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Vertical 2-to-1 "Bag Inject" Conveyor Built for a Precision Merge

Thu, 2019-06-06 15:06
Multi-Conveyor debuted a stainless steel constructed 2-to-1 vertical merge conveyor de-signed to transport individual bags of frozen food.

Good News: A Universal Snakebite Cure is Coming!

Thu, 2019-06-06 11:00
Scientists from five different countries are using HIV antibody techniques to develop a universal snakebite cure.

Herma: Wrap-Around Labeler With Motion Control

Thu, 2019-06-06 10:02
Designed to achieve 400 products per minute, Herma 132M Labeler now offers motion control for improved product handling.

Live from AIPIA: RFID Tags Could Save the U.K. National Health Service $500M/year

Thu, 2019-06-06 03:18
Diagnostic samples bound for one of the U.K.’s NHS pathology labs get low-cost RFID labels that save packaging, staff, and operational costs, among other benefits.

FDA Approves Most Expensive Drug in History

Wed, 2019-06-05 11:00
The FDA just approved a new drug to treat a rare and deadly genetic disorder, and it costs more than $2 million.

2019 IoPP AmeriStar Awards: 9 Healthcare and Device Packs Win

Wed, 2019-06-05 03:00
ORTHOFIX Medical Tray, Duallok cannabis packaging and an allergy relief spray among the many healthcare winners of the annual Institute of Packaging Professionals' AmeriStar Awards.

groninger: Air-Rinsing Machine

Tue, 2019-06-04 12:48
The FlexClean combines flexibility, quality and output with a modular approach. Achieving outputs of up to 180 bottles/min, the machine can accommodate different transport carriers and formats.

Genetically Enhanced Fungus is Killing Malaria Mosquitos

Tue, 2019-06-04 11:00
Scientists have created a genetically modified fungus that produces spider toxin to rapidly kill malaria-spreading mosquitos.

Growth of Flexible Packaging Brings Demand for Innovation

Tue, 2019-06-04 09:20
Creative packaging, specialty closures, and intelligent indicators are on the rise within the flexible packaging industry, according to the “2019 Flexible Packaging Assessment Report” by PMMI Business Intelligence.

Contract Packaging Organization Digitizes Supply Chain Operations

Tue, 2019-06-04 03:00
Central Pharma selected the Veratrak platform to help achieve digitized end-to-end visibility of the supply chain and improve collaboration.

HERMA 132M high speed bottle labeler

Mon, 2019-06-03 19:59
The HERMA 132M applies wrap around labels to vials and bottles from 0.57 to 3 inches in diameter at speeds up to 400 products per minute. The 132M is built ready to receive a wide range of print and vision systems and features a label reject system meaning that labels rejected by the vision system are dispensed onto a roller rather than being applied to the product.

Frugal Diabetics Are Making Their Own Insulin

Mon, 2019-06-03 11:00
Biohackers are counteracting soaring insulin prices by concocting a do-it-yourself version on the cheap.

Robot Use in Packaging is Booming, and the Future Looks Even Better

Mon, 2019-06-03 09:28
In the next five years, robotic functionality will drive a whole new system with richer algorithms, dynamic maneuverability, force control, and inherent safety, says a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence.

Supreme Court Sides with Merck on Warning Label Issue

Fri, 2019-05-31 07:00
The FDA blocked Merck’s attempt to add a femoral fracture warning to its osteoporosis drug Fosamax.

Deitz Co.: Entry Level, Automated Cotton Inserter

Thu, 2019-05-30 15:15
Pharmafill CS1 enables growing companies to upgrade from manual cotton inserting, filling at speeds from 60 to 90 bottles/min.

SCANDAL: FDA Hides 50k Heart Device Malfunction Reports

Thu, 2019-05-30 11:00
An investigation revealed the FDA allowed a faulty implantable heart device to covertly log 50,000 malfunction incidents without action.

Pharma/Med Device Projects Fast Growth in 2020

Wed, 2019-05-29 13:47
According to PMMI’s 2019 Quarterly Business Indicator for May, “current business conditions are anticipated to have significant positive impact on the Pharmaceuticals/Medical Devices industry in 2020.”

Schreiner MediPharm: Disposal of Opioid Transdermal Patches

Wed, 2019-05-29 13:00
Patch-Safe is designed for safe storage of used transdermal patches.

Gene Therapy Repairs Heart Attack Damage

Wed, 2019-05-29 11:00
A team of researchers at King’s College London has discovered a new genetic therapy that regenerates heart cells after a heart attack.

Label Management System Allows for Template Reduction and Consolidation

Tue, 2019-05-28 16:08
Bioscience company Chr. Hansen implements a new label management system, integrated with their ERP, that meets delayed label printing needs and helps users discover errors earlier in the process.