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OFF THE SHELF: Cartoons on packs spur sales
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OFF THE SHELF: Cartoons on packs spur sales

Jim George takes a look at how sales are driven by the use of cartoon characters on packages of confectionery, salty snacks, and cookies.
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Groovy beverage bottle builds green credibility
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Groovy beverage bottle builds green credibility

All-natural sports drink maker LIV Organic debuts the first PET bottle using new Groovy finish technology, said to use 31% less resin than a standard 38-mm finish.
Rotary auger filler
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Rotary auger filler

Spee-Dee® Packaging’s Rotary Auger Filler is designed to accurately fill products such as spices, non-dairy creamers, coffee and cornstarch, into a variety of rigid containers at rates of 100 to 400 units/min.
Vacuum and gas-flush sealers
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Vacuum and gas-flush sealers

Fuji Impulse’s LOS Series Sealers are designed for large-sized packaging applications and feature a built-in ONPUL Temperature Control System.
Ink-jet printer cost recouped through reliability
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Ink-jet printer cost recouped through reliability

Custom dressing and sauce manufacturer praises the performance of its industrial ink-jet printer, purchased four years ago and still 'running like a champ.'
Case packers
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Case packers

Brenton’s BrentonPro Series of case packers comes in 4 models, and can load products in multiple patterns in cases or trays on the same machine.
ARPAC introduces AGR-Series Shrink Bundlers for Dairy Products
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ARPAC introduces AGR-Series Shrink Bundlers for Dairy Products

The AGR Series is specifically designed and built for dairy and food processing.
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Seal cases with tape at speeds to 50 cases per minute with A-B-C's Model 436
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Seal cases with tape at speeds to 50 cases per minute with A-B-C's Model 436

This tape sealer provides automatic case feed and spacing, and squares cases as the tape is applied, for square, securely sealed cases that form straight, stable palletloads.
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OFF THE SHELF: Postage-paid toothbrush recycling
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OFF THE SHELF: Postage-paid toothbrush recycling

A Massachusetts-based company called Preserve has come up with a clever way of encouraging the recycling of toothbrushes. Jim Butschli shows how it works.
OFF THE SHELF: Spice bottle gets extended-text treatment
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OFF THE SHELF: Spice bottle gets extended-text treatment

Anne Marie Mohan describes a PET container of Club House brand seasonings from McCormick Canada that uses clever pressure-sensitive labeling to bring consumers recipes in both English and French.
OFF THE SHELF: Baby food in a unique pouch
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OFF THE SHELF: Baby food in a unique pouch

The Nest Collective puts its line of organic baby foods in a foil-based hot filled pouch that has some unique ease-of-dispensing features.
Hang tag applicator handles up to 450 bottles/min
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Hang tag applicator handles up to 450 bottles/min

Watch this video of a very high-speed tag placement machine that places ElastiTag(r) hang tags around the closure and neck of filled and capped bottles. Includes slow-motion footage with closeups of actual placement mechanism.
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High-speed rotary pick-and-place onserter video
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High-speed rotary pick-and-place onserter video

Watch this video of a high-speed pick-and-place onserter from Graphic Packaging that pulls onserts from a magazine and places them on closures of sealed bottles. Video demonstrates such features as random accurate placement on non-pitched product and no bottle/no place.
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High-speed multi-pack sleeve machine for yogurt and dairy
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High-speed multi-pack sleeve machine for yogurt and dairy

Watch this multi-pack machine video from Graphic Packaging produce 4-packs of yogurt. Machine erects, folds, and seals flat die-cut paperboard blanks around the top portion of yogurt cups. Star wheels ensure precise metering.
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'Opa!' Greek yogurt company celebrates state-of-the-art filling lines
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'Opa!' Greek yogurt company celebrates state-of-the-art filling lines

An authentic Greek import, FAGE Total yogurt is packaged at a new U.S. facility that boasts three aseptic filling lines that race to keep up with consumer demand.
OFF THE SHELF: Arizona Rescue Water relies on packaging
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OFF THE SHELF: Arizona Rescue Water relies on packaging

Whether it's nutraceutical, vitamin-fortified, or just plain tasty and refreshing, Arizona Rescue Water uses packaging for shelf impact and differentiation. Jim Butschli reports.
Roll-on label applicator for corrugated cases
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Roll-on label applicator for corrugated cases

Video from LSI shows the Model 40.30 Vacuum Grid Roll-on Applicator for corrugated cases. Capable of being used as a stand alone labeling head or part of a turnkey system, the Model 40.30 is suitable for a range of labeling applications.
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Glass bottle wraparound labeler with thermal-transfer overprinter & inspection
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Glass bottle wraparound labeler with thermal-transfer overprinter & inspection

See video of LSI's Model 1500 Bottle Wrap Labeling System, featuring a thermal transfer overprinter, print presence inspection, label-on-product inspection and a rejection system for delicate glass bottles.
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