Designed by Sonoco Products (Hartsville, SC) as an alternative to stand-up flexible pouches and bag-in-box packaging, the Can-O-Bag is a lightweight container constructed of a spiral-wound body ply with a spiral or convolute label.
Exxon Chemical (Houston, TX) has added five grades of FDA-compliant plastomers to its metallocene specialty family. They offer good breathability, clarity and enhanced sealability for packaging film production.
Omron Electronics (Schaumburg, IL) has introduced new distance-settable sensors that assure stable detection of objects and materials. Background immune, they're effective regardless of color or material pattern.
The Cimjet®300 thermal-transfer print-and-apply labeler from Griffin-Rutgers (Ronkonkoma, NY) is compact and self-contained, and uses modular label applicators for simplified changing between packaging lines.