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Heinz to close 3 plants, cut 1,350 jobs

Facilities in South Carolina, Idaho and Canada will be closed.
Facilities in South Carolina, Idaho and Canada will be closed.
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Arla switches to PET for milk bottle and adds high-seal closure

The fresh milk and cream supplier will switch from one-liter gable top cartons to one-liter PET bottles.

 The goal is to improve customer ability to use and reclose packaging tightly. 


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Printed magnet recloses gum pack

An inline coating process, developed by ASG, applies the magnetic strip to the paperboard to create a secure reclosure mechanism.
The stick gum from Mondelēz International(formerly Kraft) is expected to complete its global rollout by the end of 2013.


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New packaging materials add functionality, improve sustainability, lengthen shelf life and enhance shelf impact of food products.

Innovative packaging materials and concepts give new and established products greater functionality, sustainability, shelf life and shelf impact.


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Plug-seal closures

Made from high-density polyethylene, Portola GreenLyte plug-seal 38mm closures have a 1-piece design that eliminates the need for a liner.


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Zipper technology

A method of applying a reclosable zipper transversely to packaging films, Ampac Inno-Lok technology produces pre-zippered roll stock film that can be used in form/fill/seal applications without reducing processing and filling speeds.
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Linerless plug closure

The Portola Steri-Shield tamper-evident, linerless plug closure mates with the bottle finish inner surface to create an effective seal that withstands stringent filling conditions.


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Hot-fill closure

Providing tamper evidence and anti-sabotage protection, the BERICAP DoubleSeal 1-piece hot-fill closure features a 2-in-1 outer plus inner seal in a single, liner-less cap; the band breaks before the seal is broken.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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