Packaging costs could skyrocket for makers of drugs in two-piece capsules-if new FDA rules mandate sealing. All drug makers show concern over capsule identification and potential tamper-evident pack changes.
Prent Thermoforming, (Janesville, WI) will start commercial production of a new thermoformed tray line featuring a laminated film seal early this year.
December 31, 1994
"We wanted to make sure that if this package was the only communication a consumer got, the product just might sell itself." So says product manager Mark Younce of Jerome Foods in describing what the Barron, WI-based turkey processor wanted from the packaging it designed for a lien extention of The Turkey Store® products.
"We have been fighting a defensive battle for a long time," said Richard Thornburg, director of government relations for the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), in assessing the impact of the November elections.
Films Div. of Mobil Chemical Co. increases its annual capacity worldwide with the addition of a metallizer to its Belleville, Ontario, Canada, facility and a second orienter to its plant in Kerkrade, The Netherlands.