April 9, 2012
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Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery
New technology speeds changeover for auger filling lines
Video from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery shows actual changeover of a new split hopper auger filler. The stainless steel split hopper system allows fast and simple product changeover, cleanup and maintenance. The end result is a significant decrease in both labor costs and equipment downtime.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
How pharma firms can use checkweighing for better coding and verification compliance
This white paper from Thermo Fisher Scientific will help you learn how integrated checkweighing, coding and verification can benefit your compliance with the coming track and trace, serialization and ePedigree requirements for more accurate, cost-effective results.
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Fingerprint your brand through advanced track and trace technology
Track and trace is crucial today and is becoming a legal requirement in many industries -- especially pharmaceuticals. This Videojet video provides an overview of track and trace issues and describes the company's state-of-the-art IMprints solution.
FDA + labeling space
FDA amends packaging/labeling provisions on cGMP regs for drugs
Feature Image 1 The U.S. FDA on March 20 delivered a final ruling on current Good Manufacturing Practice in manufacturing, processing, packing, or holding of drugs; revision of certain labeling controls. As reported in the Federal Register, the final rule goes into effect March 20, 2013. Rule said to aim to prevent label mix-ups, protect consumers, and eliminate regulatory burden.
Tags: » FDA   » Labeling   » Federal Register
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China's packaging presence growing
President Obama's late-March trip to the Far East put China in the media spotlight as a potential partner in pressuring North Korea on matters of international security. But for those of us in the packaging community, China was, is, and will continue to be a major factor. A recent packaging magazine article said, "China aims to becoming the world's largest packaging producer by the end of 2012." Feature Image 2
Tags: » China   » Cold chain   » Euromonitor » Packaging News
Package design + dosing space
Self-closing pump serves Weleda's new BIB body lotions
Feature Image 3 An airless, self-closing pump lends 360-degree application, exact dosing, and efficient evacuation as part of a bag-in-bottle system for The Weleda Group's launch of four body lotions. The customized cap and collar provide formula protection and shelf appeal for the Basel, Switzerland-based firm's new product line.
Tags: » Mega   » HBA   » Package design   » Closures   » Dosing   » Bottles  
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Business factors stir the packaging stew
Feature Image 4 Making sense of the U.S. economy is always challenging, much less figuring out the global picture. So, what does this mean for the packaging community? With so many variables, a single answer seems impossible. The old axiom about packaging's function within diverse industries making it less susceptible to economic downturns apparently held true during the so-called "great recession" from which our country continues to emerge.
Tags: » IoPP   » Pharmapack Europe  
Anti-microbial coating for films
Perlen is introducing Perlazid® anti-microbial coating for films. Finely dispersed silver is embedded within the coating and allows for a 50% reduction in harmful bacteria after 30 minutes, and 99.9% reduction of harmful bacteria in 24 hours.
April 16-17
» 2012 PDA Annual Meeting
April 16-20
» Medical Device Summit: Complaints, MDRs & MDRs; FDA Inspections: CAPA
April 23-24
» Modernizing the Regulation of Clinical Trials and Approaches to Good Clinical Practice Public Hearing
April 26-27
» CBI's 11th Annual Patient Adherence Forum
Community News
» Acquisition of Baguin
» Medplast acquires UPG
» Weber Packaging Solutions purchases six AVT Helios II Systems
» Basf and Catalent join forces to solve bioavailability challenges
» Jeffrey Kellar Joins Alpha Packaging as President and Chief Executive Officer
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How to Develop a Single Automation Strategy for Process and Discrete Operations

Automation and integration expert Keith Campbell will present at The Automation Conference on May 22-23 in suburban Chicago. Keith will discuss industrial maintenance and mechatronics engineering technology education for advanced hybrid manufacturing (a blend of discrete, batch and process operations). Plan now to attend!
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