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Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging hires two key execs

Steve Meeker, 30-year pharma veteran, hired as chief operating officer; longtime QA Specialist Edwin Miranda signs on as director of quality.
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Contractor Pharma Tech Industries makes key hire

Powdered products pharma contractor's new-business exec has 30 years of pharma supply chain experience and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Bobby Grajewski, President of Edison Nation Medical, talks about helping entrepreneurs bring medical innovations to commercializ
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Safer healthcare via medical innovation

Bobby Grajewski, President of Edison Nation Medical, talks about helping entrepreneurs bring medical innovations to commercialization, including the role of packaging.
FUN & FUNCTIONAL. Packaging for the Nature’s Habit line of granola products conveys the company’s personality, while providing h
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Private label: on-trend and growing

This year’s PLMA Show in Chicago boasted nearly 3,000 booths, many of which displayed the latest in good-for-you and good-for-the-planet products and packaging.
HAPPY CUSTOMER. Dan Crone, Project Manager and Maintenance Manager at Express Packaging, appreciates the quality printing achiev
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Coding systems debut at contract packager

This award-winning contract packaging service provider is finding that two new marking and coding systems are just the ticket for a harsh production environment.
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.
MG2's FlexiLAB capsule filler delivers for Hovione 100% low dosages and extreme precision in-process net weight control for specialty inhalation drug production.
Machine Case Study
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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.
Sperber
Column/Opinion
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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.
Janusz
Supplier News
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Association news and details on the upcoming meeting in Miami

Get a shot of education, inspiration and relaxation in Miami with the CPA this coming February. Read on for details on that, the new RFQ process and more...
Chris Nutley
Column/Opinion
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Meet us at Biscayne Bay in February to capture lightning in a bottle

Are you ready to catch “Lightning in a Bottle?”
Bottling
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Co-packing for food safety

Food safety standards have become marketplace requirements, and new FDA mandates further raise the bar on compliance. How will your production outsourcing partnerships be affected?
Lisa Shambro, Foundation for Strategic Sourcing/F4SS
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What I learned from a day with Toyota

During a September conference of the Foundation for Strategic Sourcing (F4SS), we were very fortunate to offer members the opportunity to spend a day at Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky (TMMK).
Covering a wide range of certified pre-owned equipment
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Covering a wide range of certified pre-owned equipment

The Frain Group provides an overview of their certified pre-owned equipment dealership. The company specializes in a wide range of equipment, from pumps or small pieces of labeling equipment, up to completely integrated lines.
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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)

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