Case Studies

Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & OTC Packaging

New design: Gluten Free
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A fruitful package change

GoodBelly probiotic juice brand changes its carton graphics to emphasize the flavor appeal of its products, while paring down its probiotic message to appeal to mass-market consumers.
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STRAIGHTLINE CONFIGURATION. The EnVeo R next-generation Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) System from Medtronic is
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Medtronic’s new TAVI system wins DuPont award

DuPont honors medical device manufacturer and Prent for Excellence in Technological Advancement and Enhanced User Experience.
Global Life Technologies and James Alexander bring Nozin nasal sanitizer to market to reduce the risk of the spread of infection
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Packaging partnership ‘delivers’ Nozin® antiseptic

Global Life Technologies and James Alexander bring Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® to market to reduce the risk of the spread of infection, without antibiotics.
Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder
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Sanofi launches Afrezza inhalable insulin for diabetes treatment

Global healthcare company Sanofi and biopharma-ceutical company MannKind Corp. announced that Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder is now available by prescription in U.S. retail pharmacies nationwide.
Kura 1
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Protein powder packaging taps into New Zealand origins

Packaging for new Smoothie Powder product containing New Zealand dairy protein uses clean, modern, and premium graphics, while telling the story of its origins, without feeling rustic.
CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
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Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
PACKAGE INSPECTION. Amway turned to Mettler-Toledo’s product inspection group for Hi-Speed checkweighers and Safeline x-ray insp
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New equipment energizes Amway’s nutritional packaging

Eight checkweighers and six x-ray systems support canister, stick-pack and pouch packaging lines at Amway’s Nutrilite® facility in Ada, MI.
INBOUND CARTONS. As cartons visible in the lower right corner are conveyed into a case packer, a camera reads all 100 unique car
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Serialization to meet Turkey’s requirements

A massive serialization project is completed in an impossibly tight timeframe by taking a modular approach across 24 packaging lines and by assembling a tight-knit team.
RxBar
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Revised approach to packaging takes protein bar to new levels

The RxBar is a 1.83-oz protein bar formulated to be simple and delicious without compromising nutrition.
Instant Knockout supplement
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Supplement product & package deliver one-two punch

For a new weight-loss supplement targeted toward men, Robert Parker, owner of Roar Ambition in the U.K., sought a dramatic package format that would help his product stand out in the crowded supplements field.
Walmart announces plans to incorporate Keystone Folding Box Co.’s Ecoslide-RX 2.0 compliance package into its pharmacies nationw
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Walmart first to adopt next-generation compliance/adherence package

Walmart announces plans to incorporate Keystone Folding Box Co.’s Ecoslide-RX 2.0 compliance package into its pharmacies nationwide beginning in 2015.
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Standardized sports tape tins are sturdy, modern

SpiderTech is spinning its web of pre-cut kinesiology tape products into one, standardized packaging format to make the brand easily recognizable on shelf and provide consistent messaging.
MG2's FlexiLAB capsule filler delivers for Hovione 100% low dosages and extreme precision in-process net weight control for specialty inhalation drug production.
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Hovione, MG2 partner to develop inhalation drugs

FlexiLAB capsule filler delivers 100% low dosages and extreme precision in-process net weight control for specialty inhalation drug production.
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'Elixirs' launch in textured cans

New Lotus Botanical Elixirs adaptogenic beverages use aluminum cans with tactile printing that offsets the reflective, bright colors of the can design.
VIAL PACKAGING. Allergy Labs installed a new vial filling and closing machine with peristaltic pump filling technology for water-based, easily soluble products such as injectable, sterile drugs.
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Peristaltic pump put to the test at Allergy Labs

Allergenic extract manufacturer opts for filling and closing equipment with peristaltic pump technology for greater product safety and fill accuracy, and lower machine maintenance.

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