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Healthcare Packaging Labeling Equipment Trends

Get news and trends on labeling equipment for the healthcare packaging industry. This equipment prints and/or applies flexible labels, in either roll form or in individual cut-and-stacked form, to a rigid container, carton, or shipping case. Articles focus on p-s and shrink labeling systems, FDA considerations, and labeling software.

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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Epson America Inc.: Label printers
August 11, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Epson America Inc.: Label printers

ColorWorks provides fast, flexible, and accurate batch color labeling for the pharmaceutical supply chain.
CRISP PRINTING. The fully digital printer runs at speeds to 800/min and delivers clean, crisp printing.
August 7, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Digital printing benefits pharmaceutical ampule labels

German pharmaceutical manufacturer discovers that digital printing of pressure-sensitive labels that go on ampules is a vast improvement over hot-foil printing.
BOTTLE TRACKER. As bottles travel up to the BottleTracker by conveyor, an outsert machine applies a topsert on top of the bottles. This is a folded leaflet applied to the top of each bottle that contains information related to the product.
July 3, 2014 | Feature Article

Apace Packaging sets the pace in pharmaceutical serialization implementation

Contract packager sees investment in serialization on its bottling and blister thermoform/fill/seal lines as an opportunity to gain business and a competitive edge.
Machinery to take center stage at Pharma Expo in Chicago
June 16, 2014 | Feature Article

Machinery to take center stage at Pharma Expo in Chicago

Co-located with Pack Expo Intl., the event will showcase next-generation production line advances in automation.
Serialization solution
May 27, 2014 | Video

Serialization solution

Developed by OCS, the most compact aggregation and serialization solution in the world measures just 1.8 m in length. TE label application is part of the package.
Serialization system
May 27, 2014 | Video

Serialization system

Just 1.95 m in length, this Mettler Toledo serialization system for the pharmaceutical industry prints unique carton codes, verifies codes, does TE labeling, and checkweighs at up to 400 pieces/min.
Primera Technology: Label printers
May 7, 2014 | Controls Product Brief

Primera Technology: Label printer software

BarTender software allows customers to design and print labels with ease.
PDC International Corp: Shrink-sealing machine
April 3, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

PDC International Corp: Shrink-sealing machine

The 90C-ER shrink sealer provides fast, continuous application of tamper-evident seals and shrink-sleeve neck labels.
March 26, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Print-and-apply labelers suit new repackaging operations

For its new repacking operations, Beiersdorf UK selects print-and-apply labelers able to print high-resolution barcodes, text, and graphics for Retail Ready Packaging.

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