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Pharmaceutical Packaging News

Articles cover news, processes and machinery associated with pharmaceutical packaging. Pharmaceuticals packaging refers to prescription only medicines (POM) and non-prescription RX drugs. Key topics include package design, shipping, security, government regulations. Also includes informative videos, columns from pharmaceutical packaging experts and White Papers.

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May 21, 2015 | Feature Article

National medication adherence campaign honors student leaders in multi-profession challenge

Fourth-annual Script Your Future contest saw participation by more than 100 health profession schools hosting 400 events in 21 states, and reaching more than five million consumers nationwide.
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Bilcare Research Inc.: Stability testing
May 21, 2015 | Product Brief

Bilcare Research Inc.: Stability testing

FastPack offers a 15-day analysis of blister film barrier properties.
Sanofi Chattem uses package design to launch Icy Hot Smart Relief
May 20, 2015 | Package Case Study

Sanofi Chattem uses package design to launch Icy Hot Smart Relief

New product uses a wireless battery-powered device to address back pain. Package shape, graphics, and consumer input all play a role in on-shelf strategy.
This is a stock image of a medical laboratory facility.
May 18, 2015 | News

Investigative report shines light on medical laboratory errors

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story cites improperly labeled samples, lack of maintenance on test equipment, and improper refrigeration techniques among the reasons behind incorrect test results that put patients at risk.
Global Life Technologies and James Alexander bring Nozin nasal sanitizer to market to reduce the risk of the spread of infection
May 14, 2015 | Package Case Study

Packaging partnership ‘delivers’ Nozin® antiseptic

Global Life Technologies and James Alexander bring Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® to market to reduce the risk of the spread of infection, without antibiotics.
Sanofi’s Nasacort® Allergy 24HR booklet pack with thermoform delivers ‘wow’ factor
May 13, 2015 | Feature Article

Sanofi’s Nasacort® Allergy 24HR booklet pack with thermoform delivers ‘wow’ factor

Package design uses thermoformed ‘N’ to help make successful switch from prescription-only to over-the-counter sales.
Bayer was recognized as the world's most reputable pharma fim in a new report from Reputation Institute.
May 12, 2015 | News

What are world’s most reputable pharmaceutical companies?

Reputation Institute’s Pharma RepTrak® 2015 report reveals global consumer perceptions of pharmaceutical companies on innovation, governance, citizenship, and more.
Pfizer, DIR enter into five-year agreement for inspection and quality control products.
May 12, 2015 | News

Pfizer, DIR enter into five-year agreement

Pfizer gains access to inspection and quality control products related to both product production and packaging line QA/QC processes.
Schreiner MediPharm: Anti-counterfeiting label and cap
May 12, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner MediPharm: Label and cap

Flexi-Cap prevents illegal reuse of medicine containers.
Bosch: Granulation unit
May 11, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

Bosch: Granulation unit

GranuLean is an efficient, compact unit for high-quality granulation processes.

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