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SPONSORS: April 29, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Smooth and gentle partition opening & inserting to 60 cpm >>

New dual head partition opener with servo operation delivers top performance and quick changeover for maximum productivity on your packaging line.

A-B-C Packaging Machine

Our commitment: tomorrow's inkjet delivered today >>

The 9232 continuous inkjet delivers optimal, transparent marking and coding management, due to improved cost control, reduced waste, eco-friendly ink options, enhanced printing performance and more reliable day-to-day operation.

Markem-Imaje

Cash Prize for Best Package Design >>

Time to show us your best projects completed using YUPO Synthetic Paper. It's FREE and anyone can enter that has worked on a project using YUPO — production managers, blow molders, label designers, anyone that has "done it on YUPO".

YUPO Synthetic Paper

YUPO Synthetic Paper Security Grade >>

More and more frequently, product security requires more than just the word "V-O-I-D." For anti-counterfeit, anti-shoplift labels, tamper-proof applications or even non-reproducible couponing options, YUPO Security Grade gives makers more flexibility with design-free construction that allows printing on both sides.

YUPO Synthetic Paper

Faster. CLEANER. Smarter. >>

With three levels of sanitation available, Triangle's VFFS baggers can meet the standards required for your application with ease. Choose from stainless steel, painted steel, or the only bagger on the market to meet strict USDA and 3A sanitary standards.

Triangle Package Machinery Company

FEATURED ARTICLE

Package design and on-line retailing

Here's a look at some of the reciprocal influences between package design and on-line retailing.

iQ household cleaner reduces plastic waste by 80%

Innovative and eco-friendly cleaning system is honored with Best Green Packaging award....

Bucket elevator sweetens chocolate egg production

Madelaine Chocolate's product distribution system permits the smooth handling of 36% more product while ensuring considerably less damage to the chocolate pieces being wrapped in foil....

Bottle made of OCC and ONP

Holding 50 oz of laundry detergent, this molded-pulp bottle—recyclable and compostable—is actually a shell with a LDPE liner inside that holds the product....

Sustainable packaging: eco-friendly and unbreakable

'Ethical consumerism' further emphasizes desire for sustainable packaging that reduces materials without compromising package stability....

OFF THE SHELF

Molded pulp bottle for laundry detergent

Editor Pat Reynolds deconstructs this molded pulp bottle made from 70% OCC and 30% ONP. Seventh Generation of Burlington, VT, is using it for a 50-oz container of 4x concentrated laundry detergent.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

IoPP Packaging & Leadership Council
Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL. New for 2011, the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) is offering packaging professionals the utmost in value by creating a two-day conference that combines IoPP's most dynamic events, held May 10-11.

Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops
Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ. Healthcare Packaging Conference & Workshops, produced by Healthcare Packaging magazine, will feature operational and package design strategies for pharmaceutical and medical device packagers, May 26.

Labeling Playbook

ANNOUNCEMENT

Labeling project in the works?

New! Download this free, 70-page Labeling Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid. Whether your job involves machinery engineering, package design, package development, or production, download this playbook now.

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