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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSORS: June 1, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

An introduction to extended content labels for designers, marketers, & brand owners >>

Your product isn't getting any larger, so, how do you maintain shelf appeal, get brand messaging across and meet regulatory requirements? For many Consumer Product Groups the answer is extended content labels (ECL). Download this white paper from Quality Assured to learn more.

Quality Assured

Video demo: High-res case coding with industrial-compliant bar codes >>

This video demonstration from Foxjet shows two different high-resolution, large-character ink-jet case coders. Also demonstrated is the unique ability for the operator to scan a bar code on a primary container to be packaged and have the recipe automatically change over in an instant to the new coding message.

FoxJet

10 ways to reduce protective packaging costs wp >>

New white paper from Pregis presents detailed cost-justification information for switching to inflatable packaging systems for protective packaging, cushioning, and void-fill applications.

Pregis

Video: Custom and stock bags for a variety of product packaging needs >>

Fasteners, hardwares, cosmetics and crafts, promotional items, med devices. custom bags on speciality. on rolls or in boxes. pe, pp, hd film, vci or anti-stat. graphic design. stock bags ready for shipment within hours.

Advanced Poly Packaging

An end-to-end solution for track and trace — fingerprint your brand >>

Videojet IMprints is a production-floor suite of hardware, software, and services. The system applies unique codes to products and then verifies and tracks them all the way to the intended destination. This brochure provides an overview of track and trace and describes the company's state-of-the-art IMprints solution.

Videojet Technologies, Inc.

FEATURED ARTICLE

Induction sealing requires coordination

There are too many variables to keep a lid on, unless all parties are kept in the loop.

FDA enforcement stats and your job

Your boss pops his head over your cubicle wall....

SPS 2011: Preparing for the 'Perfect Storm'

SPS 2011 focuses on the impending threat of global resource scarcity and how CPGs can employ sustainable packaging innovation to drive future business success....

A winning package for Old Style and the Cubs

Pabst and its design firm hit one out of the park with this full-body heat-shrink label designed to make a 12-oz glass bottle look like a wooden baseball bat....

Holograms employed in the anti-counterfeiting battle

Ian Lancaster of the International Hologram Manufacturers' Assn. describes how holograms overcome pharmaceutical counterfeiting problems....


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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.
Leadership in Packaging

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Do you work with an outstanding packaging machinery, materials, or service supplier? Show your appreciation by voting for your favorite in PW's Leadership in Packaging program. All voters will automatically be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card in our monthly drawings. Past winners include packaging professionals from General Mills; Joseph Phelps Vineyards; P&G, Mars and other leading companies.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

EXPO PACK México 2011
Centro Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico. EXPO PACK México features packaging and processing solutions for Latin America, with over 900 exhibitors from 20 countries, June 21-24.

HBA Global Expo
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. HBA Global Expo provides personal care and beauty manufacturers with new ingredients, solutions, supplier resources and world-class education to bring new products to market, June 28-30.

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. North America's largest packaging and processing event includes a Pharmaceutical Pavilion, Processing Zone, Brand Zone, Confectionery Pavilion and more, September 26-28.

Labeling Playbook

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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.

Learn more >>

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