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Packaging World August 15, 2012
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From PET to PackML, there’s strength in numbers
Collaboration is the powerful force it is because it leverages the strengths of many behind a common goal. I’m encouraged by a couple of collaborative efforts in the packaging space that have come to my attention in recent weeks.
Kraft RRP for cream cheese yields 800,000-lb paper savings
New RRP for Philadelphia cream cheese bricks enhances ease of display by retailers, as well as consumer shoppability, while significantly reducing packaging materials.
'Sustainable packaging' focus is counterproductive
"Sustainable packaging as a term is no longer relevant today as the debate about good vs. bad packaging has moved on." That’s the conclusion of a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, which posed the question, "Sustainable packaging: myth or reality."
Bag printing gets a digital upgrade
Digital thermal ink-jet printing system has brought a sizeable improvement to bag-printing at this North Carolina seed company.
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Greenpeace puts the heat on KFC paper source
Sandoz/Cinpharm partnership to increase medicine access in Sub-Saharan Africa
Package-testing laboratories occupying new niches
Pomegranate arils crowned with custom container
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Serialization: Why IT Matters
Standards are in place to get your organization aligned to committing to a serialization strategy, says Elliot Abreu of Xyntek at Mettler Toledo’s recent Pharma Exchange. Abreu talks about the complexity of the environment and why it is important to get started now.
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