May 31, 2012
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Video: The logistics of moving temperature-sensitive meds
Listen to experts from UPS's healthcare logistics team discuss UPS's approach to maintain compliance while managing the movement of temperature-sensitive products through the supply chain.
New cold chain container solves "hot" issue in pharma
The PharmaPort™360 Container, manufactured by Cool Containers exclusively for UPS, provides a new layer of protection to help ensure the safe transport of 2-8°C products vital to patients. Learn more.
Video Tour: UPS healthcare facility
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Video: UPS executive on healthcare supply chain trends
John Menna, Director of Global Strategy, UPS Healthcare Logistics, describes the most significant global healthcare trends and discusses their implications for the healthcare supply chain. Watch the video.
UPS survey unveils healthcare supply chain trends
The 2011 UPS "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" survey explores top business and supply chain concerns at pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies worldwide. See the results.
Patient compliance + package design space
Patient compliance issue prompts packager responses
Feature Image 1 In this excerpt from Healthcare Packaging's "Voices of Leadership," members of the healthcare packaging community—from GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen/J&J—offer perspectives on compliance-prompting packaging, and where they see the future headed in regards to smart packages that provide interface with medical providers or caregivers.
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FDA broadens horizons in more than one way
Attorney-at-Law Eric Greenberg points out that it's tough enough to develop a regulatory scheme that balances the need for protecting the public with fairness and efficiency to industry. It's even tougher when you also try to harmonize with international standards and those of other countries. That is the daunting balancing act FDA increasingly faces when trying to figure out how best to regulate imported drugs, medical devices, foods, and other products. Feature Image 2
Tags: » FDA   » Medical devices  
Colorants + medical devices space
LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK: Colors for medical devices and packaging
Feature Image 3 Clariant Masterbatches and TOPAS Advanced Polymers announce they are working together to bring bright, clear colors to medical devices and packaging made of TOPAS* cyclic olefin copolymer (COC). The new Clariant color concentrates and pre-color compounds are part of the MEVOPUR® family of products developed and manufactured for customers whose applications call for risk control, consistency of product, and regulatory compliance.
Tags: » Clariant   » Topas   » Medical devices   » Regulatory
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SPS 2012: Marketing 'green' to the mainstream
Feature Image 3 With a majority of U.S. consumers identifying with green values, brand owners must learn how to effectively communicate their green message in a relevant way, reports Anne Marie Mohan, Editor, Greener Package. Tips for marketing your green message: Avoid "greenwashing," evaluate your product from a life-cycle perspective, focus on consumer benefits, and provide transparency to underscore your company's credibility.
Tags: » Sustainability  
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Biodegradable shipping system
William Hingle, director of marketing, TCP Reliable, demonstrates TemPak™ + Green, an eco-friendly system from Cryopak. TemPak protects product during shipping and maintains product temperature for 24 hr at 1°C to 10°C. Uses insulation, gel packs, bubble wrap, and a corrugated outer box that all incorporate biodegradable components.
Events
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June 4-5
» Redefining the "C" in CGMP
June 4-7
» PDA/FDA Glass Quality Conference
June 7-8
» Nova-Pack 2012
June 25-27
» 4th Clinical Trials Supply & Logistics Summit
Oct 28-31
» Pack Expo International
Community News
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» TricorBraun Names New Chief Information Officer
» Fabrico Offers Advanced Medical Packaging Capabilities
» Tarsus Group Expands Labels & Package Printing Product Portfolio
» Rieke Packaging to open new facility in Ohio
» Key Technology Appoints John J. Ehren as President and Chief Executive Officer
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