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A flurry of container and material patents Slideshow Gallery

Becton Dickinson's optimized tray for vials.

The first part of 2015 has proven a boom time for the publication of patents for packaging. Perhaps that’s much like the rest of the year. In any event, we present in alpha order by vendor, an innovative mix of patent-pending packaging materials and containers that may soon see the light of day in the market if they have not done so already.

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Becton Dickinson invented an optimized tray for holding sterile prefilled containers.

Cryovac Food Packaging’s thermoform improves the efficacy  of modified atmosphere packaging.  

Machinery supplier Delkor Systems invents a retail-ready case.

A new kind of highly functional, value-added blister from MWV.

Scholle Packaging invents a tap for a flexible package with a dosing dispenser.

Easy-tear feature for shrink film from Winpak Films Inc.

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