From the Editors' Desk

PTI Introduces VeriPac 310 in Time for Interphex 2015

The recently introduced, next generation PTI VeriPac Inspection System, the VeriPac 310, can be viewed at Interphex this week, April 21 through April 23, at Booth 2154B. The latest model replaces the first generation VeriPac 225...

U.S. Sterile Medical Packaging Market Growing More Than 7 Percent Yearly

The Sterile Medical Packaging market in the U.S. will grow at a CAGR of 7.23% over the period 2014-2019, according to a new report from Research and Markets. Medical products include pharmaceutical products, medical devices, surgical devices, and...

Thermo-Stable and Cold-Chain Independent Vaccines Development Receives Funding

Mymetics Corp., Epalinges, Switzerland, a pioneer in the research and development of virosome-based vaccines to prevent transmission of human infectious diseases, announced April 20 that its subsidiary Mymetics BV in the Netherlands is...

Inhalation Patent Decision Favors Mylan and Denies Teva

Mylan N.V. announced April 17 that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the validity and infringement of all four patents asserted by Mylan Specialty, L.P. protecting its Perforomist® (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation...

Bosch’s FXS Combi Wins Coveted Red Dot Award

Bosch Packaging Technology’s FXS Combi, a filling and closing machine for pre-sterilized nested syringes, vials, and cartridges, earned the internationally renowned “Red Dot Award” on...

Checkpoint Systems Announces 2 New RFID Labels for Health Products

Two new radio frequency identification (RFID) labels for health, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic consumer products from Checkpoint Systems, Inc., were announced on April 15.

Wheaton High Recovery Vial Study Available at Interphex

Wheaton, a provider of laboratory plastic and glass goods for life science and biopharmaceuticals, released a new white paper highlighting a...

Seidenader to Unveil Latest High Voltage Leak Detection Design at Interphex

Seidenader/Körber Medipak Systems will be presenting its newly designed high voltage leak detection as a standalone solution (HVLD SOLO) at Interphex in New York on April 21 through April 23 at booth #3007. It will be the...

Rieke Swift Doser Touted for Veterinary Packaging Innovation

Rieke Packaging Systems earned a commendation in March for its Swift Doser, a dispenser designed as a solution for the oral dosing of medicines to animals.

UDI Implementation Challenges Often Pertain to Data

Even though Unique Device Identification (UDI) requirements are now well established and the first compliance deadline (for Class III medical devices) has passed, medical device manufacturers continue to face implementation challenges. GS1 US seeks to...