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FPA winners sparkle
From 89 entries, here are the top winners in the 2005 awards competition sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Assn.
Feb 28th, 2005
Pouch brings spa experience home
Launched in the fourth quarter of 2002, göt 2b spa facial scrub is now making its way to drug stores and mass merchandisers nationwide. Rather than using a plastic bottle, the predictable packaging format for most cosmetics and beauty aids, Advanced Research Laboratories selected a spouted, reclosable, stand-up pouch.
Apr 30th, 2003
FPA awards show flexible versatility
From fruit to juice to dog food to premixed grout, the winners in the Packaging Excellence category in FPA’s annual competition are a mixed bag.
Packaging World staff
Feb 28th, 2003
Reclosable holo bag stands out (sidebar)
Oct 31st, 2002
Pouch-making par excellence
When Toronto-based MAC Cosmetics recently reformulated its Pro Lash mascara, management also executed a dramatic package redesign. Out went the carton, which is used almost universally for mascara products, and in came a custom-designed stand-up pouch.
Feb 28th, 2002
PMMI's 'train the trainer' program gets boost from test
The long-awaited ‘train the trainer’ program of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute got a big boost from a pilot session in late August.
Oct 31st, 2001
Non-food flexible packs devour awards
FPA recognizes a multilayer p-s ‘book’ label for cleaners, a plastic header bag, a resealable stand-up pouch, a high-barrier industrial wrap, formable and peelable webs for a medical package, and a CR reclosable bag for pharmaceuticals.
Mar 31st, 2001
UPM-Kymmene Corp. (Helsinki, Finland) and Champion Intl. Corp. (Stamford, CT) have approved a definitive merger agreement that would create a global paper and forest products co.
Mar 31st, 2000
Materials & containers
Service opportunities abound in foodservice
But it's also evident even in more expensive establishments. My wife and I have been disappointed for a wide variety of reasons, often because the restaurant didn't have the meal that we ordered from the menu.
Nov 30th, 1999