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Balancing Requirements with Innovation

You are preparing for regulatory changes while addressing cost concerns. How much opportunity is there for innovation?

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Careful about the Pennies

Salaries are healthy and job satisfaction is high, but survey respondents report increased workload and hiring constraints.

Salaries are healthy and job satisfaction is high, but survey respondents report increased workload and hiring constraints.

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U.S. Pharmacopeia Changes Are Unfolding

Several U.S. Pharmacopeia packaging chapters are undergoing some sort of change, reported Dwain L. Sparks, an Eli Lilly Co. retiree and now a strategic advisor and expert consultant with YourEncore, to attendees at Pharmapack North America. These include the following chapters:

• Chapter <381> Elastomeric Closures for Injections.

• Chapter <659> Packaging and Storage Requirements.

• Chapter <660> Containers—Glass.

• Chapter <670> Auxiliary Packaging Components.

• Chapter <661> Containers—Plastics.

ISO 11607 to Be Revised

Get ready for a pretty different ISO 11607.

Nick Fotis, global packaging director for Cardinal Health, tells PMP News that ISO 11607 Parts 1 and 2 have begun to go through the revision process. Fotis recently joined David Johnson from Halyard Health as co-chairs of AAMI Working Group 7 to succeed Jackie Daly Johnson, president of Beacon Converters. Additionally they will be on the U.S. delegation to the ISO Technical Committee (TC) 198/Working Group (WG) 7 Packaging when it meets in December. 

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Mayne Pharma Expanding Manufacturing, Packaging Operations

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Insulin-Delivery System Recalled

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Material for High-Speed Production of Inserts and Outserts Now in Stocked Products

Appleton Coated is now offering its Pharmaceutical Insert (PI) Opaque line in stocked sheet and roll products. PI Opaque is designed and manufactured specifically for high-speed production of pharmaceutical insert and onsert projects in both...

Sterigenics to Increase Gamma Processing Capacity

Sterigenics International is investing $10 million to expand its Gurnee, IL, facility. The provider of contract sterilization, gamma technologies, and medical isotopes will add a new gamma cell, and the irradiator will be ready for customer...

European Tubes Honored in 2015 Tube of the Year Awards

Innovations in dispensing, decorating, and materials were honored by the European Tube Manufacturers Association (ETMA) as it announced the winners of its Tube of the Year 2015 awards, including a tube for ultrasound procedure gel.