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Get news and trends on folding carton packaging for the healthcare industry, including paperboard cartons, cases, and shippers used to contain, protect, and transport medical and RX drug products. Articles focus on mergers and acquisitions, package design, tamper-evident folding cartons, and printing and converting healthcare-related folding cartons.

GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico
July 16, 2014 | News

GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico

Acetaminophen-containing packages said to fail to meet child-resistant closure requirement.
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Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner
May 27, 2014 | Video

Intermittent-motion high-speed cartoner

With its extended carton magazine and balcony construction, this high-speed cartoner from CamPak handles blister packs, tubes, or bottles and can be changed over in about 15 minutes.
Platinum Press: Cartons and inserts
March 10, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Platinum Press: Cartons and inserts

A consolidated carton and insert reduces cost, streamlines inventory, and increases production.
Pfizer’s Advil Film Coated Tablet cartons gain visual appeal and product differentiation with technology from Clondalkin Pharma & Healthcare Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
December 6, 2013 | Package Case Study

Technical printing techniques benefit Advil’s carton

Pfizer’s Advil Film Coated Tablet cartons gain visual appeal and product differentiation with technology from Clondalkin Pharma & Healthcare Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
Mentadent's PET toothpaste packs.
July 29, 2013 | Package Case Study

Redesigned packaging for Mentadent toothpastes

Mentadent Maximum Protection line gets new look from Milan-based brand and product design agency to stand out on store shelves.
Growth in global folding carton market, as shown in this chart from Smithers Pira.
July 26, 2013 | News

Growth in global folding carton market

Emerging countries, single-serve packs, consumer electronics, and healthcare drive growth.
Tamper-evidence feature for reclosable cartons
May 1, 2013 | Video

Tamper-evidence feature for reclosable cartons

The new tamper-evident feature from Rondo-pak is comprised of perforations in the closing lid and dust flaps, which rip off when the box is opened for the first time. The carton remain reclosable, but still shows clear tamper-evidence. Great for high line speeds and maintaining OEE.
Mederma
April 19, 2013 | Package Case Study

Redesigned skin care package overcomes daunting hurdles

By working with its branding partner, Merz Pharmaceuticals now enjoys considerable shelf appeal, despite several retail challenges.
Weleda Edelmann
March 25, 2013 | News

Folding carton for Weleda earns Pharmapack honors

Supplier Edelmann recognized for two-part folding carton that can be easily handled and automatically filled.
Box flap from complaint sample
March 5, 2013 | Feature Article

The tale of the tape: A product tampering case study

Stereomicroscope helps to detect evidence of product tampering in prescription drug packaging.

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