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Contract Packaging & Manufacturing News

Comprehensive archive of articles report on trends, issues, and machinery related to contract packaging and manufacturing. Articles examine packaging methodologies completed on a contract basis by a 3rd party supplier or contract packager. Topics include packaging line efficiency, detection/inspection systems, and manufacturing principles.

Aesica, the global pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), has introduced serialization services and initiated commercial production of two anti-allergy product lines for the Chinese market at its Pianezza, Italy site, for a global, multinational client.
April 17, 2014 | News

Aesica’s serialization services serve Chinese market

Its Italian finished dose manufacturing and packaging site’s anti-allergy packaging lines actively monitor the integrity and authenticity of products.
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HopeGel is shelf stable and packaged in a convenient stand-up pouch supplied by Glenroy, Inc.
April 16, 2014 | Package Case Study

HopeGel delivers nourishment to starving children in Haiti

Shelf stable stand-up pouch offers portability and convenience; donations accepted to help save children’s lives.
BLISTER PACK. This compliance-prompting pack for a clinical trials application includes room for patient initials and date dispensed.
March 12, 2014 | Feature Article

The changing face of clinical trial services

A contract packager examines trends affecting the pharmaceutical industry.
New Jersey-based contract packager Reed-Lane completed its first new product launch on its recently installed Uhlmann Packaging Systems UPS4 MT blister line. The application involves Reckitt Benkiser’s Mucinex Allergy Tablets.
March 7, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Contract packager’s new machine helps launch new Mucinex blisters

Enhanced Uhlmann blister line features dedicated product feeder, vision system, and in-line cartoner for allergy tablets.
Almac adds low-volume Klöckner blister line to bridge gap between clinical and commercial co-pack operations.
February 25, 2014 | News

Almac adds blister line to co-pack operations

Almac adds low-volume Klöckner blister line to bridge gap between clinical and commercial co-pack operations.
January 10, 2014 | Feature Article

Case study: Contract packager builds its own serialization solution

CMO/CPOs faced with a global client base, obligations to meet multiple and varied country regulations, and the insane complexity of integrating with multiple customers would do well to heed the story of Almac Pharma Services.
January 10, 2014 | Feature Article

Five implementation tips for CMO/CPOs

One of the biggest challenges that CMO/CPOs will face when it comes to serializing their lines is how to sort through the complexity of integrating their internal serialization solution at the line and plant level with their customers’ business systems.
January 8, 2014 | Feature Article

Contract manufacturing and contract packaging strategic considerations

It’s become a fact of life that the North American pharmaceutical industry, while still firmly rooted in manufacturing of its own products, also makes heavy use of outsourcing to contract manufacturing/contract packaging organizations.
January 5, 2014 | Feature Article

Questions to ask your CMO/CPO about serialization

While the focus of many pharmaceutical manufacturers is on their own internal infrastructure, it’s prudent for manufacturers to begin surveying their contract manufacturing and contract packaging organizations for serialization readiness.
TWO POUCHES. Two unoriented pouches are picked up by an AFA Delta 3 robot, which then places them into a loading funnel.
January 3, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Robotic cartoning adds efficiency, subtracts labor costs

Robotic cartoning replaces manual operations, alleviating labor shortages, costs, and increasing line efficiency for contract manufacturer Pharmalab Inc.

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