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Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & OTC Packaging

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Oat Works package design highlights benefits, not 'bores'

Vibrant, fruity colors and modern, bold typography moves oat and fruit-based smoothie packaging away from oat clichés, to reflect product’s taste, smoothness.
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H2O pack black
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Backpack eases human transport of water in developing countries

PackH2O replaces buckets and jerrycans, helping people carry and transport safe drinking water in Haiti, Guatemala, Kenya, and Uganda.
Mega Doctor Babor
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Skin care brand selects airless dispensing

DOCTOR BABOR products are easy to dispense, evacuate, and include recyclable packaging components.
Zetonna
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Sunovion Pharmaceuticals selects customized dose indicator

Aptar Pharma’s Landmark device helps patients dose dry nasal aerosol Zetonna for the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
For bottle reducers, the EOAT requires a guidepost in addition to the vacuum to ensure they do not fall off the robot head before being seated in the bottle neck.
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Liquid pharma line requires fast, flexible pick-and-place

Flexibility and fast changeover were top-of-the-list requirements for a robotic pick-and-place unit for a liquid packaging line at Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC, located in Lincolnton, NC.
MIT research
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Cold chain: Cooler battles antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis

MIT-designed cooler preserves tuberculosis drugs and records doses, overcoming obstacles in Ethiopia.
Vemma Verve
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Vemma rebrands with cylindrical HDPE containers

Containers for Verve! Low Carb Shot feature full-body sleeve and continuous-thread closure.
Walmart MWV
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Walmart to launch new compliance pack

More than 3,600 pharmacies will employ new Shellpak Renew, which aims to give pharmacists more time to counsel patients and improve adherence.
Capsugel Licaps
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GlaxoSmithKline reduces product lead times

Liquid-filled hard capsules replace soft gelatin capsules, which also integrate well with GSK’s capsule-filling equipment.
SmartPULL packaging technology on glove boxes helps reduce product waste by preventing extra gloves from falling out while pulling out a glove.
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Kimberly-Clark uses packaging to reduce product waste

As part of its parent company’s sustainability efforts, Kimberly-Clark Health Care and Kimberly-Clark Professional develop a dual-opening device that prevents medical exam glove waste.
Catalent aisle changing crane
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Catalent’s three aisle-changing cranes drive efficiency

Automated storage and retrieval design helps Catalent Pharma Solutions handle up to 630 pallet moves per day in and out of 19,000 pallet locations at its Philadelphia facility.
UPS Laos
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UPS delivers $9 million of flu vaccine to Laos

Walgreens donates 375,000 doses that UPS air-ships more than 9,000 miles in five days through five countries, maintaining mandatory 2° to 8°C temperatures through a range of climates.
GNC CSI
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Shadow Beverages, GNC enter ready-to-drink beverage market

Advanced Nutrition Beverage line employs 38-mm compression-molded polypropylene caps on PET bottles.
BosSciPacksize
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Boston Scientific boxes savings by producing shippers on demand

The company’s Netherlands distribution center reduces freight and corrugated inventory costs with three converting machines that provide a four-month return on investment.
Xango PET
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Xango moves to PET for nutritional supplement beverage

Switch from glass to plastic provides economic and sustainable packaging advantages for its Xango Juice.

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