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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.

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.
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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.
Off-the-Shelf: Patient adherence package aims to meet patient and pharmacist needs by enabling greater portability and efficiency
August 22, 2013 | Video

Off-the-Shelf: Patient adherence package aims to meet patient and pharmacist needs by enabling greater portability and efficiency

MeadWestvaco announced that its Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology adherence packaging will launch this summer at Walmart pharmacies with 11 medications from Mylan.
This summer, Walmart will offer 11 SKUs of Mylan medications in MWV's new Shellpack Renew with Optilock technology packaging.
August 8, 2013 | News

Mylan first to launch CR medication pack at Walmart

Mylan is working with Walmart to offer 11 SKUs packaged in MWV’s new Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology, and plans to launch additional SKUs in the future.
Wright Medical's packaging for orthopaedics earned an IoPP Ameristar Award.
July 25, 2013 | Package Case Study

Wright Medical’s package meets multiple demands

Award-winning PETG thermoform functions in both sterile and non-sterile environments, eases validation, and ensures no punctures or pinholes.
June 13, 2013 | Package Case Study

Information Mediary, Keystone introduce electronic compliance-monitoring blister pack

Package contains electronics that collect and report accurate dosing event data; well suited for clinical trials.
Protective clamshell for Wright Medical's devices.
June 12, 2013 | Package Case Study

Thermoformed clamshell is creativity personified

Efficiency in production, creativity in engineering, and strong collaboration between partners makes the Wright Medical universal clamshell a packaging success story.


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