H.B. Fuller (St. Paul, MN) introduces new adhesives for medical device packaging that contain no natural latex or solvents. SolarCure(TM) radiation-curable and hot melt polyester-based p-s adhesives may be roll-coated or pattern-applied (either gravure or screen-printed).
The Model VBS-3/8-DH-10-V continuous dual band sealer from All Packaging Machinery Corp. (Ronkonkoma, NY) features a 10" dual heat band. It's designed for difficult-to-seal products such as medical device pouches.
The Health Industry Manufacturers Assn. (HIMA) doesn't support the draft guidance on medical device labeling developed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).