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Respondents to PMP News's Annual Salary Survey report job satisfaction yet more work and fear of unemployment

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Getting Ready for Interphex 2015

Annual exhibition and conference highlights pharma industry advances.

Sponsored by PDA (Parenteral Drug Association), INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo) will be held April 21–23, at New York City’s Javits Center. The event expects more than 600 pharmaceutical industry suppliers participating in exhibition, education, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events.

PDA will host a technical education track at INTERPHEX 2015 entitled “Advancing Manufacturing Science.” Sessions will include the following:

Innovative Team Takes WorldStar Award

The packaging for Nasacort Allergy 24HR has been recognized with a 2015 WorldStar in the Pharmaceutical & Medical packaging category. The package is a fold-over carded blister intended to differentiate the product from other nasal sprays as well as emphasize that Nasacort Allergy 24HR is the same prescription-strength product consumers may have received from their doctors, explains Nancy Limback, manager, packaging innovation & development at Sanofi.

Using Bar Codes to Track Vaccines

A pilot program employing GS1 Data Matrix codes yields “positive results.”

Bar codes are being used to transform the vaccine supply chain in Tanzania.

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IDT Biologika Receives 2015 FOYA Award from the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering

Dessau (Germany), April, 27, 2015 – IDT Biologika, a major contract manufacturer of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, today announced it is the recipient of the 2015 Facility of the Year Award (FOYA) for facility integration. Sponsored by the...

Iron Oxide Found in Hospira Bupivacaine HCl Injection Lot, Voluntary Nationwide Recall Issued

Illinois-based Hospira, Inc. announced Thursday it is issuing a voluntary recall of one lot of preservative-free Bupivacaine hydrochloride injection, USP, 0.5 percent (5 mg/mL), 30 milliliter single-dose...

Aranow Packaging Offers Design Upgrade to 4 Side Seal System FS Range

 

Barcelona, Spain-based Aranow Packaging Machinery announced upgrades to the design of its FS Range four-side seal packaging technology that is commonly used in pharmaceuticals, food, and cosmetics, especially for...

Nelipak Showcases Thermoformed Medical Packaging Solutions at Medtec Europe’s Sudtec

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging held a talk and exhibit on April 23 at Medtec Europe’s Sudtec 2015, an event dedicated to advanced manufacturing solutions that attract global...

Firm Poised to File Lawsuit Against GSK for Anti-Nausea Drug Zofran

Chicago law firm Moll Law Group released a statement on April 22 that it is considering filing the first nationwide class action suit against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the makers of Zofran, a powerful anti-nausea drug alleged to increase the risk of...