Pharmaceuticals: 'Fragmented' future with regulatory benefits?

PAs the focus changes from blockbuster drug development to more targeted therapies, pharmaceutical firms and the FDA could work more closely.
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New Barrier Bubble cushioning system is small, fast, and versatile
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New Barrier Bubble cushioning system is small, fast, and versatile

Tabletop equipment produces bracing and blocking material on-site and on-demand.
Materials Product Brief

Plastican, Inc: Large-volume plastic container

The 36BR from Plastican is a lightweight, user-friendly 4.25-gallon rectangular plastic container that provides improved cube efficiency and volume packaging of goods.
DISPENSING UNITS.  Five dispensing units like the one shown on the left are mounted on a mezzanine level over the packing statio
Feature Article

New void fill boosts sustainability

 Creative Memories switches to a new kind of air pillows to support its brand’s environmental positioning.
Feature Article

New UV ink tech brings success to brew bottle

Thomas Creek Brewery’s cheeky Up the Creek microbrew becomes the first to use a new environmentally friendly UV-curable ink process for direct print onto its glass bottles.

Continued growth seen in custom die-cut insert cards

Medical device manufacturers are turning to custom cards to address innovative eco-initiatives, including package downsizing, ink-less labeling, and aerodynamic product protection.
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Tesco's twist on 'two-for-one' to reduce food waste, packaging

New 'Buy One Get One Free – Later' initiative allows consumers to pick up second products at a later date when short shelf life may contribute to food waste.
Supplier News

SPE Announces 2009-2010 Board of Directors Election Results

ISPE, a global not-for-profit association of 24,000 pharmaceutical science and manufacturing professionals, has announced the results of its 2009-2010 International Board of Directors election, revealing a slate of representatives that hail from nearly every corner of the globe.
ALUMINUM SHEETS. The C2C bottle-cans are created from cold-rolled sheets of aluminum, containing 57%-plus PCR content.
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Aluminum bottle bound for mainstream beverage use

New hybrid technology makes high-volume ‘bottle-can’ manufacturing less expensive, faster, and more sustainable than existing process, for beverage products such as Eaux Vives’ Eska Water.

New case coders speed changeovers at Nutrilite

Since its inception 75 years ago, Buena Park, CA-based Nutrilite has enjoyed steady growth in demand for its nutritional supplements, foods, and beverages.


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