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2020 Pharmapack Award Winners Announced
The Pharmapack Awards celebrate the latest innovations from packaging companies within the drugs, medical devices, health products and veterinary drugs sectors.
Feb 6th, 2020
Lameplast: line of single, multidose containers and filling equipment at Pharmapack
Feb 1st, 2020
Sealing Two Bottles Sizes on One Line
Jan 22nd, 2020
CDMO Speeds its Line with Open-Source L4 Serialization System
Jan 16th, 2020
Aptar CSP: Xcelerate Development Services to Fast-Track Active Packaging Systems
Nov 27th, 2019
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
ACG Capsules: ACGcaps HA Meet Global Cultural Requirements and Are Vegan Friendly
The company’s plant-based, GMO-free HPMC capsules are designed for encapsulation and high-speed production environments.
Nov 12th, 2019
E-Com Expanding Convenience, Compliance and Customized Healthcare Packaging for Seniors
The convenience of online ordering, delivery and personalized packaging has the added benefit of increasing senior compliance with medications.
Nov 8th, 2019
FDA Approves Activ-Blister™ Packaging for HIV Drug
The FDA has approved AptarGroup’s packaging solution for oral solid dose HIV prevention medicine.
Oct 25th, 2019
CDMO Incorporates New High Shear Mixer
Precision granulator helps manufacturer transition from development to process validation and commercial production.
Oct 24th, 2019
U.S. Faces Shortage of Childhood Cancer Drug
Teva Pharmaceuticals stopped production of vincristine, which is used to treat multiple forms of childhood cancer.
Oct 22nd, 2019
Vision-Correcting Eye Drops Coming Soon
New eye drops proved to improve farsightedness in clinical trials, and will soon be brought to market.
Oct 21st, 2019
CIPM China 2019: the Marchesini Group showcases the Integra 520, the perfect solution to pack blisters into cartons at high speeds
Integra 520 combines a thermoformer and a cartoner for higher speeds and higher precision.
Oct 19th, 2019
Mayo Breast Cancer Vaccine Coming Soon(ish)
Mayo’s breast cancer vaccine is in the early phases of research, but could be widely available in as little as eight years.
Oct 18th, 2019
TraceLink: Digital Network Platform to Further Transform the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
The platform is designed to allow users to rapidly design and deploy network orchestration and analytics applications, enabling patient-centric orchestration across the end-to-end life sciences value chain.
Oct 17th, 2019
Yale Team Develops Immune Therapy for Cancer
Researchers at the prestigious university have developed a therapy that stimulates immune cells to attack tumors in mice.
Oct 16th, 2019
PrEP and PEP Go Prescription-Free in CA
California signed a bill that will make PrEP for HIV prevention available without a doctor’s prescription.
Oct 15th, 2019
FDA Approves New Acute Migraine Drug
Eli Lilly’s new drug Reyvow relieves pain, nausea, and light sensitivity in within two hours of ingestion.
Oct 14th, 2019
Sonoco ThermoSafe: Orion r Temperature Controlled Box Rental Service
Provides one-stop rental service for any existing temperature controlled container mode and size.
Oct 14th, 2019
First Online Anti-Aging Clinic Launched
A Detroit-based doctor just launched the first online clinic dedicated to slowing aging with common drugs.
Oct 11th, 2019
Expected Boost in the Vials Market Growth
The global vials market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of ~5% during the forecast period of 2019–2027.
Oct 11th, 2019
FDA Approves HIV Drug, But Only for Men
Gilead Sciences only tested Descovy on men and transgender women, and the approval explicitly excludes cisgender women.
Oct 10th, 2019
Mislabeling Leads to 17 Cases of Infant “Werewolf Syndrome”
Children in Spain have developed hypertrichosis after a reflux drug was contaminated with alopecia treatment.
Oct 9th, 2019
Bad News: Bacteria Can Change Shape to Avoid Antibiotics
Scientists have found that certain strains of bacteria can change shape inside the human body to avoid being targeted by antibiotics.
Oct 8th, 2019
17th Annual Cold Chain Global Forum Coming to Boston Mid-October
Boston, Massachusetts hosts this year’s Global Forum which will emphasize practical case studies and include tours, workshops, and educational sessions to increase best practices in the cold chain world.
Oct 7th, 2019
Japanese Scientists Created Universal Artificial Blood
The artificial blood could be a game-changer for blood transfusions as it can safely be administered to all patients regardless of blood type.
Oct 4th, 2019
FDA and DEA Target More Illegal Opioid Websites
In the continued fight against the opioid crisis, the FDA and DEA issued joint warning letters to websites illegally marketing and selling opioids.
Oct 3rd, 2019