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Sponsors: May 19, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

FREE WEBINAR: Optimize Induction Sealing Success: Keys to setting an operating window >>

Join industry veteran Jeff LaGrange for a free webinar: Practical technical tips to improve productivity and enable a wider tolerance of sealing variables. Learn how to setup an operating window with any make or model induction cap sealer. Live video demonstrations and a free hand out for all registrants.


Fused Deposition Modeling and More >>

We quickly solve plastic packaging issues with industry leading production capabilities.

Plastic Ingenuity

Industry's Most Reliable Service Team >>

With one of the largest and most experienced technical support staffs in the industry, we have the people and resources to keep your machine running at peak performance … 24/7/365.

  • PMMI Certified Trainers;
  • Extensive parts department;
  • Online diagnostics;
  • Unmatched service and support.

Triangle Package Machinery Company

Some things just fit better in a "Pouch" >>

Rennco's Vertic•L-PP pouch packing system provides a reliable, versatile cost effective alternative to pre-made bag operations. Rather than counting or bundling by hand, the Vertic•L-PP bagging system offers an easy load method for packaging your loose bulk items.


Join now & WIN a chance at a new Barnes & Noble Color NOOK! >>

The UnisourceEXPO'11 allows you to network, learn and win prizes—all virtually from the comfort of your home or office! Come and see what's new with Unisource and their Alliance Partners (Sealed Air, 3M and others). Register FREE online!



Hip FLASQ is first U.S. wine brand in a can

Quick-chilling and shatterproof, FLASQ Wines in aluminum bottle cans provide new venue opportunities for wine sales.

Digital printer is the right prescription for contract pharma packager

Machine delivers superior print quality to the foil lidding on new blister thermoform/fill/seal line at contract packager Apace Packaging LLC....

3D pack has some teeth

Chesapeake Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Packaging has helped develop a range of striking packs that incorporate of a series of Fresnel lenses into the cartonboard for the global launch of GSK's Sensodyne Repair & Protect oral care product....

Everyone's looking at you, kid: paranoia in the era of increased quality control demands

Call me paranoid if you must, but there certainly seems to be a trend toward increased quality control demands on packaging manufacturers. More specifically, the trend is for private standards rather than legal requirements. Everyone, I exaggerate, is looking at you, kid....

Simplified packaging dresses up wound care products

Packaging improvements make the company's therapeutic wound dressings easier for healthcare personnel to identify and use, while also expanding the use of recyclable content....

Featured Video
Private-Label Smackdown: Tesco takes on name brand yogurts
Jonathan Ford, of international design agency Pearlfisher, with studios in New York and London, takes a look at cues such as color, logotype, and product photography in comparing Tesco's private-label yogurt brand with a variety of national U.K. yogurt products.
Upcoming Events:

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.

EXPO PACK México 2011
Centro Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico. EXPO PACK México features packaging and processing solutions for Latin America, with over 900 exhibitors from 20 countries, June 21-24.

HBA Global Expo
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. HBA Global Expo provides personal care and beauty manufacturers with new ingredients, solutions, supplier resources and world-class education to bring new products to market, June 28-30.

Rigid Playbook


Rigid container project in the works?

New! Download this free, 50-page Rigid Container Design Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid. Whether your job involves package design or package development, download this playbook now.

Learn more >>

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