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SPONSOR: Axon Styrotech April 1, 2010 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

How to specify application equipment for heat shrink labels >>

White paper from Axon helps packagers learn how to assess multiple factors for buying heat shrink labeling equipment, including package size/shape, line speed, film composition, heat tunnel type, and more.

Axon Styrotech

Tamper-evident shootout: which method do consumers most prefer? >>

White paper from Axon compares all the major types of tamper evidence, from film bands, metal pop-up closures, breakaway closures, and under-cap seals. Covers sustainable developments in replacing PVC film with alternatives.

Axon Styrotech

Tunnel vision: how to choose the right heat shrink tunnel >>

Not all heat tunnels are the same! White paper from Axon helps packaging companies evaluate all the factors, including the benefits and strengths of convective heat, radiant heat and steam heat, to help them pair their needs with the right machine.

Axon Styrotech


A Primer: Packaging and phytosanitation

Companies involved in international shipments need to know about phytosanitation, in general, and ISPM-15, in particular.

EPS containers deliver for sanofi pasteur's vaccine shipments

Environmental advantages persuade sanofi pasteur to select expanded polystyrene containers to ship its vaccines; healthcare provider customers also benefit....

Technically advanced and sustainable

Winning a Gold Award in Technical Innovation is a clear standup pouch for Tamaya Gourmet's carica fruit....

PLC delivers functionality and savings

TE bander/shrink sleeve labeler is distinguished by servo motors and a PLC that does motion commands and has print registration capabilities....

Line upgrade accommodates redesigned Gentleman Jack packaging

Jack Daniels team tips its cap to performance of new, high-efficiency capping equipment....


Costco's treasure hunt strategy strikes again

Packaging World Editor Pat Reynolds went shopping at his local Costco with one or two things on his list. But a few items not on his list were not to be denied.

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