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Sponsor: Automated Packaging Systems November 26, 2012 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Advanced packing productivity with the AirPouch® Express 3™ >>

The AirPouch Express 3 Tabletop Void-fill System provides on-demand, easy-to-use AirPouch EZ-Tear™ air pillows for packing productivity, reduced shipping costs, and increased customer satisfaction. This sophisticated system creates continuous strips of air pillows that are ideal for all protective packing application

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Protective packing with AirPouch® Void-fill Air Pillows >>

AirPouch® Air Pillows are durable and feature our innovative EZ-Tear™ perforations, which allow quick and easy separation of the pillows for fast and efficient packing. These specially designed perforations also allow more air into each pillow, providing a better yield and lower cost per cubic foot.

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Flexible and user-friendly protective packaging with AirPouch® FastWrap™ >>

The AirPouch® FastWrap™ system produces bubbles and tubes to secure and cushion products while in transit. This compact, all-electric system is knifeless, offering simplified maintenance. Bubbles and tubes can be used for wrapping, interleaving and block-and-brace applications.

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FastWrap™ bubbles & tubes on demand >>

FastWrap™ cushioning bubbles feature our patent-pending, channel-filled honeycomb design, which allows multidirectional wrapping and improved product protection. The convenient, boxed material is easy to handle, and dramatically reduces the storage requirements found with other material options.

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Controls technology leads to breakthrough in PTI-compliant marking

What’s a poor produce shipping and growing company to do when the coding and marking system it needs isn’t available in the marketplace? Develop its own, of course. And then, for good measure, it spins off a technology arm to market its new invention. That’s pretty much what happened when management at strawberry producer Wishnatzki Farms decided they needed a better way to put a PTI-compliant mark on palletized produce. They call their ingenious device FireTag.

First fully compostable coffee pack launched

Canadian coffee roaster Pistol & Barnes offers its Fair Trade organic Farmer First coffee brand in a compostable pack made of paper laminated to a wood pulp-based film...

See the packaging treasures spotted at Paris’ Emballage trade show

Gorgeous 4-L kegs of Heineken sold at retail, a light-as-a-feather ISBM PET container for dispensing hand soap in institutional settings, and a new PET tray for chilled meat and fish that’s compelling from a sustainable packaging standpoint—all this and a whole lot more were on display at Emballage 2012 on day one...

Pharma-pack design: Allegra trial pack delivers multiple packaging 'firsts’

For the first time, consumers can now purchase a trial pack of Allegra® non-drowsy antihistamine allergy medication, a product that recently switched from prescription-only to OTC. The primary packaging is distinctive, particularly in that it is patterned (and shaped) after the Allegra “A” logo...

‘Origami-like’ custom case saves waste for winery

A specially designed 12-count corrugated case for small-volume winery Terrien provides a more sustainable packaging solution through a sophisticated, sturdy structure...

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Multi-touch panel HMI from Beckhoff offers “consumer electronics” experience
Industrial-strength HMI designed for harshest factory conditions, available in landscape and portrait format, allows operator to zero in on any part of packaging line for diagnostic troubleshooting. HMI leverages touch and swipe technology found on tablets such as the iPad.

Winter Fancy Food Show
The Winter Fancy Food Show invites attendees to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, business ideas and solutions from industry experts. This year's show will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 20-22.

Discover the latest solutions to move your business forward as the industry's leading innovators showcase their manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems at Chicago's McCormick Place, January 21-24.

Dairy Forum 2013
IDFA's annual Dairy Forum has become the premier meeting place for leaders across the U.S. dairy industry to come together to discuss the top issues of the coming year. The 2013 Forum is at JW Marriott Orlando Grand Lakes, in Orlando, FL, January 15-18.




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