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Materials Product Brief

Klockner Pentaplast: Ultra, ultra-high moisture-barrier film

Designed for pharmaceutical packaging, Klöckner Pentaplast’s Pentapharm® ACLAR® PA600/02 barrier films are a 2-layer (PVC/ACLAR®) laminated film that provides the highest moisture barrier available in the Pentapharm® ACLAR® product line.
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Package Case Study

Maalox Plus launched in slider pack in Italy

Sanofi’s heartburn treatment becomes latest pharmaceutical product to use this slider packaging design.

Packaging error leads to oral contraceptives recall

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals issues nationwide retail recall of multiple lots of the products due to packaging defects that could leave women without adequate contraception.
Materials Product Brief

Keystone Folding Box Company: Child-resistant, senior-friendly compliance package

Ecoslide-RX compliance package from Keystone Folding Box Company is made from 100% recyclable material, contains no plastic in its secondary packaging and requires minimal film and foil.  

Study reports 'modest improvement' in medication adherence

Dispensing data from 3.1 million individuals filling prescriptions at nationwide Walmart pharmacies shows positive adherence results from using calendar blister packaging.
PERSONALIZED PACKS. Calendar-styled blisters filled with a specific patient's medications make it easier to adhere to prescribed
Package Case Study

Adherence packs assist patients and caregivers

New study identifies Medicine-On-Time’s packs as effective in helping caregivers and patients administer meds properly, reducing nursing home admissions and costs.

HCPC announces Compliance Packages of the Year

Packages for Novartis, Somaxon, and Three Rivers, and the DelPouch Starter Kit win 2010 honors.
Video shows tray-packer for high-speed blister and carton lines
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Video shows tray-packer for high-speed blister and carton lines

Video shows Z Automation tray packer for high-speed blister line, including blister stacking/collating mechanism. Video also shows machine that can pack 6- and 12-count tray packs of cartons, also at high speeds.
OFF THE SHELF: Pfizer's 4-panel wallet pack
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OFF THE SHELF: Pfizer's 4-panel wallet pack

Jim Butschli demonstrates how a new package for a prescription drug from Pfizer helps patients comply with their drug regimen.
Machine Case Study

On-line printing brings efficiency to Allpack

A new blister-pack line at pharmaceutical contract packaging firm Allpack in Basel, Switzerland, is notable for its use of on-line UV-cured flexo printing of foil lidstock.


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