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Packaging Digest, Fall 2015

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contents www.packagingdigest.com FALL 2015 volume 52 no. 4 24 34 28 COVER PHOTO BY RICHARD ANTONY trends Packaging Concepts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Bud Light's mass-customized cans; Pouched cookie dough; Eye-pleasing T eraTears redesign; Bottled soups; ConAgra's BPA-free cans. Consumer Insights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Beverages in cans encourage more frequent consumption; Packaging is more than a pretty face for beauty and personal care products. Small packs that talk big come to the aid of seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Food, beverage and pharmaceutical brand owners f nd solutions that meet the readability needs of elderly consumers. Regulatory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 U.S. considers options after WTO rejects mandatory country of origin labeling. Sustainability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Challenging the idea of consumer apathy to recycling. Rising Star. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Packaging scholarship recipient vows to 'give back.' best practices COVER STORY Military-style containers for BBQ sauce get 'atten-shun!' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 To launch its new retail barbecue sauce, Two Soldiers and a Marine LLC created containers that look like authentic military canteens and f asks. Looking for the best date code? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Exclusive poll results show best practices for date coding on packaging lines, as well as challenges for food and beverage companies. new technology 3D printing's future in packaging is promising. . . . . . .32 An exclusive survey provides an overview to the market status, a forecast, advice and points to several unusual projects in the packaging market. UF helps set new standard in package f lm testing . . .34 A coordinated ef ort results in an ASTM-accepted, more economical oxygen transmission rate (OTR) measurement for f lms. Promising Patents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Hybrid tube-pouch reduces waste; A label that magnif es VIEWPOINT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 STAFF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 RESOURCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 ONLINE EXCLUSIVES. . . 10 MARKETPLACE . . . . . . . . . 37 AD INDEX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 departments

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