this year at Gran Melia Hotel & Resort, Rio Grande, Puerto, Rico on February 23-26.

Ipack-Ima provides technology solutions for processing, packaging, internal handling, logistics, warehousing and POS; the 2012 exhibition will be held at Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy on February 28-March 1.

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