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Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & OTC Packaging

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Upbeat protein drink label encourages bottle recycling

The Good Whey Company selects a premium-finish label material for its new protein dairy drink that provides shelf impact and facilitates bottle recycling.
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TWO POUCHES. Two unoriented pouches are picked up by an AFA Delta 3 robot, which then places them into a loading funnel.
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Robotic cartoning adds efficiency, subtracts labor costs

Robotic cartoning replaces manual operations, alleviating labor shortages, costs, and increasing line efficiency for contract manufacturer Pharmalab Inc.
Branson Ultrasonics helped Karma Culture LLC overcome the challenge of welding the patented KarmaCap, a dispensing capsule that holds vitamins and other essential ingredients separate from the water until the consumer peels back the protective seal, pushes down on the cap, and gently shakes the bottle to mix the drink. The “reservoir cap” is used for Karma® Wellness Water plastic bottles.
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Customized spin-welding key to sealing KarmaCap

Closure allows users to infuse fresh vitamins into beverage and then shake the bottle to initiate health benefits of its vitamin drinks.
Sealed double-barrier trays are placed into a folding carton, supplied by Barger. The FORZA packaging consists of a total of four thermoformed PETG trays; one inner tray, two sizes of inner retainer trays, and an outer tray sealed with coated Tyvek lidding material.
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Double-barrier tray accommodates 700 spinal implants

Medical device maker Orthofix works with its packaging supplier to fit some 700 spinal implant products into four trays with retainers.
Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker SHL with unique branding and appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
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SHL equips autoinjectors with multi-functional labels

Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker with unique branding, appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
TWO FILLERS. Bottles on the conveyor line pass underneath the two Spee-Dee fillers. After the bottles are filled they are sealed and prepped for shipping.
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New sanitary auger fillers improve filling accuracy

Whole food supplement packager Standard Process Inc. reduces powdered product overfills, meets sanitary guidelines.
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Pipette provider rewards reuse by planting trees

Rainin Instrument works with American Forests to plant a tree every time one of its service return kits is reused, with a minimum commitment of 5000 trees in 2013.
The new corrugated configurations incorporate tighter dimensions and eliminate interior dividers. Neither the inner cartons nor the outer shipping cases require foam peanuts for protective cushioning.
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New casing strategy cultivates economy and ecology

Organic grower reinvents its shipper packing operations to minimize material usage and waste byproducts.
Aragan, a French laboratory that specializes in the use of natural ingredients, has selected Burgopak Healthcare & Technology to package its range of probiotics and dietary supplements.
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French lab Aragan uses packaging with sliding mechanism

Opening and closing functionality in either single or double blister pack formats creates point of differentiation in pharmacies throughout France.
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Coconut water for kids strikes the right balance

Vita Coco Kids coconut water builds upon the established brand identity of the original Vita Coco product while adding whimsical, kid-friendly touches.
Sleek aluminum can for protein shake.
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Protein shake in sleek aluminum

Fuel Premium Protein Shake from Nutrie has hit the market in 12-oz aluminum cans.
The new spherical logo depicts silhouettes of dynamic human forms against a background in shades of blue—reflecting USANA’s wish to prolong life, unify mankind, and fight global hunger. The logo is also printed with a glossy finish on the secondary packaging.
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Debossed custom closure depicts 'one world'

USANA Health Sciences’ rebranding effort includes the design and manufacture of a custom container closure debossed with the company’s new ‘one world’ logo.
Wright Medical’s package meets multiple demands
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Wright Medical’s package meets multiple demands

Award-winning PETG thermoform functions in both sterile and non-sterile environments, eases validation, and ensures no punctures or pinholes.
A combination of a PharmaPort 360TM controlled temperature container and UPS Temperature True® services helped protect this vaccine shipment to Laos.
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CDC, UPS comment on vaccine delivery to Laos

A Q&A with Centers for Disease Control’s Dr. Joseph Bresee and Dimitri Zacharenko of UPS on shipping 100,000 influenza vaccines 5,000 miles in temperature-sensitive conditions.
Photo shows a flu vaccine shipment within a temperature-controlled container.
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CDC, UPS deliver temperature-sensitive flu vaccines to Laos

Nearly 100,000 influenza vaccines in prefilled syringes travel more than 5,000 miles in just three days, maintaining a 3° to 7° C temperature range.

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