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The President’s proposed tariff on imports could have a major effect on the medical device supply chain between the U.S. and Mexico.
Through its SMASH plan, the major life sciences supplier has set targets for deforestation, recyclability and package reduction by 2022.
At FutureLink Barcelona 2019 in June, the serialization discussion will focus on the value of digital information sharing Can healthcare manufacturers use data to help patients and physicians?
Despite challenges with justifying ROI, and a long learning curve, robots in packaging and processing are experiencing better-than predicted-growth. Here is a summary of findings.
A team of engineers at McMaster University has devised a way to preserve vaccines for months without refrigeration.
Drain Safe gel packs use a proprietary and environmentally friendly refrigerant, and can be clipped open and the contents safely washed down the drain.
Multi-Conveyor debuted a stainless steel constructed 2-to-1 vertical merge conveyor de-signed to transport individual bags of frozen food.
Scientists from five different countries are using HIV antibody techniques to develop a universal snakebite cure.
Designed to achieve 400 products per minute, Herma 132M Labeler now offers motion control for improved product handling.
Diagnostic samples bound for one of the U.K.’s NHS pathology labs get low-cost RFID labels that save packaging, staff, and operational costs, among other benefits.
The FDA just approved a new drug to treat a rare and deadly genetic disorder, and it costs more than $2 million.
ORTHOFIX Medical Tray, Duallok cannabis packaging and an allergy relief spray among the many healthcare winners of the annual Institute of Packaging Professionals' AmeriStar Awards.
The FlexClean combines flexibility, quality and output with a modular approach. Achieving outputs of up to 180 bottles/min, the machine can accommodate different transport carriers and formats.
Scientists have created a genetically modified fungus that produces spider toxin to rapidly kill malaria-spreading mosquitos.
Creative packaging, specialty closures, and intelligent indicators are on the rise within the flexible packaging industry, according to the “2019 Flexible Packaging Assessment Report” by PMMI Business Intelligence.
Central Pharma selected the Veratrak platform to help achieve digitized end-to-end visibility of the supply chain and improve collaboration.
The HERMA 132M applies wrap around labels to vials and bottles from 0.57 to 3 inches in diameter at speeds up to 400 products per minute. The 132M is built ready to receive a wide range of print and vision systems and features a label reject system meaning that labels rejected by the vision system are dispensed onto a roller rather than being applied to the product.
Biohackers are counteracting soaring insulin prices by concocting a do-it-yourself version on the cheap.
In the next five years, robotic functionality will drive a whole new system with richer algorithms, dynamic maneuverability, force control, and inherent safety, says a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence.
The FDA blocked Merck’s attempt to add a femoral fracture warning to its osteoporosis drug Fosamax.