Machinery & Materials
Logistics & Cold Chain
Seeq Expands Support for the Chemical Industry
Seeq is expanding support for chemical manufacturers around the world and presenting customer use cases at chemical events this fall.
Oct 18th, 2019
Stevanato Group signs an Exclusive Agreement with Haselmeier to License Axis-D Pen-injector Technology and Intellectual Property for the Therapeutic Area of Diabetes Care
Oct 9th, 2019
Global Packaging Outlook: Eastern Europe
Sep 9th, 2019
Healthcare Packaging by the Numbers: Summer 2019
Sep 2nd, 2019
Drug Trials Indicate Ebola is Now Curable
Aug 22nd, 2019
Asia-Pacific Packaging Growth Driven by Demand for Smaller Pack Sizes
Varied packaging sizes and economic refillable packaging options are driving innovations in the Asia-Pacific region – particularly in India which accounted for the largest packaging volume in 2018.
Aug 21st, 2019
Aptar’s Nasal Unidose Device Approved by US FDA for First Needle-Free Rescue Treatment for Severe Hypoglycemia
The combination product avoids time-consuming assembly for quick emergency treatment.
Aug 15th, 2019
Top Trends Affecting Global Packaging
On-the-go consumption, smaller pack sizes for portion control and convenience, sustainability, and recyclability are all current themes of innovation in global packaging.
Aug 6th, 2019
How Will Trump’s Tariffs Affect Mexican Medical Device Makers?
The President’s proposed tariff on imports could have a major effect on the medical device supply chain between the U.S. and Mexico.
Jun 10th, 2019
Herma: Wrap-Around Labeler With Motion Control
Designed to achieve 400 products per minute, Herma 132M Labeler now offers motion control for improved product handling.
Jun 6th, 2019
New Prefilled Heparin Syringe Benefits from Needle-Trap
This product marks the first prefilled heparin syringe with an integrated needle protection device approved by the FDA.
Apr 30th, 2019
There’s a Pill That Makes Your Blood Lethal to Mosquitos
Ivermectin is a drug that kills mosquitos after they bite, and it’s being used to control the spread of malaria.
Mar 27th, 2019
Gore: Silicone-Free Plunger
ImproJect Plungers eliminate the need for silicone as a lubricant in pre-filled syringes. Used with bare-glass (non-siliconized) barrels, silicone-free plungers are designed to offer consistent delivery performance over time.
Feb 18th, 2019
BD: Glass Pre-Fillable Syringe for Hyaluronic Acid and IV Drugs
Hylok is designed for secure and safe administration of hyaluronic acid and intravenous drugs.
Feb 15th, 2019
SCHOTT: Ready-to-use adaptiQ Vials
Company expands its portfolio of large-size ISO formats of 15R, 20R, 25R and 30R vials commercially available for human use (FHU).
Jan 21st, 2019
Syringe, IV Bag Compounding/Filling Systems Fulfill ‘Mission’: Part II
A six-axis robot positioned in the middle of an automated compounding system's chamber serves as the the primary mover of materials in sterile filling liquids into syringes and bags at Mission Health.
Jan 21st, 2019
Syringe, IV Bag Compounding/Filling Systems Fulfill ‘Mission’: Part I
Two automated IV compounding systems sterile-fill liquids and lyophilized products into IV syringes and bags for administration to Mission Health patients.
Jan 18th, 2019
NJM: Dara NFL/2-RDL Machine
For aseptic filling and closing of ready-to-use vials, this servo-driven machine helps reduce costs, minimize footprint and speed changeover.
Jan 18th, 2019
How a No-Deal Brexit Could Affect Pharma Packaging
As the possibility of a no-deal Brexit looms, a journalist discussed the potential impact on packaging with industry leaders.
Jan 18th, 2019
Canadian Packaging Materials and Machinery End-Use Market #3 - Pharmaceutical
The manufacturing of pharmaceutical products in Canada is similar to that in the U.S., and demand for packaging machinery is comparable, with slow but steady growth at 1% annually.
Jan 16th, 2019
Noble: New Product Demonstration Platform
Devoted to safety and patient compliance, this multi-sensory training device aims to enhance training; includes a proprietary lockout mechanism for repeat use.
Nov 21st, 2018
FDA Announces New Inspection Protocol Project
For sterile injectable drugs, NIPP is reported as the first in a planned series of new inspection protocols covering all dosage forms. Agency’s goal is for full implementation within two years.
Nov 9th, 2018
Disposables, Biologic Advances Boost Syringe Market
New study suggests syringes ease the management of a larger patient pool while cutting down overfill possibilities. U.S., India and China remain top markets.
Nov 1st, 2018
Schreiner MediPharm: Label for Dosing Syringe
Protective label is for a syringe system developed by Raumedic that supports exact dosage measurement of a medicine for children as part of a clinical trial.
Oct 26th, 2018
Canada Could Target U.S. Pharma in Event of Trade War
An Ottawa lawyer says Canadian officials are considering voiding U.S. pharmaceutical patents as retaliation for trade disputes.
Sep 28th, 2018
Gerresheimer: Gx RTF ClearJect Plastic Syringes
Company begins production of COP (Cyclo Olefin Polymer) syringes in Germany.
Sep 17th, 2018
4 Facts to Know About Pharma Growth
According to PMMI Business Intelligence, demand for packaging materials and machinery for pharmaceuticals has a direct correlation to general economic development – growing as salaries and income rise and more people are able to afford needed medications.
Sep 4th, 2018