Sterile Medical Packaging

Perfecseal Joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

Perfecseal, a manufacturer of packaging materials used for sterile barrier systems for medical devices, has joined the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC). HPRC seeks to encourage plastics recycling in healthcare delivery environments.

SteriPack USA Recognized by Florida Governor Rick Scott

SteriPack USA, which opened its first U.S. medical packaging converting facility in Lakeland, FL, last year, has received the “Governor’s Business Ambassador Award” from Florida Governor Rick Scott.

SteriPack USA was recognized for "exceeding commitments in job creation," the company reported in a press release, and it "will seek further employment in the near future."

Webcast Wrap Up: DuPont Medical Packaging Educational Seminars

Experts from DuPont address some questions frequently asked by medical device manufacturers.

In a special global packaging online community, PMP News and DuPont Medical Packaging presented two Web events: “An Introduction to DuPont Tyvek” and “Fundamentals of Medical Package Engineering and Design.” Speaking were Jose R. Arevalo, business development manager, MDM accounts and Latin America, DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection; and Karen Polkinghorne, Packaging Engineer & MDM Specialist, for DuPont Medical & Pharmaceutical Packaging.

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DuPont Medical Packaging Educational Seminars

Experts from DuPont address questions from its latest Webcast on the DuPont Tyvek Transition Project.

In a special global packaging online community, PMP News and DuPont Medical Packaging presented “DuPont Medical Packaging Transition Project (MPTP)—Progress Report,” in September 2012. Roseann C. Salasin, global marketing director; Mike Scholla, global regulatory director; and Bruce Yost, global technical director, of DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection, spoke about progress in the transitioning of Tyvek 1073B and Tyvek 1059B to manufacturing lines that use its latest flash-spinning technology.

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DuPont Medical Packaging Educational Seminars

Experts from DuPont address questions from its latest Webcasts.

In a special global packaging online community, PMP News and DuPont Medical Packaging presented “Current Events in Healthcare Packaging,” and “Microbial Barrier Properties of Porous Sterile Barrier Systems: Does Selection of the Packaging Material Matter?” John Bamberger of DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection received several questions during the events. He provides written responses below.

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PMP News Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Celebrating 20 years in Healthcare Product Packaging—A Look Back In Time… With Eyes on the Future (1993–2013)

 

 

 

 

PMP News, March 1999

Thanks to ISO 11607 and other milestones, medical device packaging has gained definite stature over the last two decades.

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Waste-Reducing Die-Cut Card Wins FPA Honors

One package is making quite an impact, for lessening its environmental impact. The CardioFocus HeartLight Cardiac Ablation System Balloon Catheter Die-Cut Tray manufactured by Beacon Converters Inc. has been honored with two awards from the Flexible Packaging Association during its annual meeting and awards ceremony held in Naples, FL, on February 26, 2013. The die-cut tray has received FPA's Gold Award for Environmental and Sustainability Achievement and its Gold Award for Technical Innovation.

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Addressing 20 Years of Medical Device Packaging Challenges—And Preparing Customers for the Next 20 Years

Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging is a leading global producer of sterile-grade medical device and pharmaceutical packaging.

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AmeriStar Awards Competition Now Accepting Entries

Don't miss submitting your best work to the 2013 AmeriStar Package Awards Competition! AmeriStar showcases the most ground-breaking, innovative packages of the year.

AmeriStar winners in 2012 included the following medical device packages: 

Looking Back over 20 Years of Sterile Medical Packaging

Thanks to ISO 11607 and other milestones, medical device packaging has gained definite stature over the last two decades.

In 1993, medical device manufacturers sought packages that would maintain sterile product safety and efficacy, reduce hospital and supply chain waste, and offer cost efficiencies to prepare for healthcare reform.

Twenty years later, the goals are pretty much the same. But the means and methods have definitely changed. “The whole process of developing and testing packaging has become more scientific,” observes Dhuanne Dodrill, president of Rollprint Packaging Products Inc. “Validation is a way of life.”

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