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Live from AIPIA: Abbott Connected Health Challenge
Thirteen smart packaging technology providers pitch their solutions to Abbott to help them create connected packaging that links its consumers to services.
Anne Marie Mohan
Nov 18th, 2019
Using Holography to Fight Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Brand Piracy
Oct 24th, 2019
TraceLink: Digital Network Platform to Further Transform the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
Oct 17th, 2019
How QR Codes Can Help Drug Makers Streamline Recalls
Oct 9th, 2019
Saleable Returns Enforcement Delayed to 2020
Sep 25th, 2019
DSCSA: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?
Recapping current progress, the Nov. 2019 saleable returns deadline and the supply chain transformation expected in 2023.
Sep 17th, 2019
Grass-to-Glass Traceability and Consumer Engagement for Infant Formula Brand, Friso
Kezzler enables FrieslandCampina to reinforce transparency and build trust with Chinese consumers.
Sep 9th, 2019
Company Reports Three out of Ten 2D Barcodes Failing, Letter Stresses Saleable Returns Challenges
Returns verification requirement deadline is approaching fast.
Sep 5th, 2019
Antares Vision: Traceability System with Consumer Engagement Capabilities
TrackMyWay platform offers supply chain transparency through stakeholder communication, and customer engagement.
Aug 12th, 2019
Aggregation Proves Beneficial in a Contract (and Compact) Pharma Facility
Implementing new equipment where space is at a premium, PCI was able to incorporate aggregation and decrease inconsistencies in reconciliation.
Aug 8th, 2019
Sanofi Oral Suspension: From Blow/Fill/Seal to Robotic Palletizing
At Sanofi’s Origgio facility outside Milan, automated efficiency is the watchword when it comes to packaging Enterogermina Oral Suspension. Additional production capacity is in the works.
Jul 12th, 2019
Pfizer Combats Counterfeited Viagra in Hong Kong
Through serialization technology, pharmaceutical company Pfizer was able to target the distribution of counterfeit Viagra in Hong Kong.
Jun 26th, 2019
ACG Inspection Installs 1,000th Track & Trace Line
ACG’s comprehensive serialization services implemented in more than 100 countries around the world.
Jun 10th, 2019
Q&A: The Impact and Benefit of Serialization on Rare Disease Therapies
At FutureLink Barcelona 2019 in June, the serialization discussion will focus on the value of digital information sharing Can healthcare manufacturers use data to help patients and physicians?
Jun 7th, 2019
Contract Packaging Organization Digitizes Supply Chain Operations
Central Pharma selected the Veratrak platform to help achieve digitized end-to-end visibility of the supply chain and improve collaboration.
Jun 4th, 2019
Antares Vision: Line Efficiency Monitoring System
AVionics is designed to utilize data collected for serialization compliance to help improve production practices. The system monitors real-time production status, instant and accumulated speed, overall equipment efficiency and camera performance.
May 10th, 2019
Electronic Position Indicators Ensure Process Security in Track-and-Trace Systems
Compliance with the EU FMD requires implementation of traceability systems. The TQS (Traceable Quality System) from WIPOTEC-OCS employs a position indicator from SIKO GmbH that offers process security during format changes.
Apr 25th, 2019
Cartons and Bottles Most Serialized Package Types
Part Three of a Special Report illustrates the range of package formats involved in corporate serialization efforts.
Apr 9th, 2019
Antares Vision: Verification Router Service System for DSCSA Compliance
AVrs is designed to offer efficient data management and compatibility with external software and hardware.
Apr 8th, 2019
TEKLYNX: Enterprise Labeling
TEKLYNX CENTRAL CFR 5.0 and TEKLYNX CENTRAL GHS 5.0 offer companies in medical device, pharmaceutical, life sciences and chemical manufacturing a centralized system for label design, security and traceability, print automation and regulatory compliance.
Apr 3rd, 2019
Live from Interphex: The Human Challenge in Manual Aggregation
Six months after the serialization enforcement date, a new challenge emerges. Staff and processes must be set up to keep rejected product… rejected.
Apr 2nd, 2019
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Implements Kit Check for Serialization of Prefilled Syringes
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are embedded on all prefilled syringe products at the Nephron 503B Outsourcing Facility.
Apr 1st, 2019
DSCSA Focus Shifts to Wholesaler/Distributors
Healthcare Packaging looks at the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), circa 2019, in this exclusive interview with Peter Sturtevant, Senior Director, Industry Engagement—Pharmaceuticals, GS1 US.
Mar 27th, 2019
Kezzler Announces Six Billion Products with Unique Digital Identities in 2019
Kezzler’s campaign records half a million consumer interactions daily, peaking above 1,800 API calls per minute.
Mar 26th, 2019
Serialization Responsibilities Spread Across a Diversity of Job Functions
Part Two of a Special Report on serialization demonstrates the wide range of job duties tasked with the responsibility of meeting this mandate.
Mar 22nd, 2019
Serialization Leadership Reflects Corporate Culture
Part One of a Special Report on serialization shows how companies delegated responsibilities within their internal departments to meet serialization mandates.
Mar 20th, 2019
EU FMD Compliance: CMO Adopts Network-Tenant Approach
In one month, partners delivered a fully validated Level 3 solution and six packaging lines with full aggregation.
Mar 15th, 2019