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Full conference program announced for Pharma Expo

Tracks will be divided into Manufacturing Operations, Compliance Trends, and Pharmaceutical Packaging.
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Report outlines 3D printing opportunities and disruptions
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Report outlines 3D printing opportunities and disruptions

Early study on 3D printing—or additive manufacturing—shows that the technology opens the doors to the “lot of one” model, yet presents some implementation barriers.
Keith Campbell ( Keith@CampbellManagementServices.net has been a shaper of opinion on manufacturing automation for 40 years. He worked for 28 years with The Hershey Company, and has served the broader industry in numerous roles including as Director of ISA's Food and Pharmaceutical Industries Div., and as the founding Director and later Executive Director of the OMAC Packaging Workgroup, originally called the OMAC Motion for Packaging Workgroup. Since retiring from Hershey as Director of Automation & Integr
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The future of automation for healthcare manufacturers

If healthcare manufacturers are a bit behind others, it is probably for valid and explainable reasons to which valid and explainable solutions exist.
3D printing offers exciting possibilities for medical device developments.
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Medical device developments that pack the 'wow' factor

With two considerable medical device packaging events just around the corner, intriguing medical device announcements center on everything from engineered human organs to 3D printing to talking apps.
Dr. Michael Drues, Vascular Sciences
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Printing medical devices at home is just the beginning: Part II

Is it time for a new business model for medical devices? And where does packaging fit into advanced 3D printing technology?
Making packaging machinery parts, even human organs, from a 3D digital model—by laying down successive layers of materials—could have a profound impact.
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3D printing: Additive manufacturing is a disruptive technology

Making packaging machinery parts, even human organs, from a 3D digital model—by laying down successive layers of materials—could have a profound impact.
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