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Griffin-Rutgers Company: Modular drop-on-demand system

Linoprint—an innovation project of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG—has introduced a modular Drop-on-Demand ink-jet technology for decorating and marking of folding cartons, labels, and blister packs.
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A common solution to opening clamshells

Here's a secret weapon against hard-to-open clamshell packaging that you may already have.
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Compliance packaging takes on patient adherence...

The World Health Organization recently said that "patient adherence may have a far greater impact on the health of the population than any improvement in medical treatment."
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Automated machine loading

ESS Technologies integrates a Fanuc LR Mate mini robot with ESS custom-designed end-of-arm tooling to create the TaskMate™ robotic loading system, suitable for automating machine loading at the infeed.
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Blister-card folder

MGS Machine has introduced a third-generation high-speed blister-card folder/wallet-packaging system for pharmaceuticals, designed with an emphasis on modular stations and devices for future flexibility and product changeover. Machines are available at speeds to 300 packages/min.
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Helping customers develop 'solutions' to two of today's real challenges

We sell solutions! The phrase has become so overused that nearly everyone states it and nearly everyone ignores it, except when they are the ones saying it.
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MGS Machine Corp.: Blister card folder/wallet machine

MGS’s High Speed Blister Card Folder/Wallet Packaging System machines are available at speeds of up to 300 packages per minute.
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UV flexo printer

Griffin-Rutgers has introduced its redesigned TruFlex UV, a true UV flexographic printing press.
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Customized blister-packs

Designed to produce perfect print on uneven surfaces using the latest UV D-O-D printing technology, the Hapa 800 Series printer is suitable for late-stage customization of precut blister-packs.
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Fighting counterfeit drugs

In the next decade, counterfeit drugs will double, according to Alistair Dand, marketing manager for LGR Emballages, a supplier of folding cartons in France. Currently, one out of every two drugs bought on the Internet is a fake.
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OYSTAR USA Pharmaceutical Packaging Division: BlisterPack machines

OYSTAR USA ‘s BP Series of BlisterPack machines provides servo-drive performance, balcony style design and a positive transfer system.
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High-volume retailers set the pace for packaging

Consumer packaged goods companies follow high-volume retailers’ packaging lead as they seek to align with retailer strategies, brand positioning.
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2007 Pack Expo selects winner

Fold-over blister for Shure Music Phone Adapter from Shure Inc. received the highest number of votes in the 2007 Pack Expo Selects competition sponsored by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute.
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Views of a contract drug packager

Andrew Billington, operations manager at Brecon Pharmaceuticals in Wales, addresses recent trends in packaging.

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