Sandoz Pharmaceuticals uses custom software on a central PC to control 16 devices--including label printers, applicators and scanners--to comply with customer bar code label requirements. The move saves over $425ꯠ annually.
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Continued increases in surgical procedures and stringent standards for infection control are two factors that are expected to contribute to an 8.4% annual growth in the demand for sterile packaging over the next five years.
Campak's (Fairfield, NJ) M92 Blister Packer can run any film accurately, says the company, including cold-formed blister applications. Runs webs to 10" W and blisters up to 3" W x 5" D at speeds to 540 blisters/min.
Montreal-based PACT company sells to markets around the world more than 3귔 varieties of botanical bath oil products. They're packaged with herbs like lavender and rosemary into decorative glass bottles and jars.
A new child-resistant foil from Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) combines advanced heat seal technology with two-side printing capabilities to create a compliance package specifically suited for OTC drugs and vitamin supplements.
High-cavity tooling and a unique tandem trim operation with special matched-metal cutting dies produce a new inner cover for lipsticks. Shrink label provides security for products sold without blister cards.
To rejuvenate its old packaging, office supplies giant Hunt Manufacturing turns to one supplier for both a new package design and more productive machinery. The result is higher output with less labor.