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Packaging World       Anne Marie Mohan
Sponsor: Hitachi America, Ltd. April 21, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

TAKE the Hitachi Challenge and improve your ROI >>

RX Series small character Inkjet Printer provides the best price point value and lowest ownership cost in the industry. Take the Hitachi Challenge and learn how Hitachi Ink Jet Printers can help you achieve your bottom line.

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New Generation of Small Character Ink Jet Printer >>

With over 35 years of experience, Hitachi continues to improve technology to meet the requirements of our customers globally. RX Series industrial small character Ink Jet Printer is capable of marking/coding various product materials, offers consumer superiority print quality, reliability & total cost of ownership.

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Video for Food, Beverage and Pharma production lines >>

Video from Hitachi RX Series model conforms to industry standard dust and water protection (IP55). It is also optimally suited for Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical production lines.

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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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Leadership in Packaging >>

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Good news on the salary front for packagers

An exclusive 2010 IoPP/Packaging World Salary Survey shows packaging incomes rose compared to 2009, with optimistic views on job satisfaction and job security.

Touchdown! Coors Light's interactive Super Bowl packaging scores big

MillerCoors combines compelling NFL-themed carton graphics with an interactive on-pack sweepstakes to score more beer sales during the 2011 Super Bowl season....

Boulder Canyon rocks bio-based snack bag

Look out Frito-Lay! Boulder, CO-based snack food manufacturer Boulder Canyon Natural Foods may have cracked the compostable snack chip-package challenge....

Calendar-design adherence packs help patients, caregivers

Calendar designs help ensure that meds are taken properly, cutting costs out of the healthcare equation, says new study....

Digital printing can address customization, sustainability challenges

Mike Ferrari, president of Ferrari Innovative Solutions LLC and retired from Procter & Gamble as associate director for package development, believes digital printing is ready for a surge in packaging. He discusses why—and the potential roadblocks at CPG companies....

OFF THE SHELF

Private-label beer and wine

Pat Reynolds' recent shopping trip to Walgreen's yielded some interesting new private-label beer and wine packaging. Target's Wine Cube is another good example of own-brand alcoholic beverages.

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