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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSORS February 24, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

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Enercon Induction Cap Sealers

VIDEO: The Design That Pours It On! >>

The LiquiFlapper® closure is the ideal solution for dispensing syrups, sauces, dressings and more! Watch this video to see this product in action!

Weatherchem

NEW Constant Motion VFFS >>

Faster. Cleaner. Smarter. That's what you can expect from the next generation of Triangle VFFS baggers. Constant film motion delivers consistent web-tracking and reliable registration for superior backseals.

Triangle Package Machinery Company

High-speed case packer shown packing bottles up to 75 cases/min >>

Mach 4 case packer from Brenton engineering allows multiple pack patterns in wraparound cases or trays.

Brenton Engineering

Assessing electronic vs. magnetic clutch heads in rotary capping equipment >>

White paper from Fowler Products assesses factors such as cap orientation, application torque monitoring, screw cap profiling, torque range, and delicate cap handling in determining the appropriate technology for screw cap application.

Fowler Products Company

FEATURED ARTICLE

Plastic strapping and sustainability

Here's a look at how plastic strapping fares in the era of sustainability.

Oxygen, water vapor permeation units installed at pharmaceutical testing laboratory in Tibet

Testing equipment to be used to measure package permeation for traditional Tibetan herbal remedies and conventional pharmaceuticals....

Focusing on food safety

Wynn Wiksell, manager of packaging QRO at General Mills, and chairman of the Food Safety Alliance for Packaging (FSAP), offers an update on the HACCP models for packaging materials....

Band sealer expands lifeline for Haitian kids

Nonprofit Meds & Food for Kids in Haiti installs new packaging equipment that doubles its output of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food for the country's starving children....

Streamlined controls platform for robotic case packer

Proprietary robotic controllers are out and a familiar look and feel are in now that one controls platform is used across the entire robot case packer....

OFF THE SHELF

Safeway scores with own-brand salty snacks

Jim George shows a good example of an increasingly frequent development: a private-label package that out-innovates the national brands.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

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.

Packaging Automation Forum
Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, IL. Packaging Automation Forum, produced by Packaging World and Automation World, features peer-to-peer education about how to increase productivity, flexibility and performance using state-of-the-art packaging controls and information technology, April 26.

Bryan Griffen

EVENT

Nestlé is passionate about PackML ... learn why at this year's Packaging Automation Forum.

Direct from Nestlé HQ in Vevay, Switzerland, Bryan Griffen will speak at this year's Packaging Automation Forum. Nestlé's Engineering Group Manager will share his enthusiasm about the benefits of PackML for CPG manufacturers. Hear Nestlé and five other educational sessions on controls and information technology that can drive performance, efficiency, safety and profits. Plan now to attend on April 26 at the Westin O'Hare in suburban Chicago.

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