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Category: Desiccant Case Studies

March 2, 2017
Effervescent Tablets Go "Airborne" in Tubes

Knight-McDowell Labs' quest for an alternative to foil packaging for its effervescent tablets led to a rigid, polypropylene injection-molded container. As a second grade teacher, Victoria Knight-McDowell, founder of Knight-McDowell Labs, Carmel, CA, was constantly catching colds. So she set out to find a natural way to protect herself and others from airborne germs and […]

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March 2, 2017
How to Protect an Effervescent Tablet

Nature's Solutions Inc. (NSI) wanted new effervescent tablets to stand out from the crowd. A PP tube with a metallized label and desiccant cap are just the ticket. While popular for a wide variety of health food and nutrition supplement products in other parts of the globe, effervescent tablets would be all but invisible in […]

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March 1, 2017
Desiccant Quality Leads to Partnership

In the case of United Desiccants, the road to becoming a certified supplier for Merck was paved with quality and service. Pharmaceutical manufacturers are constantly exploring how drug packaging materials can extend shelf-life and can ensure a medicine's potency. Product quality is so important to pharmaceutical companies that they name specific vendors and vendor materials […]

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March 1, 2017
Moisture Protection Keeps Onions Dry, Mold-Free During Cross-Country Trek

Desiccant helps freight company eliminate product loss due to moisture problems. In a nutshell: Goal: Keep onions dry and mold-free during shipping across weather extremes How: Use desiccant bags in truck trailers to control moisture Result: No product loss due to moisture problems Getting produce across the country is no easy task. Temperature and humidity […]

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March 1, 2017
Keeping That Cargo Dry & Viable

A major concern for overseas shippers is excessive moisture, a common problem for cargo subjected to drastic changes in humidity. Eliminating moisture damage can protect product integrity and have a favorable effect on marine insurance premium -- in some cases, reducing them by millions of dollars per year. For shippers and their insurers, loss prevention […]

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February 28, 2017
Desiccants Keep Dog Food Bags Dry

Desiccants in stretch-wrapped pallets solved a condensation problem in overseas shipments of dog food bags by the Iams Co. The Iams Co., a leading manufacturer of premium pet food based in Dayton, OH, knew it had to take action when it received some isolated complaints about the condition of products being exported to the Far […]

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February 28, 2017
Desiccant Dries Up Del Monte Damage

Protecting primary packages from condensation and moisture damage when shipping product halfway across the globe is no easy feat. Pineapple canned at its source in the Philippines by San Francisco based Del Monte Foods underwent lengthy, month-long voyages through extreme climates from tropical to arctic before reaching U.S. and other destinations, mostly without incident. But […]

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February 28, 2017
Battling Cargo Moisture Damage

LOUISVILLE, KY - The harmful effects of cargo damage, caused by condensation developed during transport, can often translate into lost revenue and jeopardize credibility for manufacturers, distributors and retailers of almost any product. In growing numbers, however, transporters are learning that one of the most effective weapons to protect shipments is with moisture absorbing desiccant […]

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