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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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Currie by Brenton to Show New Robotic Palletizing System at Pack Expo

Currie by Brenton, a small robotic palletizing system for automated pharmaceutical applications, will be featured at Pack Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30.

According to the company, this design reduces by...

Videojet’s New Continuous Inkjet Printers Extend Time Between Parts Replacement

Videojet Technologies Inc. has introduced two new printers, the 1560 and 1660, both with the new Long Life Core technology. These new additions offer an extended life service core, which is guaranteed to provide five years of operation from the time...

Microscan Announces Acquisition of Label Vision Systems

Microscan Systems, Inc. confirmed it has purchased the trade and assets of Label Vision Systems (LVS) Inc., a company involved in label inspection, print inspection, and bar code verification. LVS will be fully integrated into...

Marchesini to Unveil New Counting Line at Pack Expo

Marchesini Group will be attending in Pack Expo in Las Vegas this year Sept. 28-30 to showcase its newest counting line, the Compact 24 Synchro, for the United States market. It is a monoblock able to run high production speeds, combined with top...

Careful About the Pennies

In 2015 the U.S. economy has shown signs of recovery, and respondents to PMP News’s 2015 Industry Outlook and Salary Survey are reporting some gains. “Business is growing with new products and market share,” writes one professional. “...