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Pharmapack Europe 2014, will be held Feb. 12-13 at the Porte de Versailles, will concentrate on packaging and delivery systems for medications and healthcare products.
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Pharmapack Europe 2014 focuses on innovation

Feb. 12-13 event, now at the Porte de Versailles, will concentrate on packaging and delivery systems for medications and healthcare products.
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President Obama recently signed into law H.R. 3204, which establishes national track-and-trace/serialization system and brings more federal oversight to large-volume compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications in bulk.
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H.R. 3204 bill signed into law

Establishes national track-and-trace/serialization system and brings more federal oversight to large-volume compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications in bulk.
Quality control: Since glass vials are often filled with aggressive medicinal products, they are subjected to precise checks beforehand. (Photo: Schott PP/Jan Siefke)
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New pharmaceutical packages protect proteins and prevent counterfeiting

Biopharmaceuticals present challenges for packaging. Here’s a preview of some new technologies to watch for at interpack 2014.
Industry leaders praise Senate passage of H.R. 3204 bill with enhanced track-and-trace initiatives for the pharmaceutical supply chain.
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GS1, UPS hail Senate passage of H.R. 3204

Industry leaders praise bill with enhanced track-and-trace initiatives for the pharmaceutical supply chain.
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'No more searching for manuals' with the latest process CIP systems

The latest Clean-In-Place systems mate training and workforce productivity tools with electromechanical bells and whistles for speed and compliance.
Pharmatek offers primary packaging of tablets and capsules in HDPE bottles. The company supports secondary packaging, cold chain management, including storage and distribution, and stability testing. Complex labeling requirements, such as foreign language labels, blinding and booklet labeling.
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Pharmatek bottling line set to become operational

Automated line expands contract manufacturer’s packaging services, provides flexibility for small and large-volume clinical projects.
Serialization system for pharma
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Serialization system for pharma

A 6-camera Optel vision system is part of this side-serting and serialization bottle-tracking system from NJM.
BCC Research projects the global market for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing, research, and packaging will ascend to nearly $374.8 billion by 2018, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.1%.
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Outsourcing seen as 'strategic competitive weapon' in pharmaceutical market

New report points to increasing price and cost pressures, regulatory changes, and patent expiries for 9.1% CAGR projection through 2018.
Pharma Technology: Capsule polisher/deduster
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Pharma Technology: Capsule polisher/deduster

Two machines to be displayed with metal detection systems at Supply Side West show in Las Vegas.
When implementing serialization, it’s important to consider handling partial containers.
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Serialization readiness: What about my partial containers?

When implementing serialization, it’s important to consider handling partial containers.

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