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In early July, Packaging Coordinators, Inc. changed signage at its Rockford, IL, facility to PCI, from the former AndersonBrecon.
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PCI invests in packaging's future

Drug delivery developments and pending serialization justify this contract packager's capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.
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Off-the-Shelf: Patient adherence package aims to meet patient and pharmacist needs by enabling greater portability and efficiency.
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Off-the-Shelf: Patient adherence package aims to meet patient and pharmacist needs by enabling greater portability and efficiency.

MeadWestvaco announced that its Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology adherence packaging will launch this summer at Walmart pharmacies with 11 medications from Mylan.
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Specialty Compounding, LLC issues nationwide voluntary recall

Recall follows reports of bacterial infection affecting patients at two Texas hospitals.
This summer, Walmart will offer 11 SKUs of Mylan medications in MWV's new Shellpack Renew with Optilock technology packaging.
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Mylan first to launch CR medication pack at Walmart

Mylan is working with Walmart to offer 11 SKUs packaged in MWV’s new Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology, and plans to launch additional SKUs in the future.
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New Pharma Tech expansion, lab

Co-packer/manufacturer PTI broadens prescription and OTC capabilities with a new 60,000 sq ft expansion in Union, MO and a new lab at its Royston, GA headquarters.
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Rondo-Pak: Tamper-evident folding boxes

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas! Designed for pharmaceutical packaging, Rondo-Pak has developed a folding box with an innovative tamper evidence feature that already surpasses future first opening verification security requirements (mandatory from 2016 pursuant to Directive 2011/62/EU), according to the company.
This Uhlmann blister-packaging machine is one of the new machines in operation at PCI's Rockford, IL, facility.
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PCI invests in facilities, packaging equipment

Drug delivery developments and pending serialization requirements justify this contract packager’s capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.
Dirk Rodgers
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Will generic pharmaceutical manufacturers serialize their drugs in time?

Consider what impact it might have on your business if your company is not ready.
Illegal online sales of pharmaceuticals led to FDA taking action against more than 9,600 Web sites.
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Online pharmacy crackdown: Serious action for a complex problem

Operation Pangea VI takes action against 9,600 Web sites, seizing and shutting down 1,677 Web sites.
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Rethink drug packaging

Did you know that for the years 2004 to 2009 the number of annual emergency department visits attributed to unintentional medication overdoses for children younger than five is up significantly while those caused by automobile accidents has declined?

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