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Tube News, June 2014

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June 2014 • Tube News 3 June 2014 "The mission of Tube News mirrors the charter of the Tube Council—to inform, educate, and promote tubes through editorial features, new product exposures, and awards coverage." — Michael Hoard, President, The Tube Council [Letter from the Council] Promoting Tubes ............................................................................4 It continues to be an exciting time for the tube industry as packagers realize how important tubes are to the growth of their products. [Feature] Shining from the Shelf ..............................................................6 Tube makers are employing metallic effects in a variety of ways to help brands "pop." Plus: Albéa Producing Airless Tubes Locally, p. 7 Moving from Extruded to Laminated Tubes, p. 8 [Technology] Protecting Pharmaceuticals ..............................................9 A new airless tube greatly limits air ingress. [Departments] Directory ......................................................................................... 10 New Products ............................................................................ 12 Staff Box .............................................................................................. 4 Ad Index ........................................................................................... 14 Tube News is produced by UBM Canon and is a supplement to Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News. ©2014 by UBM Canon. All rights re- served. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is prohibited. Every precaution is taken to ensure the accuracy of the con- tent; however, the publishers or editors cannot accept responsibility for the correctness of the information supplied or advertised herein. The Magazine of the Tube Council Contents On the cover. Metal ball tubes, the ETMA 2013 Plastic Tube of the Year, from Albéa. ES444073_TN1406_003.pgs 05.23.2014 03:56 UBM black yellow magenta cyan

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