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Pharma EXPO takes Las Vegas

With the strength of PACK EXPO alongside them, new technologies, insights, and ideas are laying the groundwork for Pharma EXPO’s powerful Las Vegas debut.

With the strength of PACK EXPO alongside them, new technologies, insights, and ideas are laying the groundwork for Pharma EXPO’s powerful Las Vegas debut.
With the strength of PACK EXPO alongside them, new technologies, insights, and ideas are laying the groundwork for Pharma EXPO’s powerful Las Vegas debut.

The latest manufacturing advances for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and medical device industries arrive in Las Vegas this fall at Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Pharma EXPO is produced in partnership by PACK EXPO owner and organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). Together, the two shows will provide access to 2,000 processing and packaging solutions providers and 30,000 attendees.

“Co-locating these two shows offers a powerful opportunity to share ideas across industries,” says Charles D. Yuska, President and CEO of PMMI, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows. “We’re delivering the best of both worlds to attendees who need solutions now and in the future.”

Pharma EXPO itself will feature more than 160 solutions providers addressing the entire pharmaceutical supply chain. The full exhibitor list is on Pharmaexpo.com, where visitors can search for technologies that meet their needs.

On site, attendees can expect to see many innovations, such as the XR75 Transdermal Patch Inspection technology by Anritsu (Booth #N-524). This new X-Ray technology is used to inspect patches and is specifically designed for low-density, thin products with full inspection of both product and seal area. Anritsu’s HD imaging enables excellent contamination detection, virtual weighing and counting detection.

Another new solution slated for display at Pharma EXPO is the Lite-F, an automated filling machine from Groninger USA (Booth #N-711). The Lite-F, part of the Groninger Lite Series, features a two-headed filling unit that can fill up to 2,700 units/hr with a filling range of up to 500 mL. Changeover is quick and easy with this technology, which also features a 12-in. multilingual touchscreen HMI and a sturdy design.

In addition to the variety of new technologies that will be on display, Pharma EXPO will provide educational opportunities to help industry professionals stay ahead of game-changing market trends and regulations. The Innovation Stage at Pharma EXPO (Booth #N-559) will offer free half-hour educational sessions from industry experts, highlighting new technologies and ideas for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing.

The show will also feature ISPE’s world-class conference program, with tracks concentrating on manufacturing operations (Monday, Sept. 28), compliance trends (Tuesday, Sept. 29) and pharmaceutical packaging (Wednesday, Sept. 30). Schedules for the Pharma EXPO Conference Program and the Innovation Stages at Pharma EXPO and PACK EXPO can be found online as well. Session tickets are available individually and in one- and three-day packages. Purchase tickets before Sept. 14 tosave 30-35%.

To learn more and to register for Pharma EXPO, visit www.pharmaexpo.com. Registration for is $30 until Sept. 14, when it increases to $100.

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association representing more than 700 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery, materials, components, and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through initiatives such as packexpo.com, educational programs and world-class events, connecting participants in the processing and packaging supply chain with their customers around the world.

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