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Choose cartons: Because packaging matters >> Choose Cartons: Because Packaging Matters
The packaging you choose does make a difference. Introducing Choose Cartons, a campaign that encourages consumers to think past the contents in a package and think about the package itself. The initiative also gives consumers the chance to share the benefits of cartons and help raise $15,000 for Habitat for Humanity.
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Sustainable packaging that costs less >> Sustainable Packaging that Costs Less
Most companies believe that sustainable packaging is more expensive. UGS is passionate about protecting the environment and disproving the idea that sustainability has to cost more. Learn how we combine design, engineering, and the latest manufacturing technologies to deliver sustainable packaging that costs less.
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A cool alternative to traditional hot melt can double your mileage >> H.B. Fuller
Liquamelt adhesive from H.B. Fuller is cool on delivery, hot on demand.
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AT&T sweet on renewable-resource TerraPET® film >> Klöckner Pentaplast
Sugarcane-based film used in the clamshell package in which AT&T merchandises more than 300 SKUs of its wireless accessories products.
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Switching from bottom gusset to a side gusset saved $7.8 million! >> Triangle Package Machinery
Can you save $7.8 million by switching to a side gusset bag? Learn how to reduce materials by roughly 12% per bag, improve efficiency, and save greenhouse gases. Plus, add greater pack out on retail shelves.
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Learn what's included in FDA's finalized 'Green Guides'
Material sea change: Method makes bottles from ocean plastic
First fully compostable coffee pack
What role will sustainability play in an uncertain future?
Package design: Custom case saves waste for winery
Should you be concerned about the risks of mineral oil migration from recycled paperboard?
Coca-Cola continues proactive role in bioplastic manufacture with new partnership
PLMA's 2012 Private Label Trade Show
PLMA's 2012 trade show features over 2,000 exhibitor booths, all devoted entirely to store brands. Meet retail buyers, mass merchandisers, wholesalers, importers and exporters and more. This year's event is at The Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, IL, November 11-13. Register now >>
 
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Beverage Roundtable: Sell it with structure
Marcus Hewitt of Dragon Rouge and Will Burke of CB'a Brand Engine, Lisa Baer of Baer Design Group and Rob Wallace of Wallace Church help us recap the structural innovations of some Beverage Roundtable favorites...
 
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