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shrink wrap

plastic covering of a product and, by extension, the method of trying to impose conditions on use of goods (or of a LICENCE to use software) making the opening of the wrapper an acceptance of conditions of use.
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We were using about 10 metres of shrink-wrap on every roll cage and a sizeable proportion of this probably ended up in landfill," said business development controller Philippe Rondepierre.
The conventional shrink-wraps are not biodegradable and can take up to 400 years to break down.
A shrink-wrap license agreement of a book that contains blanket restrictions on the reuse of the book's contents would effectively eliminate fair use.
ATW's machines can be used for "anything that you need to shrink-wrap," he said.
Foilmark is targeting this new technology largely at the security market pointing out that applications for holographic shrink-wrap include 'cigarette and cosmetics packaging, pharmaceutical products, compact discs, DVDs and software packaging.
There has not been a case directly on point with a click-wrap, but several courts have considered the situation and they seem to be applying the fundamentals of the leading case which considered a shrink-wrap agreement.
Thus, the normal sale of a shrink-wrap computer program to the general public, even though documented as a license, would be treated as the transfer of a copyrighted article, since the customer would not normally have the right to make copies for distribution to the public and would not have the right to prepare derivative programs.
The company already recycles cardboard and shrink-wrap waste from its warehouses.
Once this shrink-wrap is removed, the cartridges can be easily accessed.
We believe this shrink-wrap selling strategy, similar to Microsoft's packaging of their Windows(TM) software product, is a huge improvement over MultiCell's previous strategy of licensing pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and others the right to grow and use the Company's hepatic cell lines in-house for essentially an annual one-time sale.
The Triumph is a compact automatic shrink-wrap machine capable of up to 60 cycles per minute.