Unit_1_-_Introduction (4)

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Secondary packages hold groups of primary packages together. Examples include the paperboard carriers that hold a six-pack of beer bottles together and a shrink wrap grouping Military packaging is usually designed to be rugged and provide a long shelf life. They need to withstand extreme environments and conditions because the contents are often “mission critical” and can be very expensive. Because the contents must perform as planned at any given time in any given place, the packaging is often designed to detailed specifications.
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Unformatted text preview: These specifications often include the ability to withstand extreme transport and storage conditions including temperature, humidity, and distribution hazards such as vibration and shock events. Items that the military have packaged include not only weapons, ammunition, and aerospace and automotive components, but also items for everyday living such as pallets of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, cleaning supplies, building supplies, paint, clothing, etc. 50 gallon Drum...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course PKG 101 taught by Professor Haroldhughes during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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