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Sponsor: Enercon March 14, 2013 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

Free Webinar: Optimize caps, liners, cappers & sealers for induction sealing >>

Join Selig, Phoenix Closures, BellatRx & Enercon for an in-depth perspective at the relationship between liners, caps, cappers & sealing success. Discover the critical interactions that enable successful induction sealing. This expert panel will share their insights & be available to answer your questions. Lean more.


Selig's technical guide to successful induction sealing >>

This updated edition provides closure manufacturers & CPGs with essential information on induction sealing – available free of charge online. This edition features introductions to lining materials, induction sealing & the variables involved in the process – Pressure, Heat and Time. Use download code "PHT2013".

Selig Liners

Need a cap for that bottle? Closures from 22mm to 120mm >>

The right closure and induction foil will help ensure that your product stays sealed until your customer opens it. Phoenix Closures offers an extensive line of continuous thread closures that can be lined with induction foils for your specific purpose—food & beverage, vitamins, chemicals, and many other applications

Phoenix Closures

Video: New Magna Capper for Large Containers and Caps at Speeds up to 60 cpm >>

Designed specifically for large containers up to 8” wide by 16” high and cap sizes up to 120mm, the Magna Capper consistently torques closures with no cross thread and features quick size changeover, repeatable set-ups, and comes equipped standard with a sorting elevator and large capacity hopper.


Video: Introducing the new Super seal maxx cap sealer >>

Faster than ever before with built in cap inspection controlled from a powerful touch screen. Advanced features include operator lock out, detailed system diagnostics, language capabilities and much more. Watch Now



Design strategy: 'Farm-to-fork' drives consumer packaging

“Farm-to-fork”: It’s the foodie buzz term of recent years, the hip culinary expression on everyone’s lips. And now, this movement is starting to infiltrate the mass market. A lot of brands have been conveying the “farm-to-fork/local/sourced/simple ingredients” aspects of their offerings through advertising, but how are they communicating the fresh, farm-to-fork aspect of their offerings through their packaging?

Learn how Hoffmann-La Roche has automated personalized kit packaging

Seven sub-machines package clinical trial patient kits with efficiency and inspection security, minimizing labor costs...

On-demand labels a winner for specialty chemical supplier

Rather than rely on preprinted labels and thermal transfer printers, booming specialty chemicals supplier OctoChem uses a new digital label printer to produce color labels at speeds to 3.7 in./sec in one step...

Avoid these four common label machinery project pitfalls

Remember these bits of advice on container dimensions and production requirements when embarking on a labeling machinery project...

Design: Sport-inspired aesthetics signal new Dr. Scholl’s product

Industrial and graphic design teams work together to create a holistic design for athletic insoles that sets the line apart from other Dr. Scholl’s products...

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Upcoming Events:

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.

Design and culture, brand strategy and packaging event, FUSE, will take place at the Swissotel in Chicago, April 15-17.

NACD 2013 Annual Convention
The National Association of Container Distributors 2013 Annual Convention will be held at the Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, TX, April 16 - 19.

The Automation Conference, May 14-15, Chicago


Campbell Soup Co., Perrigo, Ken's Foods, and PepsiCo to present
on May 14-15 in Chicago >>

Want to improve production efficiency in 2013? Plan to attend The Automation Conference and learn how leading brand owners and packagers of consumer products, pharmaceuticals and processed foods are excelling with today's automation technologies. Register now and save with early bird pricing.

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