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VR Pharma + Cosmetic Packaging 06/2012 01.06.2012

The new cap for the recently launched Burberry Body perfume from Interparfums comprises an insert made of galvanized ABS with a pink golden rose shade specifically created for this project. The inner cap is first moulded and gold electroplated. It is then repositioned in the mould, following which ...

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Batch size of 1 possible

VR Pharma + Cosmetic Packaging 06/2012 01.06.2012

At the Gerhard Schubert GmbH Verpackungsmaschinen trade fair stand at Achema in Hall 3.1, Stand G27, the company demonstrates a TLM packaging line for the first time which is so flexible that it can be used to produce batch sizes of 1. The machine has been configured to package tablet blisters for ...

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Automation straight to the point

VR Pharma + Cosmetic Packaging 06/2012 01.06.2012

Vetter, headquartered in Ravensburg/Germany is known for the production of aseptically prefi lled syringes, cartridges, and vials and employs about 2,400 people. The company offers not only drug-delivery systems, but also a wide range of labelling and packaging services.

In their plant for fi nal ...

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Dear readers,

VR Pharma + Cosmetic Packaging 06/2012 01.06.2012

pharmaceutical companies are a band of brothers who pose very specifi c requirements for their suppliers. But meanwhile, cosmetics fi lling companies have caught up with them, for they are also keeping their pots and pans covered. All the more, we would like to thank all the companies who ...

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Future-proof technology

VR Pharma + Cosmetic Packaging 06/2012 01.06.2012

Every day the smooth supply of blood and plasma as well as their components is vital for millions of patients in order to preserve or save their lives. Highest possible quality standards are therefore paramount in the production of blood clotting and critical care products such as Octanate, Octanine ...

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Valentina by Valentino

VR Pharma + Cosmetic Packaging 06/2012 01.06.2012

Valentino trusted Albéa's expertise to produce the perfume cap for its new fragrance. The cap is made of galvanized ABS, topped by a black PP sphere and a Teflon-coated spray system. The elegant assembly is decorated with refined white and pink aluminium flowers, set on a PP base just below the cap. ...

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Fish 'n' fi lm

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

The Tassal Group Ltd has been operating salmon farms in Tasmania since 1986. The clean water of the South Atlantic offers the best conditions for growth. Tassal is today the largest salmon producer in Australia and employs more than 700 staff. The company offers its salmon products as fresh product, ...

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Innovative box for spices

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

As an expert for plastics technology, Junghans Kunststoffwarenfabrik from Hessisch Lichtenau, Germany, has been relying on modern precision technology for years in its production of solutions for containers and closures. The most recent product from this company, which was founded in 1876, is the ...

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A tourist attraction

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

Silver Springs - a source which not only guarantees quality, but at the same time has quite a history behind it. Indians in the 16th century held the superb water quality at Silver Springs, located in what is today the region of Ocala, Florida, in high esteem. When Hullam Jones developed the world's ...

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Pretty sales help

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

Banding technology, which is also frequently used for food, is the core competence of internationally acting ATS-Tanner Group. A band cannot only be printed in high quality and up to eight colors, it is also a simple method for allowing each product to shine. Bands are available in paper, ...

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Sauce without any spills

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

The FM 415 fi lls each pouch (size: 110 × 210.5 mm) with 340 g of hot tomato sauce at high speed. Until now, large fill volumes for liquids were impossible due to the fact that the product spilled at high speeds, soiling the sealing surfaces, which did not always allow perfect sealing. A newly ...

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Pioneers' work

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

It was a firm of one leading food manufacturer in France that decided to introduce a microwaveable pasta snack for the French market. The first packaging concept failed in the market. With revised concept the company became a pioneer in using an environment friendly packaging solution.

Dessain is a ...

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PET container for Sweet Pepper Glaze

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

Heritage Family Specialty Foods Inc., a leading Southwest supplier of specialty food products for retail and food service markets, has introduced its Brack Ranch Sweet Pepper Glaze in new 32oz decanter-size polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles from Amcor Rigid Plastics. The move to lightweight ...

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It's all so quiet and fast

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

VR:

Mr Lundqvist, you have come to Germany together with some of your colleagues for the acceptance of a further packaging line for Cloetta. How would you describe your collaboration with Rovema?

Kjell Lundqvist:

Well, we bought the first machine from them in the early 80's. Admittedly, however, ...

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With perceptible added value

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

Packaged in aseptic carton packs, real fruit pieces added to juice and milk drinks intensify the character of healthy snacks that are right in line with the current health and wellness trend. The drinksplus products, containing up to ten per cent natural particulates, are filled using standard ...

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Close to the customer

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

Last November, Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), Hockenheim / Germany opened its new facility in Bradford and set the course for further growth in the UK. Though a newcomer to the British market, the UK-subsidiary has already established a solid client base. The latest example is Symington's, a ...

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VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

the packaging industry is on a roll in Europe, internationally active companies are keeping one eye on South America, and there are also signs of life in North America. And the major FMCG suppliers are calling for the packaging machines and packaging material suppliers to come to China and India. Or ...

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New premium design

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

The Premier Beverage Group, New York / USA is providing the marketplace with a sneak peek of its dynamic new OSO energy beverage premium packaging designs, scheduled to be launched during the first quarter of 2012. "Our new packaging sets us apart from the cluttered mainstream energy drink category ...

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Bunnies with makeup

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

The Swiss chocolate manufacturer Chocolats Halba is producing about 2 million chocolate Easter bunnies for next Easter. The company has invested into a custom packaging machine from Strubl KG in order to make packaging the bunnies in transparent film pouches more efficient.

In the Swiss town of ...

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Packaging sweets is no sweat

VR Food + Beverage Packaging 03/2012 02.03.2012

One wouldn't automatically associate chocolate and confectionery products with a country in the Middle East. But Nestlé does. For one of the world's leading food and nutrition company this area of the world has been a traditional market. The Swiss fi rm has been present there for 75 years, with an ...

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