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The new Puerto Rico Convention Center has been the site for two Interphex shows on the island, which is home to many pharmaceuti
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Pharma packagers seek solutions at Interphex Puerto Rico

Strong attendance demonstrates relevance of a new multivendor end-of-line packaging integration initiative.
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Better barriers needed for blisters

Inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame during Pack Expo International 2006, Edward Bauer elaborates on developments in pharmaceutical packaging materials.
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CP is first to launch CR/SF packaging system

Healthcare contract packager TestPak unveils its child-resistant, senior-friendly line at an October open house.
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UF squeezes out more R&D projects

From RFID to barrier containers to shelf life prediction, there's more to packaging research at the University of Florida than even staff expected.
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The wrap-up: A wrap rage maverick

What annoys Dallas Mavericks' owner Mark Cuban more than NBA referees? Product packaging.
two-station filling. Containers are held in pucks as they are conveyed single-file through the packaging line. Volumetric fillin
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ABOUT LAKE CONSUMER PRODUCTS / WISCONSIN PHARMACAL

Lake Consumer Products, a subsidiary of Wisconsin Pharmacal, knows a thing or two about contract packaging as well as filling its own products at its 74ꯠ sq’ facility in Jackson, WI.
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Pedigree paralysis no more

FDA mandate for secondary wholesalers may help drive RFID into drug distribution chain.
Many of Assemblies Unlimited's packaging projects require hand assembly because of custom packaging requirements that are cost-p
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Dimensions Of Turnkey Service: The'General Contractor'

Assemblies Unlimited positions itself as the ‘point’ for entrepreneurial marketers, using a national network of suppliers to deliver services from design to logistics.
Laser coder. A laser coder marks a carton containing a solid-dose pharmaceutical product.
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Laser coders efficiently hit their targets

A trio of laser coders give contract packager Reed-Lane Inc. the flexibility it needs to print on multiple substrates for its pharmaceutical customers.
BOTTLE FILLING. Side-by-side tablet fillers on Line 5 at Apotex helped the Canadian pharmaceutical manufacturer double its outpu
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2010: A packaging odyssey

Pharmaceutical maker Apotex works in concert with systems integrator to assure its packaging operations will meet customer demands at least through the year 2010.
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Study Forecasts Increased Demand For Pharmaceutical Packaging

New regulations and standards that address patient drug compliance, drug dispensing errors, counterfeiting, and market diversion are among the key factors that will expand sales growth for containers, closures, blister packs, and RFID labels.
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Chemical-Resistant Blister Packs

Dentistry and oral care products specialist Remedent, Inc., based in Deurle, Belgium, and El Segundo, CA, has introduced peroxide-laden, tooth-whitening sponge foam strips packaged in specially structured, thermoformed blister packs.
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Packaging And Prescription Drug Plans

Understanding the complexities and choices regarding senior drug plans continues to perplex many Americans. But what, if any, impact do these plans have on packaging?
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What's not to like about robotics?

Labor savings, high throughput, repeatability, and flexibility are driving adoption of robots. ‘Creating value’ is a key consideration, too.
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Digital Printing: What and How to Make it work in co-packing

Under the right circumstances, co-packers can work with digital-run specialists to help spare manufacturers the risk and expense of excess inventory of emerging products.

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