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Sponsors: September 2013

Compact case erector delivers top performance >>

See how simple and reliable case erecting can be with this workhorse machine.

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NEW! The Ultra Light Flip Top Closure >>

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Mold-Rite Plastics | Stull Technologies | Weatherchem

Interroll New 24V DC EC310 RollerDrive & Conveyor Control >>

With the new 24V DC EC310 RollerDrive & Conveyor Control, Interroll just brought intelligent Conveying to a whole new level! Check out our new 3D animation of this amazing product and come see it yourself at PackExpo, Upper South Hall, Booth 7829! Contact us for more info

Interroll Automation

Visit OYSTAR USA at PACK EXPO Booth #5131 >>

OYSTAR USA offers the cost-effective M-F 14 Cup Packaging Line for the form-fill-seal of yogurts, puddings, juices & water. The compact MF-14 occupies up to 70% less floor space than competitors, and offers an operator-friendly working height of 41in. Max. forming depth: 70mm; max. output: 21,600 cups/hr.

Oystar USA

Lantech/Wulftec Stretch Wrappers from $15,000.00 >>

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September 2013

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Lead Off

  Wasn’t it fascinating to read the July 29 news about Michigan-based Perrigo buying Ireland’s biotech company Elan for $8.6 billion?

What's New

  Summit Media Group, Inc. has announced the advancement of Joseph Angel from Vice President to President and CEO.

Academic Angle

  Since the advent of the 21st century, acronyms associated with “intelligent” packaging such as QR (Quick Response) code, AR (Augmented Reality), and NFC (Near Field Communication) are becoming increasingly commonplace.

Legal Side

  The drama over bisphenol A has already been so complex and weird, we should have expected the latest odd chapters.

Greener Package

  Aveda’s new Full Circle recycling program allows customers to return packaging not accepted by municipal programs to be recycled, reused, or burned for energy recovery.

  Who wouldn’t want to get in on the frozen yogurt craze? But if you’re one of the world’s most famous marketers of fresh product, maybe you do it by way of the refrigerated case.

  When blow/trim technology is used to make wide-mouth PET jars, the neck finish is blown into its shape rather than injection molded. Sophisticated quality-check tools come in handy.

  Contract packer increases operating efficiencies by installing new wraparound and top label application equipment to accommodate wide range of container and label types.

  Drug delivery developments and pending serialization justify this contract packager's capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.

  A Q&A with Centers for Disease Control’s Dr. Joseph Bresee and Dimitri Zacharenko of UPS on shipping 100,000 influenza vaccines 5,000 miles in temperature-sensitive conditions.

  Kenny Loggins will be rockin’, and all ticket proceeds go to K9s for Warriors. Brand new, too, are CTT and SMB FastTrack. Do not miss this show.

  Hotel and rental property owners in this Atlantic coastal strip are well served by a small laundry service company that outperforms larger competitors by leveraging automation.

  New security seals company keeps packaging front-of-mind when developing a more robust product design, resulting in a smaller box size and greater end-user value.

  US Pet Nutrition uses rigid plastic containers with desiccant barrier technology that meet the demands of the retort process while preserving the quality of its pet-food products.

  Like most OEMs, Package Machinery Co. looks for ways to reduce TCO for its customers. A switch to a new controls package brought significant progress.

Cover Story

  USANA Health Sciences’ rebranding effort includes the design and manufacture of a custom container closure debossed with the company’s new ‘one world’ logo.

Shelf Impact

  Consumers are delighted when their expectations are rewarded—and exceeded—when purchasing a branded product. So how can packaging be optimized to bring the brand to consumers’ attention, sell them, and deliver more than expected?

Shelf Impact

  Go beyond national-brand ‘best practices’ to create a superior private-label brand by leveraging package design that is seen by consumers as having meaning and purpose.

  When a packaging format is consumer preferred, why not listen to the experts who know how to capitalize on this preference?

  Crunch Pak perfects GTIN coding and high-speed labeling of its sliced apple products using a networked printing solution that has also brought about some cost savings.

  Hailong Machinery Group uses thermal ink-jet technology to print high-density, high-resolution bar codes and text on primary and secondary packaging.

Upcoming events:

Interphex Puerto Rico 2013
INTERPHEX Puerto Rico is the island’s leading tradeshow for the pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing industries. This comprehensive trade event brings together attendees/visitors who are looking to source products, equipment, and services with over 200 exhibitors displaying the latest technology in equipment, processing, maintenance, packaging and more. San Jose, PR October 10-11.

Process Expo
This is the place for you! At PROCESS EXPO, you'll find a wide range of solutions no matter what your segment of the industry, no matter what the application. Be it on the trade show floor among our exhibitors or in our classrooms for the most in-depth educational program you'll see this year. Chicago, IL November 3-6.

Automation Fair 2013
Attend industry forums, hands-on labs, tech sessions & demonstrations to expand your knowledge & use the latest control, power & information technologies. Houston, TX, November 13-14.

ANNOUNCMENT

Late Model Packaging Machinery and Complete Lines Available from Loeb

Large selection of Packaging Machinery from Liquidations currently being run for: Kraft, Snyder's-Lance, Sargento, Avon, and Nivea! Loeb is your source for packaging equipment, including: Bottle Unscramblers, Cappers, Case or Tray Erectors, Checkweighers, Feeders, Fillers, Form Fill & Seals, Labelers and Wrappers.

ProMat 2013

EVENT

Pack Expo Las Vegas 2013

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 will bring together over 26,000 packaging and processing professionals and more than 1,600 exhibitors for the three most productive days of your year. Attend Pack Expo 2013 on September 23-25 in Las Vegas, NV.

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