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Snapware had been using preprinted inserts, placed inside the containers (at right), as the primary means of branding its products. In June 2010, it switched to an automated labeling system that applies p-s labels to the side of the containers (at left).
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Snapware puts a lid on label variability

Using a single supplier for new labels and automated labeling equipment allows plastic storage container supplier to maximize efficiency and enhance product quality.
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Miller scores sales with Punch Top Can

Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft cans are scored with a secondary tab that invites beer drinkers to have fun opening it, then enjoy a smoother pour.
LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system
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LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system

William Hingle, director of marketing, TCP Reliable (www.tcpreliable.com), demonstrates TemPak™ + Green, an eco-friendly system from Cryopak (www.cryopak.com). TemPak protects product during shipping and maintains product temperature for 24 hr at 1°C to 10° C. Uses insulation, gel packs, bubble wrap, and a corrugated outer box that all incorporate biodegradable components.
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Tetra Pak: Gabletop carton with curvy shape

Designed for premium milk and juice, Tetra Pak’s Tetra Rex Pearl gabletop carton is a curved, droplet-shaped keyline container that provides an impactful side profile for improved branding possibilities.
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New package washes away dishwashing brand’s identity crisis

Switch to clear PET container and pressure-sensitive label enhances brand image, promotes packaging efficiency, and increases sales for Chinese dishwash detergent.
UPS Laos
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UPS delivers $9 million of flu vaccine to Laos

Walgreens donates 375,000 doses that UPS air-ships more than 9,000 miles in five days through five countries, maintaining mandatory 2° to 8°C temperatures through a range of climates.
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Pinup girls position value beer brand for growth

Canada’s Sleeman Brewing updates the package design for Old Milwaukee beer with pinup-girl graphics, positioning the brand for growth against major mainstream beers.
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Cardia Bioplastics: Bio-container for nutritional supplement and cosmetics market

Designed to store vitamins, medical tablets, food and nutritional supplements, and cosmetic products, Cardia Bioplastics’ Biohybrid containers are food-contact compliant and fully recyclable.
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Inline Plastics: Tamper-resistant snack cup

Inline Plastics Corp.’s new grab and go 12-oz. snack cups, the newest version of their Safe-T-Fresh line of products, incorporate a tamper-resistant locking mechanism and an exclusive patented tear-strip hinge.
Live from Interphex:  Commercial packaging facility coming to Pennsylvania
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Live from Interphex: Commercial packaging facility coming to Pennsylvania

Almac announces additional details on their new commercial packaging facility opening Fall 2012 in Audubon, Pennsylvania.

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