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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.

March 31, 2015 | News

Pharma innovation center facilitates rapid packaging design

Klöckner combines BlisterPro® XCEL services with new innovation center to drive prototypes in as little as one week.
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PHARMALINK 2015. Ellen Morrison, Assistant Commissioner, FDA (left), and Marla Phillips, Director, Xavier Health, welcomed 185 a
March 30, 2015 | News

FDA’s pharmaceutical quality focus continues to expand globally

PharmaLink 2015: With more products imported into the U.S. from more countries around the world, the focus must remain on patient safety and health outcomes.
Milliken & Company: Hyper-nucleated bottle
March 26, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Milliken & Company: Hyper-nucleated bottle

Hyperform HPN technology boosts barrier performance by 30% in HDPE bottle design for OTC and nutraceutical products.
Recipharm completes Korean serialization project for Abbott
March 23, 2015 | News

Recipharm completes Korean serialization project for Abbott

Helps produce a datamatrix code, including serial number, for compliance with complex regulations.
Dirk Rodgers is a Contributing Editor for Healthcare Packaging and author of RxTrace.
March 20, 2015 | Column/Opinion

Interoperability and the DSCSA

Defining the terminology will be half the FDA's battle.
MG America: Capsule weight control system
March 19, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

MG America: Capsule weight control system

MultiNETT is an on-board 100% weight control system for capsule fillers.
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.
Global Data forecast sees significant U.S. pharmaceutical market growth
March 17, 2015 | News

Forecast sees significant U.S. pharmaceutical market growth

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, faster FDA product approvals, and millions of previously uninsured people potentially entering the patient pool expected to help drive future pharmaceutical growth.
Marchesini's PS 310 TT case packer will be on display at FCE Pharma in Brazil.
March 16, 2015 | Feature Article

A pharmaceutical bull runs among Brazil’s economic bears

Pharmaceutical/cosmetics sectors look to shine despite country’s economic turmoil. Could ‘nutricosmetics’ bring fresh hope?
The SSI Order Verifier recognizes 1D bar codes and/or 2D data-matrix codes, and RFID.
March 13, 2015 | Feature Article

German mail-order pharmacy automates fulfillment

Aponeo automates with SSI Order Verifier system that cuts leadtime by 50%, with 100% error-free orders.


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