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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSOR: Package Machinery Company, Inc. April 20, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Why Overwrapping is More Sustainable, Why Package >>

Why Overwrapping? Why Package Machinery? Why be Sustainable?

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5 different boxes on one overwrapper >>

10 minute changeover between 5 box sizes, speeds up to 118 packages per minute were the requirements for this FA-ST overwrapper.

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Replacing Your Existing Wrapper? >>

What is state of the art in wrapping machinery? What do I need my new machine to do? How do I evaluate the choices out there?

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FA-ST overwrapper features >>

The first servo-driven overwrapper is still the best. See why reducing 65% of the moving parts and having recipe storage enhances your packaging line performance.

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Sustainability in Wrapping >>

Easily understand Life Cycle Analysis, Total Cost of Ownership and Total Cost Assessment and how they apply to wrapping and machine purchase decisions.

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The burning question

What stance should the packaging community take on incineration?

The global packaging press

Like editorial bookends, the Lead Off and Insiders columns in last month's Packaging World both addressed how important it is for packaging professionals to be aware of global trends and opportunities....

Display unit and the right message increase cereal sales

A test display fixture bearing a healthful product message for General Mills cereals lifted brand sales 17%, category sales 1%—and reduced shopper decision-making time....

Robotic case packers for Aussie bakery products

An innovative, custom-built solution for a case packing requirement at biscuit maker Arnott's in Australia consists of four wraparound case packers installed simultaneously in the middle of 2010....

Digital printer does the work of two machines it replaces

Machine delivers superior print quality to the foil lidding on new blister thermoform/fill/seal line at contract packager Apace Packaging LLC....


Conagra's bag-to-bowl technology

Now available nationwide, this microwave popcorn package goes from flat bag to a bowl brimming with delicious popcorn. Pat Reynolds puts the new package through the paces.

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