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Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & OTC Packaging

PERSONALIZED PACKS. Calendar-styled blisters filled with a specific patient's medications make it easier to adhere to prescribed
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Adherence packs assist patients and caregivers

New study identifies Medicine-On-Time’s packs as effective in helping caregivers and patients administer meds properly, reducing nursing home admissions and costs.
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Children's medication labeling carries weight with the FDA

 Agency panel recommends acetaminophen dosage based on a child’s weight, not age.
Nutrilite
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Nutrilite rides 'K-Line Express' to big benefits

Rotary labeler and employee input help California facility reap major gains in line productivity.
Riba_Pak
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Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals package wins compliance award

RibaPak helps patients with chronic Hepatitis C better adhere to their medication regimens.
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Convertible clamshell for McDonald's earns top AmeriStar Package Award

Creative pack for McDonald’s wins ‘Best of Show’ while a bag-in-box for automotive fluids takes sustainable packaging honors at the 2011 AmeriStar Package Awards competition.
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Adherence packs assist patients and caregivers

Calendar designs help ensure that meds are taken properly, cutting costs out of the healthcare equation, says new study.
Single-use dosing. GSK's system is equipped with peristaltic pumps for biopharma products and processing highly active substance
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GlaxoSmithKline increases production efficiency with custom filling system

Single-use dosing system eliminates risk of cross-contamination and speeds production start-up time.
Sproxils
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Mobile phone technology used for Rx authentication, ordering prescriptions

Whether for brand authentication of medications in Africa or Rx orders in the U.S., companies such as GSK, Sproxil, and Walgreens are focusing on consumer-patients.
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Wrapping machine for caramels

A semiautomatic wrapping machine for ½-oz caramels is playing a key role in helping Kelly’s Karamels of Troy, MI, expand its range of distribution.
Aedan
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Aedan Pharmaceuticals launches energy drink in stick packs

Flexible packs for Aedan Pharmaceuticals’ single-serve dissolving powder energy formula provide innovative differentiation.
ONE FOR TWO. This digital printer (above) replaces two former machines and produces superior print quality for contract packager
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Digital printer does the work of two machines it replaces

Machine delivers superior print quality to the foil lidding on new blister thermoform/fill/seal line at contract packager Apace Packaging LLC.
METAL DETECTION. Phantom-brand metal detectors are used on LNK's blister and bottling lines, ensuring quality on multiple produc
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LNK banks on metal detection units

Metal detection units on more than two dozen blister and bottling lines help LNK ensure quality OTC pharmaceuticals for its private-label customers.
ConforMIS_pack
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FPA winners are good as gold

Notable advances in sustainability, shelf impact, laser micro-perforation, and shelf life extension are all on display in the Flexible Packaging Association’s Gold Award winners.
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FPA winners are good as gold

Notable advances in sustainability, shelf impact, laser micro-perforation, and shelf life extension are all on display in the Flexible Packaging Association’s Gold Award winners.
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Snack bags' single graphic message signals cholesterol reduction

Heart icon, mouth-watering photography, and effective use of white space keep the focus on the good-for-you and taste messages for Corazonas chips and oatmeal squares.

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