The Cosmetic Packaging Group (Union, NJ) has introduced its colored PET bottles for cosmetics, toiletries and personal care products. Sizes range from 60 cc to 500 cc with neck finishes of 33/400, 38/400 and 45/400 to accommodate either a continuous thread or TE closure.
The Aeroflow tap from Hedwin (Baltimore, MD) is designed to dispense liquids from non vented, single-opening rigid containers. As liquid flows out of the container, air flows back in via a divider and vent tube molded within the tap for a smooth flow.
The Model VBS-3/8-DH-10-V continuous dual band sealer from All Packaging Machinery Corp. (Ronkonkoma, NY) features a 10" dual heat band. It's designed for difficult-to-seal products such as medical device pouches.
Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) has introduced the Stacked Masterpack System, which takes products individually packaged in Autobags and places them in larger bags in groups of 25, 50 or 75.
The OptePak System(TM) from Orbis (Oconomowoc, WI) is designed to be an economical alternative to bulk knock-down containers. It comprises two "mirror image" pallets and sidewalls made of triple-wall Kraft or plastic corrugated.