Machinery & Materials
Logistics & Cold Chain
Harpak-ULMA Supports COVID-19 Manufacturing Initiatives
Harpak-ULMA announced it is working with multiple medical device manufacturers commissioned to supply high volume syringe supplies as part of BARDA’s rapidly expanding COVID-19 Medical Countermeasure Portfolio.
Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC.
Dec 1st, 2020
Pelican BioThermal: Expanded Deep Frozen Product Range
Nov 30th, 2020
Three Companies Collaborate to Meet Need for COVID Vaccine Distribution
Nov 26th, 2020
Four Reasons Reusable Packaging Is the Best Prescription for Pharma
Reusable Packaging Association
Nov 17th, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine: HHS Partnering with Major Pharmacy Chains
Nov 16th, 2020
WLS VR-72 Labeler for COVID-19 Vaccine Packaging
Wrap-around labeler with servo-driven modular design demoed at PACK EXPO Connects.
Nov 12th, 2020
In the News: COVID-19 Vaccine Logistics
Temperature-controlled shipping remains in the mainstream media spotlight.
Nov 11th, 2020
Fighting COVID-19 with Big Ass Fans
The new Clean Air System uses ion and ultraviolet technology to eliminate airborne pathogens.
Nov 9th, 2020
LaunchWorks CDMO Approved to Provide Viral Transport Media
Launchworks CDMO added to FDA list of approved vendors for validating and distributing VTM, in accordance with COVID-19 EUA Transport Media Policy.
Oct 30th, 2020
Partnership to Expedite Installation of Automated Inspection Equipment
Stevanato Group high-speed visual inspection machines will support biologic and vaccine programs at Catalent manufacturing sites in the US and Italy.
Oct 28th, 2020
COVID-19 Test Medium Production Ramped Up By 20,000% in Six Months
Viral Transport Media tubes filled with liquid media are used to store and transport nasal swabs for viruses including COVID-19. Sixteen integrated lines were designed, built and installed in 20 weeks to meet demand.
Oct 15th, 2020
Factory Plants and Offices Coming Out of COVID-19
Stats show improvements in quotation index levels but an increase of denial of access into CPG plants.
Oct 14th, 2020
CPhI & Pharmapack Europe 2021: Live & Hybrid Events
A virtual CPhI China and online platforms will be launched to keep the industry connected throughout the year.
Oct 8th, 2020
Perspective: Pharma Supply Chain—Not Ready for a Vaccine Just Yet
While the desire to move at warp speed may be strong, manufacturers and regulators stay the course for safety.
Oct 8th, 2020
SiO2 and Canadian Government Enter into Agreement for Supply of Hybrid Vials and Syringes for COVID-19 Vaccines
Designed to be compatible with down to -80 degrees Celsius, these products are suitable for a wide degree of thermal and supply chain situations.
Sep 28th, 2020
TerraCycle Regulated Waste Develops PPE Recycling System to Help Keep Essential Workers and the Planet Safe
Essential businesses no longer need to choose between their workers’ well-being and the health of the environment.
Sep 21st, 2020
Workers Wanted? Contact the Robot Employment Agency
Start-up MusashiAI introduces intelligent autonomous robots for quality inspection and forklift driving—allowing the redistribution of human labor to more value-added jobs.
Aug 6th, 2020
As COVID-19 Concerns Continue, WWP Beauty Launches Line of Personal Protection Products
A collection of moisturizing hand sanitizers that are available in three different formats.
Sep 16th, 2020
Cold chain/temperature control
Poseidon: Call to Participate in Pre-Commercial Ocean Freight Trials
COVID-19 immunization will need a staggering collaborative effort in intercontinental transportation. Pharmaceutical manufacturers are invited to register their interest in participating in the final Poseidon trials.
Sep 11th, 2020
Variable Barcodes to Boost COVID-19 Test Kit Experience
Scannable point of care tests were designed to increase test accuracy, collect data, and take the guesswork out of reading results.
Sep 3rd, 2020
HCP Editors Talk: COVID-19 and Manufacturing
In this episode, we discuss concerns about cybersecurity, disaster prep, and using automation to work toward manufacturing a vaccine.
Aug 7th, 2020
Hand Sanitizer Spike Here to Stay
U.K. co-packers’ association reports that inquiries for personal care items rocketed by more than 500% shortly after the coronavirus lockdown was implemented.
Anne Marie Mohan
Aug 2nd, 2020
Industrial Air Purification System for Pathogen Disinfection
Ship & Shore Environmental's Korozon System is innovated to bring peace of mind back to the public amidst the rise of COVID-19 cases.
Jul 30th, 2020
Volpak Introduces Next Generation of FAT
Volpak, a Coesia company, developed a live remote FAT machine testing tool in response to clients who need to work remotely on machines and systems.
Jul 29th, 2020
Cobot Deployment Shines in COVID-19 Pandemic
Leading up to its virtual Cobot Expo this week, Universal Robots highlighted several cases where small companies have been using collaborative automation to keep production going amid the crisis.
Jul 27th, 2020
EDM Releases New Product Line Designed to Protect Patients During COVID-19
New equipment drapes protect medical imaging equipment and combat cross-contamination.
EDM Medical Solutions
Jul 23rd, 2020
Packaging Pros Bullish on Security & Salary Despite Uncertainty
Packaging seems insulated from much of the economic fallout of COVID-19, though not everyone is fairing equally. Women, for instance, seem to be entering the industry, and soon should be matriculating into higher salaried positions left by retiring men.
Jul 14th, 2020