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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSORS: February 8, 2012 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

SMARTER: Triangle's model XYT bagger runs 4-corner, flat bottom bags and more >>

Triangle's model XYT VFFS bagger runs gusseted, pillow, 4-corner, and flat bottom bags. Optional transverse zipper applicator is integrated into the film cage. Quick changeover to run poly or cello film. See it at WestPack 2012 - Booth 5011.

Triangle Package Machinery Company

Shrink sleeve application systems by TRIPACK >>

Shrink sleeve labeling systems - state of the art steam tunnel designs - tamper banding systems for ice cream & large size tubs puck conveyor systems.


Download white paper: Benefits of Automated Adhesive Filling >>

Discover how automatic fill systems, with advanced design and intuitive controls, can help manufacturers minimize line downtime, increase productivity, and reduce contamination and waste. Find out what's important when selecting a system that incorporates easily into your line with long- and short-term benefits.


NutraGen II® closure ideal for vitamins, nutraceuticals market >>

Weatherchem's NutraGen II® dispenses pills in just the right amount and closes with an audible snap, making freshness/security a part of the package. Get samples at Weatherchem.


Church & Dwight on how to use standards to your best advantage >>

Church & Dwight's Paul Redwood will help you navigate the labyrinth of standards that producers of all kinds face in their production processes and equipment choices. Learn from Paul and other brand-owners at The Automation Conference, May 22-23. Register now and save $100!

Automation Conference

Cal Poly to host World Packaging Conference

The Cal Poly Packaging Program has been selected to host the 18th International Association of Packaging Research Institutes (IAPRI) World Packaging Conference June 17-21, 2012...

Nine steps to environmentally friendly packaging

Improving the sustainability (environmental friendliness) of packaging is a hot topic for packaging professionals...

Pneumatic conveying moves tea leaves gently

Traditional Medicinals needed an efficient conveying system for the pharmacopoeial-grade teas and herbs it handles so that workers could work in a more ergonomically friendly environment...

Blowing bubble-pack in-house

Brew kit marketer streamlines shipper packing operations and enhances product protection and presentation...

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Vision inspection handled by the FBI
Mettler-Toledo CI-Vision's new FBI (Full Body Inspection) machine inspects capped bottles for proper fill level, cap height/skew, and tamper-band integrity, and removes defective products, at up to 900 products/min.
TexasPack 2012


Register to attend TexasPack - the NEW packaging resource in Fort Worth, March 14-15, 2012 at the Fort Worth Convention Center

As a comprehensive resource for packaging professionals, you'll have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with leading suppliers, experience the newest products and equipment, and compare solutions side by side. Find what you need to accelerate your project here.  For details on attending or exhibiting, visit


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.

Sustainable Packaging Symposium


Bill Flanagan of GE Global Research to Keynote this year's Symposium

Dr. Flanagan is the Ecoassessment Leader at GE's Ecoassessment Center of Excellence. His team focuses on life cycle assessment, carbon footprinting and ecodesign. Meet and learn from Dr. Flanagan and other experts who are shaping the sustainable supply chains and packaging of tomorrow. Plan now to join us April 3-5 in Houston for Sustainable Packaging Symposium. Register now and save $100. Learn more >>

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