Trends and Issues

Werum IT Solutions: PAS-X 3.1.8 MES
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Werum IT Solutions: PAS-X 3.1.8 MES

New MES system features the latest technology platforms; ensures quality and address trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
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Liz Tierney, Publisher, Healthcare Packaging
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Liz Tierney Promoted to Healthcare Packaging Publisher

Tierney has developed new ad products and pioneered new markets for the brand, and she will continue as the lead sales contact in her new position as Publisher.
EXPO PACK Mexico 2016 Logo
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Exhibit space nearly sold-out for EXPO PACK México

Latin American processing and packaging machinery buyers driven by consumer demand.
Machine Safety Market Worth $4.98 billion by 2020
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Machine Safety Market Worth $4.98 billion by 2020

A growing emphasis on industrial safety and proactive safety measures, and mandatory safety regulations prove instrumental in market growth.
Medical device excise tax suspension
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Medical Device Excise Tax Suspension to Rejuvenate U.S. Market

GlobalData analyst says two-year suspension will provide relief to small- and medium-sized device makers.
Supplier News
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Ipack Ima begins new era with Fiera Milano and UCIMA partnership

Ipack Ima moves its offices to Fiera Milano to broaden new international synergies.
Kite Packaging Air Shock Packs
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E-commerce Trends Emerging in Pharmaceutical Packaging

In this Q&A, Gavin Ashe, Managing Partner at Kite Packaging, talks packaging trends and innovation for 2016, saying industry too often focuses on the cheapest solution, not the best one.
Pharmapack Europe to Unveil 2016 Trends
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Pharmapack Europe to Unveil 2016 Trends

Serialization, combination products, emerging markets, outsourcing, TVF and adherence identified as the key themes in drug delivery and packaging.
Rolls of stretch wrap film.
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Modest Growth for Global Packaging Demand Through 2020

New Smithers Pira report says Asian regions, emerging markets, and sustainability to drive packaging demand in next five years.
Machine Product Brief
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Cryopak: Temperature Monitor

iMini LCD is an advanced temperature monitoring device for pharmaceuticals.
‘The Future of Specialty Pharmacies’ Tops 'Top 10 of 2015'
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'The Future of Specialty Pharmacies' Tops “Top 10 of 2015”

HealthcarePackaging.com’s most-read online articles highlight big-name companies and timely topics such as smart electronic packaging, parenterals, patient adherence, medical devices and global applications.
Laser-ablated code.
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PCI sees ‘tremendous activity’ in pharmaceutical serialization

Contract packager PCI's serialization investment expected to deliver strong ROI and help its global pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical customers.
Sterile medical packaging market
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Technology, innovation transforming healthcare packaging market

New report forecasts the sterile medical packaging market worth to reach US$ 35.07 billion by 2020.
The design for the 0.25- and 1-oz lip balm pots is based on an Asian teapot.
Package Case Study
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3D-printed package styles proliferate at Anita’s Balm

Since introducing a 3D-printed, PLA balm jar in 2014, Anita’s Balm has developed a number of new 3D-printed packaging designs for its own use and for sale to other brands.
Internet Shopping Boosting Protective Packaging Demand
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Internet shopping boosting protective packaging demand

Yet gains will moderate and offshoring of durable goods manufacturing presents a challenge to local packaging providers, says Freedonia report.
Dustin Merritt named Packaging World Packaging Science Outstanding Senior for Fall 2015.
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Clemson announces two award winners

Two seniors have been named Packaging Science Outstanding Seniors for the Fall semester 2015 at Clemson University.
PMMI offers a four-tiered certification in mechatronics that is recognized by both the U.S. DOL and NAM.
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Work-based learning—a strategy for business sustainability

By some estimates, over the next 10 years there will be a shortfall of more than 2 million technically skilled workers for manufacturing jobs. That’s why work-based learning initiatives are so important.
The uniquely shaped bottles made on this roll-fed system are thin-walled so that they can be easily squeezed for dispensing purp
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Cosmetics & beauty care—trends at PACK EXPO

From an experienced veteran comes a look at some of the new equipment, trends, and packages introduced at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015.

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