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Oliver Medical
www.oliveronsite.com, www.olivermedical.com

A medical packaging supplier has introduced a packaging engineering service offering technical and engineering support to medical device manufacturers. OnSite offers information on sealing-parameters development, process validation, package system validation, and ISO 11607 guidance, and it identifies cost-savings opportunities. The services are provided by the Oliver Answer Team, composed of engineers who have worked for major medical device manufacturers. The site offers information in English and Chinese. At DuPont Medical Packaging’s hospitality reception during MD&M West 2008, Oliver Medical was recognized for receiving Converting Magazine’s 2007 Innovator Award for Customer Focus based on its OnSite program.

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Eastman Chemical Co.

A company has launched an online Medical Technical Center, located on its corporate Web site. The site allows medical OEMs, processors, and designers to access product and processing information critical to application success from design to product launch. The Medical Technical Center provides fitness-for-use polymer information. The site identifies products by clarity, toughness, chemical resistance, and color stability, along with their ability to undergo certain processes or secondary operations.

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Para Print Inc.

A manufacturer of flexographic printing plates has launched a Web site that features extensive case-study information of its products. The site provides multiple examples of its work in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, as well as its work in labeling, packaging, and specialty work. The manufacturer also provides information on its pilot program, and a page of testimonials.

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PharmaLive, part of the Canon Communications Pharmaceutical Media Group, launched PharmaLiveSearch.com, the first vertical search engine specific to the pharmaceutical industry. PharmaLiveSearch.com was developed in partnership with Convera Corp.; it caters to pharmaceutical professionals by providing specialized search results. The site searches 4000 industry-relevant sources, including national and regional association archives, Web-based government sources, pharmaceutical company Web sites, and pharmaceutical blogs.



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