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 medications as part of the company’s Pharma-Comb series of products.

Top Five Trends in Enterprise Labeling

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.

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Medication Management Solution Wins MDEA Silver Award

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.

Viewpoint: New Global Medical Device Regulations: Burden or Opportunity?

International regulatory requirements are becoming ever more stringent in the medical device sector. Organizations that apply point solutions for each new mandate may be creating unnecessary work and cost for themselves. Neil Gleghorn of artwork management firm Kallik believes there is a better way.

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.

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Robinson Printing Hits 90th Anniversary in Printing

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.

Meeting Pharma’s Need for Ever-Expanding Labels

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;

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PPLA Says GAO Report On E-Labeling Supports Argument Against House Bill

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report bolsters the Pharmaceutical Printed Literature Association’s (PPLA) position against a House bill amendment that would allow making label content available exclusively in electronic form.

Chesapeake Acquired by The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group has acquired global paper-based packaging supplier Chesapeake from Irving Place Capital and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, it was reported in a statement. Chesapeake manufactures leaflets, labels, and cartons, primarily for the pharmaceutical, confectionery, and premium drinks industries. With headquarters in Nottingham, UK, the company employs nearly 5000 at 38 facilities in nine countries and had revenues of €580m in 2012.

Printed Literature Industry Opposes E-Labeling Provision Tacked On House Bill

The pharmaceutical printed literature industry has mobilized to block a proposed amendment that would allow electronic labeling for literature intended for healthcare professionals.

ISPE Surveying Patients on Clinical Trial Materials

ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, reports that it is surveying patients globally on their experiences with clinical trial materials. The goal is to gather feedback on the suitability of clinical trial packaging, label information and design, interacting with clinical trial technologies, and transportation and storage, ISPE reports in a press release. With a target of 2000 or more patients from around the world, this study is the first known of its kind in size and scope, it reports.

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