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Healthcare Packaging signs marketing partnership with global event producer IQPC

Partnership agreement with global conference and events producer IQPC aims to expand each organization’s reach into the cold chain packaging and logistics marketplace.
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What do Sam’s Club, Sunkist, and Nestlé have in common?

And what do they share with topics such as track and trace, package design, clean rooms, and medical devices?
Materials Product Brief
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Intelligent Thermal Solutions, LLC: 5-gal cold chain shipper

Intelligent Thermal Solutions’ IntelliTherm 5-L shipping container uses the same, patented technology used with the company’s IntelliTherm 36-L and 11-L options, and provides temperature assurance for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals and biologics for up to 120 hours in refrigerated, frozen, and dry ice temperature ranges.
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Cold chain: Cooler battles antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis

MIT-designed cooler preserves tuberculosis drugs and records doses, overcoming obstacles in Ethiopia.
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Catalent’s three aisle-changing cranes drive efficiency

Automated storage and retrieval design helps Catalent Pharma Solutions handle up to 630 pallet moves per day in and out of 19,000 pallet locations at its Philadelphia facility.
LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system
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LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system

William Hingle, director of marketing, TCP Reliable (www.tcpreliable.com), demonstrates TemPak™ + Green, an eco-friendly system from Cryopak (www.cryopak.com). TemPak protects product during shipping and maintains product temperature for 24 hr at 1°C to 10° C. Uses insulation, gel packs, bubble wrap, and a corrugated outer box that all incorporate biodegradable components.
UPS Laos
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UPS delivers $9 million of flu vaccine to Laos

Walgreens donates 375,000 doses that UPS air-ships more than 9,000 miles in five days through five countries, maintaining mandatory 2° to 8°C temperatures through a range of climates.
Live From Interphex: New Easy-to-Use Temperature Loggers
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Live From Interphex: New Easy-to-Use Temperature Loggers

Vaisala introduces the Vaisala Cold Chain logger CCL 100. A new logger which records and monitors time and temperature during the transport of vaccines, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and other perishable products. It's thin, and small, and it comes pre-calibrated and programmed. Provides 21 CFR Part 11-compliant records for temperature, relative humidity, differential pressure, level, door switches, and more.
ThermoTrek
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Package design helps keep the patient first

Keeping patient safety in the forefront when designing packaging ensures that the drug or compound arrives intact and at optimal efficacy.
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Grant issued to study sheep's wool for packaging and shipping vaccines

To combat growing vaccine waste, a U.K. government initiative reportedly will back R&D of sheep's wool packaging for pharmaceuticals.

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