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Sponsors: May 16, 2012 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Precise bowl and tray loading system >>

Ideal for IQF poultry and vegetables, fresh produce, and more, Triangle's Tray and Bowl Loading System provides precise, targeted loading into bowls or partitioned trays. Runs hard-to-handle, odd-shaped or sticky products. Speeds up to 150 trays per minute.

Triangle Package Machinery Company

Shurtape: Good to the core! Click here for a free sample >>

Why do you have a box of half used machine length tape at the end of your packaging line? It’s probably because you’re not using Shurtape premium carton sealing tapes. Shurtape is focused on your performance from Start to Finish, so every roll is good to the core, every time.


New video! Comparing belt conveyors >>

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Nercon Eng. & Mfg., Inc.

Whitepaper: Improve Packaging Performance By Optimizing Product Flow >>

By considering the packaging system as a whole, processors can maximize the output of their FFS machines while maintaining the highest product quality and easing operations.


8 factors make PDC packaging machines better >>

PDC packaging machines are designed by mechanical engineers to perform their tasks consistently over millions of operations. PDC packaging machines have a well-earned reputation for exceptional reliability.

PDC International


Marketing 'green' to the mainstream

Not long ago, green products and services appealed mainly to a small minority of die-hard eco-conscious consumers. Today, a majority of U.S. consumers identify with green values at some level. In 2010, the Natural Marketing Institute’s LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) Consumer Trends Database found that 83% of the U.S. population is involved in green values, activities, and purchasing. This article provides five tips on marketing your green message to a mainstream consumer.

A 9,000-mile journey for flu vaccines

Walgreens donates 375,000 doses of flu vaccine to Laos that UPS air-ships more than 9,000 miles in five days through five countries, maintaining mandatory 2° to 8°C temperatures through a range of climates...

POM’s wonderful design extends to Fresh Arils

POM Wonderful launches another design original, with its custom cup, lid, and spoon for a Fresh Arils pomegranate product, available in stores during the pomegranate harvest season...

Seven tips for buying liquid filling equipment

There are several things to keep in mind when selecting liquid fillers to ensure the right fit for your application...

Plant Asset Management systems show growth

The compelling case that Plant Asset Management (PAM) Systems provide for reducing operational costs while simultaneously improving performance is the primary factor driving growth of PAM...

Featured Video
Portion cups make cooking convenient
Anne Marie Mohan shares a cook’s new best friends: concentrated chicken stock in a mini-tub and vitamin-enhanced egg whites in 4-oz portion cups—both packaged in clever resealable paperboard packs—that add convenience to food preparation.
Upcoming Events:

Luxe Pack New York
The premiere show for creative packaging, Luxe Pack New York will be at the Altman Building/Metropolitan Pavillion, New York, NY, May 16-17.

The Automation Conference
Three content tracks and keynotes by marketing leading end-users make The Automation Conference the year's best event for manufacturing professionals across all industries. Plan to attend at the Hilton Rosemont, in suburban Chicago on May 22-23.

PACK EXPO International 2012
With an expanded focus on processing and integrated processing-packaging systems, PACK EXPO International 2012 offers business solutions to stay ahead of the curve. This year's event is at Chicago's McCormick Place, October 28-31.



Flexible packaging innovation gallery >>

Looking for flexible packaging innovation? Check out Packaging World's Flexible Packaging Innovation Gallery—quickly browse through hundreds of images in a groundbreaking visual format. New images added monthly!

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Attend the IAPRI world packaging conference in San Luis Obispo >>

The Cal Poly Packaging Program is honored to host the 18th IAPRI World Packaging Conference June 17-21 in San Luis Obispo. Join packaging colleagues and global packaging experts from academia and industry for an educational event in California's beautiful Central Coast.

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