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Equipment

S&R Machinery SR4000T provides heavy duty case sealing

April 10, 2013
S&R Machinery offers the SR4000T for heavy duty and economical case sealing.
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Recycling

Fonterra recycles school milk cartons into books

In New Zealand, schools collect empty milk packs, which are then recycled into books, roof tiles and other items.
April 9, 2013

Hundreds of blue recycling bins are heading to New Zealand's South Island to be delivered to schools joining the Fonterra Milk for Schools program.

Almost 3,000 recycling bins have been made so far by New Zealand manufacturer SULO Talbot, which is providing discounted bins made of up to 60% recycled milk bottles for Fonterra’s nationwide school milk program.
 


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Carbon footprint

Global recycling of used Tetra Pak cartons increased by 10% in 2012

Tetra Pak packages with bio-based polymer caps derived from sugar cane grew to 610 million in 2012. Nestlé and Coca-Cola are among the first companies to use these packages in South America.
April 3, 2013

In 2012 alone, carton recycling expanded to nearly 8 million households. Tetra Pak is investing tens of millions of euros to promote consumer awareness and work with local municipalities in its drive to increase recycling rates around the world. 


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Packaging

Intertape Polymer Group expands its line of carton sealing tape

April 3, 2013
Intertape Polymer Group expands its line of carton sealing tape for highly recycled corrugated cartons.
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Yogurt packaging

PET sheet is a good choice for FSS of yogurt multipacks

PET sheet is resilient enough to prevent it from cracking, and it has lower permeability for oxygen, which increases the shelf life of yogurt.
March 29, 2013

A maker of PET sheet explains why this plastic is a good material to use in form, fill and seal packaging of yogurt.


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Wolfgang Puck relaunches iced coffee with new packaging

March 15, 2013
Houston-based Woodway Beverage Partners LLC, makers of Wolfgang Puck iced coffee, re-launched the organic coffee with newly designed labels.
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A look at new packages for dairy foods

Dairy processors ask a lot from packages. The design graphics need to communicate the brand clearly. Some dairy marketers also want environmentally friendly containers. Here is a look at some new packages, caps and lids with sustainable features.
March 13, 2013
Changing a package design can be risky. A brand manager doesn’t want to confuse or alienate long-time fans. But times change, as do attitudes. Some health issues, like gluten intolerance, were not as prominent a few years ago as they are today.
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Packaging awards

Exopack receives FPA’s Highest Achievement honor

February 27, 2013
Exopack received the 2013 Flexible Packaging Highest Achievement Award from the Flexible Packaging Association.
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Processors see the big picture in packaging

If product is spoiled or damaged, then it doesn’t matter how “green” or sustainable the packaging is. Dairy processors are moving beyond waste and recyclability and taking a holistic view of product packages.
February 18, 2013

While cost is the top factor driving the packaging industry today, sustainability concerns will dominate packaging industry work in 10 years in both Europe and North America, according to a recent study conducted by Packaging World magazine and DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers. Consumers also care increasingly about the environment, and they expect the products they buy to be produced in an environmentally responsible way. Milk is no exception.


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Blueprint Automation creates the Swing Machine which packs bags and other packages

January 25, 2013
Blueprint Automation created the Swing Machine which packs bags and other packages (either standing up or laying down) into cases, crates and other secondary containers.
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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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