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What Do You What to Learn?

PMP News and sister publication Packaging Digest are working closely with our conference team within UBM on ideas for 2015 packaging-specific events. We are working together to ensure that we are providing you with the learning...

GS1 updates track-and-trace developments for pharmaceuticals

Bob Celeste, senior director of healthcare, GS1 US, discusses what’s going on in traceability and the status of DSCSA implementation in this exclusive Q&A.

 

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U.S. Marshals seize drug products from Flawless Beauty

Various unapproved and improperly labeled drug products that were marketed, sold and distributed via the Internet by Flawless Beauty LLC, of Asbury Park, New Jersey, have been seized by U.S. Marshals at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug...

Common Pitfalls in Implementing the Unique Device Identification Program

As the medical technology industry is preparing for the Unique Device Identification (UDI) initiative, package and label inspection is becoming more important than ever. On September 24, 2014, labels and packages of Class III medical devices and...

Help Reduce the Risk of Healthcare-Associated Infections

Today, at a hospital somewhere in the United States, one patient out of 25 is likely dealing with a healthcare-associated infection. This estimate comes from the Centers for Disease Control...

Contract Packager Reed-Lane Opens Dedicated Serialization Suite

New space features Optel Vision TrackSafe™ System; validation to be completed by Q1 2015.

 

Catalent Adding Automated Clinical Packaging to Support Eli Lilly's Growth

Catalent will equip its Philadelphia Clinical Supply Center of Excellence with new automated prefilled syringe clinical packaging lines to support the growth of its partner, Eli Lilly, the company reported in a news release. The line...

New Package Testing Company Poised to Help Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Life Pack Labs is a new package testing company created through a joint venture between MOCON Inc. and Life Packaging Technology LLC. The new firm aims to work with pharmaceutical and medical device companies as well as related suppliers to...

Aesica celebrates 10th anniversary with a successful transition into an international full-service CDMO
1st September 2014: Aesica, the global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), today celebrates the company’s 10th...