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The following eight packages-all examples of the diversity and ingenuity of well-designed packaging-will be featured at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2011, to be held September 26-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Some will be showcased in The Brand Zone, a special area of the show dedicated to materials and containers that shape winning brands-innovations for consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs), private label manufacturers and package designers looking for that crucial piece of the branding puzzle.

Spring herbs grow in biodegradable planter
Metrolina Greenhouses’ spring herbs now grow in biodegradable paper ReadyGrow planters from Sonoco (Booth # 5607).The one-quart planters were released in early March. Made from 100 percent recycled paperboard produced in Sonoco’s paper mills, ReadyGrow planters are conveyable and sustainable in a commercial greenhouse environment and biodegrade in soil within 180 days of planting. The patent-pending design is user-friendly and allows consumers to plant the entire container in the ground, eliminating mess and reducing the amount of plastic being sent to landfills. || Read more

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DuPont announces the winners of its 23rd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation and honors packaging industry projects that exhibit collaborative innovation across an array of geographies and market segments. Winning projects of the independently judged contest demonstrated these innovations in a variety of applications, including a recycling/upcycling process and development or use of sustainable packaging materials. || Read more

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Playboy Fragrance Packaging

The iconic American brand, Playboy, has entrusted Intl fragrance house Coty Inc. to introduce a range of eau de toilette and after-shaves in 50 and 100ml bottle formats that are the quintessence of masculinity. The product line includes Playboy perfume in four packaging designs presented in a glass bottle reminiscent of a whisky flask with labels from Sleever Intl. || Read more

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Cardboard cartons are used in a variety of shipping and storage applications. They are usually made from recycled paper. Corrugated cartons are made from corrugated cardboard. This material is in turn named for its general design, usually two flat pieces of paper with a fluted middle layer, the corrugation, running in between. Certain specifications delineate the different types of corrugated carton. || Read more

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Leatherhead, U.K. — Global PET beer bottle consumption is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% to reach 7.7 billion bottles by 2015, according to a multi-client study published by Pira International. The study says PET beer bottle consumption totalled 6.0 billion units in 2010, which represents 2.0% of the 293 billion world beer packaging market volumes (633ml pack equivalents). || Read more

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