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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.

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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Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds: Medical-grade colorants
March 25, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds: Medical-grade colorants

New medical-grade, flame-retardant ColorRx products offer biocompatibility and chemical resistance.
March 25, 2015 | News

Does the FDA's system for approving medical devices work?

That was one of the question the Wall Street Journal posed to three experts, including a former FDA deputy commissioner.
March 22, 2015 | News

WHO: "Huge opportunity for growth" of medical devices in India

Making devices in the country, could help bring much-needed health care technology to India, officials believe.
Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
March 19, 2015 | Column/Opinion

FDA's Hamburg's resignation

She served almost six years, juggled the agency’s varied responsibilities effectively, and her successor will continue to face varied challenges.
March 17, 2015 | News

NIH launches the wearble biosensor challenge

How does $200,000 sound? That's what the National Institutes of Health is offering to the developer of a new wearable medical device.
March 16, 2015 | News

FDA issues guidance on reprocessing of reusable medical devices

Reusable medical devices have come under scrutiny recently after a number of deaths were linked to bacteria infections associated with duodenoscopes.
CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
March 11, 2015 | Package Case Study

Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
Specimen sampling package earns top FPA honors
March 6, 2015 | Package Case Study

Specimen sampling package earns top FPA honors

Cited as breakthrough packaging for medical, food, and other specimen sampling through its integrated protection, labeling, tracking, and storage system.
March 5, 2015 | News

LIVE FROM HEALTHPACK: Top tips for medical packaging designers from nurses

Nurses give very blunt feedback on what does, and does not, work when it comes to medical packaging.

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