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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSOR: Automated Packaging Systems November 16, 2011 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

AirPouch® protective packing solutions - Low maintenance, high yield & Earth friendly >>

Automated Packaging Systems provides quality void-fill air pillow, bubble and tube on-demand systems. Versatility, lower shipping costs, and flexibility from knifeless, compact tabletop units to integrated systems. More material per box for higher yield and film types including biodegradable and recycled materials.

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EarthAware™ biodegradable & recycled air pillows, bubbles and tubes >>

EarthAware Biodegradable and Recycled AirPouch products provide superior seals and puncture resistance for durability and reliable air retention. The convenient, boxed material is easy to handle and dramatically reduces storage while providing cleaner handling & excellent product visibility. Get Technical Data.

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New! 0.95 mil XD Blend™ biodegradable premium film >>

New XD Blend is inner and stronger than similar materials used for void-fill applications and designed for use with the AirPouch® Express 3™. It is engineered using advanced polymer technologies to provide a thin, 0.95 mil material with superior physical properties & eco-friendly biodegradation. Get Technical Data.

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AirPouch® FastWrap™ systems for convenient, on-demand bubble and tube packing >>

The Next Generation AirPouch FastWrap is a reliable and user-friendly on-demand protective packaging system. Operating at 65 feet/minute it produces bubbles & tubes for wrapping, interleaving and block-and-brace applications. Use as a stand-alone or with accessories for an ideal order fulfillment operation. See Video.

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AirPouch® Express 3 System- Improves packing productivity and lowers shipping >>

The AirPouch Express 3 provides on-demand, easy-to-use AirPouch EZ-Tear™ air pillows for high packing productivity, reduced costs, and increased customer satisfaction. Operating at speeds over 50 feet/minute, this system creates continuous strips of air pillows that are ideal for all packing applications. See Video.

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Moving right along with conveyors

It's almost inconceivable for packaging operations not to include conveyors, but don't let familiarity breed oversight.

What did we learn at Pack Expo Las Vegas?

There's nothing like Pack Expo to take the pulse of packaging.....

Resealable carton debuts for sugar

'Raw sugar' brand Plantation becomes first to use a resealable carton format that incorporates a press-to-close feature...

Bagging snacks goes best in class

With state-of-the-art technology for weighing and bagging, Alimentos Bermudez S.A. is set to conquer the snack food markets of Central America, the Caribbean, and the U.S.....

Game-changing packaging solutions for a sustainable future

Custom-product vending machines, bulk product stores, and returnable, reusable packaging are just some of the emerging trends in sustainable packaging that could dramatically change the consumer/brand relationship.....

Featured Video
Convenience shapes fried onions and tomato packs
French's French Fried Onions from Reckitt Benckiser are in a convenient reclosable plastic container while Sunset Kidz brand candy tomatoes are in a handy clear thermoform.



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