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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.

DENTAL DEVICE. EMS’s Piezon® 250 is a compact ultrasonic dental scaler that offers precise power and irrigation control.
March 27, 2015 | Feature Article

Medical device maker wins with enterprise labeling system

Switzerland-based Electro Medical Systems meets UDI regulations, reduces mislabeling, and improves print performance.
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Axon: Shrink-sleeve applicator
February 6, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

Axon: Shrink-sleeve applicator

Lanzara applies shrink sleeves at speeds up to 400 units/min.
3C! Packaging: Outserts
January 2, 2015 | Product Brief

3C! Packaging: Outserts

Outserts use triple knife system to boost available space on pharmaceutical inserts/outserts.
Weber Packaging Solutions: Labeling system
December 9, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Weber Packaging Solutions: Labeling system

The Model 114 applies labels to one or two sides of a product simultaneously.
Weiler Labeling Systems: Labeler
October 14, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Weiler Labeling Systems: Labeler

The RL-840N cut-and-stack rotary labeler eliminates the need for glue.
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.
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.


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