The economics of primary packaging
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What must the packaging achieve?
What types of packaging are available?
What are the pros and cons of the available packaging in terms of our desired achievement?
What is the resulting cost of using a particular packaging in relation to the packaging operation and the physical distribution system which will be employed to get the product to the ultimate user?
KeywordsGlass Container Injection Moulding Food Packaging Price Unit Machine Direction
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