April 23, 2012
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MOCON highlights medical packaging issues
Our focus this year has been on total package integrity issues for Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals & Combination Products. Check out the resources below to help you gain insight into this ever-changing field.
Whitepaper: Physical testing of medical packaging
Package integrity testing revolutionized
Webinar: ASTMF2097 choosing test methods for medical packaging
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EXTra Information. EXTra Value. Nosco’s EXTra Labels.
In a competitive marketplace you need every advantage to make your products stand out, cut costs and maintain FDA information standards. EXTra labels provide more space for whatever message you choose while enabling you to replace inserts, outserts and cartons. Click here to learn more and view our special offer.
Temperature monitoring just got easier
About the size of a sugar packet, PakSense XpressPDF Labels feature a USB plug which can be connected directly to a computer. Eliminating readers and software, it automatically generates a PDF file containing temperature statistics and graphs. PakSense XpressPDF Labels – welcome to Cold Chain Simplicity!
XpressPDF Label automatically generates PDF data file
Flat, waterproof label eliminates readers and software
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Schreiner MediPharm
Visit Schreiner MediPharm at INTERPHEX 2012, Booth 1071
Schreiner MediPharm develops and produces customized labeling solutions with innovative, value-added functions. Products include specialty peel-off labels; labels with integrated hangers; multi-page labels; brand protection and RFID solutions; and functional syringe labels. Products featured at Interphex 2012 include:
Pharma-Cushion label to protect vials during shipping
Pharma-Comb Void label to fight tampering
Award-winning Needle-Trap safety device with detachable label parts
Specialty labels for autoinjectors
Constantia Flexibles
Visit Constantia Flexibles at INTERPHEX 2012, Booth #1153
Constantia Flexibles offers integrated, start-to-finish, foil-based packaging solutions with services such as laminating, coating, rotogravure and flexographic printing, metalizing, holography, slitting, in-house graphics preparation and cylinder engraving. Products on display at INTERPHEX 2012 include:
CPI security foil
Dispense lid for bottles
Blister lidding & high performance foil
Compliance packaging + package design space
Novartis pack named Compliance Package of the Year
Feature Image 1 At RxAdherence 2012, the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council honored the Tasigna physician sample starter kit as the 2011 Compliance Package of the Year. Submitted by Anderson Packaging on behalf of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, the pack features a compliance-prompting, calendarized unit-dose pack with 28 capsules for seven days of therapy.
Tags: » Patient compliance   » Carton pack   » HCPC   » Anderson Packaging » MWV
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Personalized medicine: A 'batch' of one
At the Parenteral Drug Assn.’s 2012 Annual Meeting, one speaker noted the need for flexible manufacturing technology, including suites that could be shipped worldwide for single-use processes in an effort to employ personalized medicine to help patients. Feature Image 2
Tags: » Personalized medicine   » PDA   » Clinical trials
Unit-dose + drug delivery space
New unit-dose spray device for cancer patients
Feature Image 3 On March 26, INSYS Therapeutics, Inc., a Phoenix-based specialty pharmaceutical company, and drug delivery firm Aptar Pharma, announced the U.S. launch of INSYS Therapeutics' SUBSYSTM, which uses an Aptar Pharma sublingual (under the tongue) Unit-Dose Spray (UDS) device for breakthrough cancer pain in patients age 18 and older and who are already tolerant to opioid therapy.
Tags: » Aptar Pharma   » Patient compliance   » Closures » Unit-dose » Drug delivery
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U.K. school of pharmacy, toolmaker team up for tableting
Feature Image 4 An April 3 report from in-pharmatechnologist.com reports that U.K.-based tooling maker IHolland "has teamed up with researchers at the University of Nottingham's School of Pharmacy on TSAR-Tableting Science Anti-stick Research-a two-year project that aims to develop a way of predicting which formulations have the best tableting characteristics."
Tags: » IHolland   » Stat-Ease   » Tablet filling
ISO/USP pre-tested additives for pharmaceutical packaging
Clariant introduces a new range of ISO/USP pre-tested MEVOPUR® colorants, which help reduce cost and development times for clients.
April 24-28
» National Assn. of Container Distributors Annual Convention
April 26-27
» CBI's 11th Annual Patient Adherence Forum
May 22-23
» Pharmapack North America
May 22-23
» The Automation Conference
Community News
» Dates, venue, and partnership announced for 2012
» ProSys redesigns, expands Web site
» RAPS' Regulatory Focus Unveils Mobile Application for iPhone, iPad
» West's Investment in Arizona Facility
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Announcement Image 1 The Automation Conference
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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