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Cosmetics Claims: Stay In Your Lane

Tue, 2019-05-14 03:00
Claims to alter one’s appearance are OK, but cosmetics that claim effect on structure or function the body are, legally, drugs.

Pelican BioThermal: Small-Scale, Reusable Blood Transport Container

Mon, 2019-05-13 14:55
Designed for military units, the lightweight Golden Hour One holds a single unit of whole blood and maintains temperature for 18 hours under extreme conditions without external energy.

Thirty Warehouse Improvement Ideas

Mon, 2019-05-13 11:41
Sometimes a simple concept can help to improve time, efficiency and cost in the supply chain warehouse environment.

This Insys Rap Video May Be the Worst Thing to Come out of the Opioid Crisis

Mon, 2019-05-13 11:00
Two Insys Therapeutics salesmen created a distasteful rap video to promote sales of Subsys, the drug company’s opioid product.

Antares Vision: Line Efficiency Monitoring System

Fri, 2019-05-10 12:14
AVionics is designed to utilize data collected for serialization compliance to help improve production practices. The system monitors real-time production status, instant and accumulated speed, overall equipment efficiency and camera performance.

Cell and Gene Therapy: Agility in the Material Supply Chain

Fri, 2019-05-10 12:09
A robust risk assessment and raw material control prove labor-intensive but invaluable for a gene therapy company’s supply chain.

FDA Issues Boxed Warning for Rx Sleeping Pills

Fri, 2019-05-10 07:00
U.S. drug regulators have applied a strict new warning for sleeping pills in hopes of preventing dangerous behavior.

Theft and Sabotage in the Supply Chain is Big Business

Thu, 2019-05-09 16:28
Supply chain theft is estimated at $35-40 billion per year in the US, and today’s threats to the commercial supply chain are different than those of the past. Logistics companies are perfect targets, and those that aren’t aware of the changes are more likely to fall prey.

Hammer of Justice Falls on Opioid Execs

Thu, 2019-05-09 11:00
The founder and four executives of Insys Therapeutics were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers.

Secondary Packaging Operations Adopting Robots at a Blistering Pace

Thu, 2019-05-09 10:08
A new study from PMMI Business Intelligence reveals growth in use of robots throughout packaging but the demands of e-commerce fulfillment are revolutionizing end of line packaging operations, in particular.

Ghana Now Houses the Largest Drone Delivery Network for Vaccines

Wed, 2019-05-08 11:00
With help from the Vaccine Alliance, Ghana just launched a drone network that will serve up to 12 million people.

Mayo Clinic’s Supply Chain Transformational Change

Wed, 2019-05-08 09:18
From 2016-2018 the Mayo Clinic implemented a new data management program called Supply Plus. Supply Plus was the solution to an evolving (and sometime inefficient) supply chain, and the inherent issues associated with a data-intensive management system that was located across several states.

Cannabis Brand Garden Society Incorporates Recyclable, Child-Resistant Packaging

Wed, 2019-05-08 04:08
When upgrading their packaging for CA compliance, the company found tamper-evident stickers and child-resistant boxes and cartons that maintain the botanical aesthetic.

Single-Use Bags Offer Durability in Bulk Cold Chain Shipping

Tue, 2019-05-07 14:15
The containers are designed to remain durable after freezing at -86°C for global shipping of biopharmaceutical intermediates.

Can You Overdose From Handling Fentanyl?

Tue, 2019-05-07 11:00
Police claim that they’re overdosing from accidentally touching fentanyl, but doctors say it’s impossible. Who’s right?

Still Time to Register for Automation World Conference & Expo

Tue, 2019-05-07 10:53
Industry leaders meet in Chicago May 14-15 to showcase strategies driving operational efficiency.

Industrial Robots are Outpacing Forecasts for Global Growth

Mon, 2019-05-06 11:22
Due to the demands for flexibility to fulfill e-commerce orders, packaging is the second largest market for robots behind auto manufacturing, according to a new study from PMMI Business Intelligence.

New Heart-Powered Pacemaker Powers the Heart. Wait, What?

Mon, 2019-05-06 11:00
Researchers from China and the U.S. have developed a pacemaker that harvests and stores energy from heartbeats.

Live at ELC: As U.S. Economy Slows, Manufacturers Should Shift Focus

Fri, 2019-05-03 12:42
“The slowdown is real, it’s happening all around the world, it’s coming to our shores, and in some segments of the economy, it’s here already here."

Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant Operation

Fri, 2019-05-03 07:00
In what’s being considered a “pioneering breakthrough,” an unmanned aircraft carried a kidney three miles for a transplant.