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Nurses med device input
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Nurses, medical pros help drive device packaging improvements

Medical device companies use input from nurses and professionals to develop packaging that opens easier and works harder in the field.
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SmartPULL packaging technology on glove boxes helps reduce product waste by preventing extra gloves from falling out while pulling out a glove.
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Kimberly-Clark uses packaging to reduce product waste

As part of its parent company’s sustainability efforts, Kimberly-Clark Health Care and Kimberly-Clark Professional develop a dual-opening device that prevents medical exam glove waste.
BosSciPacksize
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Boston Scientific boxes savings by producing shippers on demand

The company’s Netherlands distribution center reduces freight and corrugated inventory costs with three converting machines that provide a four-month return on investment.
BD GTIN
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Becton, Dickinson takes proactive stance on device identification

Medical technology company/Mercy Health System’s joint packaging data integration program includes some 650 products and 950 global trade ID numbers.
Ed Church, ISTA executive director, and ASTM Committee D10 past chairman, spoke at HealthPack 2012.
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Nurses provide customer voice at HealthPack

A taste of Europe flavored opening day at HealthPack 2012 in Albuquerque, NM. Meanwhile, the medical device community and nurses worked to open the lines of communication to address longstanding packaging concerns.
Converter band
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Converter band rocks the medical device world

Converters 4 Medical Device Instruments band shows one way that packaging and converting pros give of their time and talent.
PTI facility
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Contract packager Pharma Tech Industries honored

Large pharmaceutical/medical device contract manufacturer/packager recognized among 67 firms by top pharmaceutical company.
Sealing technology
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Sealing technology

Dr. Jane Severin, vp of technology for Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging, demonstrates the company’s VisiSeal® technology for quick inspections of seals during MD&M West 2012 in Anaheim, CA.
Jennifers
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Recyclability, sustainability gain momentum at HealthPack 2012

Growing hospital waste is addressed in at least three different sessions at the Albuquerque event.
Nurse panel
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HealthPack headed to Dublin

A taste of Europe flavored opening day at HealthPack 2012 in Albuquerque. Meanwhile, the medical device community and nurses worked to open the lines of communication to address longstanding packaging concerns.

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