The Premier Healthcare Alliance today announced that new SEEDS agreements for therapeutic compression garments have been awarded to Wear Ease Inc., a women owned business, of Boise, Idaho; and Patient Safety Gear Inc., a women owned business, of Boca Raton, Fla.
The two companies are supported by Premier’s SEEDS - Sourcing Education and Enrichment for Diverse and Small Suppliers supplier diversity program that aims to increase the number of minority-, women-, veteran-owned and small business enterprises doing business with Premier alliance members.
Tekni-Plex Inc. (King of Prussia, PA), a global, diversified manufacturer of packaging products and materials for the healthcare, consumer and food packaging industries, is selected to receive the Abbott 2010 Supplier Excellence Award. The award is in recognition of its outstanding contributions in support of Abbott in 2009.
A larger-size, RFID-enabled cabinet launched by Terso Solutions Inc. (Madison, WI) provides customized storage space to protect and track high-value inventories for healthcare suppliers and providers. The newly launched smart cabinet is well-suited for operating room supply centers and catheterization labs, as well as other environments where high-value items need to be controlled at the point of use.
The menu of services and supplies offered by contract packaging firms continues to grow.
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Packaging lines will hum in the city that never sleeps.
They’ll be lining up in Las Vegas this October for more than just the buffets and the $5 blackjack tables—Pack Expo Las Vegas returns to the hotspot October 15–17. To be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, the show will bring together more than 1200 exhibitors showcasing the latest packaging machines, materials, and related services. It will be co-located with the Process Expo, the Converting & Package Printing Expo, and the IBWA 2007 Convention and Tabletop Trade Show.