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OFF THE SHELF: Self-heating can for coffee
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OFF THE SHELF: Self-heating can for coffee

Editor Pat Reynolds demonstrates the workings of a new, self-heating can now on sale in Walmart stores that comes to America from a Malaysia-based firm called Hot Can.
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New Seventh Generation HDPE containers use 96% PCR content

Recycled milk jugs are among the materials used to produce new containers for Seventh Generation’s environmentally friendly dish liquid and fabric softener.
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Distinctive label lends personality to Wisconsin bistro's sauce

Digital, pressure-sensitive labels help establish Carmella’s as a private-label sauce.
OLD & NEW. The new container heightens shelf presence  with its taller, tapered-waist profile.
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Contract packer creates improved powder packaging

PTI takes single-source responsibility for bottle molding, powder blending, container filling, capping, and labeling of a new, larger bottle for Vagisil.
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Peanut butter jar lightens up 90%

Converting its well-known curvy glass jar for Sun-Pat peanut butter to a custom PET jar, U.K.’s Premier Foods sees sustainability, logistic improvements.
TUBS & BOXES. Poppies uses the coding equipment for a range of plastic tubs and clay-coated boxes.
Machine Case Study
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Quick-start printers save time and ink

Frozen dessert company likes new ink-jet printer performance and versatility.
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Digital can printing takes off with Air Berlin

What is said to be the first commercial application of digital electrostatic drop-on-demand printing technology from U.K.-based Tonejet was pioneered last May by Ball Packaging Europe at its Hassloch, Germany, beverage can manufacturing plant.
OFF THE SHELF: Patient-compliant packaging
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OFF THE SHELF: Patient-compliant packaging

Jim Butschli takes a look at a packaging solution from Anderson Packaging that helps patients comply with their drug regimen.
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PTI Packaging Systems : Bottles with ergonomic, easy-to-use handles

PTI-Plastics Technologies, Inc.'s new molding process results in handled bottles that are easier for consumers to use.
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European juice packager pioneers first extrusion-blown PLA bottle

Polenghi of Italy employs a low carbon-footprint bioplastic bottle for its new Bio organic lemon juice brand.

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