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FDA issues final ruling on UDI.

FDA finalizes new system to identify medical devices

Agency says the rule will help to improve patient safety.
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Plastic bottles used in a pharmaceutical application.

Report forecasts growth for plastics in healthcare packaging

Compound annual growth rate of 5.6% predicted through 2018 by BCC Research.
Video: Matrix showcases the Toyo Jidoki premade pouch filler sealer
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Video: Matrix showcases the Toyo Jidoki premade pouch filler sealer

The Toyo Jidoki fill and seal pre-made pouch machine is rated at up to 55 flat, standup, or press-to-close pouches per minute and offers a stainless steel, wash-down construction. The new machine is ideal for packaging frozen foods, seafood, snacks, rice, pet foods, medical devices, and other products.
A control room overlooking one of the MSU HcPIE simulations.

MSU event to demonstrate how packaging impacts health outcomes

Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE) creates learning experience with simulated ER and home healthcare learning experiences.
Five packs of Cook Medical products.
Feature Article

Cook Medical meeting global identification challenges

A nearly five-year effort helps Cook and its worldwide customers identify, track, and trace some 16,000 medical device products.
Global medical markets

Medical device packaging market expanding globally

India, Mexico, China, Africa, and Mideast countries represent fastest growth markets, according to new Freedonia study.
Wright Medical’s package meets multiple demands
Package Case Study

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.
Packworld USA PW3400
Machine Product Brief

Packworld USA Inc: Touchscreen precision heat sealer

Medical heat sealer PW3400 provides variable resistance control.
GS1 conference image

UDI for medical devices at top of the GS1 Connect agenda

LIVE FROM GS1 CONNECT: Unique Device Identifier for medical devices promises a myriad of benefits, but questions remain.
Protective clamshell for Wright Medical's devices.
Package Case Study

Thermoformed clamshell is creativity personified

Efficiency in production, creativity in engineering, and strong collaboration between partners makes the Wright Medical universal clamshell a packaging success story.


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