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Federal Mfg. Moving to New Facility

Federal Mfg., a Pro Mach company, is reporting that office personnel will move from the company’s Walker’s Point neighborhood plant in Milwaukee to its new 78,000-sq-ft headquarters and manufacturing facility in Pewaukee, WI, on August 25...

Almac Group Adding 348 New Jobs

The Almac Group will create 348 jobs over the next five years, after investments of more than £54 million, reports Arlene Foster, Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister in Northern Ireland. Invest Northern Ireland has offered the...

Amgen, Baxter, and Cubist Issue Recalls over Particulates

FDA has reported several product recalls involving visible particulates.

Do You Know Where Your Medical Device Is?

At this very moment, there’s likely billions of dollars of medical device inventory in the supply chain that has left manufacturer facilities, yet hasn’t been paid for yet. “About 70% of orthopedic devices, for instance, are out of...

3M Drug Delivery Systems Announces Collaboration with Presspart Group

3M Drug Delivery Systems Division today announces a new collaborative agreement with Presspart Group (a division of the German based Heitkamp & Thumann Group), a specialist medical device and pharmaceutical component manufacturer, whereby...

Microscan Celebrates 20 Years of Data Matrix Codes

RENTON, WA, August 13, 2014 – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, celebrates the 20th anniversary of the two-dimensional (2D) Data Matrix code. The Data Matrix was invented in 1994 by International...

Pharma Shipper Provider Advocates Recycling instead of EPS Bans

Multiple cities in California and around the United States have already banned expanded polystyrene (EPS) food containers, and some are now eyeing EPS packaging materials. Our sister publication Packaging Digest, for instance, published a...

Understanding new U.S. Federal requirements for prescription traceability

This guide and update by expert William Fletcher will help you make sense of the new U.S. federal requirements in light of the Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013 for prescription track-and-trace...

Pharma Expo to Feature World-Class Conference Program
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and the...
Mexico among Leading Producers of Pharmaceuticals in the Americas, Reports GlobalData

Mexico is "one of the leading producers" of pharmaceuticals in the Americas, with "over 350 domestic and multi-national companies . . . engaged in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products in Mexico," reports Joshua Owide,...