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Packaging World April 1, 2014
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See how new carry handles make bulky goods easier to grab
Do-It Corporation
Do-It Corporation just made it easier for your club store customers to grab and carry the large-quantity packages you stock there. Do-It Carry Handles ship in either roll form for machine application or loose-piece form for hand application on the packaging line or in-store.
New TerraPET® material produces more sustainable hang tabs
Do-It Corporation proudly announces the addition of eco-friendly TerraPET® plastic to its list of available materials. TerraPET® is partially made from renewable resource content and is a registered trademark of Klöckner Pentaplast GmbH. Request your free TerraPET® samples from Do-It today.
Learn how Blue Wolf cut through retail clutter with a unique IRC
Blue Wolf Inc. wanted to grab attention on retail shelves and promote its All-Purpose Cleaner & Degreaser. When the company came to the product display innovators at Do-It Corp., the Do-It team developed a unique eye-catching instantly redeemable coupon (IRC) for the Blue Wolf spray bottle.
Discover the strength and beauty of Do-It Interior Hang Tabs
Do-It Corporation offers a wide range of Interior Hang Tabs that present an attractive and durable method of hanging your products when attached inside or on top of boxed products. Do-It Interior Hang Tabs are frequently rated twice as strong as paperboard alternatives of the same size.
Download the new Do-It Corporation Hang Tab Product Guide now!
Call 800-426-4822 or 269-637-1121 or email us at for your free hang tab product samples and the 2014 Do-It Corporation Hang Tab Product Guide.
Billion-dollar food co-packer to change corporate ownership
Hearthside Food Solutions combined with co-packer Ryt-Way Industries last year under the ownership of private equity investment form Wind Point Partners, which now is selling the company, reportedly the largest independent bakery and contract food manufacturer in North America, to Goldman Sachs and Vestar Capital...
Equity investor eyes contract packaging opportunities
Know a growth-oriented co-packer worthy of a cash infusion? Your friendly Contract Packaging editor met Sam Khoury, operating partner with Dallas-based mid-market private equity form CIC partners at the Contract Packaging Association’s recent Annual Meeting to find out his investment targets in foodservice, food and elsewhere...
Colep adds Mexican plant to growing global contracting presence
Multinational consumer goods packager and contract manufacturer Colep acquired the aerosol personal care products contract manufacturing plant of Aerosoles y Liquidos S.A de C.V., in Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico, helping the company better serve Central and North American markets, enhancing global growth plans...
Mucinex Allergy Tablets co-packed on new Uhlmann blister line
Pharma co-packer Reed-Lane, Wayne, NJ, completed its first new product launch on a new blister line packaging Reckitt Benkiser’s Mucinex Allergy Tablets. The machine: the first of two Uhlmann Packaging Systems UPS4 MT Blister lines; another one’s planned for installation this spring...
Print-and-apply labelers suit new repackaging operations
Beiersdorf, whose brands include NIVEA, Atrixo, and Eucerin, Beiersdorf UK, has ended outsourcing relationships, installed new print-and-apply labelers and brought retail-ready packaging and repacking in-house. Based on warehousing and logistic costs, outsourcing “just didn’t make any sense,” according to Mick Clipston, Beiersdorf’s Packaging Technologist...
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