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Sponsor: Optima Group Nonwovens May 5, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Setting New Standards in Toilet Roll Packaging >>

A processing pace of 1,000 to 1,200 rolls per minute! The Optima OSR5 is setting new standards in the industry of toilet roll packaging.

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Optima Expands Family of Femcare Packaging Equipment >>

The original concept of the Optima Rainbow was designed for packaging femcare products - with the addition of the pad streamer and infeed deflection - the possibilities are endless. Read the whitepaper for more info.

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New Innovations in Ongoing Prodution Process Analysis >>

The 3D press force analysis allows inter alia, recognition and prevention of excessive product strain. Click this ad to view our whitepaper.

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Optima HS Stacker with Pad Streamer One of a Kind >>

With an infeed performance of up to 1,800 products per minute, which can be deployed for up to 200 stacks/min. is impressive data. Read the whitepaper to learn more.

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Optima Total Quality Coding & Control Center offers transparency >>

Even the best machines ultimately cannot offer a 100% guarantee that flaking of the smallest particles will not occur - transparency is possible with the Optima TQCC . . .click to read more.

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Holograms in the front line of anti-counterfeit battle

Ian Lancaster of the International Hologram Manufacturers' Assn. describes how holograms overcome pharmaceutical counterfeiting problems.

Tips for 'passion brand' package design

Vickie VanHurley offers pointers on designing passion brands. And she warns that the relationship between shopper income and value might not always be what you think it is....

Asparagus gets retail-ready

The Gourmet Trading Company, a leading grower, packer, and distributor of asparagus and blueberries, contacted the Packaging Program at Cal Poly State University for help in designing a retail-ready shipper holding 11 lb of fresh asparagus....

New product distribution system gently conveys chocolate eggs

Madelaine Chocolate's product distribution system permits the smooth handling of 36% more product while ensuring considerably less damage to the chocolate pieces being wrapped in foil....

Burying landfill misconceptions

Landfills, though much maligned, are an indispensable part of the sustainability mosaic, according to consultant Sterling Anthony....


Molded pulp bottle for laundry detergent

Editor Pat Reynolds deconstructs this molded pulp bottle made from 70% OCC and 30% ONP. Seventh Generation of Burlington, VT, is using it for a 50-oz container of 4x concentrated laundry detergent.

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With steady growth, Bradman Lake is now wishing to expand the USA Team by adding additional talent and has several opportunities for the right candidates to play a key role in the future success and development of the business. Excellent Package + Benefits.

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Upcoming Events:

IoPP Packaging & Leadership Council
Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL. New for 2011, the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) is offering packaging professionals the utmost in value by creating a two-day conference that combines IoPP's most dynamic events, held May 10-11.

Interpack 2011: Processes and Packaging
Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Düsseldorf, Germany. Messe Düsseldorf North America. Phone: 312/781-5180, held May 12-18.

Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops
Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ. Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops, produced by Healthcare Packaging magazine, will feature operational and package design strategies for pharmaceutical and medical device packagers, May 26.

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More content, more options. Our May 26th conference puts the choice in your hands!

This year's Healthcare Packaging Conference Workshop topics include: ensuring blister package stability; keys to packaging performance; early tracking for quality control; a practical approach to a continuous manufacturing solution; and maximizing throughput for continuous operations. Tap into over a dozen sessions and breakout Workshops, and benefit by a day of education and networking, away from your workplace. Westin Princeton on May 26th.

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