Machinery & Materials
Logistics & Cold Chain
HDA’s Traceability Webinar Series Explores the Path to 2023
The series takes place on April 15, April 29, May 12, and May 19, and covers DSCSA basics, data exchange, practical approaches for health system pharmacies, and more.
Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA)
Apr 7th, 2021
Part 2: RFID Labels Open Doors for Continuous Supply Chain Improvement
Mar 9th, 2021
Part 1: From Drug Supply to Staffing, the Benefits of RFID Integrated into Vial Labels
Mar 8th, 2021
Sovereign Pharmaceuticals Becomes First Manufacturer to Earn All GS1 EPCIS Trustmarks for FDA DSCSA Interoperability Mandate
Vantage Consulting Group
Mar 8th, 2021
Covectra: Smart Label and Mobile Authentication
Mar 5th, 2021
Schreiner MediPharm and AARDEX: Smart Digital Therapy Management Solution for Clinical Trials
Smart Blister Packs and Smart Kit Boxes link medicine packaging with matching software for enhanced trial participant monitoring capabilities.
Mar 4th, 2021
The Antares Vision Group Expands Software Capabilities Through the Acquisition of Rfxcel Corporation
Combining rfXcel’s software platform with Antares Vision Group’s Track & Trace complete solution will enhance value for Life Science and Food & Beverage customers in North America, Europe and Asia.
Antares Vision Group
Feb 18th, 2021
Cold chain/temperature control
Partnership to Build Cold Chain Monitoring into Pharma Manufacturing, Packaging, Distribution
‘Smart Tag’ technology will track and measure product safety and quality from production through delivery.
Jan 25th, 2021
Supply Chain Resiliency in the Face of Covid-19
MIT's Dr. David Simchi-Levi visited with Keren Sookne, Healthcare Packaging, during PACK EXPO Connects to re-examine how life science companies think about the supply chain.
Jan 19th, 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
Traceability and Challenges in Perishable Food and E-commerce
Serialization, logistics for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and how food is starting to feel a lot more like pharma regarding regulatory hurdles and temperature control.
Jan 4th, 2021
Counting Down the Top 10 Articles of 2020 - #8: CDMO Speeds Line with L4 Serialization
Join us as we look back at the most-read Healthcare Packaging stories of 2020. At #8, we cover one CDMO’s implementation of an open-source serialization system.
Dec 23rd, 2020
ARxIUM Completes Expansion of UNC Health Pharmacy Operations
Installation of systemwide inventory management application provides tracking of COVID-19 medications.
Dec 19th, 2020
Reed-Lane Adds Carton Track & Trace Line and Expands Injectables Kitting Operations
Contract packager ready for aggregation well ahead of 2023 DSCSA deadline; new vial & syringe kitting space meets growing demand.
Dec 17th, 2020
A Push to Drive RFID-based Smart Systems
Schreiner MediPharm joins DoseID, a consortium seeking RFID tracking standardization in the healthcare sector.
Dec 15th, 2020
Pharma Track and Trace Lessons
Par Pharmaceutical's Aladin Alkhawam and Healthcare Packaging's Keren Sookne discuss lessons learned, serialization, and 2023 DSCSA regulations, at PACK EXPO Connects.
Dec 14th, 2020
Serialization Continues to Impact Pharma Automation Investments
Automation and IoT are on trend, as the industry continues to meet serialization regulations.
Dec 10th, 2020
Crowdsourcing Protection Against Counterfeiting
Systech’s bidirectional communication capacity is designed to increase brand protection. Increased detection may act as a deterrent to counterfeiters.
Dec 8th, 2020
Trends In Healthcare
Healthcare Packaging’s Keren Sookne discusses this year's trends in pharma, medical devices, and supplements including cannabis, more accurate dosing, track & trace, etc.
Dec 8th, 2020
FDA Dec. Meeting: Drug Supply Chain Security Act Pilot Project Program
FDA will host a virtual public meeting Dec. 8 and 9, 2020.
Nov 25th, 2020
AlpVision Anti-counterfeiting for COVID-19 Relevant Medicines
Free of charge initiative to protect pandemic relevant medicines and vaccines against counterfeiting will be available until WHO declares pandemic over.
Nov 18th, 2020
Print & Apply Labeler with CrossMerge™ Technology
CrossMerge technology enables the 258 label applicator to produce more readable barcodes with crisper edges to ensure the best scores when verified.
Nov 12th, 2020
Overcoming Ink Obstacles in High-Speed Primary Packaging Coding
Matthews Marking Systems’ Active Bulk Ink System ensures accurate performance of thermal inkjet printers.
Nov 11th, 2020
Saleable Returns Verification Delayed to 2023
Additional three-year delay: FDA guidance says distributors will not be required to verify the product identifier of returned drugs before resale until Nov. 27, 2023.
Oct 23rd, 2020
Serialization Partnership Announced to Fight Against Counterfeit Drugs
Track-and-trace provider advanco launches strategic serialization partnership with leading pharmaceutical packaging company Syntegon.
Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC
Sep 21st, 2020
Systech Named Winner in AIPIA Virtual Congress Brand Challenge
The Kraft Heinz Brand Challenge invited companies to present game-changing smart packaging solutions that enhance brand equity via next-generation brand and consumer experiences.
Sep 15th, 2020
Markem-Imaje Acquires Solaris Laser
The acquisition will expand the laser technology offerings in Markem-Imaje’s marking and coding solutions business, improving the company’s position in identification and traceability equipment.
Aug 25th, 2020