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RIVA, an automated compounding system from Intelligent Hospital Systems, prepares IV bags 50 mL to 1,000 mL, and can also prepare low-concentration dilution bags for pediatric dosing.
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GHS automates sterile IV compounding

A new pharmacy is equipped with two automated compounding systems that serve the South Carolina health system’s five locations, improving patient safety as well as internal productivity and efficiency.
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RIVA automated compounding technology from Intelligent Hospital Systems compounds syringes and IV bags in an ISO Class 5 environment that enhances the safety of compounded medications while reducing cost and waste.
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How RIVA works at Greenville Hospital Systems

A detailed look at how self-contained RIVA equipment automatically compounds IV syringes or bags for improved patient safety, productivity and efficiency at Greenville Hospital Systems in SC.
Materials Product Brief
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Rexam: Preservative-free multidose eyedropper

Designed to provide usage similar to a “classic” multidose eyedropper, Rexam’s Novelia preservative-free multidose eyedropper features a patient-friendly package; is able to calibrate droplets to improve compliance; and is compatible with existing filling lines.
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Report forecasts pharmaceutical packaging growth

Research and Markets’ “2013 Report on the International and U.S. Pharmaceutical Packaging Market—Trends & Forecast to 2018” is now available.
Transparency Market Research report says global prefilled syringe market to reach $4.98 Billion in 2019
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Global prefilled syringe market to reach $4.98 Billion in 2019

Transparency Market Research report says growth will be triggered by biologics and other potent injectable drugs, as well as technical advances in prefilled syringe manufacturing and packaging.
Plastic bottles used in a pharmaceutical application.
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Report forecasts growth for plastics in healthcare packaging

Compound annual growth rate of 5.6% predicted through 2018 by BCC Research.
Package Case Study
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Single-serve wine vials provide 'accessible luxury'

New glass vial package designed to hold a single serving of high-end wine; applications include hotel amenities and restaurants, among others.
Almac line
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Almac launches U.S. commercial packaging operations

Successful FDA inspection and new client partnership highlight $10 million-plus facility’s opening.
Live from Interphex:  Commercial packaging facility coming to Pennsylvania
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Live from Interphex: Commercial packaging facility coming to Pennsylvania

Almac announces additional details on their new commercial packaging facility opening Fall 2012 in Audubon, Pennsylvania.
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