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Drug compounding
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FDA issues guidance for outsourcing facilities

On Nov. 21, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued three additional policy documents to assist entities that compound sterile human drugs with registering as outsourcing facilities.
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RxBar
Package Case Study
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Revised approach to packaging takes protein bar to new levels

The RxBar is a 1.83-oz protein bar formulated to be simple and delicious without compromising nutrition.
Instant Knockout supplement
Package Case Study
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Supplement product & package deliver one-two punch

For a new weight-loss supplement targeted toward men, Robert Parker, owner of Roar Ambition in the U.K., sought a dramatic package format that would help his product stand out in the crowded supplements field.
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Column/Opinion
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'Green' tray for takeaway food

Operating the Churchill’s, Fishnchicken, and Bankers brands, Chesterford Group is the UK’s largest independent chain of fish and chips shops.
RMI3/B X-ray inspection system
Machine Product Brief
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Eagle: X-ray inspection system for unpacked bulk products

The Eagle RMI3/B delivers superior contaminant detection and sanitary construction for high volume bulk product applications.
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Engro's Y Frooter is the first application of Ecolean's Air Aseptic Clear technology.
Package Case Study
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Clear stand-up pouch is a first

Pakistan’s Engro Foods, a Karachi-based producer of dairy products, frozen desserts, and fruit drinks, recently became the first to commercialize a clear version of an aseptically filled stand-up pouch that has some pretty unique characteristics.
Shake me
Package Case Study
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Microwavable cup holds pasta dishes

The new Shake Me range of ready-meal pasta dishes from France comes in a convenient cup and lid, and uses bright package colors to attract a target audience of 18 to 25 years olds.
Tin Man
Package Case Study
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Craft brewer crazy about aluminum cans

Tin Man Brewing Company not only selects aluminum cans for its craft beer varieties, but it also hosts a website to publicize the benefits of this packaging format.
Porsche 1
Package Case Study
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VIP gift box for VIP Porsche owner

Porsche China creates a specialty gift box for owners of its new, limited-edition Porsche 918 Spyder to convey luxury and customer care.
Materials Product Brief
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UPM Raflatac: Labels for spirits

UPM Raflatac launches a product portfolio for spirits labeling in the Americas.
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Unilever Dry Spray Antiperspirants
Package Case Study
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Custom actuators deliver dry spray antiperspirant

Unilever introduces dry spray antiperspirant to the U.S. market, launching it across five brands and 27 variants, each housed in its own custom-designed bottle with actuator.
Supplier News
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Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging hires two key execs

Steve Meeker, 30-year pharma veteran, hired as chief operating officer; longtime QA Specialist Edwin Miranda signs on as director of quality.
Supplier News
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Contractor Pharma Tech Industries makes key hire

Powdered products pharma contractor's new-business exec has 30 years of pharma supply chain experience and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Roll infeed at Alqueria plant.
Machine Case Study
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Snap-Quick reclosure comes to novel aseptic pouch

Among the very first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk is a Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria.
MedLock EZ
Materials Product Brief
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Colbert Packaging: Patient compliance package

MedLock EZ is a compact, all-in-one package that provides security and promotes patient adherence.
Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch
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Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch

A Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria is among the first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk.
Consumer with 3M Scotch Tape carton
Package Case Study
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'Empty' box design delivers brand message

A seemingly empty box for 3M’s Scotch Magic Tape holds five rolls of replacement tape, emphasizing the ‘invisible’ nature of the adhesive product through packaging.
Noven Pharmaceutical's incoming inspection area is used to verifiy incoming materials for copy, Braille, and barcodes.
Feature Article
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Noven upgrades its automated proofreading

Miami-based Noven Pharmaceuticals’ uses automated proofreading with Braille measurement and reading.

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