The pharmaceutical market is facing a number of ongoing challenges, and Essentra believes its packaging business unit can offer a number of solutions. The global packaging company, which completed its acquisition of Clondalkin Specialist Packaging Division at the end of January, will be showcasing its capabilities in Booth 4003 at the upcoming Pharmapack North America June 9-10 in New York City.
Schreiner MediPharm, a German-based global provider of specialty pharmaceutical labeling solutions for more than 60 years, was honored in the "innovation" category at the World Label Awards 2014 for its Pharma-Tac Plus hanging label, according to a company press release. The annual competition was held by L9, a global alliance of label associations.
FDA hopes pharmaceutical manufacturers will address packaging- and labeling- related errors before they even occur. Sound impossible? Not if you consider the agency’s interest in human factors engineering and its design control requirements for medical devices.
Clondalkin Group Holdings B.V., which produces secondary healthcare packaging among other offerings, has promoted David Lennon and Paddy Mullaney to serve as co-CEOs of the group and as members of Clondalkin’s Board of Directors.
SHL Medical is using specialty labeling on pen injectors and autoinjectors. The designer, developer, and manufacturer of drug-delivery devices supplies auto injectors, pen injectors, and inhaler systems to global pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
For SHL Medical’s DAI and Molly devices, Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of specialty pharmaceutical labeling solutions, developed customized sample labels for demonstration of the autoinjectors to pharmaceutical manufacturers.
FLEXcon Europe has been recognized with the New Product of the Year Award at the 2013 Scottish Business Awards for use as a component in Needle-Trap, a labeling solution from Schreiner MediPharm. The Product of the Year event in June featured former President Bill Clinton as the keynote speaker.
As the medical device industry begins to prepare for Unique Device Identification, FLEXcon has launched FLEXcon MedFLEX, a line of label substrates designed to meet FDA’s performance requirements. The FLEXcon MedFLEX line can support unique coding as well as comply with rub tests, the company reports. Specifically, the line is UL-certified in accordance with UL/IEC 60601-1 3rd edition marking durability rub tests, the company reports, and three of the products are UL-recognized with inks and ribbons.