Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

One world, one image

March 1, 2011
China has a hybrid economy, and its food sector also borrows the best approaches to both packaging and production.
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Surf's down for bottles

March 1, 2011
Slip sliding away applies to both glass bottles and workers in many bottling departments because of the need to keep conveyor belts lubricated and containers upright while they twist, turn and accumulate.
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Drop the knife

March 1, 2011
Sealed Air’s Cryovac division began introducing Grip & Tear bags for different food applications in 2007, with varying degrees of acceptance.
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Asset Management: Aligning Man and Machine

February 1, 2011
A coordinated approach to asset management has value for facilities, equipment and the people responsible for both.
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Oxygen sucker meets flow-wrapper

February 1, 2011
For manufacturers who would rather take out the air than add in preservatives, a combination of vacuum and modified atmosphere packaging provides an option.
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Jolly green babies

February 1, 2011
The Jolly Green Giant, Winnie the Pooh and other licensed characters are cropping up on packages of infant and toddler foods from Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp.
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Engineering R&D: Membranes and milk

February 1, 2011
Separation technology helps researchers isolate components in milk, but understanding precisely what those components do remains an active area for research.
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Engineering R&D: First-ballot inductee

January 1, 2011
The Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2010 includes professionals from a number of walks of life but only one inventor: Bob Dodrill.
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Automated Data Collection: Rapid Reporting On Demand

January 1, 2011
Tablet PCs, PDAs and even Kindles are replacing clipboards for manufacturers migrating to automated data collection systems for quality control, including HACCP checkpoints.
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Plant Security: Access Granted

January 1, 2011
The potential for malicious behavior in food manufacturing is an ongoing issue, but security concerns also extend to workers and the controls that run today’s plants.
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