Machine Case Study

Robotic handling of bottles sets the bar high

Maximum versatility, minimal operator involvement, gentle handling, high speed, and automated end-of-arm tooling changes are highlights at VCP champagne plant.
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Global collaboration enables Kraft Foods' culture change

Project-by-project, Kraft Foods’ global business units, with leadership from the company’s corporate sustainability team, are creating a culture where sustainability is a part of every package design.

Steel aerosol cans get enhanced green makeover

In the fourth quarter of 2008, CRC Marine Products adopted new lightweight, polymer-coated steel aerosol can packaging for some of its marine cleaning/maintenance products.
FAULTLESS PREP. Orca Bay redesigned its frozen seafood packaging to include two varieties of vacuum-packaging steam technology--
Feature Article

Value and health drive new food and beverage packaging

A depressed economy and consumers' increasing concerns about personal, as well as environmental, health and wellness drive food and beverage packaging innovations.

Europeans prefer glass baby-food containers

Qualitative research finds that parents trust glass for its health and environment benefits. Glass also heightens their assurance about the contents within the package.
Supplier News

Alpha Packaging--Missouri Fast Track Award winner

Based on Alpha Packaging’s consistent growth and reinvestment the company is being honored in Kansas City by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry as one of Missouri’s fastest-growing companies over the past several years.

Tiger Beer uses packaging and "blogosphere" to stand out

Case study illustrates how this Asia-Pacific beer reinvented itself by tapping into the internet to win over key influencers.

Sleek new Crystal Light container offers clear advantages

Kraft Corp.'s new canister and stick-pack pouch packaging for Crystal Light uses less material, enhances consumer convenience.
Sustainability upgrade for milk in PET
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Sustainability upgrade for milk in PET

A world’s first: The French dairy company LSDH is launching a lightweight PET bottle for shelf-stable UHT milk. ‘Dry’ sterilization saves significant amounts of water.
Materials Product Brief

Maxco Inc: Maxco's microflute container now available for fresh produce

Joe Sepe, Maxco’s General Manager, has been developing and refining the Triple Wall corrugated board concept for the past three years.


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