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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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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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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.
Students' proposed motor oil bottle label, flagged with callout for No-Spill Flex Funnel.
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No-spill flexible spout for motor oil

This theoretical development from Cal Poly packaging students centers on a No-Spill Flex Funnel for PET motor oil bottles.
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Kemps gives consumers a hand-le

Just a few days before Christmas, Marigold Foods, Minneapolis, MN, began to ship its customers Kemps milk in a new gallon jug of high-density polyethylene with an integral handle that’s designed to resemble an old-fashioned pitcher.
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Campbell's soups adopt EZO lids

Campbell Soup Co., Camden, NJ, is now converting all its Condensed Soup varieties, plus other products in 10- and 11-oz cans, to full-panel, easy-open lids.
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German brewer bets big on multilayer PET

This high-volume move to multilayer PET bottles for beer sold at retail in Germany could signal a much broader acceptance of PET for beer.See video
An 8-oz aerosol can with a special relief valve and a foam insert now allows Ultra Blue to market and ship propane gas for do-it
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Cool pack for a hot product

Ultra Blue’s new handheld propane torch uses a patented container and valve to safely deliver the gas to do-it-yourselfers.
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Fruit<sub>2</sub>0 takes on a unique shape

Fruit20, the naturally fruit-flavored spring water from Veryfine Products, Littleton, MA, is rolling out into markets in a newly designed, custom PET bottle that’s decorated with a new label.
Krones' new aseptic bottle capper is the first packaging machine to use the new ELAU SCL motor/drive technology to maximize effi
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Krones introduces first capper with integral servo motor/drives

At the recent BRAU Beviale show in Nürnberg, Germany, beverage processing powerhouse Krones displayed the world’s first packaging machine to employ new integral servo motor/drive technology from ELAU.

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