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Packaging Developments, 1959

The packaging industry's most outstanding technological developments during the year included...

...the introduction of aluminum cans for use with foods, beverages, drugs, and aerosol-type products;
aluminum can

tetrahedral shaped cartons that provided greater stability for liquid and semi-liquid products;
tetrahedral carton

polyethylene and other plastic film wraps for use where airtightness is required;
plastic film

and water-soluble, cook-in bags made of nontoxic materials for use with many food and laundry products.
cook-in bags

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