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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.

Breakthrough Therapies Face Unique Supply Chain Challenges

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:27
Live from the PDA Annual Meeting: Speed to market is so important in reaching patients without other options, but how do you build the supply chain with moving goalposts?

Automation and Collaboration Go Hand in Hand

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:14
Vision 2025 participants at PACK EXPO International in Chicago discussed their automation challenges and the solutions they are implementing, and found that collaboration is key.

Second Patient Cured of HIV

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:00
For the second time in twelve years, a patient has been cured of HIV infection, the virus that causes AIDS.

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Tue, 2019-03-12 09:31
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Reverse Logistics Services in East Asia Boosting Returnable Transport Packaging Demand

Tue, 2019-03-12 09:16
New report says returnable transport packaging is a type of reverse logistics that ensures a more efficient supply chain system with improved service quality.

EXAIR Corp.: Air Conveyors

Tue, 2019-03-12 08:45
For food, pharmaceutical and chemical applications requiring the benefits of stainless steel, the 316SS offers chemical and corrosion-resistance.

INTERPHEX 2019: 40th Anniversary

Mon, 2019-03-11 11:59
INTERPHEX takes place Apr. 2-4 at the Javits Center in New York. Our show preview includes packaging-focused educational sessions and a custom exhibitor list.

Another Study Says MMR Vaccine Doesn’t Cause Autism

Mon, 2019-03-11 11:00
Another study confirms the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine does not increase the risk of autism in children.

Shaped Pouch Proves Integral to Unique Wearable Breast Pump

Fri, 2019-03-08 08:21
Described as the world’s first all-in-one wearable breast pump that fits inside a bra, it incorporates a doughnut-shaped pouch/bag that holds breast milk. An oval cutout in the center of the bag makes it easy to hold and fit neatly within the pump.

Opioid Crisis: FDA to Adjust Pill Packaging and Dosing

Fri, 2019-03-08 07:00
In an effort to combat opioid abuse, the FDA plans new dosage forms and small-quantity packaging.

Americans Want Cheaper Drugs

Thu, 2019-03-07 11:00
A new poll found that consumers on both sides of the aisle support steps to control prescription drug costs.

Leveraging Automation in Operations – Challenges and Solutions

Thu, 2019-03-07 09:34
Packaging and processing professionals from operations and engineering, including CPGs, contract packagers and OEMs got together for Vision 2025 at PACK EXPO International 2018, to discuss their own challenges and the solutions they employ to leverage automation in operations.

Report Predicts Soaring Global Track-and-Trace Market

Thu, 2019-03-07 08:22
Barcodes and RFID help the pharmaceutical industry ensure supply chain security and authenticate the life history of products.

Study: Flexible Healthcare Packaging Materials Can Be Recycled

Thu, 2019-03-07 00:27
The recent HPRC assessment had some promising results for multi-material plastics from hospitals. The experts talk strategy and four important recycle-ready questions to ask yourself.