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Rondo-Pak: Folding carton
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Rondo-Pak: Folding carton

Shock-resistant Safepack cartons protect sensitive products.
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Tekni-Plex EdgePull seal liners
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Tekni-Plex: Low peel-force induction seals

Tekni-Plex introduces EdgePull induction seals with lower peel force for consumers.
Winpak: Cold Form laminate
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Winpak: Cold form laminate

Designed for sensitive, hygroscopic pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products.

Novartis package features child-resistant design

Novartis Exforge HCT, for treating high blood pressure, is packaged by PCI, using the MWV Shellpak Renew child-resistant design to support patients in taking their daily medication.

Eli Lilly compliance pack earns honors

The 2014 HCPC Compliance Package of the Year First Runner Up was awarded to the Eli Lilly Strattera® Physician Sample Pack from PCI, which contains medication for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

HCPC Compliance Package of the Year

Astra Zeneca’s SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression is in a calendarized blister pack from MWV that promotes patient adherence for this medication’s complex dosing regimen.
•	2014 HCPC Compliance Package of the Year: Astra Zeneca SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression from MWV.
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Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Novartis win HCPC honors

The Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council unveils the most innovative pharmaceutical packages designed to improve patient adherence.
Organic Steel-Cut Oatmeal
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Ready-made steel-cut oats in a retort carton

Steel cut oats, made from whole oat groats, are an excellent source of protein, soluble and insoluble fiber, and select vitamins and minerals.
Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder
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Sanofi launches Afrezza inhalable insulin for diabetes treatment

Global healthcare company Sanofi and biopharma-ceutical company MannKind Corp. announced that Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder is now available by prescription in U.S. retail pharmacies nationwide.
Novel approach to MAP adds easy opening to the mix.
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MAP, HPP, shaped cans, and a digital breakthrough all on display at Anuga FoodTec

Among the biggest news announced on day two of Anuga FoodTec is that PMMI has entered into an agreement to co-produce a new U.S.-based trade show with Koelnmesse GmbH, the producer of Anuga FoodTec.
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New mayo bottle designed to squeeze out the last drop

Hellmann’s debuts a new inverted squeeze bottle with three improvements that allows consumers to get more mayo out of the bottle with less waste, less mess, and more control.
FLEXcon’s optiFLEX Reseal Barrier
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FLEXcon: Moisture barrier film for resealable food packs

FLEXcon’s optiFLEX Reseal Barrier answers growing demand for resealable food packaging with PVDC-coated film that prolongs freshness and shelf life by controlling moisture.
AOF allows easy access to blister contents on child-resistant, push-through blister lidding.
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Amcor Flexibles: Blister lidding

AOF allows easy access to blister contents on child-resistant, push-through blister lidding.
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announces the return of alli
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GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announces the return of alli

Weight-loss product returns to retail markets in tamper-evident packaging.
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Loop-and-hook closure keeps bath salts fresh

Dr Teal’s selects a VELCRO closure for a flexible pouch holding its Epsom Salt Soaking Solutions product. The closure offers consumer convenience and product protection.
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Ultra-premium petfood gets reclosable seal

Pet Food UK selects a 1.5-kg flexible pouch for its new petfood product that uses a reclosable hook-and-fastener system to provide convenience and product protection.
COMPONENTS & ASSEMBLY. The ‘slide-out’ packages are primarily assembled on line with some semi-automatic and manual work. Each o
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Easy-open mobile phone packaging

Especially targeted to seniors, multi-component package incorporates easy-lift tabs with no cutting utensils required.
A range of the medical packaging was tested, to represent the most commonly used types of openings.
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Accessibility of medical packaging: learning from people with impairments

Manufacturers must be aware of the wide range of impairments that can affect consumers, which means one design of accessible packaging may not be suitable for all.

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