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SPONSOR: Econocorp February 2, 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 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.


Save Space - Create Money - E-System 2000 Cartoner - Starts at $37,000 !!! >>

Click to learn how the ECONOSEAL E-System cartoner provides the best combination of small footprint and large size range available. Create a single operator work cell that produces up to 25 cartons peer minute.


VIDEO - See How The Pegasus Cartoner Doubled Production With No Labor Increase. >>

An operator receives product from the shrink wrap tunnels and can quickly visually inspect each package as it is placed into a bucket section of the Pegasus cartoner. The machine is sensitive to conditions such as, "no product, no empty carton advance", and, "no carton, no product load".


See Other Customer Cartoning Success Stories >>

See an archive of creative customer solutions for cartoning, trayforming, and casepacking.



The sixth sense

Packaging that appeals to the consumer's five senses is a competitive advantage, but a marketer would do well to develop a sixth sense, too.

Study: Private label has a lot more legs

The findings represent the view of national brand owners and retailers. The Deloitte study also suggests national brands are losing their hold on consumers....

Sustainable packaging visionaries

President Jamie Gott and executive vice president Sandy Gott of Feversham, Ontario-based bottled water marketer Ice River Springs talk about their firm's new bottle-to-bottle PET recycling capabilities....

New-generation packaging addresses growing counterfeiting in Germany

With interpack 2011 coming to Düsseldorf in May, Germany looks to packaging technology to thwart counterfeit medications....

Bold, debossed label gets small-lot winery in the game

Caliza Winery uses modern, yet elegant labels that combine visual intrigue with a strong, tactile feel to create a high level of differentiation....


Packages with a colorful Asian flair

New Media Director Dave Newcorn comes off the sidelines with colorful commentary on the even more colorful packages he bought recently on the part of Chicago's Argyle Street that is sometimes called New Chinatown.

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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.
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