Schreiner MediPharm has introduced labels that protect liquid medicine in transparent glass containers from damaging UV and light exposure. The portfolio includes three protective labels at various safety levels.
Twenty-one Technology Excellence Awards finalists in seven categories will be highlighted during PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018 with show attendees serving as the ultimate final judge.
Despite being surrounded in controversy, the U.S. cannabis industry is experiencing rapid growth. Experts estimate legal cannabis will grow from $7.3 billion to $24.5 billion between 2016 and 2020. Currently, 65 percent of cannabis sales stem from medical marijuana.
The year was 1987. When then-President Ronald Reagan signed the Prescription Drug Marketing Act, the first passed legislation including the concept of pedigree for pharmaceuticals. It was also the precursor to the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act signed by President Obama.
Keystone Folding Box Co. has come out with a line of secondary packaging options for injectable pharma products. Available in a variety of tailored features and in both all-paperboard and plastic-hybrid formats, solutions are available for prefilled syringes, auto-injector pens, vials and ampoules.
For companies involved in pharmaceutical packaging, 2018 looks like it will be a year of scrambling to meet new regulations on serialization, safety and security, while at the same time responding to market demands for personalized care and generational requirements.
In its most recent article, the HCPC reviewed how the FDA was looking at a variety of alternatives to stem the opioid epidemic. The HCPC has been involved in this effort by promoting the wide-ranging benefits of unit-dose blister packaging.
One of the most prestigious international prizes for pharmaceutical equipment and innovations, the Facility of the Year Award, was given to the Cook Pharmica in 2017 for the "Flexible Filling Line" (FFL).
A fall 2016 report by Research and Markets states the cold form blister packaging market should hit U.S. $8.63 billion by 2024. Growing demand from the pharmaceutical industry and a high requirement of cold forming packs due to favorable product features are driving the growth.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!