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Cartoner from Serpa Packaging Solutions is ideally suited for pharmaceutical and medical device applications due to the fall-through construction, which meets all sanitary and FDA validation requirements.
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Medical device makers: Why the FDA wants you!
If you've ever wanted a say in shaping the regulatory landscape, the "window of opportunity" is now open, as legal columnist Eric F. Greenberg reports in this important update on the U.S. FDA's just-announced proposal regarding Unique Device Identifiers.
Serialization urgency: Industry has failed to sound the alarm
Have you started planning your global serialization strategy? If not, you are going to miss California deadlines—or possibly be superseded by some Federal guidelines. Read here how to develop a strategy that will position your company to take advantage of serialization's benefits.
How to fight tuberculosis with a modified soft drink cooler…
…and a group of MIT D-Lab researchers whose ingenuity led to the "Cool Comply" container. This cool development offers hope to Ethiopian medical community despite the challenges of extreme temperatures and available electricity. Could it work for your cold chain application?
How will the Affordable Care Act have an impact on your business?
The U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act set off a political firestorm. What does the decision mean to companies that develop, fill, label, and package pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices? Here are some insights…
Packaging Coordinators' CEO: "We're back!"
In this exclusive interview with Healthcare Packaging, Bill Mitchell talks about the Clondalkin Group, Cardinal Health, and Catalent days. But what's up with Packaging Coordinators, Inc. right now? You'll need to know if you're in biologics, pharmaceuticals, or medical devices.
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Purity is prime driver for skincare packaging
100% natural skincare oils range is designed to reflect the luxury, simplicity, and purity of the Marble Hill brand.
GW Pharmaceuticals selects spray device for MS treatment
Spray pump used for first cannabis-based prescription medicine launched in Germany in the field of spasticity in multiple sclerosis management.
Nurses, medical pros help drive device packaging improvements
Medical device companies use input from nurses and professionals to develop packaging that opens easier and works harder in the field.
Realignment forms AndersonBrecon pharmaceutical company
Anderson Packaging and Brecon Pharmaceuticals realign to form full-service global pharmaceutical packaging company.
DSM Announces South American Biologics Contract Manufacturing Agreement
DSM Pharmaceutical Products, the custom manufacturing and technology business of Royal DSM N.V., announced today that it has signed a biologics contract manufacturing agreement with its first Brazilian client, RECEPTA Biopharma in São Paulo.
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LIVE FROM ACHEMA 2012: Hybrid Printer
At Achema 2012, Stephan Wengi, sales director for Hapa demonstrates a hybrid printer that offers two printing technologies in a single machine. At the first station, a flex print head prints non-variable information, while variable batch codes and details are printed digitally at a second station. The machine can print flex only, digital only, digital and flex, and be equipped with a different color UV-curable ink for both print methods.
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