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Shown here are two of the three new combination scales that were part of Keystone’s packaging machinery upgrade.
Machine Case Study
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Snack maker boosts output with forward-thinking solutions

Three identical weighing and bagging systems—along with metal detection and bar-code scanning technology—are keys to this turnkey, single-supplier packaging upgrade.
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Eric Greenberg
Column/Opinion
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FDA un-regulates pizza packaging products: A good example or a bad one?

Today’s lesson: What’s true today might not be true tomorrow.
Alex Guillen, Director, Fisher Clinical Services’ Global Cold Chain
Column/Opinion
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Biologics, 'cold chain' among key issues in clinical trials packaging

Fisher Clinical Services’ Global Cold Chain Director Alex Guillen discusses developments in clinical trials packaging, including sustainability and cost issues.
Each variety has its own 'food geometry' pattern made up of images of the ingredients in the puree.
Package Case Study
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Little Spoon set to disrupt the baby food category

Fresh, organic purees for babies use HPP to preserve nutrition and flavor, and extend shelf life. Packaging is a cup with integrated spoon that is simply and stylishly decorated.
TAPPED 1
Package Case Study
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Birch water branding true to its roots

A paperboard-based can printed to resemble a birch tree pays homage to the product’s origins, while helping contribute to the preservation of forests.
Epson sample label
Column/Opinion
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Pharmaceutical Trends Enhance Label Significance

The value of color labels as a communications tool provides benefits in patient adherence, serialization, regulatory and marketing.
Endless variety thanks to digitally printed labels.
Package Case Study
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Personalized packaging at its best

The affection fans feel for Diet Coke is truly unique, but next month, thanks to the power of digitally printed full body shrink labels, fans will have another reason to swoon over their favorite no-calorie beverage.
PET pharmaceutical growth
News
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Drug Delivery Devices Strengthening PET Pharmaceutical Growth

At the same time, regulations, global challenges and increasing packaging costs will hinder market growth, says new report.
Werum IT Solutions: PAS-X 3.1.8 MES
Controls Product Brief
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Werum IT Solutions: PAS-X 3.1.8 MES

New MES system features the latest technology platforms; ensures quality and address trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Machine Product Brief
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Toshiba: Thermal Barcode Printer

BFV-4 compact printers couple wireless capability with expanded ribbon capacity.
Supplier News
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Sacmi to share new beverage solutions at Moscow’s Prodexpo

The Sacmi Group’s strongest focus will be on total integration between cap and preform production and bottling.
Sealed Transdermal Patch
Materials Product Brief
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Bemis Healthcare Packaging: Sealant for transdermal patches and oral strips

TOPAS cyclic olefin copolymer resins are the workhorses behind Bemis Healthcare Packaging’s proprietary CXB Sealant.
Medical device excise tax suspension
Column/Opinion
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Medical Device Excise Tax Suspension to Rejuvenate U.S. Market

GlobalData analyst says two-year suspension will provide relief to small- and medium-sized device makers.
Watson-Marlow: Surgical Ablation Pumps
Machine Product Brief
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Watson-Marlow: Surgical Ablation Pumps

400RXMD DriveSure pumps feature improved flow accuracy for surgical ablation.
News
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AMERIPEN brochure details benefits of personal care packaging

New brochure outlines the safety, convenience, and sustainability features of personal care packaging and includes advice on how to minimize personal care packaging waste.
Topas Advanced Polymers:
Materials Product Brief
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Topas Advanced Polymers: Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

Cyclic Olefin Copolymer is an alternative to Barex PAN Resin in pharmaceutical applications.
New Kits Marketed in Sustainable Packaging
Package Case Study
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New Kits Marketed in Sustainable Packaging

New England Biolabs launches environmentally friendly Monarch™ Kits for high-quality DNA purification.
Kite Packaging Air Shock Packs
Feature Article
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E-commerce Trends Emerging in Pharmaceutical Packaging

In this Q&A, Gavin Ashe, Managing Partner at Kite Packaging, talks packaging trends and innovation for 2016, saying industry too often focuses on the cheapest solution, not the best one.

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