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Jolt relaunch is 'electric'

After 20 years, Wet Planet reintroduces Jolt in a 23.5-oz aluminum resealable can decorated with thermochromic inks.
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Pernod's new packaging for Seagram's Cooler Escapes includes a new bottle shape, new label and carrier graphics.
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Seagram's Coolers undergo a package modernization

New bottle, new label, and new carrier graphics—they’re all aimed at contemporizing the Seagram’s brand and boosting sales.
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Seagram's becomes 'cooler' for winter

After nearly 20 years, Seagram’s Cooler beverages are now available in a completely new packaging presentation: new glass bottle, label, and graphics.
The new PET vinegar bottles are light, shatter-proof, and consumer-appealing.
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Vinegars veer from glass to PET

Rising resin costs don’t deter plans to please customers by making a switch from glass to plasic. ‘We may extend PET usage for some other products in our line.’
Prescription Solutions' line in Carlsbad, CA, is used to fill prescription drug orders. The line uses about 150 fill stations or
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Understanding the packaging line (sidebar)

Prescription Solutions’ pharmacy manager Dave Booher explains that the company’s automated fulfillment packaging line in Carlsbad, CA, stretches 160’ in one direction, makes a 1’-radius turn, and runs right back.
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Self-heating beverage container debuts

WP Beverage Partners LLC is introducing a new line of its Wolfgang Puck brand of gourmet coffees in self-heating containers—a first in North America, says the container’s creator, OnTech Delaware Inc. in San Diego.
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.
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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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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.

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