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Package Digest Table Of Contents 435

January 29, 2014

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Package Digest Table Of Contents

Easy-open and on-the-go seem to be the recurring refrains for the winning entries in the 18th annual DuPont Awards for Innovation in Packaging.


Ink supplier scripts benefits of liquid, dry filling lines
Two new packaging lines for print inks at Ulano International fill both liquid and dry chemicals into a wide range of container sizes.


Packing and printing pickles and peppers
Case and tray erectors, partition inserters and case coders move Mt. Olive Pickle Co.'s pickles, peppers and relishes more quickly and look better on-shelf.




Sneak peak at PACK EXPO Las Vegas' action
The best action in Las Vegas from September 26 to 28 will be on the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center, where 900 exhibitors will be showing packaging equipment and materials.


Packaging Hall of Fame status endowed on three professionals
Toshio Arita, Ray Tucker and Donald Reichert are honored for their lifetime of service.


RFID in packaging: Winery's unique tracking system keeps tabs on barrels
Sea Smoke Cellars, whose wine was popularized by the movie, 'Sideways,' has its former tracking system 'over a barrel' by now using RFID.


Rented and rebuilt equipment really pops
Great Lakes Packaging installs four cartoners and two case packers to run bags for microwave popcorn, saving money and delivery lead time by choosing a rental option.


HBA expo highlights the beauty in packaging
The glamorous side of packaging comes to New York City from Septemeber 27 to 29 for the Health & Beauty America show and conference.


Automation & controls: Pneumatic manifolds position carton spouts
Washdown-rated, directional control-valve manifolds, with pressure regulation for individual valves, control the cylinders on a juice cartoning machine.


Shamrock Farms rewrites the school rules for milk programs
Roll-fed labeler helps Arizona school system upgrade to milk in bottles.


Hiram Walker's 'proof' is in the wrap
Successful stretch wrapping of liquor products brings more uptime, less stretch wrap per pallet, higher wrapping speeds and a sturdier pallet load.


Package Manufacturing: Label printer suits short runs
North American BioIndustries brings digital label printing in-house, making short runs and prototypes for private-label brands of cleaning products more affordable.


Two paint cans win awards for packaging innovation
Similar roller-brush cans win AmeriStar Best of Show and IDSA gold award.

Design Trends
Packaging that stands out

Renewable resources for packaging

New Products: Spotlight
Filling & feeding equipment

Legal Impact
Don't wait for bioterror 'fix'.

RFID Technology Update
Winery keeps tabs on barrels.

Automation & Controls
Pneumatics help position spouts.

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