Companies are challenged to maintain production efficiency as trends from new global markets to personalized medicine lead to smaller lot sizes. Against the back drop of a changing business model for pharmaceuticals and regulatory expectations, a Quality by Design approach by pharma and medical device firms can yield a deeper understanding of product needs and packaging requirements, leading to more options in materials and processes.
Answering the growing demand for education on your time, at your own pace, and from wherever you are, IoPP is launching its first series of web-based E-Learning packaging courses.
Online Fundamentals of Packaging Technology
The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club is now accepting submissions for the annual Package of the Year Awards competition and Exhibition Gala. “We are excited to bring you this high profile forum to show your best work, and have your submissions reviewed by our blue ribbon panel of judges,” NJPEC announced.
Submissions must be work produced from September 2009 to August 2010 in the following categories:
Cosmetics and Fragrances
Food and Beverage
Colbert Packaging Corp. (Chicago) said it has expanded its service offerings to include technical sales support services aimed at improving the quality and efficiency of customers’ packaging, processes, and production. The services, led by packaging industry veteran John Yingst, new technical sales support manager, provide technical support for all Colbert customers throughout the entire packaging process, from package design to line trials to full production, with 24-hour response time to customer requests in most cases.
With its BioShell protection system, UFP Technologies (
Schneider Packaging Equipment (Brewerton, NY) and Lantech have launched a palletizing/stretch wrapping cell that combines two or more lines into a centralized automated palletizing stretch wrapping station. The unique solution builds the unit load on the stretch wrapper.
Montreal-based BellatRx will be exhibiting its range of machinery for optimizing packaging operations at booth #S5210 at the upcoming Pack Expo Las Vegas Show. On display will be a BellatRx Packaging Cell designed for small production runs or stability batches.
The Pack Expo Vegas Packaging Cell will feature: