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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.
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Clinical supply chain management
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Global pharma co-pack and supply chain firm Catalent expands in Singapore

Following GMP approval for secondary packaging and labeling capabilities, and is now fully approved in Singapore for GMP across all activities including secondary packaging, label printing, storage, distribution, returns and destruction management.
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20 years of stick packing in America: What have we learned?

Neil Kozarsky, CEO and President of Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.) offers insight on past predictions, current emerging trends and the 'remarkable journey' of flexible stick packaging as the format approaches its 20th year in North America.
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Las Vegas spotlight on contract packaging

Second edition of the Contract Packaging Assn’s PACK EXPO display provides showcase of contract packagers and their goods and services.
Nulogy COO Kevin Wong
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Nulogy adds Custom Units of Measure for better brand & co-packer integration

The new capability enables packaging suppliers to track production and inventory using custom discrete and indiscrete units of measure.
Brite Idea's all-natural chart-topper
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All-natural water enhancer 'skyrockets' to success with supplier help

Berlin Packaging and an outside co-packer help Brite Idea Foods' all-natural product and innovative package top Amazon's Hot New Release list.
Ampules ~ James Alexander Corp.
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State of New Jersey boosts co-manufacturer/packer visibility

James Alexander Corp. chosen for third time in annual 'Made in New Jersey Day' economic development showcase
COMPACT SOLUTION. ARA chose a rotary vf/f/s system, equipped with a multihead weigher, metal detector, date coder, and labeler t
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Vf/f/s system suits snack maker’s flexibility needs

Tropical snacks maker increases capacity, improves efficiency, and realizes flexibility with a new vf/f/s system, equipped with a multihead weigher, metal detector, and date coder.
Recipharm completes Korean serialization project for Abbott
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Recipharm completes Korean serialization project for Abbott

Recipharm a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced the completion of a complex serialization project for Korea for one of its leading customers, Abbott. The initiative commenced in April 2014.
Contract development and manufacturing organization completes first commercial serialization project for South Korea.
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Serialization first in South Korea

Contract development and manufacturing organization delivers identifiable labeling for a top-10 pharmaceutical company.
A little creativity saved the day for out-of-compliance cans
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Co-packer's bright shrink sleeve idea saves the day for Coke/Fuze-owned energy drinks

Contract packager ActionPak does more than salvage more than $2 million in product with out-of-compliance nutritional labeling; a limited-edition promo sleeve boosts image of NOS energy drinks among NASCAR fans.
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All-natural cocktail mixers adopt aseptic carton packaging

‘A revolution for the cocktail mixer category,’ according to Powell & Mahoney, a new aseptic carton for the company’s products preserves the mixers’ clean, authentic flavor...with help from co-packer Leahy-IFP
Hoppy Paws stamper kit package
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Tracking innovative product/package development

Debuted to the general public on the television show “Shark Tank,” Hoppy Paws, Newport Beach, CA, has created a product to add fun and imagination to the holidays.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
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Progress in paper bottles

In case you hadn’t noticed, the race for a paper bottle is on.
Stoneground Flakes cereal
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Back to the Roots ‘undoes’ it again with new cereal, outside help

Back to the Roots is at it again — growing nationally and “undoing” processed foods with more outsourcing help, new packaging and some wild new products bound for national retailers.
Bob Sperber, Editor, Contract Packaging
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Loophole closes on dimensional weight pricing

Have you taken a close look at your cartons, cases and shippers lately?
John Mazelin
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Hall of Fame and scholarship support packaging’s past, present and future

Among the latest developments for the Contract Packaging Association (CPA) is an honor given to one industry veteran for decades of service, and a new program that will help encourage the industry veterans of tomorrow.
Lisa Shambro
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Cost cutter: For too many outsourcing partnerships, trust issues lurk

The Foundation for Strategic Sourcing’s recently held an event, F4SS Connect, in San Diego.

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