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Three primary cold chain packaging pain points and priorities

Along with preventing temperature excursions, three priority issues are regulatory compliance, reducing costs, and emerging markets.
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Pharma EXPO addresses regulatory trends

Las Vegas event will be home to products and insights to address traceability throughout the product lifecycle.
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I enjoy spending time in a supermarket. The attraction is less for the physical act of grocery shopping and more for the investigative experience.
LABELER/PRINTER.
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On the front lines of serialization

Successful implementation requires interconnecting packaging equipment, materials, and components so they are dependent upon each other.
This photo shows the SAVSU containers for temperature-sensitive shipments.
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Assessing trends in temperature-sensitive biologic shipments

In this 'First Person' Q&A, Mike Rice, President & CEO, BioLife Solutions, Inc., discusses the role of a smart shipping container and a related cloud-hosted ‘cold chain’ management app.
Sofrigam: Temperature-controlled packaging
Materials Product Brief
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Sofrigam: Temperature-controlled packaging

Igloo allows patients to transport heat-sensitive medicines from pharmacy to home.
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Machine Product Brief
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scanware electronic GmbH: Inspection systems

Lynx-Capa CI and Lynx-Spectra 3D provide speedy inspection of packaging materials and products.
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Complexity of e-commerce supply chain raises the stakes for manufacturers

With jumps in e-commerce volume and complexity, manufacturers must address challenges in shipping, communicating with third-party retailers, and secondary packaging marketing.
Mark Atwater, Director of Vendor Relations, CARiD.com
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Packaging materials reduce damages for wheel/tire shipments

Mark Atwater, Director of Vendor Relations, CARiD.com, discusses the importance of packaging, and how working with the UPS Package Design and Test Lab reduced parts damage during distribution.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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ISTA’s Advocate Program

The rise of e-commerce and the steady growth of the global marketplace are among the reasons why package design and test protocols need to be reexamined.

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