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Machine Product Brief
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Uhlmann Packaging Systems: High-output blister machine

Uhlmann now offers the B1660 blister machine, a high-performance model available in either continuous- or intermittent-motion configurations.
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Promoting PLA to the consumer

The claims made about PLA to consumers differ in their relevance, as well as in their susceptibility to attacks; therefore, strategic thought should go into their choice.
Feature Article
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Possible PVC packaging ban is latest California trend

A general observation: bans on packaging materials or articles are virtually always misguided, simply because it is just about never true that a specific packaging material or structure is all bad, or so bad that the bad outweighs the good.
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'Green' strategy makes economic (dollars and) cents

An interview with Carmen Corrado, vice president of pharmaceutical manufacturing for Roche, Nutley, NJ.
Machine Case Study
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In - mold labeling

A filling machine with servo-controlled swirling nozzles isn’t the only new packaging technology installed lately at Campina Heilbronn.
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Sustainability news & events

Noteworthy Items Gleaned from World News
Machine Product Brief
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Sensor Products Inc: Heat-seal temperature sensor

A temperature testing package offered by Sensor Products provides an accurate approach to ensure proper heat-sealing temperatures for blister packaging.
Machine Product Brief
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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 folding cartons, labels, and blister-packs.
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Sustainability News & Events

Noteworthy Items Gleaned from World News
Machine Product Brief
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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."
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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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