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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSOR: Sealed Air Corporation September 21, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Reduce pack size with Instapak® >>

Instapak® foam uses less material per pack and expands on-site as much as 200 times. Materials can be returned to Sealed Air locations for use in Waste-To-Energy facilities.

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Inflatable void fill yields less waste >>

Fill-Air® products expand onsite. When deflated, they lose 99.3% of their volume. Material can be returned to Sealed Air for recycling.

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Mailers can eliminate wasteful cartons >>

Many Jiffy® Mailers are produced from post-consumer recycled fibers and can be easily recycled.

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Korrvu® packaging is easily recycled >>

Korrvu® packaging is assembled on-site, as needed. Can be reused and is made from renewable cellulose fibers. Recyclable with common corrugated boxes.



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PackTiger™System uses 100% renewable paper >>

TigerPad™ cushioning is 85% post industrial, 15% post consumer content and can be recycled. All production scrap is reclaimed.

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Methods of variety segmentation
Ted Mininni, president of Design Force Inc., discusses the critical role that variety segmentation systems in packaging play in guiding consumers to the right products. Successful examples include the use of different package, label, and product colors, as well as the use of specific illustrations to distinguish varieties.


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Waste-to-Energy Exchange, November 9 in New York City

Learn about the value of solid waste as a renewable source of energy in a resource-limited world. Discover how packaging fits into the future of WTE. Join respected presenters from business, industry, and academia for an educational day, produced by Greener Package and the Institute for Sustainability. Learn more >>

UPCOMING EVENTS:

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.

Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum
This event, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, examines the modern cold chain as well as evolving sectors such as medical devices and diagnostics, generics, APIs, clinical and biologics and cell therapies, September 26-30.

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