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Schreiner-Medipharm's Needle-Trap. It’s a pressure-sensitive label solution for syringes that addresses the problem of sharps. Included here is a photo of (from left to right) three labels still on their release liner, a freshly labeled syringe with its protective needle sheath in place, and a post-injection syringe with its needle safely trapped in plastic with no opportunity whatsoever for harm to healthcare personnel. All that’s left is disposal into the nearest sharps container. According to Schreiner M
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Packaging technology on display at Pharmapack Europe 2014

Aseptic packaging, drug delivery systems, and syringe label that addresses sharps stand out as new venue enjoys successful debut.
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Winning in the Pharmapack Awards' Quality of Life category was Nanopass 34, the World’s thinnest pen needle, which was developed by Japan’s Terumo and is notable because it minimizes discomfort or pain caused by injections.
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Responsible innovation and the 2014 Pharmapack Awards

Among the themes that echoed at Pharmapack Europe 2014 was that of responsible innovation.
Warm Ups Dog Food Enhancers are an oatmeal-based product introduced in a microwavable cup to help create a warm, wholesome meal for dogs.
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Easy-prep warm dog food in PP cup

A new line of ‘dog food enhancers’ created to be poured warm over dry dog food comes in a microwavable cup with film lidding and an inviting shrink-sleeve label.
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Two discrete layers of EVOH help deliver three-year shelf life

One barrier layer of this award-winning pack is introduced in the coinjection molding process, while the second is in the in-mold label that’s added during coinjection.
Senator Charles Schumer calls for safer packaging for children’s medicine bottles in effort to help prevent emergency room visits.
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Could 'flow restrictors' help reduce medication overdoses?

Senator Charles Schumer calls for safer packaging for children’s medicine bottles in effort to help prevent emergency room visits.
Twist-off lid makes re-closing easy.
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Upside down salami pack wows consumers

Norwegian salami manufacturer Grilstad has met consumer demand for an exciting new packaging format.
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'Oven Box' design delights Thelma's Treats

Company bakes homemade cookies fresh to order, delivering them in a keepsake folding carton that resembles and opens like an old-fashioned oven.
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Portion cups increase snack olive consumption

New Pearls brand black olives in a four-cup multipack provide convenience and portability for consumers hungering for a healthy, mess-free snack.
Easy-open reclosure feature runs along the side of the pack.
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Easy reclosure feature for sliced cheese

Friesland Campina, the world’s largest dairy cooperative, has launched a new package for sliced cheese under the Frico brand that capitalizes on a novel resealable closure.
Author Katherine Eban’s (shown here) book “Dangerous Doses,” exposed the dark side of America’s pharmaceutical trade. Here, the investigative journalist looked at the epic inside story of long-term criminal fraud at Ranbaxy, the Indian drug company that makes generic Lipitor for millions of Americans.
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Your Top 10 Healthcare Packaging stories from 2013

Serialization stories dominated the list among Healthcare Packaging online readers, but the top-read story of the year revealed some dirty deeds.
Spectra Packaging: New PET packs
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Spectra Packaging: New PET packs

Company adds six new PET packs to its Broadway range of oval containers.
Pharmapack Europe 2014, will be held Feb. 12-13 at the Porte de Versailles, will concentrate on packaging and delivery systems for medications and healthcare products.
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Pharmapack Europe 2014 focuses on innovation

Feb. 12-13 event, now at the Porte de Versailles, will concentrate on packaging and delivery systems for medications and healthcare products.
The cell phone case leans outward in an alluring come-hither pose in the packaging.
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New angle for high-end product blister and carton combo packaging

Containers for cell phone protective cases get inventive makeover to send loud and clear marketing message of distinction.
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Storopack: Paper packaging system

PAPERplus® Classic, the new machine model from Storopack processes rolls of Kraft paper and recycling paper into paper padding for protective packaging of medium-weight to heavy-weight products.
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HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
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'Packaging as art' approach guides Hello Products' oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Off The Shelf: New guacamole packs make serving and snacking a cinch
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Off The Shelf: New guacamole packs make serving and snacking a cinch

Wholly Guacamole introduces a peel-and-serve tray in 8- and 16-oz sizes, and a 100-calorie cup for single-serve, on-the-go snacking of its all-natural guacamole dips.
U.S. FDA offers resources to learn more about how to use acetaminophen safely during this cold and flu season.
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Check medicines to avoid taking too much acetaminophen

U.S. FDA offers resources to learn more about how to use acetaminophen safely during this cold and flu season.
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Sealed Air: Inflatable void-fill system

New void-fill system offers increased speed, reduced equipment footprint and enhanced protective performance.
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