High-speed product counting for pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals
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High-speed product counting for pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals

BellatRx offers small footprint tablet counter offering speeds up to 120 bottles per minute for 100 count containers.
42 Best Package Designs: 2014 edition
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How do you view pharmaceutical/nutraceutical health claims?

Regulatory agencies have been cracking down on product health claims as companies vie for consumer spending.
OFF THE SHELF: Greener package for calcium supplement
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OFF THE SHELF: Greener package for calcium supplement

Anne Marie Mohan examines a full-bodied shrink sleeve labeled container for GlaxoSmithKline calcium supplements that requires significantly less packaging materials.
Materials Product Brief

Meadwestvaco: Gravity-fed dispenser

MeadWestvaco’s Captivate family of Gravity-Fed Dispensers for retail shelves includes prefilled paperboard cartridges that can be used for shipping, display and easy re-stocking on store shelves. 

Gum stretches its appeal as a provider of benefits

Kraft Foods and Wrigley are taking the lead as gum extends its reach as a delivery system for vitamin C and a source of dessert-like flavors for the diet-conscious.
Package Case Study

Less packaging, more impact for GSK's Os-Cal brand

GlaxoSmithKline revamps its calcium supplement packaging, resulting in a smaller footprint and a bigger shelf presence.

Coca Cola sued for misleading consumers

Center for Science in the Public Interests alleges vitaminwater labels and advertising are filled with "deceptive and unsubstantiated claims."
Supplier News

Barbara Drillings named new marketing communications manager for The RB Dwyer Group

The RB Dwyer Group a full service converter, manufacturer and printer of heat shrink sleeve labels, tamper evident bands and performs, has hired Barbara Drillings as new marketing communications manager.
Machine Product Brief

Norwood Marking Systems: MPS integrated offline label printing systems

Norwood/Allen’s new MPS family of offline reel-to-reel label printing systems, which combines a printer with integration from Code-in-Motion, prints serialized, variable and/or batch data to pre-printed or blank labels and is designed for labeling regulated and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics and food products. See them at PACK EXPO Booth #2000.

Whole Foods implements new sustainable-packaging guidelines

The latest changes affect store-brand supplements and body care products. By the end of 2010, Whole Foods plans to have completed conversion of its Whole Body products to PCR packaging.


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