Machinery & Materials
Logistics & Cold Chain
Demystifying FDA’s ASCA on Biocompatibility for Expedited Review
Apr 7th, 2021
Medical Product Changes Stemming from User Centered Design
Apr 6th, 2021
Cold chain/temperature control
Mechanical Testing for Passive Thermal Coolers: Practical Q&A for Life Sciences
Mar 31st, 2021
Subscription D2C Supplement Brand Makes Sustainable Impression at Unboxing
Mar 12th, 2021
Easy-Application Tube for Veterinary Products Wins Gold
Mar 8th, 2021
Antiviral, Antibacterial Packaging
Toppan Printing launches film-type Virusweeper packaging with antiviral and antibacterial functions designed to inhibit the growth of certain viruses and bacteria and significantly reduces their numbers on surfaces.
Mar 3rd, 2021
Neopac: Lightweight Plastic Tube with Reduced Wall Thickness for Enhanced Sustainability
Latest addition to company’s EcoDesign portfolio of sustainability-minded tubes uses up to 30% less virgin materials.
Feb 26th, 2021
Film Technology Protects COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Strips
The new QuickVue SARS Antigen test from Quidel incorporates active packaging technology to protect from moisture and other environmental conditions that could otherwise impact accuracy.
Feb 16th, 2021
Updatable Pharma Kit Packaging Saves Co. $200,000 and Counting
Incorporating a kit with a slide cover is providing production flexibility and cost savings—updating the kits only means replacing one component.
Feb 9th, 2021
Improving Home Care with Thoughtful Shipper Redesign
When the last mile includes the doorstep, design accommodates patients with limited dexterity post-surgery or diagnosis.
Jan 11th, 2021
Counting Down the Top 10 Articles of 2020 - #2: Tampons in a Whimsical Ice Cream Pint
Join us as we look back at the most-read Healthcare Packaging stories of 2020. Coming in at #2, feminine care company Rael launches a unique recyclable carton in stores and online.
Dec 31st, 2020
Counting Down the Top 10 Articles of 2020 - #7: Annual Package Design Gallery
Join us as we look back at the most-read Healthcare Packaging stories of 2020. Coming in at #7: the Annual OTC Package Design Gallery, including trends on the aisles.
Dec 24th, 2020
Counting Down the Top 10 Articles of 2020 - #9: Anti-Microbial Wrap Offers Promise
Join us as we look back at the most-read Healthcare Packaging stories of 2020. At #9, we cover research from McMaster University on a new wrap inspired by lotus leaves.
Dec 22nd, 2020
Next Gen Induction Cap Sealer is Backward Compatible
New features on the new generation include mechanically and electrically integrated stalled-bottle sensors.
Nov 11th, 2020
2020 Ameristar Award Winners Announced
The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) announced the winners of the 2020 AmeriStar Package Award competition. There were 27 winners, including six student award winners.
Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
Oct 28th, 2020
Tri-Seal to Present Live Demos at PACK EXPO Connects
Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business, will presents four live demos about closure liners and related equipment during PACK EXPO Connects.
Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex Co.
Oct 27th, 2020
Q&A: Non-Profit Launches Sustainable Procurement Guide in Healthcare
11 Questions on how a non-profit organization is guiding healthcare purchasing decisions and what manufacturers need to know.
Oct 6th, 2020
CSL Behring Uses Specialty Label System to Blind Vials for Clinical Trials
There are visible differences between the candidate and the placebo in this international Phase III trial. The blinding system combines a cap system that completely covers the vial with a booklet label for multilingual product information.
Sep 17th, 2020
Nelipak Laboratory Services Receives ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation
Nelipak Laboratory Services announced its Clara, Ireland laboratory received ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation from the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB).
Nelipak Healthcare Packaging
Sep 11th, 2020
TricorBraun Acquires Price Container and Packaging
TricorBraun announced it has acquired Price Container and Packaging, a rigid packaging distributor serving primarily the industrial and food markets.
Sep 4th, 2020
Oliver Healthcare Packaging acquires Kansas City Design
Forms new premium design business serving the pharmaceutical and biologics market.
Oliver Healthcare Packaging
Aug 25th, 2020
Companies Collaborate To Launch Anti-Microbial Packaging Film
The development—with applications including flow wraps, lidding films, and pouches—does not replace the need for careful hand washing, but can inhibit the spread of cross-contamination on packaging substrates that are not usually subject to cleaning.
Aug 21st, 2020
Small Batch Skin- and Haircare Line Offers Glass Packaging on a Budget
After making the switch from a career in occupational therapy, a former hand specialist offers a variety of personal care products with cruelty-free, natural ingredients in recyclable packaging.
Aug 19th, 2020
Neopac Wins Pair of “Tube of the Year” Awards from European Tube Manufacturers Association
PLASTIC RECYCLED TUBE and Stylo Polyfoil Tube with Spatula Applicator take top honors.
Hoffmann Neopac AG
Aug 18th, 2020
Pharmapack Moves to May 2021
New date combines a Paris spring with the valuable pharma packaging event.
Aug 4th, 2020
2020 Healthcare Package Design Gallery
Months and years go into designing an over-the-counter package to ensure the consumer can safely use it, often in mere seconds.
Jul 28th, 2020
Study Evaluates Benefits of Atmosphere Control in Blisters
Companies partnered to (1) compare the efficacy of Activ-Blister packaging configurations with cold-form foil in maintaining the stability of a model tableted drug product and (2) compare results to an Accelerated Stability Assessment Program study.
Jul 22nd, 2020