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several new styles give consumers more choices for convenient meals on the run

The market opens wide for easy-open cans: several new styles give consumers more choices for convenient meals on the run Graham Wiemer While easy-open metal cans have been popular in Europe and Asia for several years, they are just starting to catch on here in the United States. Manufacturers in this country are boosting production […]

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new carton printing technologies and unique structural designs help give product marketers an edge on store shelves

Modern folding cartons fight fierce retail competition: new carton printing technologies and unique structural designs help give product marketers an edge on store shelves Deirdre Sokol In the battle to corner the market, holding on to prime retail shelf space is a brand manager’s best line of defense. Like an ocean view, the retail shelf […]

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Container standard speeds produce delivery – Trends & Analysis

Container standard speeds produce delivery – Trends & Analysis – Brief Article The Fibre Box Association has developed a Common Footprint Standard for corrugated containers used for packaging and shipping produce. The voluntary standard recommends uniform footprint dimensions and interstacking features to facilitate efficient loading, handling, storage and shipment of produce on standardized pallets. For […]

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Information Resources Inc. , a provider of market-based data and analysis of the consumer packaged goods industry, has been bought by Symphony Technology II-A, an investor in enterprise software and related services, and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a private investment firm – IRI – CPG

Information Resources Inc. , a provider of market-based data and analysis of the consumer packaged goods industry, has been bought by Symphony Technology II-A, an investor in enterprise software and related services, and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a private investment firm – IRI – CPG – Brief Article * Information Resources Inc. (IRI), a provider of […]

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Results from consumer research may help FDA revamp labeling for irradiated foods

Results from consumer research may help FDA revamp labeling for irradiated foods – Brief Article George Misko With food safety in mind, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to find out if consumers are being unnecessarily scared away from irradiated foods because of intimidating warning labels. The Agency will conduct a series of focus […]

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Single palletizer serves five separate packaging lines for Blue Diamond

Single palletizer serves five separate packaging lines for Blue Diamond William Makely Every time Blue Diamond Growers introduces a new almond product it increases market demand and helps the company grow. It also puts more demand on its packaging lines. The company recently relieved some of the pressure by installing a single palletizing system that […]

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Retrofit allows cut-and-stack OPP – Materials – AET Films; label-making and application system

Retrofit allows cut-and-stack OPP – Materials – AET Films; label-making and application system – Brief Article The TOppCure system enables existing cut-and-stack labeling equipment to handle die-cut labels made of oriented polypropylene (OPP). TOppCure applies custom-formulated adhesive to labels as they are removed from a modified magazine. The adhesive cures as the labels move through […]

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New ink jet printable film: can be used to label trial products – Avery Dennison

New ink jet printable film: can be used to label trial products – Avery Dennison – Brief Article New clear, pressure-sensitive ink jet printable lay-flat film runs at high speeds and offers good performance and extended market reach. The film can be used to label trial or prototype products and can be used when producing […]

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New Containers/Materials

New Containers/Materials Jennifer Billings New food display containers stay closed to ensure freshness and prevent leaks; lets consumers see product inside ClearView[R] SmartLock[R] Hexware containers feature an eye-catching six-sided shape, an attractive black base and a clear dome to help products meet their maximum merchandising potential. The one-piece, dual-color design provides a flexible yet durable […]

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Comar Inc – Miscellaneous – receives award from Pharmacia

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Food & Drug Packaging > Dec, 2002 > Article > Print friendly Comar Inc – Miscellaneous – receives award from Pharmacia – Brief Article Comar Inc., a supplier of rigid containers for the medical and personal-care industries, received an award as an outstanding supplier from pharmaceutical manufacturer Pharmacia. COPYRIGHT 2002 Stagnito […]