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Bacardi focuses on consumers

Maintaining a consumer focus when developing new products and packaging is critical to the success of Bacardi, said Yousef Zaatar, vice president, product manufacturing development, for Bacardi Bottling Corp., Jacksonville, FL.
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PMMI's Yuska talks at Total

Chuck Yuska, chairman of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, addressed assembled journalists recently at the Total Processing and Packaging Show in Birmingham, England.

Preventing counterfeit drugs

The Food and Drug Administration’s Counterfeit Drug Task Force released a report describing a framework designed to prevent counterfeit drugs for the pharmaceutical supply chain.

RFID and patient compliance

There are several major issues facing the pharmaceutical industry besides noncompliance.

PMMI issues call for presentations

The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute issued an April 9, 2004, deadline for presentations at the Conference at Pack Expo, held in conjunction with Pack Expo International, November 7-11, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Unfinished business

As I began to gear up for 2004, I realized that my office was littered with a whole raft of news and feature story applications that, for a variety of reasons, were not published.
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Covert labels complete drug chain-of-custody

Security papers become pharmaceutical labels with a ‘history’ so that material can be tracked back to the mill.
Bayer Biologicals has added shrink bands to its bottles of Gamunex that are random-printed with the Bayer logo.
Feature Article

Packaging pirates avast

FDA is strongly encouraging drug manufacturers to confront counterfeiters, and to bring new technology to the agency’s attention.
Materials Product Brief

Appleton Papers, Inc: Security label substrate

Appleton introduces its AssurMark™ Security Label Substrate, a security product for pressure-sensitive label applications. Label stock combines a highly destructible face stock with nonreproducible covert security fibers.


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