Trends and Issues

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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Flonase OTC launch—Secondary Pack, from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.
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IoPP announces AmeriStar award winners for 2015

GlaxoSmithKline’s Flonase, Microdermis’ Provodine, and Biogen’s Factor Hard Pack win Drug & Pharmaceutical awards.
The Showcase highlights packaging from around the world.
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Dow does it again

The Dow Chemical Company continues as Showcase of Packaging Innovations® Sponsor at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Pharma EXPO.
Eric Greenberg
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Pot marketers eating up opportunities, shaping regulation

The swift emergence of legal marijuana, for medical or merely recreational use, continues to be a story of fascinating challenges.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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Consortiums worth knowing about

Since packaging is such an essential function of modern society, wouldn’t it be nice to know that packaging professionals around the world are collaboratively engaged in optimizing packaging in ways that are socially beneficial?
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Designing packaging for medical marijuana presents unique challenges

Marjorie Fischer is Brand Manager at Auntie Dolores, an Oakland-based leader in the medical cannabis movement and a producer of medical edibles sold through licensed dispensaries. She talks about what it’s like to develop packaging for such a new industry.
Cyber security
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Plant floor cyber security—is it on your agenda?

What is the cyber landscape for Consumer Packaged Goods companies? How great is the risk of getting hacked? Maybe it’s time we took a closer look at cyber security.
Supplier News
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Amcor and Kezzler announce global partnership

The two companies team up to provide MaXQ serialized packaging for consumer engagement and anti-counterfeiting solutions.
The Beverage Cooler Lounge
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ISBT endorses Beverage Cooler Lounge

Society champions networking hub for beverage industry for fourth consecutive year
Report: American manufacturing is alive and well.
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Report: American manufacturing is alive and well

Talk that America’s manufacturing might has severely declined over the last few decades and only low-wage jobs remain is a myth, says a report from Ball State University and Conexus Indiana.
The Baking-Snack Break Lounge is the show hub for the baking and snack industry.
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A Baking-Snack break at PACK EXPO

The Biscuit and Cracker Manufacturer’s Association hosts Baking-Snack Break Lounge at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015.
CARDED VIALS.
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Robotic palletizing, pallet wrapping proves successful for Nephron

Equipment at Nephron’s South Carolina facility helps bring inhalation medications securely to market.
The Innovation Stage made its EXPO PACK Mexico debut.
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EXPO PACK México Sets New Bar

After three decades, the largest packaging and processing show in Mexico continues growing.
What market is forecast to top $80 billion by 2020?
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What market is forecast to top $80 billion by 2020?

E-pedigree authentication, holograms to grow the pharmaceutical and cosmetics anti-counterfeiting technology market.
Romaco Group: Anti-counterfeit blister packs
Materials Product Brief
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Romaco Group: Anti-counterfeit blister packs

Anti-counterfeit blister packs protect pharmaceutical products with overt and covert security features.
OpX offers solutions in TCO and OEE.
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New website unlocks CPG operations knowledge

Need to make sense of how to calculate your Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)? Do you know how to evaluate the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for each piece of processing and packaging machinery in your plant?
SPEEDS TO 400 CPM.
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Filling operations earn Facility of the Year Award

Boehringer Ingelheim sets new benchmark in biopharmaceutical production with filling and isolator equipment.
Pharma EXPO takes Las Vegas
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Pharma EXPO takes Las Vegas

With the strength of PACK EXPO alongside them, new technologies, insights, and ideas are laying the groundwork for Pharma EXPO’s powerful Las Vegas debut.

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