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Sponsors: February 25, 2013 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan
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No matter if you're company creates dairy products; frozen foods; fresh foods; bottled goods; bulk materials; even personal care; pharmaceuticals; nutraceuticals; or household goods for that matter, our material handling solutions are key to getting your packages produced and ready - on time. Learn more...

Multi-Conveyor, LLC

Large character printing in dusty environment >>

Video shows SQ2 Scorpion large-character ink-jet coder printing on multiwall cement bags in dusty, harsh-duty environment.

Squid Ink Manufacturing

Touch panel interface packs high performance features >>

Video on Proface HMI modular touch panel Model GP-4000M shows advances in high resolution, communications capabilities, and connectivity options, and enclosure size.

Pro-face America

Are Molding Undercuts Undercutting Your Bottom Line? >>

As you move towards the elimination of secondary processes, you need more cost-effective ways to accommodate undercuts. For the advanced, off-the-shelf technologies you need to more efficiently and effectively mold these complex parts, turn to DME every step of the way.

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Packaging line project in the works? >>

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Danone thermoforms roll-fed PET for a niche line of products

Danone sought an alternative to an extrusion blow-molded bowl made of clarified polypropylene, but it didn’t want to lose the bowl’s unusual shape or its clarity. The answer: PET and “open-mold” tooling.

Design: Contac cold medicine easier to shop after package facelift

A more intuitive color scheme and attention to the communication hierarchy helps Contac maintain consumer trust amid a clutter of competitive products in the cold and flu aisle...

New returnable package saves Herman Miller $46,000/yr

Environmentally committed office furniture company develops reusable, returnable system for chair component that results in significant savings in materials and labor...

Industry veteran shares cosmetics, beauty care trends from Pack Expo

Cosmetics products, like fashion, are in vogue in cyclical patterns, including fads that come and go. So it came as no surprise that many of the “new” products at Pack Expo were really more along the lines of relaunches or upgrades or tweaks...

Drive technology serves up a customer-friendly shrink wrapper

The newest shrink-wrapping system from this packaging machinery OEM makes good use of drive technology to minimize energy consumption and save on packaging materials...

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Pallet labeling
Pallet labeling system from Logopak, which includes an RFID option, prints and applies labels on one, two, or three sides of a pallet.
Upcoming Events:

FPA 2013 Annual Meeting
Plan now to attend the Flexible Packaging Association's Annual Meeting at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples FL, February 26-28.

HealthPack is dedicated to issues and new technologies in the area of medical device packaging. This year's conference will take place at the Marriott Louisville Downtown, Louisville, KY, March 12-14.

28th Annual Student Packaging Jamboree
This year's Packaging Jamboree, coordinated by MSU's School of Packaging, will be held on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, March 21-23.

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