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Medical Device Packaging Industry News

Get industry news on the materials and machinery used to package medical devices for surgical and/or clinical procedures, dental, and wound care. Medical device packaging topics include sterile barrier testing, UDI requirements, and/or government standards involved in developing packaging for medical devices.

November 19, 2014 | News

EPA sterilizer ruling may disrupt medical device supply

A number of companies are worried about the Environmental Protection Agency's conclusion for ethylene oxide.
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Tekni-Films: Thermoformable films
November 17, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Tekni-Films: Thermoformable films

A line of high-barrier specialty films is suitable for thermoformable, heat-sealable packaging applications.
In this Q&A, Chip Meyers, VP, Corporate Public Affairs, UPS, offers perspective on serialization and track and trace for medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
November 17, 2014 | Column/Opinion

A common-sense perspective on UDI and DSCSA

In this Q&A, Chip Meyers, VP, Corporate Public Affairs, UPS, offers perspective on serialization and track and trace for medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015
November 14, 2014 | News

DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015

Topics to be covered March 3-5, in Virginia Beach will include technology for manufacturing innovation, package design, sealing process validation, and a local operating nurse panel.
Symetix: Belt conveyor
November 12, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Symetix: Belt conveyor

A sanitary belt conveyor improves safety for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturers.
November 11, 2014 | News

Medical device coating market to reach $9 Billion by 2019

The U.S. alone will record a compound annual growth rate of 8.9% from $3.1 billion in 2014 to $4.9 billion in 2019.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
November 3, 2014 | Column/Opinion

UDI vs the DSCSA

The FDA's enforcement of these two regulations could be different, because of where they originated.
November 1, 2014 | News

Richard-Allan Scientific recalls 10% neutral buffered Formalin

The impacted products contained less Formalin content than stated.
Rollprint Packaging Products: Exponent 2 chemically-resistant film
October 31, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Rollprint Packaging Products: Exponent 2 chemically-resistant film

Clear flexible film for high-barrier pharmaceutical applications offers replacement for Barex.
Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
October 31, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Navigating FDA recall requirements

A medical device recall by any other name might still stink for your company.

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