Healthcare

To help the company make the package design conversion, Interbrand Gerstman+Meyers tailored its Brand Wizard software program fo
Feature Article
|

Multinational pharmaceutical maker designs standards

Newly merged Hoechst Marion Roussel gets design help to unify the look of primary packages produced anywhere in the world. Package type and size standards are the next step.
E-Book Special Report
Total Cost of Ownership
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this E-Book Special Report to learn how to calculate the true Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of your packaging machinery.
Materials Product Brief
|

Nalge Nunc Intl.: Nalge Nunc Intl.: Small vials

Nalge Nunc Intl. (Rochester, NY) has expanded its line of Nalgene Micro Packaging Vials. The PP vials come in 0.5-mL and 2.0-mL sizes that are cone-shaped with a skirted exterior (so the vials are free-standing).
Materials Product Brief
|

All Packaging Machinery: All Packaging Machinery: Validatable band sealer

The Model VBS-3/8-DH-10-V continuous band sealer from All Packaging Machinery (Ronkonkoma, NY) features a total of 10"of heating and cooling capacity.
News
|

PCR HDPE suitable for food contact

Ecoplast Corp. (Los Angeles, CA) claims to be the first-and-only recycler of post-consumer high-density polyethylene to receive a letter of non-objection from the U.S.
Supplier News
|

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Malo & Weste Corp. (Asbury Park, NJ) has established a vacuum-forming operation for small-run needs of drug, cosmetic, hardware and tool packagers.
Frozen vegetables like these can now be labeled ?healthy.?
News
|

FDA expands 'healthy' label to frozen and canned produce

Processors of frozen and canned produce are studying how best to take advantage of a new ruling by the Food and Drug Administration allowing frozen and canned fruits and vegetables to be labeled "healthy." Using that term to describe all fresh fruits and vegetables has been allowed since 1994, but no such broad allowance was made at that time for frozen or canned fruits and vegetables.
Product is automatically fed into canisters by a PLC-controlled four-bucket filler (above). Product reaches the four individual
Feature Article
|

Keebler becomes a canister convert

When consumers showed how much they liked resealable composite canisters for Animal Crackers, Keebler responded by launching other products in that package format.
Frozen soup is stored in this walk-in freezer until a frozen food distributor picks it up for delivery to supermarkets
Feature Article
|

Tabletop filler boosts soups

Since a tabletop filler was installed last December, restaurant Barnum & Bagel is enjoying solid growth in supermarket sales of its frozen soups in PP tubs and lids
Supplier News
|

Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Topflight Corp. (York, PA): Thomas Rice, sales rep., pharmaceutical and medical market group.
Blister packs and lidded cups are two prominent techniques for providing single-dose packs of medication. A worker at Packaging
Feature Article
|

Federal 'medicine' for drug errors may be hard to swallow

Agencies are now considering requirements for unit-dose packaging and bar coding of containers to reduce the potential for medication errors.

Pages

Subscribe to Healthcare

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
PACKAGING MACHINERY
SPECIAL INTEREST
PACK EXPO
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.