Unformatted text preview: have to select packaging that can be run on automatic machines, but if the company has a policy of maximizing employment for some other reason, it might be appropriate to select packaging which requires more hand operations. 9.11.2 Package Materials and Form Options Package designers must work with the set of available package forms, materials, and costs. Generally, to save money and time, designers try to apply packages that are similar to those used for other products, making minor changes in shape, size, and label information. This is why several manufacturers will often use a similar package, distinguishing only by labels, closures, or colors. In fact, the competing products are frequently packaged in the same factory, on the same equipment. Examples of products handled this way are granular sugar and fruit juice, particularly apple and cranberry based products. 9. 14...
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