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The PharmaPort™ 360 from Cool Containers is an active hybrid container. What that means is that it’s designed to hold one pallet of product, and is set to maintain a temperature range for temperature-sensitive products. A client would lease the containers from UPS, and we would deliver them to the client pre-cooled. They would put their pallet load in there, close it, seal it, and make sure the temperature is set correctly. Then it is transported from origin to destination.
April 23, 2014 | Primer

Voice of the experts: Controlled room temperature packaging considerations

Healthcare Packaging (HCP) speaks with Mark Davis, UPS Healthcare Logistics Manager, who specializes in temperature-sensitive solutions, about packaging and shipping temperature-sensitive products.
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New industry resource guides healthcare suppliers and providers in using GS1 standards in the context of recent regulation.
April 17, 2014 | News

GS1 Healthcare US releases implementation guideline for using GS1 standards to address FDA Unique Device Identification

New industry resource guides healthcare suppliers and providers in using GS1 standards in the context of recent regulation.
Aesica, the global pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), has introduced serialization services and initiated commercial production of two anti-allergy product lines for the Chinese market at its Pianezza, Italy site, for a global, multinational client.
April 17, 2014 | News

Aesica’s serialization services serve Chinese market

Its Italian finished dose manufacturing and packaging site’s anti-allergy packaging lines actively monitor the integrity and authenticity of products.
Healthcare packaging seminar May 6-7, 2014 to address challenges faced in China, including medical package design, validation, and regulatory issues.
April 15, 2014 | News

First LifePack Forum slated for Suzhou, China

Healthcare packaging seminar May 6-7, 2014 to address challenges faced in China, including medical package design, validation, and regulatory issues.
As economic conditions continue to improve worldwide, the demand for machines in sectors such as agriculture, packaging, materials handling, and machine tools will push revenues to $1.6 trillion this year, up from $1.5 trillion in 2013. This represents annual growth of 6.3%, more than twice the 2.9% increase seen in 2013.
April 14, 2014 | News

Rise of the machines includes strong packaging growth

New report from HIS forecasts industrial machinery market growth increase to double this year compared with 2013’s increase.
Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan near the Vietnam memorial in Washington, DC.
April 2, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Public trust part of the life sciences supply chain mix

Complexities in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biologics supply chain surpass any other industry, except nuclear power. Million-dollar pallets, toxic oncology meds, longer shipping channels—even the public trust, are part of the mix.
President Richard M. Johnson of The Parenteral Drug Assn.
March 27, 2014 | Column/Opinion

A Washington perspective on healthcare packaging

Visits to PDA, USP, RAPS, and CPSC reveal what works "Inside the Beltway."
Desmond Hunt addressed U.S. Pharmacopeia issues at PDA Europe 2014.
March 12, 2014 | News

PDA Europe addresses regulatory and standards issues

Regulatory and standards agencies must move forward to take into account complex biologics, single-use manufacturing, improved testing methods, etc. And in some cases they must look back at current regulations and ask, how did this get in here in the first place, and is it still relevant today?
BLISTER PACK. This compliance-prompting pack for a clinical trials application includes room for patient initials and date dispensed.
March 12, 2014 | Feature Article

The changing face of clinical trial services

A contract packager examines trends affecting the pharmaceutical industry.
Winning in the Pharmapack Awards' Quality of Life category was Nanopass 34, the World’s thinnest pen needle, which was developed by Japan’s Terumo and is notable because it minimizes discomfort or pain caused by injections.
February 13, 2014 | News

Responsible innovation and the 2014 Pharmapack Awards

Among the themes that echoed at Pharmapack Europe 2014 was that of responsible innovation.

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