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Healthcare Packaging Closures | Processes & Trends

Articles discuss trends and processes related to packaging closures for the healthcare packaging industry. Closures are plastic, metal, or glass tops or lids used to close or shut a container holding a medical or RX drug product. Key topics focus on reservoir caps, plug seal closures, pumps and other dispensers, and capping and torque stations.

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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Sanner: Tablet tubes
July 16, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Sanner: Tablet tubes

BrillianceTubes with desiccant closures protect contents against light and moisture.
Spectra Packaging: Closures
July 14, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Spectra Packaging: Closures

24/410 shallow caps and flip tops complement a wide range of bottles.
Tri-Seal: Induction seal technology
June 18, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Tri-Seal: Induction seal technology

Wax technology helps to ensure closure seal integrity for components stored or shipped in high-temperature environments.
Raumedic: Silicone stopper
June 3, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Raumedic: Silicone stopper

A silicone stopper for syringe systems offers improved sliding characteristics.
The CPSC was brought up recently when Senator Charles Schumer of NY said that FDA and CPSC should use “flow restrictors” on children’s medicines to help prevent an estimated 10,000 annual emergency room visits.
May 15, 2014 | News

Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part IV of a four-part series

A healthcare perspective on the Consumer Products Safety Commission from Bethesda, MD.
Schreiner MediPharm: Anti-counterfeiting label and cap
April 17, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner MediPharm: Anti-counterfeiting label and cap

Flexi-Cap’s label and cap combination protects vials and bottles from counterfeiting.
Juice+'s cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
April 4, 2014 | Package Case Study

Package redesign 'juices' Juice Plus+

Cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
Plasticum: Cap for hygienic dosing of infant formulas
April 1, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Plasticum: Cap for hygienic dosing of infant formulas

Nutri-Line provides safety and enhanced hygiene for delivery of infant nutrition.
Gwalia Packaging Group: Container opening device
March 25, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Gwalia Packaging Group: Container opening device

Top Twister eases opening of both child-resistant and standard containers.

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