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TBT: Top 10 Stories of 2018 Reflect Healthcare Trends

Thu, 2019-01-17 03:29
This year’s most popular stories on Healthcare Packaging.com provide a snapshot of 2018’s leading trends, including logistics automation, packaging redesign, cannabis, sustainability, and more.

Piab: Vacuum Gripper Suction Cups

Wed, 2019-01-16 14:47
New suction cup configuration option broadens the scope for Piab’s Kenos KVG vacuum grippers. The suction cups may offer benefits in circumstances where the surfaces of objects might be wet or oily.

Canadian Packaging Materials and Machinery End-Use Market #3 - Pharmaceutical

Wed, 2019-01-16 13:30
The manufacturing of pharmaceutical products in Canada is similar to that in the U.S., and demand for packaging machinery is comparable, with slow but steady growth at 1% annually.

Hospitals Are Banding Together to Make Their Own Generic Drugs

Wed, 2019-01-16 11:00
A group of hospitals have formed a nonprofit generic drugmaker to combat shortages and artificially high prices.

Growing Dispenser Market Faces Challenges

Wed, 2019-01-16 10:06
New research says sports tops, spray pumps, aerosol caps, and other dispenser fixtures will play a key role in how consumers experience a product.

Constantia Flexibles: Flexible Blister

Tue, 2019-01-15 12:16
The blister—designed for portability and customer convenience—maintains similar barrier protections provided by traditional blister packaging, with completely flexible film on both sides.

Tiny Sponge Makes Chemo Less Toxic

Tue, 2019-01-15 11:00
Scientists are hoping a new ‘drug sponge’ will prevent chemotherapy drugs from poisoning other organs in the body.

Paperboard Folding Carton Growth Predicted Through 2022

Tue, 2019-01-15 09:44
New study reports that tariffs on China will factor into the equation. Meanwhile, e-commerce is expected to boost corrugated and paperboard box demand.

Rite-Hite: Bi-Parting Door for Cold Storage

Tue, 2019-01-15 06:23
For refrigerated warehouses/facilities, this Bi-parting Barrier Glider R-10 door is suited for temperature-sensitive operations.

Personal Care Market: Packaging Design, Material and Machinery Changes Chase Consumers Seeking Convenience

Mon, 2019-01-14 11:35
A new white paper from PMMI Business Intelligence: Personal Care Industry Trends, covers market break out, materials, package design, regulatory compliance, safety, track and trace and machinery needs.

New Anti-Aging Drug Clears Out ‘Zombie Cells’

Mon, 2019-01-14 11:00
A new drug designed to fight aging clears out dead cells within 24 hours, even when the immune system is unable to do so.

Colorite: Expanded Cellene TPE Compounds

Mon, 2019-01-14 09:20
The company is adding 12 grades to its previously available 28 Cellene TPE formulations for healthcare and a variety of other applications.

Aerosols Deliver Positive Impact on Patient Adherence

Mon, 2019-01-14 03:00
How careful, informed product development can help bridge the patient adherence gap.

Exercise Hormone Could Fight Alzheimer’s

Fri, 2019-01-11 07:00
A team of scientists in Brazil found that people with Alzheimer’s have lower levels of a hormone released during exercise.

Boosting Worker Morale and Patient-Centricity

Fri, 2019-01-11 03:00
Grassroots activities at your organization can connect employees with their mission, improving quality and operations.

Med Device Company to Open 3D Print Lab at NYC Hospital

Thu, 2019-01-10 11:00
LimaCorporate announced its plans to open an on-site 3D printing facility at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.

Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations: Deep-Draw Blister Machine

Thu, 2019-01-10 09:18
Versatile module for packaging development, rapid prototyping and small-scale production.

Schreiner MediPharm: Smart Vial Kit

Wed, 2019-01-09 13:44
Digital therapy monitoring system enables electronic tracking and monitoring of medication dispensing and intake.

Single-Pass RFID Insertion Improves Job Turnaround Times

Wed, 2019-01-09 13:17
Canadian label printer installs a ‘smart label’ system that provides traceability and reduces human error in material handling and inventory operations.

Can Lessons from Pharma Track & Trace be Applied to the Food Supply Chain?

Wed, 2019-01-09 11:57
Members of the pharma supply chain and solution vendors have learned a lot about what it will take to meet the DSCSA track and trace requirements. Can those lessons be applied to tracking and tracing in the supply chains of other products, such as food?

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