From the Editors' Desk

G&K Vijuk to Show Pick & Pack Station at Pack Expo

G&K–Vijuk will introduce its new GUK-Sigma Pick & Pack Station at Pack Expo/Pharma Expo in Las Vegas in September.  

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Novo Nordisk’s FlexPro PenMate Hides Needle During Injection

Novo Nordisk announced the FDA’s approval of FlexPro PenMate, designed for users of Norditropin FlexPro 5 mg, 10 mg, and 15 mg pens who dislike needles and prefer them to be hidden during the injection process. 

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Teva Parenteral Medicines Recalls 6 Lots of Adrucil Due to Particulate Matter

Teva Parenteral Medicines announced a voluntary recall of six lots of Adrucil (fluorouracil injection, USP) 5g/100 mL (50 mg/mL) due to the potential presence of particulate matter identified as aggregate of silicone rubber pieces from a filler...

Chester Medical Unveils Digital Braille Printing

Specialist carton and leaflet manufacturer and contract packer Chester Medical Solutions announces it has installed the first digital carton printer for Braille in the United Kingdom. 

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Leti and Diabeloop Artificial Pancreas Project Targets Diabetes Treatment

CEA-Leti and Diabeloop announced their joint lab to develop an artificial pancreas to improve treatment for Type 1 diabetes patients. The lab builds on an earlier joint three-year research project that included clinical trials in hospitals and...

Life & More Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Akttive High Performance Fat Burner Gold Capsules

Life & More, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling 783 Bottles from Lot #000185004400 Akttive High Performance Fat Burner Gold capsules weight loss supplements,...

Glenroy Inc. Celebrates 50 Years in Flexible Packaging

Glenroy Inc. commemorated its 50-year anniversary this July. It is a converter and printer of flexible packaging film and stand-up pouches.

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Study: PET Bottles Exposed to UV Light Negatively Impact Next Gen Bottles

A new research study conducted by Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) found that exposing post-consumer bottles to ultraviolet (UV) light prior to recycling has a severe impact on the physical properties and visual attributes of next generation, recycled...

Propeller Health Receives FDA Clearance for Inhaler Meds Platform

Propeller Health announced the FDA cleared its Propeller platform to market in association with medications using GlaxoKlineSmith’s Diskus dry powder inhaler device for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The clearance follows 510...

Avery Dennison Expands Pharma Portfolio With Syringe Labeling Products

Avery Dennison announced it has introduced a line of new syringe labeling products to its pharmaceutical portfolio. It features safe, compliant label stock solutions, which meet manufacturers’ high standards for syringe and tight mandrel...