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Deitz Co.: Entry Level, Automated Cotton Inserter

Thu, 2019-05-30 15:15
Pharmafill CS1 enables growing companies to upgrade from manual cotton inserting, filling at speeds from 60 to 90 bottles/min.

SCANDAL: FDA Hides 50k Heart Device Malfunction Reports

Thu, 2019-05-30 11:00
An investigation revealed the FDA allowed a faulty implantable heart device to covertly log 50,000 malfunction incidents without action.

Pharma/Med Device Projects Fast Growth in 2020

Wed, 2019-05-29 13:47
According to PMMI’s 2019 Quarterly Business Indicator for May, “current business conditions are anticipated to have significant positive impact on the Pharmaceuticals/Medical Devices industry in 2020.”

Schreiner MediPharm: Disposal of Opioid Transdermal Patches

Wed, 2019-05-29 13:00
Patch-Safe is designed for safe storage of used transdermal patches.

Gene Therapy Repairs Heart Attack Damage

Wed, 2019-05-29 11:00
A team of researchers at King’s College London has discovered a new genetic therapy that regenerates heart cells after a heart attack.

Label Management System Allows for Template Reduction and Consolidation

Tue, 2019-05-28 16:08
Bioscience company Chr. Hansen implements a new label management system, integrated with their ERP, that meets delayed label printing needs and helps users discover errors earlier in the process.

Ominous Mole? New Device Assesses Cancer Risk.

Tue, 2019-05-28 11:00
A Miami start-up has created a handheld device that can determine whether a lesion could be skin cancer.

Scientists are Using Electricity to Heal Wound Infections

Mon, 2019-05-27 11:00
A team at Indiana University has found a way to fight bacterial infection with an electric field dressing.

India Drastically Reduces Prices of Anti-Cancer Drugs

Fri, 2019-05-24 07:00
India’s National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority lowered prices up to 87% on nine different anti-cancer drugs.

New Clinical Trial Suggests Marijuana Helps Autistic Children

Thu, 2019-05-23 11:00
A new study found that marijuana extracts reduced disruptive behavior and improved social responsiveness in children with autism.

Glass Cartridges for Autoinjector Pens Chip and Scuff During Shipping, These Small Defects Cause Big Breaks Later in the Lifecycle

Thu, 2019-05-23 09:16
New paper details vibration dampening panel added to regular pallets containing traditional white box trays virtually eliminates glass damage during shipping.

In Memoriam: Jim Butschli, ‘A Mainstay, a Rock, a Friend’

Wed, 2019-05-22 17:32
We are greatly saddened by the May 21, 2019 passing of Jim Butschli, Editor of Healthcare Packaging and Packaging World.

Ecstasy Could Be a Safe and Effective Treatment for PTSD

Wed, 2019-05-22 11:00
Phase 2 clinical trials suggest MDMA-assisted psychotherapy is a safe and effective treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

With a Nation-Wide Labor Shortage, Industrial Robots can Deliver Results, but Justifying ROI is Still Biggest Challenge

Wed, 2019-05-22 10:48
Robot manufacturers, systems integrators, OEMs, and end users agree on the advantages robotics brings to the production line, but ROI remains a sticking point.

Part 2: Tips for Revamping Your Artwork Approval Process

Wed, 2019-05-22 03:00
Overhauling the artwork approval process? A senior labeling manager at Bausch Health shares tips about what to consider before you start including allocating resources and time, and the importance of work instructions.

IBM Delivers Basics of Blockchain for Logistics

Tue, 2019-05-21 16:30
William Green from IBM Packaging Technology told the ISTA crowd that blockchain technology is perfectly suited for tracking shipments, tracing ownership, and reporting transactions.

Part 1: Tips for Revamping Your Artwork Approval Process

Tue, 2019-05-21 14:42
Overhauling the artwork approval process? A senior labeling manager at Bausch Health shares tips about what to consider before you start.

NIH is Giving UNC $10M to Research Chlamydia Vaccine

Tue, 2019-05-21 11:00
Researchers will receive $10.7 million over five years in hopes of identifying a vaccine candidate for the sexual transmitted infection.

Neopac’s First U.S. Facility Opens to Deliver Tubes Domestically

Mon, 2019-05-20 11:16
At its new Wilson, NC, site, Neopac will produce small-diameter tubes to serve a variety of sectors including dermatology, eye care, animal health and more.

The Onion Satirizes Opioid Epidemic with Packaging Joke

Mon, 2019-05-20 11:00
The famous fake news outlet targeted the pharmaceutical world with a packaging-related article that adds commentary to the opioid epidemic.