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PMP News and sister publication Packaging Digest are working closely with our conference team within UBM on ideas for 2015 packaging-specific events. We are working together to ensure that we are providing you with the learning activities that will help you meet the day-to-day challenges you face as packaging professionals.

Help Reduce the Risk of Healthcare-Associated Infections

Today, at a hospital somewhere in the United States, one patient out of 25 is likely dealing with a healthcare-associated infection. This estimate comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which cites a healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevalence survey.

From the Editors' Desk

India Renews Focus on Drug Quality
“Quality is one of the major focus for pharmaceutical exports from India.
GSK Fine to Hurt Growth in Global Pharma Market

From IBISWorld Global Pharmaceuticals analyst Sarah Turk:

Merck to Acquire Sigma-Aldrich to Enhance Position in Attractive Life Science Industry

Merck will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Sigma-Aldrich for $140 per share in cash. The agreed price represents a 37% premium to the latest closing price of $102.37 on September 19, 2014, and a 36...

Pro Mach Acquired by AEA

Pro Mach Inc. is reporting that affiliates of AEA Investors LP (AEA) are acquiring the packaging machinery company from The Jordan Company. Pro Mach manufactures integrated packaging and processing equipment and provides training, installation,...

Use of DNA Technology from Plants Grows in Authentication for Pharmaceuticals and more

Applied DNA Sciences leverages plant DNA applied into an ink or varnish carrier for primary, secondary and tertiary packaging to create a unique marking and authentication system for product and package security against counterfeiting. Partnerships...