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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.
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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.
Protective Packaging covers
Materials Product Brief
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Thermal pallet covers

Help protect temperature-sensitive products from direct sunlight and temperature variations during distribution.
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.
Column/Opinion
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Ideas to the rescue

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright once described an idea as "salvation by imagination."
Feature Article
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Pharmaceutical serialization: Should you wait?

Exclusive Healthcare Packaging survey reveals half have yet to begin serialization projects, and more than 25% don’t plan to spend money on serialization this year!
Feature Article
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Sustainability = responsibility

ISTA’s ‘Responsible Packaging by Design’ process works toward standardization
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.
Shelf life and salability all hinge on how well fruit boxes like this protect their contents during distribution.
Feature Article
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Opportunities galore in protective packaging

We sent contributing editor Ron Romanik to the March 25-28 TransPack Forum in Orlando for an update on trends and opportunities in protective packaging; here’s his report.
ColaLife crate
Feature Article
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Medicine kit package helps ColaLife save lives in Zambia

Wedge-shaped anti-diarrhea Kit Yamoyo package ‘piggybacks’ in unused space within CocaCola crates to take advantage of the beverage giant’s global distribution system.

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