Contract packager profile

Shortly after HDPE bottles have been unscrambled and oriented on Doppel’s new liquids line, the bottles are inverted and cleaned with a burst of purified air.
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Contract pharma manufacturer invests in both liquid and tube filling

Versatility and higher speeds are the two key benefits enjoyed by this Italian contract manufacturer of pharmaceutical products since two new packaging lines were installed.
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AndersonBrecon addresses global healthcare packaging issues

Repositioned company adds flexibility to U.S. and European contract packaging operations to help meet evolving needs of manufacturers around the globe.
Both heads of the tandem shrink-sleeve labeler have a film accumulation feature that makes it possible to splice in a new roll of film with no interruption to labeling.
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‘Do-it-right’ philosophy drives California copacker

Hot brands in the beverage category are driving growth at this California contract bottler, where a new line handles CSD or still beverages in a variety of sizes at 600 bottles/min.
Small-character continuous ink-jet printers apply clear, crisp ID/tracking codes to the honey containers.
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Coding versatility vanquishes packaging waste & downtime

Dutch Gold Honey installs centralized database ink-jet coding network to ensure the right code on the right package at the right time.
Berkeley Contract Packaging has a hands-on COO in Jack Concanon.
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Personal best: Lessons learned from both sides of the contract ‘fence’

Berkeley Contract Packaging's Jack Concannon, vice president and chief operating officer, shares his perspectives of a career spent on both brand and contract services sides of the business.
A roll of preprinted film, supplied by the customer, unwinds at the foot of the vertical form/fill/seal machine, then feeds upward for bag filling and sealing.
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Vertical bagger serves-up sweet rewards

Reliable, flexible vertical form/fill/sealer helps contract packager add cost-effective capacity to meet increasing customer demand.
With newly expanded co-packing capabilities and  a recently opened North American Headquarters in Pennsylvania, Almac has planted its flag firmly on U.S. soil.
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Global pharma packager plants flag in U.S. soil

Global contract pharma firm Almac’s new capabilities in Audubon, PA, bring advances in cost, sustainability, serialization and global supply chain competitiveness.
Product is carried through a series of silicon tubes that are especially suitable for products having a high concentration of glucose.
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Versatile vial filling line gets an upgrade

Italy's Doppel Farmaceutici has made steady improvements on its twin-lane filling line for a single-dose liquid vitamin. A new filler/plugger/overcapper is the latest arrival.
Hastings, pictured in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Personal best: How to thrive in a global contract packaging economy

Q&A with Michael Hastings, president and CEO of Sterling Contract Packaging Inc.
Wilton Brands kitting and assembly work requires lots of attention to detail.
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Co-Packer puts the pieces together

Wilsher Packaging’s assembly and kitting are just what Wilton Brands needs to meet growing demand for its industry-leading kitchen and craft offerings.

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