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This closure, called torqued-on, pilfer-proof, is an adaptation of closures used for high-end spirits.
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Phillips abandons cork for screw cap

Torqued-on pilfer-proof cap from England looks like conventional capsule, but twists open easily.
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Varietals veer toward ROPP

For two years, iconoclastic winery Bonny Doon has been busy switching from cork to aluminum ROPP caps. Now the conversion is nearly complete.

Iron City brew chills in aluminum bottle

In August, Pittsburgh Brewing Co., Pittsburgh, PA, launched 12-oz bottles of Iron City beer in aluminum bottles.

Leemon cup is no lemon

Alpina Productos Alimenticios S.A., a food and beverage packager in Sopo, Columbia, introduced Columbia’s first thermoformed polypropylene container for Leemon lemonade in early 2003.
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Indian haircare products add appeal (sidebar)

Two products for the haircare market in India together won a Silver Award for The Paper Products, Ltd., Thane, India, a member of Huhtamaki Group.
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New custom design

XanGo, LLC is releasing its dietary supplement beverage, also called XanGo, in stylish, custom-made glass bottles. The bottle is designed to solidify the brand and set it apart from other health and wellness beverages on the market.
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Brown-Forman adds 750-mLs in PET

Based on the success of its 1.75-L bottles of spirits in PET bottles, Brown-Forman Corp., Louisville, KY, is now making available its Canadian Mist, Early Times and Southern Comfort products in new 750-mL bottles of PET, made by Amcor PET Packaging. The launch of the new bottles began early this year.
Optically-clear multilayer cylindrical bottles meet a difficult set of requirements for bioM?rieux, maker of the BacT/ALERT line
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Diagnostic fluids switch to plastic containers

Medical diagnostics maker bioMérieux pioneers switch to multilayer plastic bottles for blood culture samples.
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DAK Resins, a subsidiary of DAK Americas: DAK Resins, a subsidiary of DAK Americas: PET for water bottles

New from DAK Resins is the Laser+™ W PET resin, specially engineered for use in bottled water packaging applications. Resin offers low acetaldehyde levels that protect product flavor and meet challenges of new container designs and sizes.
Seven-layer jars made with clarified polypropylene let the fruit show. New label graphics for the Libby's brand helped capture r
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Fruit jars stand up, stand out

Signature Fruit works with blow molder to develop a wide-mouth plastic jar that withstands pasteurization for packing premium California fruit.


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