From the Editors' Desk

Bosch’s FXS Combi Wins Coveted Red Dot Award

Bosch Packaging Technology’s FXS Combi, a filling and closing machine for pre-sterilized nested syringes, vials, and cartridges, earned the internationally renowned “Red Dot Award” on...

Checkpoint Systems Announces 2 New RFID Labels for Health Products

Two new radio frequency identification (RFID) labels for health, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic consumer products from Checkpoint Systems, Inc., were announced on April 15.

Wheaton High Recovery Vial Study Available at Interphex

Wheaton, a provider of laboratory plastic and glass goods for life science and biopharmaceuticals, released a new white paper highlighting a...

Seidenader to Unveil Latest High Voltage Leak Detection Design at Interphex

Seidenader/Körber Medipak Systems will be presenting its newly designed high voltage leak detection as a standalone solution (HVLD SOLO) at Interphex in New York on April 21 through April 23 at booth #3007. It will be the...

Rieke Swift Doser Touted for Veterinary Packaging Innovation

Rieke Packaging Systems earned a commendation in March for its Swift Doser, a dispenser designed as a solution for the oral dosing of medicines to animals.

UDI Implementation Challenges Often Pertain to Data

Even though Unique Device Identification (UDI) requirements are now well established and the first compliance deadline (for Class III medical devices) has passed, medical device manufacturers continue to face implementation challenges. GS1 US seeks to...

West Pharmaceutical Services Names New CEO

West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. has appointed Eric M. Green as its new Chief Executive Officer, according to a press release. Green succeeds Dr. Donald E. Morel, Jr., the current chairman and CEO.

Morel will...

Domino Printing to Address UDI and DQSA Compliance at Interphex

Regulations such as the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) and the Unique Device Identification (UDI) rule are “driving a flurry of compliance activity in both pharmaceutical and medical devices,” according to...

2015 AIM North America Award Recipients Honored

The 2015 AIM  North America Awards were held in San Diego, CA on April 14, recognizing the works of a Sugar Hill, GA-based renowned industry speaker and a Bellevue, WA-based software...

Packaging, Healthcare Markets to Drive Demand for Antimicrobial Plastics

Trends in packaging and healthcare markets are expected to drive demand for antimicrobial plastics, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets. The company characterizes the two market segments as "major applications of antimicrobial...