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Report assesses global nanotechnology packaging market through 2023

Global consumers, economic issues, emerging markets to influence nanotechnology growth in packaging in the coming decade.
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Purdue Calumet's BS in Mechatronics Engineering Technology Program has received the full accreditation by ABET.

News from Purdue U. Calumet

Niaz Latif, Professor and Dean of the College of Technology at Purdue University Calumet, has announced that enrollment in the Mechatronics program has increased from 22 in the Fall of 2012 to 50 in the Fall of 2013.
A control room overlooking one of the MSU HcPIE simulations.

MSU event to demonstrate how packaging impacts health outcomes

Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE) creates learning experience with simulated ER and home healthcare learning experiences.
Cal Poly forum explores packaging innovation

Cal Poly forum explores packaging innovation

The Graphic Communication Institute (GrCI) at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo developed and hosted a July 24 Executive Forum entitled “Innovation in Marketing Through Packaging Technology.”
How will the new HHS law impact your business?

August 21 Webinar: Calculate the impact of 'Obamacare' on your business

Webinar on Affordable Care Act will teach 'five steps' for avoiding penalties, and provide step-by-step instructions for calculating the law's impact.
Growth in global folding carton market, as shown in this chart from Smithers Pira.

Growth in global folding carton market

Emerging countries, single-serve packs, consumer electronics, and healthcare drive growth.
Dan Swinney, executive director of Manufacturing Renaissance, with APA students.

Manufacturing Renaissance builds momentum

From meeting with the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology to presenting at this year’s Clinton Global Initiative, the Chicago-based Manufacturing Renaissance gathers a head of steam as it advocates for improved technical education in the U.S.
GS1 presenter

McKinsey study estimates potential value of adopting single global standard in healthcare

Live from GS1 Connect: Hard amounts—in dollars and in patient lives—were spelled out in healthcare study.
Empty vials

FDA issues ‘The Essential Guide to Combination Products cGMPs’

With weeks remaining until the FDA’s new cGMP rules kick in, many drug, biologics, and device manufacturers remain unclear about how to comply.
GTIN-12 encoded in a UPC-A

GS1 Connect 2013 to address supply chain strategies

Top companies in healthcare and other industries, and the U.S. FDA to headline key conference program June 10-13 in San Antonio.


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