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Get news and trends on rigid containers for the healthcare packaging industry. These include extrusion- or injection-molded plastic containers, glass, metal, steel, or paperboard bottles and containers used to store and ship medical or healthcare products. Key topics include bottle design, transit cases for healthcare products, single-use containers for bio-pharmaceuticals, and temperature-sensitive containers.

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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New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales
July 10, 2014 | Package Case Study

New supplement bottle stimulates TV sales

Extraordinary visual impact was among the top goals of the package design for a new nutritional supplement product sold primarily by way of television infomercials.
Cold Chain Technologies: Insulated containers
July 9, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Cold Chain Technologies: Insulated containers

KoolTemp GTS Carry Packs allow patients to safely transport temperature-sensitive drug therapies.
Constantia Flexibles: Aluminum container
July 2, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Constantia Flexibles: Aluminum container

Safemax is easy to open and protects drug delivery devices against moisture.
Barrier bottle features good looks, product protection, and functionality.
July 1, 2014 | Package Case Study

Barrier solution for nutrition supplement

A convenience-size multilayer polypropylene bottle for Nutricion Clinica, an oral clinical nutrition range from Spain’s Vegenat, is now reaching store shelves.
How Sanofi will save $3 million in packaging costs
June 25, 2014 | Package Case Study

How Sanofi will save $3 million in packaging costs

Through a partnership with Sonoco ThermoSafe, Sanofi meets multiple challenges in its international shipping, saving labor costs, time, and gaining versatility.
Sonoco ThermoSafe: Temperature-controlled shipper
June 23, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Sonoco ThermoSafe: Temperature-controlled shipper

Envoy shippers for pharmaceutical distribution and diagnostics offer three temperature configurations and four container sizes.
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.
New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe, held in Brussels.
March 12, 2014 | News

New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe

Bayer’s Dr. Joerg Zuercher points the way for future considerations in parenteral packaging.
Mettler Toledo CI-Vision: Bottle inspection system
March 12, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Mettler Toledo CI-Vision: Filled bottle inspection system

FBI system inspects filled bottles for cap, band integrity, and fill level.

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