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Dr. Michael Drues, Vascular Sciences
Column/Opinion
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Printing medical devices at home is just the beginning: Part II

Is it time for a new business model for medical devices? And where does packaging fit into advanced 3D printing technology?
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This is a purchased photo of a drug strip made by Ranbaxy and used solely for illustrative purposes.
News
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FDA prohibits Ranbaxy's Toansa, India facility from producing and distributing drugs for the U.S. market

The facility is now subject to certain terms of a consent decree of permanent injunction entered against Ranbaxy in Jan. 2012.
Senator Charles Schumer calls for safer packaging for children’s medicine bottles in effort to help prevent emergency room visits.
News
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Could 'flow restrictors' help reduce medication overdoses?

Senator Charles Schumer calls for safer packaging for children’s medicine bottles in effort to help prevent emergency room visits.
A return to innovation:  A holistic approach to sorbent selection
Column/Opinion
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A return to innovation: A holistic approach to sorbent selection

For in vitro diagnostic manufacturers, optimized traditional and intelligent sorbents, formulated with the assistance of pseudo-empirical modeling, play a critical role in maintaining the device’s integrity throughout its shelf life.
Shown in this photo is a fake Lamisil three-pack.
Column/Opinion
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Counterfeit med market grows worldwide

DQSA to help address global counterfeit drug market, recently estimated at more than $430 billion annually by the WHO.
AGV styles. One function of the Forked Straddle AGV is to bring pallet loads of in-process or finished goods from 29 packaging lines.
Machine Case Study
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Perrigo—propelled by AGVs and organizational readiness

Attention to detail, excellent use of controls and information technology, and a keen appreciation for ‘the people element’ are the foundation of this automation initiative.
Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Healthcare Packaging.
Column/Opinion
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How do you like your FDA?

Would lower government burdens on industry provide sufficient protection for the public?
In this Q&A, Perry Fri, Senior Vice President of Industry Relations, Membership & Education, Healthcare Distribution Management Assn., discusses the organization’s role in the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Primer
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HDMA: Representing the voice of primary pharmaceutical distributors

In this Q&A, Perry Fri, Senior Vice President of Industry Relations, Membership & Education, Healthcare Distribution Management Assn., discusses the organization’s role in the pharmaceutical supply chain.
The individually tailored balance between stocking on site and ordering via the E-Portal helped to improve planning procedures and also reduced the risk of downtime.

Feature Article
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Schwabe North America banks on stock optimization

Stock optimization analysis helps pharmaceutical company customize its spare parts handling process after relocating from Utah to Wisconsin.
TWO POUCHES. Two unoriented pouches are picked up by an AFA Delta 3 robot, which then places them into a loading funnel.
Machine Case Study
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Robotic cartoning adds efficiency, subtracts labor costs

Robotic cartoning replaces manual operations, alleviating labor shortages, costs, and increasing line efficiency for contract manufacturer Pharmalab Inc.

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