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Two different quality-check tools are used by Graham Packaging to make sure the wide-mouth PET jars it’s making are consistently in spec.
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Keeping wide-mouth PET jars in spec

When blow/trim technology is used to make wide-mouth PET jars, the neck finish is blown into its shape rather than injection molded. Sophisticated quality-check tools come in handy.
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Four of the injection molded PP cups  with foil lidding are robotically loaded into a PET tray that  then passes through a flow wrapper to produce this  attractive retail pack.
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Danone launches an unfrozen fro yo

Who wouldn’t want to get in on the frozen yogurt craze? But if you’re one of the world’s most famous marketers of fresh product, maybe you do it by way of the refrigerated case.
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Desiccant barrier technology enhances pet-food product

US Pet Nutrition uses rigid plastic containers with desiccant barrier technology that meet the demands of the retort process while preserving the quality of its pet-food products.
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Nicholl Food Packaging is an ISO 9001, BRC Certified, multi-plant manufacture of ready meal food packaging

Specifically we have developed a unique range of smoothwall containers for the ready to heat / ready to cook seafood, poultry, meat and vegetable processing industries which can be film sealed and are applicable to MAP or VSP processing for very long extended shelf life’s.
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Solvent-free spray adhesive in shapely PET bottles

Eclectic Products, Inc., Eugene, OR, has debuted new solvent-free, high-bond-strength E6000 Spray Adhesive, packaged in custom-contoured 8-oz PET bottles with a pinched-waist shape.
Aluminum cans for Big Wood Brewery
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Craft brewer launches cans

Big Wood Brewery, a bold new player on the craft beer scene gaining notoriety for its distinctive brews, has launched four of its award-winning craft beers in cans.
The iconic spam can is going from metal to plastic in the U.K.
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Disruptive innovation continues to change packaging

Few packaging advances are disruptive innovations, i.e., something that helps create a new market and eventually goes on to displace an earlier technology.
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Sauce bottle symbolizes stalwart servicemen

A striking bottle with an even more arresting backstory, a new 500-mL PET package for Forces Sauces, sold in the U.K., cleverly conveys the brand’s mission: to raise money in support of disabled and vulnerable ex-servicemen and women, as well as those currently serving in the military.
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Airopack: Non-aerosol foamer

Suitable hair styling and sun protection products, baby products, facial cleansers, and more, Airopack Foamer dispenses fluids as well as medium to high viscosity crèmes and gels, using a globally patented pressure control device in combination with air as the main engine and PET as the container material.
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Crown: Metal toy, game packaging

Enhanced metal packaging from CROWN Speciality Packaging North America, helps game and toy companies stand out in the entertainment industry and provide numerous sustainability options.

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