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December 12, 2012
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  • 5 processes that bring innovation to decoration
    Suppliers have developed several innovative processes for decorating bottles, writes Marie Redding, Beauty Packaging's associate editor. Options including spray-coating bottles with vibrant colors, decorating the inner walls of bottles and increased use of environmentally friendly decorating options. Companies should consider letting their suppliers give input on which process they think is best for a brand, Redding writes. Beauty Packaging (12/2012) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • 2013 will bring new look, flavor to L&L's AlizĂ©
    Kobrand Wine & Spirits' L&L Alizé passion fruit cognac will undergo a package redesign in the first quarter of 2013. The bottles will switch from frosted to clear glass and will include more readable writing on the labels. The company will also launch its new Mango Smoothie in March, which will be packaged in bottles with a silver coating. The Moodie Report (12/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Glass container industry applauds congressional efforts to improve industrial energy efficiency
    GPI was pleased to see both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives pass H.R. 6582, which places a focus on important energy efficiency measures that provide opportunities for the glass container industry, in coordination with the Department of Energy (DOE) and other stakeholders, to reduce energy usage, and develop strategies to increase efficiency at the manufacturing level. This legislation encourages partnerships between the federal government and manufacturers. Specifically, DOE in coordination with the industrial sector and other stakeholders will conduct a study on legal, regulatory and economic barriers to deployment of industrial energy efficiency efforts. This includes the estimated energy savings available from the use of recycled material in energy-intensive manufacturing processes. The bill has been sent to President Obama for his consideration. Read more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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