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This Uhlmann blister-packaging machine is one of the new machines in operation at PCI's Rockford, IL, facility.
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PCI invests in facilities, packaging equipment

Drug delivery developments and pending serialization requirements justify this contract packager’s capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.
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A combination of a PharmaPort 360TM controlled temperature container and UPS Temperature True® services helped protect this vaccine shipment to Laos.
Package Case Study
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CDC, UPS comment on vaccine delivery to Laos

A Q&A with Centers for Disease Control’s Dr. Joseph Bresee and Dimitri Zacharenko of UPS on shipping 100,000 influenza vaccines 5,000 miles in temperature-sensitive conditions.
Photo shows a flu vaccine shipment within a temperature-controlled container.
Package Case Study
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CDC, UPS deliver temperature-sensitive flu vaccines to Laos

Nearly 100,000 influenza vaccines in prefilled syringes travel more than 5,000 miles in just three days, maintaining a 3° to 7° C temperature range.
Laminar Chilltherm Cargo
Materials Product Brief
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Laminar Medica Ltd.: Air cargo cold chain packaging systems

Next-generation range of bulk packaging systems introduced for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals in aircraft cargo holds.
UPS package
Column/Opinion
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Five tips to ensuring product integrity in temperature-sensitive distribution

UPS points to risk management planning, limiting supply chain handoffs, and quality agreements among five vital tips for temperature-sensitive product packaging and distribution.
BioLogistics San Francisco
Column/Opinion
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Airfreight packaging must be approved by FAA

Tom Ferguson, senior technical consultant for the Council On Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles, addresses lithium battery risks related to packaging and shipping airfreight in this Q&A.
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News
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Controlled room temperature takes center stage

Sanofi-Aventis speaker points to multiple challenges in shipping medications by air, land, and sea.
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News
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IATA insights on new temperature-sensitive product requirements

Andrea Graf-Gruber of the International Air Transport Assn. addresses the shifting landscape for air carriers.
Cool Chain Europe
Column/Opinion
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Temperature-sensitive logistics market in state of flux

Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan shares observations from Cool Chain Logistics Europe in Basel, Switzerland.
Column/Opinion
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Protecting medicines through cold chain distribution

Temperature-controlled distribution involves multiple variables, as discussed here with Geoffrey Glauser, vaccine and therapeutic supply chain contractor and subject-matter expert with Conceptual Mindworks, Inc.

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