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Blisters, Clamshells & Trays Packaging News

Articles focus on news, trends, and processes related to blisters, clamshells, and trays that are used in the healthcare packaging industry. Key topics include package design, high barrier films, thermoform packaging, unit-dose products, biodegradable blister films, and lidding applications.

Freedonia study says demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the U.S. will increase 4.9% annually to $22.1 billion in 2018.  Photo for illustrative purposes only.
August 5, 2014 | News

What containers will post the fastest growth in pharmaceuticals?

Demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the U.S. will increase 4.9% annually to $22.1 billion in 2018.
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Smart Vision Lights: LED lights
July 21, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Smart Vision Lights: LED lights

The TL305 On- and Off-Axis Light reduces hot spots and glare in pharmaceutical blister pack inspections.
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.
Visionscan will help Pfizer, one of the world's leading biopharmaceutical companies, reduce inspection costs and drive up accuracy levels as compared to traditional test methods.
May 2, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Pfizer selects Visionscan as its global packaging inspection standard for blister packs

Nondestructive inspection devices trial successfully across multiple product materials, and from production sites worldwide.
(en)10's new device detects the presence of alcohol on the breath uses packaging that includes a multipage label wrapped around a tube. Tubes are then packed in multiples in a blister pack.
April 24, 2014 | News

New packaging for disposable breathalyzer

Device that detects the presence of alcohol on the breath uses packaging that includes a multipage label wrapped around a tube. Tubes are then packed in multiples in a blister pack.
January 15, 2014 | Package Case Study

Two-count blister packs for ‘smart pills’

Tucson-based Brainiac Supplements LLC wanted to market its Study Buddy nutrient-based study aid capsules in high-impact packaging.
Aragan, a French laboratory that specializes in the use of natural ingredients, has selected Burgopak Healthcare & Technology to package its range of probiotics and dietary supplements.
September 27, 2013 | Package Case Study

French lab Aragan uses packaging with sliding mechanism

Opening and closing functionality in either single or double blister pack formats creates point of differentiation in pharmacies throughout France.
Klöckner Pentaplast: Pentapharm BlisterPro blister design service
September 27, 2013 | Materials Product Brief

Klöckner Pentaplast: Pentapharm BlisterPro blister design service

Next-generation of Pentapharm BlisterPro offers integrated, predictive modeling and prototyping solution for blister design.
Blister design service for pharmaceutical packaging
September 24, 2013 | Video

Blister design service for pharmaceutical packaging

BlisterPro® is Klockner Pentaplast's next-generation design service that allows package designers, technicians, and engineers to explore the effects of tool geometry, film types, and process conditions, as well as predict the protective barrier properties of the trial package without expensive and time-consuming line trials.
Sealed double-barrier trays are placed into folding cartons supplied by Barger.
September 10, 2013 | Package Case Study

Double-barrier tray accommodates 700 spinal implants

Medical device maker Orthofix works with its packaging supplier to fit some 700 spinal implant products into four trays with retainers.

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