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SPONSOR: Econocorp January 6, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Let ECONOCORP uncomplicate your job... >>

See how you can save labor, time, and money by using an integrated ECONOSEAL cartoning and casepacking system...features simplicity in design and minimum footprint.


See the easiest way to seal 2 carton flaps- adjust sizes in minutes >>

See this unique table top automatic carton sealer - seal up to 1,800 cartons per hour and change sizes in a matter of minutes.


SEE VIDEO: Single operator work cell cartoning >>

Watch the portable E-System 2000 intermittent motion, horizontal cartoner for erecting, loading, and closing cartons at up to 25 cpm.


See how to get started with a simple casepacker - starts at only $30,000 >>

See how you can eliminate repetitive motion and wrist injuries by using the entry level Econopacker case packer to automate the product collating and master shipping case loading functions.


Automatic Cartoner - Up to 120 CPM >>

The Pegasus Cartoner: Continuous motion, horizontal cartoner for erecting, loading and closing glue or tuck style cartons. This video from Econocorp shows automatic bottle orienting, loading, and cartoning on a production line.



Packaging World's top ten for 2010

There's no place like the beginning of a new year to analyze the content readers were drawn to in the preceding year. At Packaging World, here are the top ten articles based on internal metrics used commonly in the publishing business.

Stonyfield Farm makes studied switch to PLA for yogurt multipacks

In a first for dairy, Stonyfield uses PLA to produce f/f/s yogurt cups, resulting in 48% less GHGs than the HIPS packaging it replaces; offsets support non-GM0 corn production....

Sauce jar for LiDestri Foods wins WorldStar Award

LiDestri Foods, Fairport, NY, is a marketer of food items such as pasta sauces....

Paper and sustainability

Invented a long time ago and constantly improved over the course of many years, paper has come to be viewed as a quintessentially traditional packaging material....

Opening eyes to eye tracking

Eye tracking is a behavioral research approach that may be poised to become a standard practice in guiding package design. CPG companies can leverage it to assess shopper behavior and validate ideas....


Walgreens tries fresh RTE meals

The Corner Kitchen is a new fresh-food concept being tried out in some of the Walgreens Chicago stores. Editor Pat Reynolds takes a look at a couple of the microwaveable, ready-to-eat items in the category.

Featured Video Navigation

ARC's World Industry Forum
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld Marriott, Orlando, FL. ARC's World Industry Forum focuses on business challenges and winning strategies. It provides the ideal environment for executives to collaborate, share ideas, and find new ways to attack their most pressing problems, from February 7-10.
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. Find new equipment, technology, and materials to lower costs, reduce waste, and increase efficiencies, from February 8-10.
Contract Packaging Association Annual Meeting
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, AZ. A packed business agenda, networking, and social and recreational events will make this Annual Meeting CPA's best, from February 24-27.
Sustainable Packaging Symposium
Hyatt Regency Chicago, IL. Sustainable Packaging Symposium, produced by Greener Package and the Institute for Sustainability, will examine the pivotal role of packaging in implementing sustainability across businesses' supply chains, from March 16-18.
Sustainable Packaging Symposium


Marks & Spencer to Keynote Sustainable Packaging Symposium 2011

Marks & Spencer's Andrew Speck will discuss his company's goal of becoming the world's most sustainable major retailer by the year 2015. Four years ago, M&S adopted a business approach called Plan A to combat climate change, reduce waste, use sustainable raw materials, trade ethically, and promote healthier lifestyles. Get an insider's progress report and learn more about how doing the right thing is good for business. Learn more >>

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