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good morning packaging keeping pace with packaging around the world, issue 49, vol. 2, 2007


1.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp custom ratios for dx series &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp2.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp alexirs cartonboard food packs approved for composting &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp3.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp thermoformed pack for new concept soup &nbsp4.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp capper for larger packaging &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp5.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp alternative wine packaging popular in canada&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbspcustom ratios for dx series salem, new hampshirebased mixpac equipment inc., a leading innovator of refillable, dualcomponent dispensing systems, has announced custom ratio availability for its dx dispensing system. custom ratios provide customers with a more versatile solution for twocomponent material dispensing. the dx system includes a mobile handheld dispenser with a dxr refill station, offering the ability to dispense a wide variety of ratios for two component reactive resins. multiple handheld dispensers can quickly be refilled with one dxr refill station. the refill station utilizes two transfer pumps that feed from fivegallon bulk containers of material, each equipped with follower plates to handle a wide range of viscosities. this lightweight, compact system serves as a dispensing solution that is mobile, easy to use and easy to maintain. more information at cartonboard food packs approved for composting alexir packaging has received composting association accreditation for its fully compostable cartonboard pack range for the foodtogo market.the alpha c line, which is available in a range of sizes and has an option for a polylactic acid pla window, can be tailored to customer requirements. crawleybased alexir developed the range of direct food contact packaging so that it could be completely free of plastic.thermoformed pack for new concept soup rpc bebo plastik has designed and produced a bespoke thermoformed polypropylene container for a new ready meal soup concept from keunecke frischemenue gmbh.established in 1891, keunecke frischemenue is a leading fine food specialist in germany. the companys new range of fresh soups has been created to provide a minimum 28day shelf life when stored in the chiller cabinet, and can be cooked in the microwave in three minutes to offer a fast and tasty meal. they also allows the soup to be consumed directly from the pack if required. it is available in two formats, with a separate compartment created for the soup varieties that include croutons to be added after heating. the design also features two winged handgrips on the rim for ease of carrying and maximum consumer convenience.capper for larger packaging &nbspnew england machinery says that its latest nehsc single headed capper has been designed specifically for manufacturers wanting to sell their products in larger containers. &nbspin addition, the device can also be adjusted for both single and twin pack carton containers. the capper, designed as a freestanding unit, can be placed over an existing continuous motion conveyor to adapt to existing operations, according to the manufacturer.alternative wine packaging popular in canada the liquor control board of ontario lcbo says sales of wine in tetra pak and plastic bottles has increased more than 300 percent in 200607 to reach sales of c2.1m. plastic packages make up two percent of the wines sold in ontario, with the figure expected to double to four percent by 2008. lcbo says the retailer carries about 140 kinds of wine in nonglass containers&nbsp&nbsp packaging news to sharehave the packaging news, innovations, new products to share with readers, please email to &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsppress releasestechnical papers &nbspfaster printing with new inkjet technologies by videojet &nbsp&nbspwww.packagingconnections.comdownloadsdownload123.pdf &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsphappy packaging&nbspsandeep