FDA’s John Barlow “Barr” Weiner speaks to attendees of RAPS’ CGMPs for combination products workshop.
April 24, 2015 | Feature Article

FDA expresses desire to work with industry on CGMPs for combination products

RAPS event allows interaction between FDA and industry, focusing on regulatory matters for manufacturers and developers of combination products.
This photo depicts an online education session in process.
April 24, 2015 | News

European packaging conference focuses on preventing skills gap

Innovation in business education and job qualification needed to prevent EU industry skills gap in packaging.
Foreasting the healthcare packaging market from 2015-2025
April 23, 2015 | Column/Opinion

Forecasting the healthcare packaging market from 2015-2025

Visiongain offers prospects for leading companies in over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment.
Dirk Rodgers is a Contributing Editor for Healthcare Packaging and author of RxTrace.
April 23, 2015 | Column/Opinion

Four serialization and traceability predictions

In his final article, Columnist Dirk Rodgers analyzes biggest trends impacting the industry.
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Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
April 23, 2015 | Column/Opinion

When FDA is a cop

A quick, effective response to FDA can prevent serious consequences.
April 21, 2015 | News

Packaging, labeling play role in lawsuits

Plaintiffs file lawsuits alleging misleading labeling and packaging for Pfizer’s Advil and KAO USA’s Ban products.
Packaging machines designed specifically for cleanroom environments
April 21, 2015 | Video

Packaging machines designed specifically for cleanroom environments

This four-minute video reveals the attributes of MULTIVAC's Clean Design™ packaging machines. The medical and pharmaceutical industries have special production and packaging requirements with regard to low microbiological and particle levels in a cleanroom environment, and the video shows how these thermoformers and tray sealers meet those requirements. GMP-compliant design, as well as specially selected materials, are the main features of the machine engineering.
EXPO PACK Mexico awaits pharma buyers.
April 17, 2015 | News

Pharma market grows in México

The Mexican pharmaceutical market is the now second largest in Latin America, increasing the demand for packaging.
April 16, 2015 | News

Bringing Chicago to Vegas

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing, announces legendary rock band Chicago for PACK Gives BACK at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
World demand for caps and closures is projected to increase 5.6% per year to $58 billion in 2019 according to Freedonia.
April 16, 2015 | News

What’s behind rising cap and closure demand?

Freedonia report cites global market gains, more sophisticated closures for pharmaceutical and beauty products.
Projecting growth for the antimicrobial plastic market
April 15, 2015 | Feature Article

Projecting growth for the antimicrobial plastic market

Packaging and healthcare applications to help drive demand for these products, with MarketsandMarkets forecasting their worth to reach $3.6 Billion by 2020.
CombiMatrix selects Cryoport as logistics partner. Here we see a Cryoport shipper in transit.
April 14, 2015 | News

CombiMatrix selects Cryoport as logistics partner

Clinical diagnostic laboratory CombiMatrix teams with Cryoport for the distribution of its new CombiPGS™ genetic screening test.
Calendarized pack earns honors for Novartis, PCI, MWV
April 13, 2015 | Video

Calendarized pack earns honors for Novartis, PCI, MWV

Novartis Exforge HCT, for treating high blood pressure, is packaged by PCI, using the MWV Shellpak Renew design to support patients in taking their daily medication.


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