From the Editors' Desk

Currie by Brenton to Show New Robotic Palletizing System at Pack Expo

Currie by Brenton, a small robotic palletizing system for automated pharmaceutical applications powered by Pro Mach, will be featured at Pack Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30.

According to the company,...

Videojet’s New Continuous Inkjet Printers Extend Time Between Parts Replacement

Videojet Technologies Inc. has introduced two new printers, the 1560 and 1660, both with the new Long Life Coretechnology. Building on its 1000 Line continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers, these new additions offer an extended life service core, which is...

Microscan Announces Acquisition of Label Vision Systems

Microscan Systems, Inc. confirmed it has purchased the trade and assets of Label Vision Systems (LVS) Inc., a company involved in label inspection, print inspection, and bar code verification. LVS will be fully integrated into...

Marchesini to Unveil New Counting Line at Pack Expo

Marchesini Group will be attending in Pack Expo in Las Vegas this year Sept. 28-30 to showcase its newest counting line, the Compact 24 Synchro, for the United States market. It is a monoblock able to run high production speeds, combined with top...

Careful About the Pennies

In 2015 the U.S. economy has shown signs of recovery, and respondents to PMP News’s 2015 Industry Outlook and Salary Survey are reporting some gains. “Business is growing with new products and market share,” writes one professional. “...

Industry Outlook: Balancing Requirements with Innovation

Serialization and track and trace. Changes to U.S. Pharmacopeia packaging chapters. Changing regulations for global distribution. Development and validation costs. Post-approval regulatory changes. Changeover. Cost and budget constraints. Adapting...

Mayne Pharma Expanding Manufacturing, Packaging Operations

Mayne Pharma, both a manufacturer of branded and generic products and a provider of contract development and manufacturing services, is investing $65 million to expand facilities and equipment at its site in Greenville, NC. ...

Insulin-Delivery System Recalled

In July, Insulet Corp. began recalling more than 40,000 boxes of the OmniPod (Pod) Insulin Management System in July because of the risk of interrupted insulin delivery,...

Material for High-Speed Production of Inserts and Outserts Now in Stocked Products

Appleton Coated is now offering its Pharmaceutical Insert (PI) Opaque line in stocked sheet and roll products. PI Opaque is designed and manufactured specifically for high-speed production of pharmaceutical insert and onsert projects in both...

Sterigenics to Increase Gamma Processing Capacity

Sterigenics International is investing $10 million to expand its Gurnee, IL, facility. The provider of contract sterilization, gamma technologies, and medical isotopes will add a new gamma cell, and the irradiator will be ready for customer...