Elbit Imaging, InSightec Announce that FDA Approves Exablate System for Treatment in U.S.

Elbit Imaging announced that it was informed by InSightec Ltd. that the FDA has approved InSightec's next generation Exablate system to treat symptomatic uterine fibroids and changed the labeling to allow consideration for women who desire to maintain fertility. The updated labeling specifies that ablation of uterine fibroid tissue can now be considered for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids, who desire to retain fertility and spare their uterus.

Schreiner MediPharm, Edelmann to Develop Booklet-Label for Folding Carton Exterior

In a joint project with packaging manufacturer Edelmann, Schreiner MediPharm has developed a multi-page booklet-label that makes important product information accessible on the exterior of folding cartons. The new solution, which Schreiner says eliminates the need for pharmacists or consumers to first open a package before obtaining detailed product information, meets related requirements of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive 2011/62/EU.

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 pharmaceutical applications. 

PRISYM ID Named Silver Sponsor and Speaker at 2015 Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference

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.

Almac Group Expands to Singapore with New Regional Headquarters and Clinical Trial Supply Facility

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 and Trojanlabel Partnership Aims to Change Vision of Digital Printing

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 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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