Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has recognized global packaging provider Amcor Ltd. with a 2012 Supplier Sustainability Award. Amcor Rigid Plastics and Amcor Flexibles were both recognized for their overall sustainability efforts as well as their roles as suppliers to J&J. One of 43 nominated suppliers in J&J's worldwide competition, Amcor was one of seven award winners.
The Application Fundamentals of Aluminum Closures (AFAC) Conference will be held on September 11 and 12 in Athens, Georgia. The conference, hosted by Fowler Products, features panelists and presenters from major closure, bottle, and equipment manufacturing organizations.
BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), today announced that it obtained 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for BD BACTECTM Plus Aerobic/F blood culture bottles in plastic, previously only available in glass. Obtaining 510(k) clearance allows for increased convenience for customers without compromising the performance and quality of the system.
Amcor Rigid Plastics, a producer of rigid plastic packaging, and Italy's
Packaging inconsistencies as well as broken or chipped tablets have prompted Novartis Consumer Health Inc. (NCH) to conduct a sweeping recall.
A+ Secure Packaging LLC, a custom contract packaging for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, dietary supplement, OTC, prescription, animal health, and medical device companies, has installed a new, fully integrated bottling line.
In May, FDA approved Merck’s new treatment for chronic hepatitis C (CHC), Victrelis (boceprevir). The drug is approved for the treatment of CHC genotype 1 infection, in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin, in adult patients (18 years of age and older) with compensated liver disease, including cirrhosis, who are previously untreated or who have failed previous interferon and ribavirin therapy, according to Merck.