Standing out on shelf was all important as Oxy Bump went retail.
July 29, 2014 | Package Case Study

Packaging takes Oxy Bump retail

Oxy Bump, a nasal spray that uses an infusion of essential plant minerals and oxygenated saline to fight bacteria and allergens while moisturizing nasal tissues, recently went retail in an award-winning package.
New antacid packaging delivers retail shelf presence
July 25, 2014 | Package Case Study

New antacid packaging delivers retail shelf presence

The Tummy Company works with packaging vendors to deliver a shaped, portable bottle with special closure to provide ReliefOTC.
U.S. pharmaceutical firm orders auto injector production. Shown here is the fully automated insertion of a spring into a plastic auto injector component.
July 23, 2014 | Feature Article

U.S. pharmaceutical firm orders auto injector production

Consisting of 14 plastic components and three metal parts, the auto injectors are used for the treatment of moderate to severe active psoriasis arthritis.
End-user needs will drive the new industrial revolution
July 21, 2014 | News

End-user needs will drive the new industrial revolution

Frost & Sullivan is organizing focus groups to understand the end-user perspective for Industrie 4.0.
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Update on findings in the FDA cold storage area on the NIH campus. This photo for illustrative purposes only.
July 17, 2014 | News

Update on findings in the FDA cold storage area on the NIH campus

'Well-packed' samples of biological agents believed to have been assembled between 1946 and 1964 were shipped to a Homeland Security Center for safeguarding.
GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico
July 16, 2014 | News

GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico

Acetaminophen-containing packages said to fail to meet child-resistant closure requirement.
Counterfeit Resport says Alibaba U.S. IPO ‘has some shady baggage’
July 15, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Counterfeit Report says Alibaba U.S. IPO ‘has some shady baggage’

Report asks if U.S. investors will fund the global proliferation of counterfeit goods?
 Washdown robot
July 15, 2014 | Video

Washdown robot

Designed by Codian to be a wash-down robot for food, medical device, and pharmaceutical packaging applications, the D4-1100 is so tightly sealed it can run underwater.
Contract packager adds warehouse space; adds bottling line
July 14, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Contract packager adds warehouse space, bottling line

Reed-Lane expands warehouse capacity by 30% and adds new 48-slat bottling machine.
Innovative features earn AmeriStars recognition for Nelipak Healthcare Packaging’s design of Boston Scientific’s ACUITY® Pro lead delivery system package.
July 11, 2014 | Package Case Study

AmeriStars award medical device tray

Innovative features earn recognition for Nelipak Healthcare Packaging’s design of Boston Scientific’s ACUITY® Pro lead delivery system package.
New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales
July 10, 2014 | Package Case Study

New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales

Extraordinary visual impact was among the top goals of the package design for a new nutritional supplement product sold primarily by way of television infomercials.
Nick Kurkjy, Research Associate, Lux Research, Inc., examines the significance of mHealth devices and their packaging needs.
July 10, 2014 | Feature Article

Packaging and the growing mHealth device market

Nick Kurkjy, Research Associate, Lux Research, Inc., examines the significance of mHealth devices and their packaging needs.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
July 9, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Congress should have mandated randomization

Congress should have mandated randomization of drug serial numbers, but they did not, so it is up to each manufacturer to recognize the importance it would bring to the protection of their brands and of the supply chain.

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