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Open-SCS addresses packaging serialization standard
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Open-SCS addresses packaging serialization standard

Aims to accelerate compliance for healthcare counterfeiting regulations.
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Schreiner MediPharm: Detachable part labels
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Schreiner MediPharm: Detachable part labels

Pharma-Comb labels have detachable parts for easy documentation and tracking.
Beumer Group: F/f/s system
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Beumer Group: F/f/s system

A new f/f/s system for chemical products handles up to 2,600 bags/hr.
Sofrigam: Temperature-controlled packaging
Materials Product Brief
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Sofrigam: Temperature-controlled packaging

Igloo allows patients to transport heat-sensitive medicines from pharmacy to home.
Flonase OTC launch—Secondary Pack, from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.
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IoPP announces AmeriStar award winners for 2015

GlaxoSmithKline’s Flonase, Microdermis’ Provodine, and Biogen’s Factor Hard Pack win Drug & Pharmaceutical awards.
Bosch Packaging Technology: Pen assembly machine
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Pen assembly machine

The fully automated MRA assembles up to 70 insulin pens/min.
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Designing packaging for medical marijuana presents unique challenges

Marjorie Fischer is Brand Manager at Auntie Dolores, an Oakland-based leader in the medical cannabis movement and a producer of medical edibles sold through licensed dispensaries. She talks about what it’s like to develop packaging for such a new industry.
CURVED PACK. Icy Hot packages are consistent in their unique curved appearance and graphics that reinforce the brand and make it
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Sanofi Chattem uses package design to launch Icy Hot Smart Relief

New product uses a wireless battery-powered device to address back pain. Package shape, graphics, and consumer input all play a role in on-shelf strategy.
Sonoco Thermosafe: Blood transport container
Materials Product Brief
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Sonoco ThermoSafe: Blood transport container

Via Blood Transporter protects blood products during transportation and storage.
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Robotic palletizing, pallet wrapping proves successful for Nephron

Equipment at Nephron’s South Carolina facility helps bring inhalation medications securely to market.

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