Medical Device Packaging

Regulations, Standards Impacting Medical Device Packaging to Be Discussed at HealthPack

Could stronger economic ties between the United States and the European Union impact medical device packaging?

End-Users Evaluate Device Packaging at HcPIE

Medical device packagers received firsthand insights on the preferences and concerns of healthcare personnel at the Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE) event held in October at Michigan State University.
As doctors, nurses, and a paramedic performed simulations in fast-paced care environments, packaging as often as not presented obstacles, as packages were not opened as designed and labels went unread.
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End-Users Evaluate Device Packaging at HcPIE

Medical device packagers received first hand insights on the preferences and concerns of healthcare personnel at the Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE) event held this month at Michigan State University.

You Actually Don’t Want Nurses to Think Too Much About Your Package

Understanding user needs is critical for effective product design, particularly in healthcare. Delays or mistakes could impact health. Events like the upcoming Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (www.msu.edu/~hcpie/index.html) hosted by Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and HealthPack offer unique ways to help attendees understand how packaging must ease product use—and never hinder caregivers.

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Thermoformed Medical Packaging Lands WorldStar Honors

Prent Corp. has won a WorldStar Award for a custom thermoformed medical package, which is helping one global device manufacturer cut the time needed to deliver life-saving procedures to a hemorrhaging patient.

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Get Ready for MD&M West, WestPack, ATX West, and More

This February 12–14, Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, WestPack, and ATX West will join sister shows at the Anaheim Convention Center to highlight the latest technologies for medical device manufacturing and packaging as well as pharma packaging and more. MD&M West covers all aspects of medical device manufacturing including packaging; WestPack is a comprehensive packaging event for a number of industries, including pharmaceuticals and medical device packaging; and ATX West covers automation and related technologies.

HealthPack 2013 to Cover Medical Device Packaging Standards, Technologies

HealthPack 2013 will be held March 12-14 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, KY. The annual conference covers the latest medical device packaging issues and new technologies and is accompanied by a table-top exhibition that begins the evening of March 12. For details, visit www.healthpack.net

HealthPack 2013 to Cover Medical Device Packaging Standards, Technologies

HealthPack 2013 will be held March 12-14 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, KY. The annual conference covers the latest medical device packaging issues and new technologies and is accompanied by a table-top exhibition that begins the evening of March 12. For details, visit www.healthpack.net

Report: Dental Device Market to Hit $6 billion by 2016

The medical device segment covering diagnostic and surgical equipment intended for dental treatment is expected to rise over the next few years.

 The “Dental Diagnostic & Surgical Equipment Market - (Radiology, Laser, CAD/CAM Devices & Chairs) – Current Trends, Opportunities and Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016)” analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in Americas, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World.

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Johnson & Johnson Applauds Amcor for Packaging Sustainability

The company has recognized Amcor for responsible practices in its packaging operations, including energy savings and waste avoidance.

Amcor Ltd., a global leader in responsible packaging solutions, has been awarded a 2012 Supplier Sustainability Award from Johnson & Johnson (J&J), a leading multi-national manufacturer of pharmaceutical, diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical, and biotechnology products.

Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world’s leading producer of rigid plastic containers, and Amcor Flexibles, the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging, were jointly recognized for their overall sustainability efforts and targeted activities as a leading supplier to J&J.

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