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ADVANSIX LAUNCHES AS INDEPENDENT COMPANY, BEGINS TRADING ON NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE

Wed, 2016-10-05 16:39
AdvanSix (NYSE:ASIX), a leading producer and global supplier of Nylon 6 materials, today marks its first day as an independent company following its successful tax-free spin-off from Honeywell.

DR. HEMANT KOSHIA TO LECTURE ON ANTI-COUNTERFEITING & CONSUMER PROTECTION OF PHARMACEUTICALS AT UNIQUITY INDIA CONFERENCE

Wed, 2016-10-05 16:28
Hemant Koshia, PhD, Commissioner of the Food & Drugs Control Administration for the State Government of Gujarat, India, will present a special lecture on anti-counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals at UNIQUITY India 2016, titled: “Serialization & Traceability in the Indian Context: Perspectives and Insights of a Regulator.”

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Acquires Existing cGMP Capacity in Virginia to Meet Growing API Demand

Wed, 2016-10-05 16:05
AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC) announced today the acquisition of the UniTao Pharmaceuticals LLC assets, comprising the former Boehringer Ingelheim manufacturing facility in Petersburg, Virginia.

SATO Appoints Goro Yumiba Executive Head of SATO North America

Wed, 2016-10-05 16:01
SATO (TOKYO: 6287), a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, announced its appointment of Goro Yumiba as Executive Head of North America.

JON GIACOMIN OF CARDINAL HEALTH, INC., ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF HDA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Wed, 2016-10-05 15:54
The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA, formerly HDMA) announced the election of Jon Giacomin, Chief Executive Officer, Pharmaceutical segment, Cardinal Health, Inc., as Chairman of the HDA Board of Directors at its Annual Board and Membership Meeting.

Tips for ACE: Importing Drugs Through U.S. Customs

Wed, 2016-10-05 13:36
U.S. Customs and Border Protection created the ACE system to provide a single window to interact, manage and oversee import and export data. Aiming to transition to the system by the end of 2016, the organization has already observed a 25% faster processing time among ACE submitted entries.

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Wed, 2016-10-05 09:57
“Innovation is not just one ‘aha’ idea from a great inventor. As a rule, a great invention was probably hatched in six or seven different places at a time”.–John Pittenger, Senior VP of Strategy and Innovation, Koch Industries Inc.

Homeopathic Teething Gels Linked to Infant Seizures

Wed, 2016-10-05 09:30
FDA urges parents to discontinue use of herbal teething remedies that can cause life-threatening reactions.

Tips on Handling Last Mile Security Threats

Tue, 2016-10-04 10:36
The last mile poses unique risks, particularly for pharmaceuticals with high street values. McKesson’s VP of Corporate Security and Safety discusses response methods that target last mile security threats.

Cardinal Health Earns Recognition for Plant-Based Phase-Change Materials

Tue, 2016-10-04 10:23
Healthcare company earns honors from the Reusable Packaging Assn. for its efforts with Sonoco ThermoSafe that deliver multiple benefits in shipments of refrigerated pharmaceuticals.

Are Poop Transplants the Key to Weight Loss?

Tue, 2016-10-04 09:30
Scientists determine diversity of bacteria living in feces is linked body weight and risk of certain metabolic diseases.

Plastic Technologies, Inc.: Two-Container Snap-Fit PET Package

Tue, 2016-10-04 09:05
The Clasper blow-molded bottle technology is now available to brand owners seeking to market a product in a package with two separate containers.

Switching from 2nd Day to Overnight Shipping to Generate Savings

Mon, 2016-10-03 11:41
At face value, overnight shipping is more costly than two-day shipping. But thanks to an analysis of the total cost, Merck was able to save money by switching to the faster shipping option for some products.

Hospital’s Dolly System Adds Mobility

Mon, 2016-10-03 10:44
Midwestern medical system’s dolly eases logistics of moving supply racks within multiple departments; helps workers identify what is in the bin, scan a label or restock the bin.

CSP Technologies, Inc.: Active Scavenging Devices

Mon, 2016-10-03 10:05
Pharmapuck technology may be integrated into nearly any container to control levels of moisture and oxygen absorption, and counteract the release of odors and scents.

Wrist Device Predicts High Fertility Days

Mon, 2016-10-03 09:30
A new health-tracking bracelet called Ava collects hormonal data to predict a women’s period.

Track and Trace Market Predicted to Soar

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:28
Brand protection, increasing packaging-related product recalls, and the need to ensure regulatory compliance to trigger track and trace market growth through 2021.

Cold Chain Technologies: Solid Phase Change Material

Fri, 2016-09-30 12:15
Patent-pending Koolit Advanced PCM Gel maintains the integrity of drugs and vaccines during transport.

Unique Cold Chain Challenges in Emerging Countries

Fri, 2016-09-30 08:13
The WHO works to set up healthcare in remote areas to deliver much-needed vaccines. Organizations and equipment suppliers must rise to meet the challenges that come with the climate and infrastructure in these locations to ensure vaccines stay within approved temperature ranges.

New Wireless POC Diagnostic Device

Fri, 2016-09-30 07:00
BD launches next generation wireless rapid diagnostic system that detects influenza, RSV, and group A strep.

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