The world is designed for the average person. The average person, though, is a mature adult in relatively good health. The largest two groups that do not fall into this category are seniors and children, both of which have specific limitations when it comes to interacting with product packaging. For seniors, reduced dexterity is often an issue with regard to getting to a product whereas with children, the opposite is true, their access needs to be limited, especially with regard to medications. This is the primary motivation behind Mold Rite Plastics' release of the EZ-Grip and EZ-Safe closure family.
Rexam, a leading global beverage can maker, has partnered with Fourpure Brewing Co, an independent British craft brewer, to develop unique designs for their newly canned craft beer range that reflect the speciality of the Fourpure beers and use Rexam's value added matt overvarnish to create a strong stand out presence on shelf.
MWV's newest aerosol sprayer, Aerosense™, offers brand differentiation through its unique shelf presence and ergonomic spray experience. Specifically designed for products such as sun care, body spray and hair sprays, Aerosense is a trigger-actuated sprayer that enables effortless actuation with a continuous, even spray pattern.
SR packaging, a professional Taiwanese manufacturer of injection, extrusion, and blow molded plastic components since 1989, has been increasing and enhancing the finishing and decoration techniques available to clients intensively throughout the past year. The latest process on offer is the 'flow banding texture for PP caps' which gives PP caps a finish that looks similar to marble or granite through the use of PP resin.
SR Packaging has launched a high-tech massaging applicator. Not only is the zinc alloy applicator soothing and smoothing to the fragile skin around the contour of the eyes, but also provides a precise dispensing control so users don't apply too much product to the delicate area and risk seepage into the eyes.
Aluminium Bottles are now available from Neville and More in any colour of the rainbow for a minimum order of only 5000 bottles with a creative and flexible service that dramatically increases the level of product innovation now possible using aluminium bottles. The bottles range in size from 30ml up to 1000ml and all have the same GCMI 410 neck finish in either 24mm or 28mm.
Specialist wild mushroom and forest fruits in syrup processor Borde, based in Saugues, Haute Loire, France, is updating its range of red fruits with new multilayer packaging from RPC Containers Corby. The attractive and practical jars feature a PP/EVOH/PP construction to provide effective product protection against oxygen ingress and give an ambient shelf life of up to 18 months conserving the qualities of the fruit.