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Octapharma, an independent manufacturer of human protein products worldwide, added the PAS-X Track & Trace Serialization Aggregation to Werum’s PAS-X at their production site in Vienna.
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Octapharma adds track-and-trace serialization aggregation

Developer, producer, and seller of human proteins requires a flexible and validated system for marking, identifying, and tracking its products.
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MG2's FlexiLAB capsule filler delivers for Hovione 100% low dosages and extreme precision in-process net weight control for specialty inhalation drug production.
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Hovione, MG2 partner to develop inhalation drugs

FlexiLAB capsule filler delivers 100% low dosages and extreme precision in-process net weight control for specialty inhalation drug production.
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Gluing the virtual seams

It doesn’t matter whether the little black boxes of your supply chain are owned by a single company or spread across a network of outsourcing partners.
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Nor-Cal CEO speaks: New line for Anaheim

A beverage plant upgrade, already underway, reprises the company's 2007 distribution divestiture and bottling reinvestment.
DIY mushrooms, co-packed for Back to the Roots
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Home mushroom farming, fish-gardening and other supply chain collaboration challenges

Offbeat brand Back to the Roots uses co-packers to gain national retail prominence; co-packers and other suppliers add insights at supply chain collaboration panel at Pack Expo.
Contract packaging with a focus on pharma
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Contract packaging with a focus on pharma

Reed Lane specializes in prescription and over-the-counter contract pharmaceuticals, both branded and generic.
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Nor-Cal sells beer distribution business, continues branded & co-pack bottling

It's not the first time the California company, which co-packs beverages as well as its own Go Girl energy drinks, has shed distribution assets.
GENCO co-pack president Dave Mabon in Nulogy's booth at Pack Expo
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GENCO, Nulogy unveil jointly developed co-pack computer workstation

Companies launched hardware-and-software Production Command Center for contract packaging operations. It's the first fruits of an =R&D partnership between third-party logistics (3PL) firm GENCO and co-pack software leader Nulogy. (Story updated following Pack Expo 2014)
Legacy's packaging versatility
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Phama co-packer Legacy moves into expanded facility

Company more than doubles operational space, adds lines, enhances compliance services and more at new facility.
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Five tips for brands using a packaging supplier’s co-pack services

Crown Speciality Packaging North America, maker of tins, explains how brands can maximize success with the supplier’s value-added co-pack services.
Nulogy's Tham
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To secure more top brands’ supply chains, co-pack IT leader Nulogy gets cash infusion

Nulogy, one of Gartner’s five 'coolest' vendors in the $10 billion supply-chain management software vendors, adds $7.5 million and a rich, new growth partner.
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Saddle Creek hires new logistics IT guru

The new CIO brings decades of information technology and logistics experience to the growing 3PL
VIAL PACKAGING. Allergy Labs installed a new vial filling and closing machine with peristaltic pump filling technology for water-based, easily soluble products such as injectable, sterile drugs.
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Peristaltic pump put to the test at Allergy Labs

Allergenic extract manufacturer opts for filling and closing equipment with peristaltic pump technology for greater product safety and fill accuracy, and lower machine maintenance.
CLEANROOM DOORS. Contract packager PCI found ASI Technologies, Inc.’s doors for cleanrooms appropriate for its Rockford, IL, facility.
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PCI uses technology to gain competitive edge

Pharmaceutical contract packager increases its facility safety and efficiency with technology discovered at Pack Expo.
SMALL FOOTPRINT. Though the old (left) and the new (right) packs both hold eight razors, the food print of the new pack is dramatically smaller.
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Redesigned blister brings benefits throughout supply chain

By reducing depth of draw on a PVC thermoform, Energizer Holdings generated operating efficiencies and cost savings galore while racking up some serious sustainability points.
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Emerging print-related digital technologies could be game changers

In this exclusive survey conducted jointly by Packaging World and Cal Poly GrCI, there’s much to be learned about impending changes in the packaging supply chain.
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Contract Packager survey results

The Contract Packaging Association and SAI Industrial LLC (SAI), an international consulting firm specializing in business intelligence in packaging and allied industries, have come together once again to examine the State of the Contract Packaging Industry.
CASE PREP. Once cases are erected, they are sent to a partition inserter.
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Spirits producer brings packaging in house

At the heart of Proximo’s Line 5 is a compact secondary packaging cell flexible enough to handle anything from 200-mL PET minis to a 1.75 pyramid-shaped glass bottle.

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