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Serialization Leadership Reflects Corporate Culture

Wed, 2019-03-20 13:59
Part One of a Special Report on serialization shows how companies delegated responsibilities within their internal departments to meet serialization mandates.

Fake E-Cig Warning Labels Work on Kids

Wed, 2019-03-20 11:00
E-cigarette maker blu included fake warnings on their packaging, and a study proved the messaging stuck with consumers.

Keystone Folding Box Co.: Paperboard Pack Cuts 50% of Plastic

Wed, 2019-03-20 09:27
Company’s Ecoslide-OTC paperboard package eliminates need for larger peel/push blister packs.

Bemis Healthcare Packaging: Seal Verification Technology

Tue, 2019-03-19 16:20
Designed specifically for medical device packaging applications, Insura is imbedded into the sterile barrier system.

Drug Counterfeiting Comes to the U.S.

Tue, 2019-03-19 15:21
API (Active pharmaceutical ingredient) smuggled in this country from China, India and Pakistan is manufactured into pills and are “pre-positioned” for sale and distribution.

People Love Abusing Pharmaceuticals and Going to the ER

Tue, 2019-03-19 11:00
An estimated 358,000 trips to the emergency room in 2016 were caused by the misuse of pharmaceuticals.

Piab: Tablet Conveyor

Mon, 2019-03-18 17:08
A new flow control ensures a gentle touch in the dedicated tablet conveyor, which can transport up to 4 million tablets per hour.

Will 3D Printing be a Catalyst for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Mon, 2019-03-18 12:47
Producing products when we want, where we want and how we want. Is 3D printing going to disrupt traditional manufacturing and create the “factory of the future”?

What Ingredients are Hiding in your Medication?

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:00
Pills and capsules contain inactive compounds like lactose, gluten, and food dyes that can trigger allergic reactions.

US Flexible Packaging to Reach $392 Billion by 2023

Mon, 2019-03-18 08:58
Convenient packaging, excellent barrier properties, and sustainable materials are all factors contributing to the continued growth of flexible packaging in the coming years.

PCI Joins the Fight on Opioid Abuse

Mon, 2019-03-18 07:12
PCI addresses opioid abuse by advocating for limited medication doses and using adherence-prompting unit-dose packs. Meanwhile, it’s closely watching Amazon and e-commerce for potential impact on Rx and OTC package design.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Sues Vaccine Grant Recipient

Fri, 2019-03-15 07:00
PnuVax was granted $30 million to develop a pneumonia vaccine. Now the grantors are suing the company for mismanaged funds.

EU FMD Compliance: CMO Adopts Network-Tenant Approach

Fri, 2019-03-15 03:07
In one month, partners delivered a fully validated Level 3 solution and six packaging lines with full aggregation.

Defective Packaging Causes Birth Control Recall

Thu, 2019-03-14 11:00
Four lots of Ethinyl Estradiol USP pills were recalled due to defective blisters, empty blisters, and incorrect tablet placement.

U.K. Firm Automating Production of Leukemia Drug

Thu, 2019-03-14 09:46
New integrated filling line for Porton Biopharma to help fill Erwinase, used to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), a type of cancer that particularly affects children.

Almac Group: Almac ONE

Wed, 2019-03-13 13:45
Company launches a unified clinical trial supply solution that creates a responsive end-to-end process that enhances visibility and accuracy throughout the lifecycle of a clinical study.

Canada Discontinues Homeopathic Aid for Honduras

Wed, 2019-03-13 11:00
The Canadian government announced that it will no longer fund homeopathic therapies in Honduras that are not proven to be effective.

Drug Shortages Impact Hospitals, Pharmacies, Patients and the Economy

Wed, 2019-03-13 10:14
Not conforming to typical laws of supply and demand, drugs shortages can be chronic, lasting years, and compensating behaviors hospitals are forced to take can endanger patients and drive up costs.

‘Green’ Trend Rising in Cannabis Packaging Market

Wed, 2019-03-13 07:48
As more states legalize medical marijuana, says a new report, the cannabis industry across the globe has grown more than 310% in the past four years.

Pharmaceutical 3PL Selection and Timelines

Tue, 2019-03-12 12:47
Beyond basic logistics, outside service providers can handle back office services like accounting, warehousing, even literature and samples.