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Packaging World       Anne Marie Mohan
Sponsors July 25, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Our commitment: tomorrow's inkjet delivered today >>

The 9232 continuous inkjet delivers optimal, transparent marking and coding management, due to improved cost control, reduced waste, eco-friendly ink options, enhanced printing performance and more reliable day-to-day operation.


Packaging Conveyor Change-over >>

Take a closer look at the dynamics impacting change-over times on a packaging line in our new white paper "Packaging Line Change-over." Discover when new conveyors and add-ons can help change-over strategies, when they can't and factors to consider in making the right decision.


40 Years of Packaging Closure Innovation >>

2011 marks Weatherchem's 40th anniversary in the packaging industry, serving major industry sectors of the global CPG industry with the innovative closures consumers love. Visit our Package Design Ideas Library and click on the ad title to view our white paper on Closure Selection.


2-Year complimentary use stretch wrapper >>

Unisource stretch wrapper — everything you want in a stretch wrapper! The deal: purchase a minimum of two pallets of stretch film a month from Unisource, and you can use our high-performance stretch wrapper for two years at absolutely no cost! Learn more.


Video: Hi-res printing on corrugated trays >>

Watch corrugated trays of canned corn receive high-res PZ/4 Series III coding.

Squid Ink Manufacturing


Sauce maker challenges technology status quo with new facility

An Ohio sauce maker's unconventional approach integrates a green manufacturing facility with an efficient filling and packaging line—and sales are up more than 15%.

Canada's 7UP EcoGreen bottle is 100% rPET

First soft drink bottle in North America to be made from 100% rPET will reduce the amount of virgin plastic used by approximately 6 million pounds annually....

The future for pharmaceutical combination product packaging

In the coming years, combinations of biologics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and nutraceuticals will virtually revolutionize medical treatment. But there are uncertainties as to how such products will be packaged—or whether they need to be—and how the medical profession will educate regulatory agencies about them....

Smart packaging: Better engagement, stronger customer experiences

Our society is more mobile than ever and always in touch, thanks to iPads, cell phones, and Blackberries. These devices help communicate, inform, and entertain. Around the world, consumers are connecting at every time of the day and night. Consumer product companies with Web sites are open for business 24/7....

Milk pack label certifies quality within

Roberts Dairy Foods, Omaha, NE, puts its namesake milk through rigorous quality testing, and it is leveraging the label on its milk cartons to reflect the product's high standard....

Featured Video
Contemporizing Heritage Brands
How do you revitalize a class brand without sacrificing decades of priceless brand equity? Little Big Brands' John Nunziato looks at several recent successful examples.

Sponsored by Owens-Illinois


Online Auction: No Reserve Bids, No Minimum Bids

Advanced Auctioneers will conduct an online only auction of a snack food manufacturing plant for ConAgra Foods in Milton, PA on August 10, 2:00 PM EDT. Featuring: (3) Twin Screw Extruders; (13) Rotary Scales; (2) Cretors Popcorn Poppers; Coating Drums; SS Kettles; Metal Detectors; Conveyors; Packaging Equipment; Fork Lift; Plant Support & More!!

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Upcoming Events:

Shelf Impact!'s Package Design Workshop
Courtyard Marriott, Schaumburg, IL. Shelf Impact!'s Package Design Workshop is an interactive workshop covering package design strategies, trends, best practices and consumer insights for package designers, package development pros, marketing and brand managers, September 13.

International Dairy Show
The International Dairy Show features the latest trends and innovations in the dairy industry, and will be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center, September 19-21.

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. North America's largest packaging and processing event includes a Pharmaceutical Pavilion, Processing Zone, Brand Zone, Confectionery Pavilion and more, September 26-28.

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.

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Packaging World Marketplace

Packaging suppliers: Update your listing and get a free microsite

Add or update your company listing and product information on Packaging World's new directory Web site, Packaging World Marketplace at no cost to you.

Bonus: Get a no-cost microsite, including your logo, unlimited products, with specs, images, attributes and a separate page for each product. Great for search engine optimization. Learn more >>

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