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Healthcare Packaging Newsletter
Pharmaceuticals + innovation space
Live from Pharmapack: Day one
Feature Image 1 Healthcare Packaging's Associate Publisher Liz Tierney reports from Pharmapack in Paris. Among the topics mentioned in her article: Five areas that pharmaceutical and medical device companies can look to innovate; how to make pharmaceutical packaging more informative to the patient and still compliant with sustainability requirements, and cost issues in drug development outsourcing.
Tags: » Pharmapack   » Innovation   » Personalized medicine   » Sustainability » ECL » Braille » CCL
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Dosage control, biologics, driving materials consideration
Dosage control, the control and global tracking of products, childproof packaging, and the expansion of biologics are four blow-fill-seal-related market drivers in the pharmaceutical industry, said Jill Martin (shown in photo), Dow Chemical senior research scientist at the Feb. 13 "Advances in Medical Polymers for Medical Devices" Conference held during MD&M West in Anaheim, CA. Feature Image 2
Tags: » Medical devices   » Dosing   » Biologics » Dow Chemical » Combination products
Medical devices + package design space
Podcast: Nurses, packaging, and technology
Feature Image 3 The input of nurses and medical professionals is valued by companies such as Medtronic Spinal and Biologics, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of J&J, and Covidien Surgical Solutions Group. Watch for nurses to give their frank opinions on various packages at the upcoming HealthPack event in Albuquerque.
Tags: » Medical devices   » Package design   » HealthPack
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Germany: The America of yesteryear?
Feature Image 4 Frankfurt am Main, Germany will be the site of ACHEMA 2012, billed as "the world forum of the process industry." The country continues to gain recognition for its presence in the EU economy, and in the healthcare space.
Tags: » ACHEMA   » Production   » Transportation
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» Converting Expo
March 2-4
» Medical Fair India 2012
March 6-8
» HealthPack 2012
April 2-5
» Intl. Transport Packaging Forum
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Compact and flexible tablet press
S250 Smart tablet press from IMA presses up to 300,000 tablets per hour and is compact. Easy turret removal along with access to the inner parts of the press shortens cleaning time and improves flexibility. The press also features touchscreen controls which allow for more efficient machine operation.
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Meet Publix Super Market's Director of Environmental and Sustainability Programs at this year's Sustainable Packaging Symposium. Michael Hewett will keynote this year's event, sharing his considerable knowledge and experience in environmental management. This year's event theme "Advancing Sustainable Supply Chains with Optimized Packaging" offers a stellar line-up of topics and speakers. Register now and save $100. SPS is April 3-5 in Houston, TX.
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