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Structural Design for Healthcare Packaging

Get the latest news and trends on structural design for the healthcare packaging industry. Articles focus on a wide variety of packaging structures including folding carton, rigid container, syringes and tubes, and flexible packaging.

Package of the year:  Noven Therapeutics Brisdelle is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause. The Brisdelle compliance design features calendarized dosing for 30 days of therapy, with a designated area for the patient to note the starting date of the therapy.
April 10, 2014 | Feature Article

Noven Therapeutics earns HCPC’s 2013 Compliance Package of the Year

Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council names top packs during RxAdherence 2014.
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Stiplastics: Drop dispenser nozzle
March 3, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Stiplastics: Drop dispenser nozzle

The unique shape and intermediate reservoir of this drop dispenser nozzle assures accuracy and flow control.
Aptar Pharma: Injection delivery system
February 19, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Aptar Pharma: Injection delivery system

Pro-Ject® auto-injector offers convenience and improves compliance.
Schreiner-Medipharm's Needle-Trap. It’s a pressure-sensitive label solution for syringes that addresses the problem of sharps. Included here is a photo of (from left to right) three labels still on their release liner, a freshly labeled syringe with its protective needle sheath in place, and a post-injection syringe with its needle safely trapped in plastic with no opportunity whatsoever for harm to healthcare personnel. All that’s left is disposal into the nearest sharps container. According to Schreiner M
February 12, 2014 | News

Packaging technology on display at Pharmapack Europe 2014

Aseptic packaging, drug delivery systems, and syringe label that addresses sharps stand out as new venue enjoys successful debut.
This is one of 12 packages evaluated in a recent Affinnova audit.
January 15, 2014 | Feature Article

Streamlined packaging key to future blood glucose monitor sales

Gaining diabetic patient adherence necessitates that meters and their packaging engage users by combining simplicity and functionality.
January 15, 2014 | Package Case Study

Two-count blister packs for ‘smart pills’

Tucson-based Brainiac Supplements LLC wanted to market its Study Buddy nutrient-based study aid capsules in high-impact packaging.
Author Katherine Eban’s (shown here) book “Dangerous Doses,” exposed the dark side of America’s pharmaceutical trade. Here, the investigative journalist looked at the epic inside story of long-term criminal fraud at Ranbaxy, the Indian drug company that makes generic Lipitor for millions of Americans.
December 19, 2013 | Column/Opinion

Your Top 10 Healthcare Packaging stories from 2013

Serialization stories dominated the list among Healthcare Packaging online readers, but the top-read story of the year revealed some dirty deeds.
HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
December 4, 2013 | Package Case Study

‘Packaging as art’ approach guides Hello Products’ oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Infection control products provider A.R. Medicom unveils a new global brand identity and a common packaging architecture that brings cohesiveness to its thousands of SKUs.
November 13, 2013 | Feature Article

Common design architecture strengthens global brand

Infection control products provider A.R. Medicom unveils a new global brand identity and a common packaging architecture that brings cohesiveness to its thousands of SKUs.
Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker SHL with unique branding, appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
November 1, 2013 | Package Case Study

SHL equips autoinjectors with multi-functional labels

Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker with unique branding, appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.

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