Opportunities in the food market will benefit from demand for dispensing and other valueadded closures
such as non-drip flip top pourer caps, boosted by convenience advantages.
In the Antelope Valley, where 11,500 defense-related jobs are at Edwards alone, officials hope to influence the criteria a new base closure
commission will use in deciding in 2005 which bases to close.
The use of caps and closures
will continue to be driven by the increase in closure
-intensive plastic packaging at the expense of closureless containers such as metal cans.
Table 4: Total Plastic Caps and Closures
Market: Revenue Forecasts by Closure
Application (North America), 2009-2016
In the past, Pentagon officials have said that Edwards was safe from closure
and that it had irreplaceable assets - such as the dry lake beds used as landing strips in emergencies and for experimental aircraft.
Optimal Food Processing Research Inc have patented the Easy Open closure
and the product was recently awarded Best New Retail Product at both the Fine Food and Supermarket 2000 exhibitions held in Australia.
PARK ACCESS FOR ALL' REJECTS MTA STUDY ON SATURDAY CLOSURE
FOR GOLDEN GATE PARK
Previous base closures
hit California hard, cutting 100,000 defense-related jobs and costing the state as much as $9.
2 million charge for store closure
costs has been recorded in the quarter and nine months ended July 30, 1994.
Keen to ensure a positive experience each and every time a wine drinker reached for Corbett, the winery began to explore converting all bottled wines to this innovative closure
Antelope Valley officials said there are no certainties during a base closure
round and that while the Air Force isn't likely to completely shut down Edwards, it could bleed off missions and jobs.
Europe's Poole site has been working closely with Unilever to produce ECOB and Twist closures
for a new range called Chicken Tonight Sizzle and Stir.
to manufacture closures
for beverage containers in the Middle East.
Thompson noted that March is the deadline for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to forward his recommendations for military base closures
and realignments to the Base Closure
were considered, not just those of clients with severe disabilities.