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Sponsor: Hitachi America, Ltd August 4, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

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Hitachi America invites you to visit booth #C-359 at Pack Expo 2011, Las Vegas. Hitachi will be will be demostrating our Eco-Friendly Inkjet Printers, Oil-Free Air Compressors and Energy Saving Inverters. Stop by and our team of experts will be happy and answer your questions.

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Simple, Precise, Economical Inkjet Printer >>

Looking for a small character inkjet printer with high quality, reliability and affordability to improve your productivitiy? Look know further, Hitachi is proud to introduce the PH Continuous Inkjet Printer which provides the same "best-in-class" reliability of our proven P-Series Printers.

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Download White Paper - Prevention of Food Safety >>

Proactive steps esstential to prevent Food Safety problems and improve product traceability.

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Download White Paper - 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 >>

Vote for Hitachi as your favorite Marking / Coding Leader in Packaging for 2011, now!

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Tea redesign reflects growing sophistication of organics consumers

For Choice Organic Teas, the redesign of the packaging for its Original tea line could be likened to polishing a gem. While the Seattle-based company—the first organic tea crafter in the U.S.—has maintained the core elements of its design to preserve the brand equity, the packaging's colors, artwork, and messaging have been refreshed and refined for a more modern look.

Current technologies for holographic packaging

Here are some of the latest developments in holography from around the world, including one eye-catcher and another that puts the seal on an effective anti-counterfeit strategy....

SC Johnson hopes to catalyze move toward refillables with Windex Mini

SC Johnson commits to leading change toward refillable concentrate products for household cleaning with the introduction of a flexible pouch-packed concentrate....

Interpack insights from industry veteran

Upon learning that packaging veteran Dave Hoenig was headed for interpack, Packaging World magazine asked him to put together some observations on the trends he spied at this massive event....

Global pharmaceutical packaging demand predicted to reach $62 billion by 2015

Report says the U.S. will remain the largest consumer of pharmaceutical packaging as its advanced drug-producing sector introduces sophisticated therapies with specialized packaging needs....

Featured Video
Impact through simplicity: icons and symbols
Designers Rochelle Martyn and Lisa Simpson of Monday Collective explore how simple, well-executed icons and symbols can help a brand stand out on shelf. Examples include Honeydrop, Target's up & up, Pret, and Pom Wonderful.

Sponsored by Owens-Illinois
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.



Flexible packaging innovation gallery >>

Looking for flexible packaging innovation? Check out Packaging World's Flexible Packaging Innovation Gallery—quickly browse through hundreds of images in a groundbreaking visual format. New images added monthly!

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