Today, the labels of investigational products are no longer used as mere carriers of specified contents, explains Frank Jäger, managing director of Faubel. Those labels have become multifunctional tools, he says, which are able to convey variable data in different languages, blind contents, indicate first opening and product originality, or support ease of use.
SATO, a provider of Auto-ID solutions, announced that it launched the CL4/6NX-J series, an Internet of Things (IoT) label printer service compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS), a cloud-based maintenance solution.
DeltaTrak Inc. announced that its ThermoTrace TTI Time-Temperature Indicator Label has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 R&D 100 Awards in the “Process/Prototyping” category for supply chain management and operations.
A recent survey of more than a hundred U.S. consumers over 40 years of age finds that more than 80% have trouble reading small print on labels. Jim Rittenburg, Co-Founder of IC Optix, considers this a significant patient safety concern—and has a solution in mind.
Prescribed multiple therapies and frequently caring for themselves at home, patients are overwhelmed these days. Packaging and labeling, therefore, must do everything possible to help patients understand the products they use.
New solutions for damage, tampering, and migration are underway.
Struggling with product damage in transit? Need tamper evidence for parenterals? Concerned about extractables and leachables? Two exhibitors at Interphex offered solutions to such on-going concerns.
If your glass bottles, vials, or other containers are continuously showing up broken at their destinations, Victor Dixon, President & COO of Rondo-Pak (www.rondo-pak.com), may have a solution.
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.