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Balcon Enterprises, Inc. Adds Storage Facility and Bulk Bag Reconditioning Plant
The addition of this new facility in East Texas has allowed Balcon to maximize logistics between warehouses and maintain a competitive pricing in the industry.
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Balcon Enterprises, Inc.
The Electric Modular Label Printer Applicator: The ApplyPro™ OEM
Designed to meet the needs of today’s Barcode and RFID market, the ApplyPro OEM is all- electric, reducing installation costs and has greater dependability.
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PCM Image-Tek
PMG Adds a New Automatic L-Bar Sealer and Tunnel to Its Equipment Line
PMG announces the addition of a new Automatic L-Bar Sealer and Tunnel, the DEM F-Auto series, to its shrink packaging equipment line.
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PAC Machinery Group
Qosmedix® Self-Stick Cell Phone Mirror
Qosmedix' new cell phone mirror has a transparent reflective film that clings to the cell phone screen to create a mirror when the backlight is off.
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Qosmedix
WHAT: Opportunity to Meet With Multisorb Executives at Pack Expo, Las Vegas
Multisorb Technologies, invites you to meet with company executives to find out more about current product innovations and services.
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Multisorb Technologies, Inc.
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Sonoco Launches New Waste Reduction Consulting Service
Sonoco Sustainability Solutions, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, launched Sonoco Sustainability Solutions (S3), a new service that can provide manufacturing facilities with productivity savings by identifying ways to reduce waste materials going to landfills, and increase profitability by converting waste streams to revenue streams, by finding alternative uses for a facility’s previously unrecycled wastes.
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Industrial Packaging Updates
Stik Pak Machines Go Mainstream
Ropak took stick pack machinery to a new level in time for the single serve packs to become the hottest trend in consumer packaging – and they’ve achieved some incredible throughputs -- up to 1,000 per minute.
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Concentrates for Color-Shifting Containers
ColorMorph custom-formulated concentrates from Teknor Color Company enables cosmetic and beauty manufacturers to package their products in containers that produce dramatic color shifts when viewed from many angles on the retail shelf.
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EFI Jetrion to Target Packaging Market Following Launch of 4000 Inkjet
EFI Jetrion wants to use the label industry as a springboard into the wider packaging market after the European launch of a full production model of its 4000 series inkjet printer at Labelexpo, last week.
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Editorial

Ever thought of finding ways to reduce waste materials going to landfills? Here is a solution from Sonoco Sustainability Solutions, the largest recyclers in the packaging industry.

Sonoco has launched a new waste reduction consulting service, S3, through which experts in the waste reduction field audit a customer’s location to review its existing program for handling wastes.

PCM Image –Tek has introduced a new electric modular label printer applicator that increases productivity and label placement accuracy by printing and automatically applying RFID or barcode labels.

For more updates read the next issue of Packaging IDeaS.

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