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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.

Pharma EXPO debuts in Chicago
September 24, 2014 | News

Pharma EXPO 
debuts in Chicago

Co-located with PACK EXPO Intl., the event will showcase next-generation production line automation advances.
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Desmond Hunt, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison, U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)
September 8, 2014 | Column/Opinion

USP to roll out information chapters on Good Distribution Practices

Five new general chapter standards related to GDP to become official next year, when three new chapters will be proposed.
Thermoform – Medical Gauze Packaging
September 3, 2014 | Video

Thermoform – Medical Gauze Packaging

Gauze pads placed manually onto ULMA thermoformer, 5 across. Packages are labeled then cut into individual units.
Hanging Blister Pack
September 3, 2014 | Video

Hanging Blister Pack

Robotic arm places dental floss 5 across into thermoformed trays, sealed to form a blister pack with a hanging hole. Packaged on ULMA Univers Blister Thermoform equipment.
Flow Pack
September 3, 2014 | Video

Flow Pack

Single lane flow wrap packaging of syringes. Syringes are cut into individual packages. Packaged on ULMA Florida Flow Pack equipment.
Thermoform – Medical Device Packaging
September 3, 2014 | Video

Thermoform – Medical Device Packaging

A variety of medical devices are packaged 5 across on ULMA thermoforming equipment.
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.
BD Medical: Auto injector
August 8, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

BD Medical: Auto injector

AutoShield Duo with patented dual needle shields enhances convenience and safety for insulin injections.
Innovative features earn AmeriStars recognition for Nelipak Healthcare Packaging’s design of Boston Scientific’s ACUITY® Pro lead delivery system package.
July 11, 2014 | Package Case Study

AmeriStars award medical device tray

Innovative features earn recognition for Nelipak Healthcare Packaging’s design of Boston Scientific’s ACUITY® Pro lead delivery system package.
Nick Kurkjy, Research Associate, Lux Research, Inc., examines the significance of mHealth devices and their packaging needs.
July 10, 2014 | Feature Article

Packaging and the growing mHealth device market

Nick Kurkjy, Research Associate, Lux Research, Inc., examines the significance of mHealth devices and their packaging needs.

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