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 pharmaceutical applications.
PRISYM ID, a provider of labeling solutions for the medical device and life sciences market, has been named a silver sponsor at the third annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference from Aug. 12-13. The two-day event is held at Double Tree, Hilton Hotel in St. Paul, MN.
The final health and safety inspections at Almac Group’s new regional headquarters and clinical trial supply facility in Singapore were completed, allowing the company to provide full-service equipment that includes primary packaging rooms, secondary packaging areas, frozen storage, label control room, and a Just-in-Time (JIT) labeling suite. The facility opened on July 10.
Colordyne Technologies and Trojanlabel, of Copenhagen, announced its partnership with the launch of the Commercial Class 2600 Series Mini Press at EastPack 2015 in New York. According to Taylor Buckthorpe, Colordyne marketing director, the two companies were competing against each other on benchtop platforms, and with Trojanlabel’s TrojanOne product and its heavy investment in R&D while looking for more sales opportunities, the reason to collaborate was simple.
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 medications as part of the company’s Pharma-Comb series of products.
As pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers grapple with changing labeling requirements, streamlining their processes could provide support.
By Josh Roffman, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management
Evolving supply chain themes and technological advancements in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries are compelling businesses to look at labeling differently. A variety of developing trends in enterprise labeling are driving these leading global businesses to reassess their supply-chain strategy to streamline their processes, meet compliance, and initiate best practices.
Strict regulations and standards guide the preparation of medication at hospitals, but unfortunately, these are not always followed. In the operating room, where procedures and decisions often happen rapidly, noncompliance is especially common and can have dangerous consequences.
By Neil Gleghorn, Managing Director
Patient safety is of utmost concern in the medical device sector, which means that products need to adhere to all sorts of strict controls--to ensure not only their quality, but also their absolutely traceability right back to their original source. Those requirements are being stepped up to new levels as part of a general wave of improvements to the way health-related products are managed and monitored.
Dave Robinson was just two years old when his father Mike became owner of Robinson Printing, so he has long witnessed—and now helps guide—the family-owned company’s ongoing growth. Celebrating its 90th year in business in 2014, Robinson Printing continues to evolve in terms of technology and capability, offering labeling innovations to solve real-life customer challenges.
Mike Miller has seen a steady increase in the required information and font sizes needed for pharmaceutical labeling. “This continued increase requires our clients to expand their packaging and find creative ways to deliver that information,” says Miller, who is vice president of manufacturing and co-founder of Platinum Press Inc. (Grand Prairie, TX; www.platinumpress.com.).