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Sponsor: Label-Aire, Inc. September 15, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Label-Aire Labeling System boosts efficiencies >>

Learn about how our Inline 5100 Labeling System helped a automotive fuel additive company enhance its wrap labeling capabilities while cutting costs. To speak to a Label-Aire Authorized Distributor, visit us on the web or call us Toll Free (866) 384-0700.

Label-Aire, Inc.

See Label-Aire & PharmaPack-US at Pack Expo 2011 in Las Vegas! >>

Contact us for your FREE show badge. See you in Vegas this September (Booth C-507)! Visit us on the web or call us Toll Free (866) 384-0700.

Label-Aire, Inc.

Affordable stainless steel labeling systems >>

Scan this QR code to see our new Inline 6200 Wrap Labeling Systems in action or click on the link above. It's both tough and affordable. To find out more, visit us on the web or call us Toll Free (866) 384-0700.

Label-Aire, Inc.

Labeling accessories >>

In addition to Applicator Base Stands and Unwinders, Label-Aire now offers Rotary Turntables to make your line even more efficient. To find out more, visit us on the web or call us Toll Free (866) 384-0700.

Label-Aire, Inc.

White Paper: Understanding automatic pressure sensitive labeling methods >>

As consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies increasingly recognize how the flexibility of automatic pressure-sensitive labeling lowers operating costs and increases productivity, they are investigating the range of labeling application methods available. Download our latest white paper to learn more.

Label-Aire, Inc.


Innovation hits new highs in 2011 Greener Package Awards

For the third year in a row, the Greener Package Awards honor the top innovations in sustainable packaging introduced over the previous year—and this year's honors are given with special attention to measurable achievements in sustainable packaging.

Robotic palletizer rocks paint-maker's packaging lines

Robotic palletizing of 5-gal plastic buckets of paint is just one of the highlights of four new packaging lines in the brand new Phoenix plant of Los Angeles-based Dunn-Edwards Paints. Watch the equipment in action.

Pharmaceutical packagers' frustrations expressed in recent survey

Validation, regulatory/standards, and cost issues top the list of laments for respondents of a recent Healthcare Packaging reader survey.

PepsiCo Canada first with 100% rPET bottle for soft drinks

First soft drink bottle in North America to be made from 100% rPET, the new 7UP EcoGreen bottle will reduce the amount of virgin plastic used by approximately 6 million pounds annually.

Social media input puts pop back in energy drink package design

Vemma employs the input of 23,000-plus Facebook followers to help design a more modern look for its Verve aluminum can-packed energy beverages.

Featured Video
Elements of edgy packaging
What gives some package designs their edge? Is it their quirkiness? Their rule-breaking formats? Sarah Williams creative director of Beardwood & Co. attempts to answer these questions while presenting some examples of successful packages with an edge.

Sponsored by Owens-Illinois



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!

Exclusively sponsored by: Ampac

Upcoming Events:

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.

Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum
This event, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, examines the modern cold chain as well as evolving sectors such as medical devices and diagnostics, generics, APIs, clinical and biologics and cell therapies, September 26-30.



Visit these companies at PACK EXPO!

Be sure to visit the following companies at PACK EXPO:

Hartness Intl. -- Booth C-3023

Huhtamaki -- Booth S-5601

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