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Ibuprofen patch development.
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Ibuprofen Patch Developed to Deliver Pain Relief Directly Through Skin

University of Warwick (U.K.), and its spinout firm Medherant say the patch will deliver the drug through the skin to where it’s needed, and at a consistent dose rate. Commercial use expected in about two years.
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Eastman Chemical Co.: Copolyesters
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Eastman Chemical Co.: Copolyesters

Tritan and Eastar enhance medical devices and patient safety.
3M’s ‘4 in 1’ package wins WorldStar Award
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3M’s ‘4 in 1’ package wins WorldStar Award

TricorBraun design includes Spackle, primer, putty knife and sandpaper in single pack to simplify life for do-it-yourselfers in repair projects.
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Danaher acquires track-and-trace solutions provider Laetus

Change of ownership will significantly enhance Laetus’ growth opportunities through increased scale and access to complementary capabilities.
Instant Knockout package from Roar Ambition.
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‘Knockout’ package design earns WorldStar Award

TricorBraun recognized for fist-shaped package for Roar Ambition’s fat-burning supplement.
Country Crock After
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Space-saving tub serves up new Country Crock recipe

Country Crock adjusts its buttery spread recipe with simpler, fresher ingredients, packaged in a more convenient, rectangular tub decorated with bright imagery of a farm setting.
Hummus Plus
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Hummus kit stands out in plus-shaped sleeve

New Hummus Plus product includes hummus and chicken, packaged separately and wrapped in a unique, die-cut sleeve, for a convenient, fresh, on-the-go snack or meal.
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Nine beverage labeling packaging trends to watch

Environmentally friendly packaging as well as packages that address consumers’ desire for healthier products are among the trends beverage producers should be noting.
Examining Global IVD Market Factors
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Examining Global IVD Market Factors

Market research indicates optimism for the future for global IVD markets, yet industry consolidation, reimbursement, and excise taxes could slow growth.
Seizing the opportunity for a bold, premium look.
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New look for Wild Turkey spirits

Wild Turkey today debuted a new look for its premium bourbon and rye whiskey range.
e-pill Medication Reminders: Pill Dispenser
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e-pill Medication Reminders: Pill Dispenser

e-pill MedTime Safe guarantees patients have access to the right medicine at the right time.
DuPont: Cargo Covers
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DuPont: Cargo Covers

Tyvek cargo covers protect pharmaceuticals from high temperatures and airborne contamination.
Veuve Clicquot Naturally Clicquot 3 uses grape-based paperboard for its secondary packaging.
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From potato starch to grape skins: Veuve Clicquot’s eco-friendly packaging

Veuve Clicquot introduces version 3 of its Naturally Clicquot champagne packaging, moving from the use of potato starch to a byproduct of its own winemaking process.
End-to-end serialization.
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Industry Collaboration Sheds Light on Serialization

Serialization in pharma packaging is a complicated undertaking for anyone, but CMOs and their customers face additional challenges because responsibilities aren’t always clear-cut. A trend toward industry collaboration, even among competitors, is helping to shed light as companies share their successes and lessons learned.
PaperWorks retractable handle
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PaperWorks Industries: Beer can carton with retractable handle

The innovative paperboard beer carton features a retractable handle for easy stacking and easy carrying.
Groninger benefits from Rexroth’s VarioFlow plus, which is engineered to be a cost-effective conveyor solution.
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Conveyor addresses private-label, start-up production applications

Machinery maker equips its newer lite-F filling machines with conveyor for pharmaceutical and cosmetic filling.
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Romaco acquires Sweden’s Medipac AB

Medipac AB is a leader in tube filling machines for the effervescent tablets sector.
All playing key roles in bringing packaging innovation to market at McCormick & Co. are (left to right) Rick Gill, Vice Presiden
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McCormick & Co.—perfecting the art of staying relevant

A visit to McCormick & Co.’s Technical Innovation Center in Hunt Valley, MD, makes it clear that packaging is taken very seriously at this 126-year-old food manufacturer.

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