Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News
Population, Prosperity, and Packaging Challenges Ahead
Enormous growth in population and income will inspire packaging professionals to create new, environmentally conscious technology.
Make Every Second Count with Cartons
Cartons help drug makers' products stand out on the shelf.
A Blistering Pace
by Erik Swain
New ways to use materials and more flexible machinery are driving the development of blisters.
The Changing Face of Sterilization
by Daphne Allen
Advances in existing technologies and a number of emerging methods are helping manufacturers satisfy rigorous requirements.
- Sterilization Process Compatibility with Tyvek
by Michael H. Scholla, PhD, Medical Packaging Manager, DuPont Tyvek (Wilmington, DE)
Trends in Tubed Packaging
by Romina Shane
Today's tubes are different from the first ones used 100 years ago—not only are they more colorful and easier to use, but they have improved drug delivery and have paved the way for new drugs. In this supplement, PMP News explores the latest in tube and closure designs, graphics, and manufacturing.
- Minimizing Contamination in Tubes
by Claus Waldmann, Karl Höll GmbH & Company KG
Standing Out from the Crowd
by Erik Swain
Over-the-counter pharmaceuticals need the latest advances in graphics and security to distinguish themselves.
Labelers can be as simple or as sophisticated as a packager needs.
Efficient Capsule Fillers
Capsule fillers ensure dosing consistency and eliminate waste.
Easy-to-Use Parenteral Packaging
Parenteral packages can eliminate waste, ensure correct dosages, and protect both the user and the patient.
Protective and Flexible Bags & Pouches
Among the most versatile of packaging forms, bags and pouches guard against infection and leaks.
Labeling Cartons Consistently
A label printer and applicator improves bar code quality, reduces rejects, and cuts labor time.
Revisions to CR Packaging Rules
CPSC is revisiting several requirements and adding others.