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Blister, Clamshell & Thermoforming Machinery

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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.
Video: Brecon betters blister packing
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Video: Brecon betters blister packing

Both thermoforming and cold-forming of foil are routinely done on this new and highly versatile blister-pack line at contract packager Brecon Pharmaceuticals in Wales.
Video: AstraZeneca relies on robotics
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Video: AstraZeneca relies on robotics

Robotic case packing and palletizing of Nexium blister- and wallet-packs at AstraZeneca's Sodertalje, Sweden, facility improve productivity and reduce manufacturing costs.
Horizontal cartoning machine
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Horizontal cartoning machine

Z Automation is displaying its Model CH7.5-250C horizontal cartoning machine at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2007.
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CSAT Americ: Blister printing

CSAT America will feature its DTS 1200 Blister Printing Unit, a pharmaceutical-grade printer
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Powder-filling blister packing

The B 1240 Blister Machine with powder filler from Uhlmann features the technological standards of the company’s larger blister machine.

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