From the Editors' Desk

Bosch Showcases Rotary Insulin Pen Assembly Machine at ACHEMA

At Achema, Bosch Packaging Technology showcased its latest version of the rotary pen assembly machine MRA. Developed by the Bosch subsidiary Moeller & Devicon...

Cryopak Opens Manufacturing Facility in Southern California

Cryopak, a complete cold chain packaging solution provider, recently exhibited at Pharmapack North America and told...

Tris Pharma and Pfizer Enter Into Agreement to Commercialize 12-Hour Extended Release Cough Syrup Under Robitussin

Tris Pharma, Inc. announced it has entered into a license, supply, and distribution agreement with Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.  

Schreiner MediPharm Introduces Pharma-Comb Label with Ten Detachable Parts

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of specialty pharmaceutical labeling solutions for more than 60 years, has developed a label with 10 detachable parts. The label is functionally designed for swift documentation and tracking of...

Combination Products: What Role Does Packaging Play?

For the last few years there’s been a steady stream of new combination products, and deepening trends toward self care appear to be encouraging even more. Home healthcare is growing just as healthcare systems are being encouraged to improve patient...

Great American Packaging Joins Community to Support Convaid’s Pediatric Mobility Awareness Event South Bay KidsFest

Convaid Products Inc., a manufacturer of custom-made, compact lightweight adaptive-assisted wheelchairs, held its first pediatric mobility awareness event called South Bay Kidsfest on June 27 on the Torrance, CA campus of the Pediatric Therapy Network...

Biotechnology Derived Drugs, Needleless Injectors Highlight Talks at RDD Europe

Discussion of prescription to over-the-counter switches for inhaled products from a patient, business, and regulatory perspective was one of several topics on display at Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) Europe 2015, which hosted 450 pulmonary and...

Contract Packager Reed-Lane Hires Two New Executives, Promotes Third to Senior Management

Reed-Lane, a contract packaging provider serving RX, OTC, and generic drug manufacturers, hired Daniel Bright and George Cabrita as project managers, and promoted Josh Goolcharan to project manager specialist. The new project managers will be...

Change Is Coming to Good Distribution Practices: Can You Help?

The U.S. Pharmacopeia is asking for your help as it revises its guidance on Good Distribution Practices. 

DDL Receives ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

DDL, Inc. announced its Eden Prairie, MN and Fountain Valley, CA facilities have received ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).

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