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Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
August 29, 2014 | Column/Opinion

The case for and against RFID in pharma

Reaching necessary read accuracies remains a challenge in pharmaceuticals, but RFID could still prove useful.
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Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019
August 28, 2014 | News

Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019

Authentication technologies to grow the highest within this market due to increasing awareness of counterfeit products.
MJS Packaging: Bottles
August 27, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

MJS Packaging: Bottles

New bottles for nasal market support changing child-resistant packaging requirements.
Dr. Michael Drues is president of Grafton, MA-based Vascular Sciences (, an education, training, and consulting company. He can be reached on Linkedin®, by phone at 508.887.9486, and by e-mail at
August 25, 2014 | Column/Opinion

The Future of Medicine: Biomedical nanotechnology

The smaller the thing, the bigger the challenge for nanotechnology, for medical treatment, for packaging, and for regulatory.
Mettler Toledo: Inspection Systems will be demonstrated by the company at PackExpo 2014/PharmaExpo 2014.
August 21, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Mettler Toledo: Inspection Systems

A series of inspection equipment helps pharmaceutical companies improve product quality and manufacturing efficiency.
August 19, 2014 | News

Diagnostic market growth expected to reach $65 billion by 2018

Human genome project, advances in functional genomics, bioinformatics, and miniaturization helping to grow market, says Kalorama report.
'Cold Chain Chronicles' delivers thought-provoking insights
August 18, 2014 | Column/Opinion

'Cold Chain Chronicles' delivers thought-provoking insights

New book authored by Kevin O’Donnell provides practitioner’s outside-the-box perspectives on the importance of temperature-sensitive drug stewardship.
Map of India
August 14, 2014 | Feature Article

An insider’s look at the healthcare market in India

The latest on India’s pharmaceutical and medical device markets, with a perspective from Vimal Kumar, Senior Specialist and Head Solutions/Medical Electronics for Tata Elxsi, a design engineering service provider in Pune, India.
EMA Pharmaceuticals: Crimp caps
August 13, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

EMA Pharmaceuticals: Crimp caps

Clean-Certified Caps ensure a low level of particulate and bioburden contamination prior to sterilization.
PharmaExpo tracks will be divided into Manufacturing Operations, Compliance Trends, and Pharmaceutical Packaging.
August 12, 2014 | News

Full conference program announced for Pharma Expo

Tracks will be divided into Manufacturing Operations, Compliance Trends, and Pharmaceutical Packaging.


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