Medical device


Generic drug packaging: Achieving functionality economically

Respondents to a recent survey provide insights into the future of generic versus branded drug packaging.
44 Best Package Designs
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In the past, Blessings Intl.'s workers hand-sealed lined caps to bottles. The manual pressure exerted onto the cap created an in
Machine Case Study

Blessings automates its mission

A new induction cap sealer, tablet counter-filler, and labeler help Blessings Intl. more efficiently pack medicines for missions in more than 140 countries.
Materials Product Brief

Multisorb Technologies, Inc: Hot Melt Sorbent Loaded Film

Desimax SLF (Sorbent Loaded Film) is a technology that blendsdesiccants into a variety of hot melts to provide an extremely versatile,efficient and cost effective method for adsorbing moisture within packaging.

Biotechnology and packaging

From April 9 – 12, the topic of biotechnology will be addressed at Bio 2006 Chicago. Biotech is an especially hot issue within the healthcare packaging segment, as evidenced by a supplier’s recent newsletter.

Report from medical device show

Jim Butschli, Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Packaging gives his take on the MD&M show in Anaheim, CA on January 30, 2006.
By orienting its medical device needles in opposite directions, AMS is able to place them closer together, reducing the tray siz
Machine Case Study

Redesigned thermoformed trays reduce waste and costs

American Medical Systems, a provider of medical devices and therapies to restore pelvic health, reduces tray materials use and saves money.

Pro Mach acquires Mahaffy & Harder Engineering

Pro Mach has acquired the product line and certain assets of Mahaffy & Harder Engineering Co., a provider of hf/f/s and tray sealing packaging equipment.
Feature Article

Healthcare packaging pros discuss critical issues

Healthcare packaging experts discuss counterfeiting, packaging and personalized medicine, oil/resin pricing concerns, and material and machinery advances.

Podcast: Sorbents factor into life science packaging

FROM PACK EXPO 2008: Exclusive podcast: From prefilled syringes to biologics to in-vitro diagnostics, sorbents factor into pharmaceutical and medical device packaging applications.
This two-piece  Shellpak™ functions as a secondary pack for blister-packed pharmaceutical pills and tablets. Its maker, Mea
Feature Article

Pondering the puzzle

Facing a Pandora’s box of global issues, and technological developments such as advanced machine controls and RFID, packagers of healthcare products forecast the future.


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