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HDA Dialogue Explores DE&I Efforts in the Distribution Sector
HDA hosted a virtual discussion with four industry leaders who are fostering belonging within their organizations.
Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA)
Jun 4th, 2021
Quotables and Stats: Health System Cyber Attacks, Vaccine Lottery, and More
May 25th, 2021
OEMs Play Larger Role in Manufacturing Industry Cybersecurity
May 18th, 2021
Attract and Retain a Quality Workforce, Insights with Gardner Carrick at PMMI’s ELC
May 10th, 2021
Personnel Training: A Critical Third Step in Cybersecurity
May 11th, 2021
Network Management: The Second Step to Increasing Cybersecurity
After a thorough operations analysis, securing networks is the next step to addressing security gaps and lapses.
May 5th, 2021
The Logistics of Pivoting from B2B to B2C
The pandemic has brought swift surges to e-commerce and D2C sales. How can a traditionally B2B company quickly pivot to the B2C market during these times?
May 4th, 2021
The First Step to Increasing Cybersecurity
There are a number of straightforward and understandable steps companies can take to protect their operations from cyberattacks. The first is to analyze operational vulnerabilities.
Apr 27th, 2021
Enter AmeriStar Competition For Package Design: Deadline May 21
AmeriStar entries are accepted across 17 categories, and include three special top awards: Best of Show Award, Sustainable Packaging Award, and Design Excellence Award. Here's your chance to gain recognition for your innovative package design.
Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
Apr 26th, 2021
Preventing Internal Cyberattacks Could Save Companies Millions
Cyberattacks in the U.S. have the highest cost of any global nation, with an average cost of $8.64 million per occurrence for companies suffering an attack.
Apr 20th, 2021
Live at the ELC: Economic Forecast for Brands Timing Their Packaging Machinery Procurement
The U.S. and global economies are poised for a long period of expansion, meaning more consumer spending power and top line growth for brands, but also higher input prices for CPGs, including materials, machinery, and labor.
Apr 19th, 2021
Pre-Fabricated POD for Filling? Don’t Overlook One Key Topic | Modular: The Modern Way of Manufacturing Injectables
If you’re implementing a pre-fabricated POD at your facility, this Take Five video answers why you can’t overlook space for support systems. Also covered: As injectables increase, they become more customized, requiring modular, future-proof equipment.
Apr 16th, 2021
Two Key Areas of Cybersecurity Vulnerability in Manufacturing
By better understanding operational weaknesses, manufacturers can guard against future threats. Read about two key areas that require assessment.
Apr 13th, 2021
Data and AI Accelerate Digital Transformation in Pharma
The PDA Annual Meeting emphasized the growing need for pharma manufacturing facilities to become digitalized to improve productivity, open the door to further technologies, and make the most of the ‘digitally native’ workforce.
Apr 12th, 2021
Cybersecurity 101: The Difference Between IT and OT Attacks
There are two categories of cyberattacks, but they can create a bridge to one another, creating a potential avenue for cybercriminals to access the organization.
Apr 6th, 2021
Manufacturing Cybersecurity: Critical Components for Risk Assessment
By the second quarter of 2020, cyberattacks targeting manufacturers accounted for 33% of all incidents across all industries with losses totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Small businesses are also at risk.
Mar 28th, 2021
PDA’s 2021 Honor Awards
Honorees include those who work in packaging science, automated visual inspection, and more.
The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA)
Mar 24th, 2021
Cannabis Consumer Purchase Behavior: Buying Trends
Consumers trend toward similar combinations of products when purchasing a basket, but the majority of flower consumers prefer to buy only flower.
Mar 24th, 2021
Use ‘Bird Styles’ to Improve Your Communication in Crisis
Tips for communicating in a crisis so that people listen. Says one consultant, 'If you find yourself carefully crafting an email because you're instinctively cautious about how it might be received, don't write it.'
Mar 23rd, 2021
ISTA Forum Focuses on Packaging for Transport, and Temp Controlled Packaging
The 2021 Virtual ISTA Forum, including TransPack and TempPack, will be held on Tuesday, March 30th and Wednesday, March 31st.
International Safe Transit Association (ISTA)
Mar 22nd, 2021
How does Your Salary Compare?
Are you among top earners or are you sorely in need of a raise? Calling for industry-wide response to annual salary survey conducted by IoPP and covered in Packaging World Magazine.
Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
Mar 12th, 2021
ACG Opens Process Development Lab in Shirwal, India
Lab provides space for clinical trials and development projects as well as R&D and a pilot area.
Mar 4th, 2021
Update on the Natural and Organic Market Today
In 2020, the natural and organic products industry grew to $259 billion, an increase of 12.7%, with sales on track to pass $300 billion by 2023.
Mar 3rd, 2021
New chairman takes AIPIA forward into 2021
Stéphane Piqué will lead AIPIA into the digital transformation of the industry.
Feb 2nd, 2021
Six Trends Influencing New Pharma and Med Device Investments
Automation is the leading trend, with specialty devices and pharmaceuticals also on the rise.
Jan 26th, 2021
Bumble Bee CEO One-Minute Video: How To Communicate Through Crisis
Jan Tharp, CEO of Bumble Bee Seafood, has navigated turbulent waters. Recently, Jan sat down with OEM's Stephanie Neil during PACK EXPO Connects to discuss her journey to the top of this revamped CPG. Watch this 'Management Minute' with Jan.
Bumble Bee Foods
Jan 20th, 2021
Fraud is a serious issue for drug manufacturing, and pharmaceutical and medical device regulations using serialization have been mandated to defend against counterfeiting.
Jan 13th, 2021