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SPONSOR: YUPO Synthetic Paper July 28, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Best Package Design Winner >>

Many entered, but there was just one $500 winner for best package design in the 2011 Wally Awards competition. Are you ready to win $500? Check out the winners and get info on how to enter for 2012 here.

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YUPO Synthetic Paper Security Grade >>

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

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YUPO Accel >>

YUPO Accel is the fastest-drying synthetic paper on the market. If you need the performance, beauty and an 80% faster drying time on the paper you've come to trust as the smoothest, most durable synthetic available, think fast and think YUPO Accel.

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Eliminate bottle-to-color matching issues >>

Want your product to really shine on retail shelves? Try YUPO Clear. It gives you unlimited bottle design options, a unique no-label look and perfect bottle-to-color matching every time. With YUPO Clear there is no scratching, fading or flagging either.

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The Best Ideas Just Stick! >>

Introducing YUPO Octopus, a totally clean adhesive paper option - no messy residue or shrinkage. Cleans with a damp cloth and can be removed and reapplied many times for ultra-long wear and shelf life. Click here for more info and to request a sample.

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Don't kid around when researching children

Children ages 4-12 pose unique challenges and opportunities for package research.

Chicken chunks use head-turning spin-concept label

Private-label is leading in innovation again....

Smart packaging = stronger customer engagement

Ted Mininni, president of Design Force, Inc., specializing in package and licensing program design, talks about how smart packaging creates strong relationships between customer and brand....

Making sense of LCA in packaging

The key to truly 'more sustainable' packaging design is to begin with a strategy. With a vision and goals specific to your company, you can successfully apply tools like LCA to make better design and purchasing decisions....

Tips on being an effective plant manager

Whether you're a plant manager already or a plant manager wannabe, you would have found considerable value in this year's Packaging Automation Forum. Here are a few highlights....

Featured Video
Multi-tier branding
David Kendall from Seattle-based Kendall Ross analyzes design strategies used in multi-tier branding -- what connotes the high end, the low end and the undifferentiated middle?

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Shelf Impact!'s Package Design Workshop
Courtyard Marriott, Schaumburg, IL. Shelf Impact!'s Package Design Workshop is an interactive workshop covering package design strategies, trends, best practices and consumer insights for package designers, package development pros, marketing and brand managers, September 13.

International Dairy Show
The International Dairy Show features the latest trends and innovations in the dairy industry, and will be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center, September 19-21.

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.



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