All the latest packaging trends for life sciences, all at PACK EXPO East
Explore new packaging solutions for life sciences, all in one convenient location at PACK EXPO East, March 18 – 20 in Philadelphia.
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PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2023
Shipping Label Software Offers Color Boost for Dynamic Content
Epson’s new Label Boost system creates colorful shipping labels for compliance, ads, and more.
September 23, 2023
Rotary Mixer Boosts Output Fivefold and Halves Labor
Dietary supplement contract manufacturer increases volume, minimizes time and labor, and reduces dust with factory-refurbished rotary batch mixer.
August 29, 2023
2023 Annual Package Design Gallery
Each year, Healthcare Packaging evaluates an array of over-the-counter product packaging designs, assessing the pros and cons from a user perspective.
July 12, 2023
Supplement Brand Lifeplus Brings Label Printing In-House for 400+ Products
To eliminate the inefficiencies of outsourcing, Lifeplus implemented digital label presses to handle over 400 product labels in 22 different sizes, offering a simple, streamlined, and automated approach to consistent label printing.
June 19, 2023
Wellington Foods Protects Dietary Supplement Safety with X-Ray Inspection System
This versatile system by Mettler-Toledo inspects liquid dietary supplements such as multivitamins, mineral products, and joint health products in bottles made of HDPE, PVC, or glass and ranging in size from two ounces to one liter.
January 24, 2023
Remote Access and Monitoring Keys to CMO’s Printing Ops
While many manufacturers are hesitant to dive into remote capabilities with their OEM partners, by leasing all printing equipment, this nutraceutical CMO is motivated to make full use of the tech.
December 16, 2022
Reduce Down-Bottle Downtime without Mechanical, Electrical, or Pneumatic Components
Morrison's Down Bottle Reject System removes fallen containers from conveyor lines simply by using the geometry of the container itself, plus the force of gravity. The mechanical system means no air, pneumatics, or electrical are needed.
November 10, 2022
Nourished’s 3D-printed Supplement Stacks Deliver Personalized Nutrients
Based on a consumer questionnaire, ingredients are printed in stacks on in-house developed tech to offer a bespoke 28-day supply. The resulting colorful, customized gummies are packed in home-compostable wrap in a letterbox-friendly carton.
June 29, 2022
Fords’ Closures Meet Sustainable Packaging Demands
The foil closures can be sealed to other sustainable materials, offer product protection, and meet consumer expectations for sustainable solutions.
October 27, 2021
21st Century HealthCare Increases Output for Tablets, Capsules and Softgels
The new NJM beltorque BT-ICL Lite capper, along with machines from Cremer, Enercon, and more, comprise a line that offers 25% more uptime than existing lines. The technology offers precision cap placement and torque, even for child-resistant caps.
October 6, 2021
Monobloc for Counting and Capping Nutraceuticals
The system features simple changeovers for various product formats for small- to medium-sized batches, accomplished via an innovative magnetic transport system allowing for individualized handling.
September 27, 2021
Nutricosmetics’ Tamper Evident Label Takes QR Path to Smart Features
HEBE LIFE’s D2C nutricosmetic products use a label with a QR code that delivers on consumer engagement, geolocation and tracking, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection, not to mention product authentication.
September 23, 2021
Update on the Natural and Organic Market Today
In 2020, the natural and organic products industry grew to $259 billion, an increase of 12.7%, with sales on track to pass $300 billion by 2023.
March 3, 2021
Orgain Grows with New Plant-Based Nutrition Powder
Orgain's packaging is guided by sustainability and reducing environmental impact. With the recent introduction of Superfoods + Immunity Up! ™ to its expansive line of nutrition products, the brand has accelerated its positive growth over the last decade.
January 22, 2021
Major Trends in Modern Health Today
Healthier eating lifestyles and habits were already on the rise before the pandemic, but now there is an updated perspective on modern health.
October 19, 2020
Agitator Pouch Shakes Up Precision Nutrition
Powdered supplement product tailored to individual consumers’ needs comes in a lightweight, portable pouch with a plastic agitator that ‘blends’ the beverage once water is added.
October 19, 2020
Innovating the Plant-Based Food Category with Functional Superfoods
Lavva is growing its brand with Paleo and Keto-certified plant-based yogurts and milk products.
October 6, 2020
Industry Snapshot: Organic and Natural Products
The natural and organic industry is expected to grow 9.5% in 2020, to $252 billion. Supplements and plant-based proteins are two fast-growing categories.
September 18, 2020
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