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2011-04-12 09:00:00

NORTHLAKE, Ill., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholle Packaging, the Pioneer of Bag-In-Box®, has won the prestigious 3M Sustainability Award from 3M along with the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP)'s Ameristar Award for the automotive category. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/CG79925) Each year the 3M Sustainability Award is given to the package which scores highest in reducing impacts on the environment. This includes efficient energy...

2010-05-11 09:05:00

NORTHLAKE, Ill., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholle Packaging, the Pioneer of Bag-In-Box, won two 2009/2010 Ameristar Awards from Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP). Each year IOPP recognizes packages that exhibit superior innovation, product protection, performance, less environmental impact and economics. Scholle Packaging's winning packages included KeyKeg® and Jerribox®. KeyKeg, the revolutionary one-way keg, won an Ameristar Award in the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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