good morning packaging keeping pace with packaging around the world, issue 36, vol. 2, 2007

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1.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp antimicrobial acetal copolymers for moulding &nbsp&nbsp2.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp the non crimp calen pump &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp3.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp organic coffee redesigns coffee package with pla&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp4.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp new airless hvds &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp5.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp side sealer &nbsp&nbsp&nbspantimicrobial acetal copolymers for molding this has been introduced by ticona, the engineering polymers business of celanese corporation. these are for both injection moulding and extrusion. &nbsp&nbspthese polymers are targeted towards applications that demand high performance polymers in environments where heat, moisture and nutrients foster bacterial and fungal growth. anticrobe poms are suitable for many end uses, especially in hardtoclean wet areas and where polyolefins cannot meet performance specifications. their possible applications include food processing, storage and handling systems, industrial gears in wet environments, and elements in water treatment plants. other potential uses include automotive heating and air conditioning systems, medical devices, appliances, spa and bathroom products, material handling systems, office products, sports equipment, and irrigation and other fluidbased systems. &nbsp&nbspthe non crimp calen pump olan is launching the calen, an all plastic non crimp pump for fine perfumes, combining state of the art mould design and the latest developments in mould technology with olans well known x2 pumping system. &nbspthe pump slides down into a standard crimp bottle and the perfectly spotless collar grips the pump to the bottle, giving the final product a high end look. available in output of &nbsp110 and 150 mcl with sizes 15mm and 18mm organic coffee redesigns coffee package with pla &nbspjims organic coffee, a 100 organic coffee roaster, has unveiled a redesigned package. the new bags are the first sealed coffee bags to use renewable sources in their composition. with a layer of modified polylactide pla, which is derived from corn, 19 of its layering is renewable. petroleumbased components of the structure are replaced with renewable resources, which dramatically improve the bags greenness. &nbspnew airless hvds genus pharmaceuticals, a leading supplier of multisource pharmaceutical products, is the first company to launch the new airless high viscosity dispensing system hvds from rieke dispensing, which offers a minimum 98 product evacuation, significantly reducing waste and offering important cost savings for both manufacturers and consumers. &nbspthe airless hvds has been specifically designed for the pharmaceutical sector, in particular creams and other products that have a very high viscosity and are therefore extremely difficult to dispense effectively. &nbspthis inability of creams and lotions to selflevel means that conventional pumps tend to draw product from the centre of the container leaving large amounts of residue clinging to the side. as a result, containers are left with product that cannot be accessed, a major consumer disadvantage particularly for high cost creams. &nbspairless hvds uses a combination of airless and pistonup technology to push product up from the bottom of the container. this new technology delivers superior performance compared to standard pumps and followerplatedown systems to achieve at least 98 evacuation. another innovation of the new system is its ability to dispense large pack quantities. side sealer kallfass has introduced the universa 500 servo side sealer, combining the advantages of both intermittentmotion and continuousmotion machines.&nbspa randomlength infeed allows machine to run products of different lengths, as well as with random spacing. setup is fast and easy, with the servocontrolled machine requiring no special infeeds for product timing and spacing. suitable for notouch infeed applications such as cakes and pizzas, the unit produces exact bag lengths through consistently high shrink quality. phone 8004173178 more information at www.kallfass.com press releasestechnical papers &nbspthe flexible packaging hall of fame&nbsp www.packagingconnections.comdownloadsdownload114.doc &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsphappy packagingwww.packagingconnections.com &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp

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