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Off The Shelf: Block-shaped bottles are learning tools
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Off The Shelf: Block-shaped bottles are learning tools

With molded-in interlocking nubs and grooves on both sides, these high-density polyethylene bottles of drinks for children become bi-lingual building blocks when they are empty.
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Special IML technology delivers great graphics on this two-chamber dessert cup.
Package Case Study

Special IML technique for two-chamber cup

Packaging plays a key role in the new Monte desserts from Germany’s Zott GmbH.
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Coffee pod recycling in the U.S.: How likely?

A LinkedIn discussion around the likelihood of consumers bringing used coffee pods into a collection center, if given the opportunity, raises a range of issues.
Flowcontrol means no glugging or spills.
Package Case Study

Flowcontrol bottle for motor oil

A custom 5-L oil container for leading UK producer Millers Oils features a unique dispensing closure that allows the oil to be fully controllable and to flow freely and easily.
Materials Product Brief

Kortec: Plastic cans with 5 year shelf life

An attractive alternative to metal cans, Klear Can from Kortec, Inc. is a multi-layer BPA-free PP plastic can that provides brand owners with a clear, see-through container for fruits, vegetables, soups, meats, and other products, and features extended shelf life of up to five years.
STRIKING APPEARANCE. For flawless shrinkability on the globe-shaped bottles, that’s a function of the PETG film specified for the job.
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Shrink-sleeve label is a hit with kids

New line of zero-calorie beverages aimed at kids takes full advantage of Disney-licensed graphics, which spring to life thanks to special PETG label material and VSOP offset printing.
Injection-molded PP jar replaces tin.
Package Case Study

Plastic jar holds woodwork treatment

Alfred Clouth Lackfabrik in Germany has switched one of its leading brands from tin to rigid plastics with the introduction of a new plastic jar for a specialized woodwork treatment product.
Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans
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Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans

The KlearCan from Kortec is a direct substitute for metal cans that lets contents show brilliantly through the package. It can be retorted and permits no oxygen ingress for two years. Takes a seamed-on metal end.
Materials Product Brief

M&H Plastics: New curved bottle shape

The Zest is a new bottle shape created by M&H Plastics in 3 sizes designed to take the same snap-on flip top cap, with a coloured cap insert.

New dispensing system to be tried by P&G and Method

Both Method and P&G are close to launching products in a novel package that drew considerable attention at interpack 2014.


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