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Lovett receives Harris A. Smith Award at Clemson.
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Lovett receives Harris A. Smith Award at Clemson

Darius Lovett was recently named the Fall 2014 recipient of the Harris A. Smith Packaging Science Outstanding Senior Award at Clemson University’s Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences.
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Outstanding senior at Clemson for Fall 2014.
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Outstanding senior named at Clemson

Samuel D. McGee has been selected to receive the Packaging World Packaging Science Outstanding Senior award for Fall 2014.
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FPA forecasts steady growth for U.S. flexible packaging

The Flexible Packaging Assn. envisions 2014 growth of 3.8%, for a total of $28.2 billion, making it one of the fastest-growing packaging segments in the U.S.
FDASIA strengthens agency’s authority
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FDASIA strengthens agency’s authority

Reviewing provisions of the legislation that impact drug product inspections.
PDA developing Technical Report on drug shortages
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PDA developing Technical Report on drug shortages

Parenteral Drug Assn. expects to publish report on the prevention and management of drug shortages by early 2015.
Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan.
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FDA continues to stress manufacturing excellence

PDA/FDA Joint Regulatory Conference says global supply chain will require unprecedented cooperation.
'Explosive growth' projected for cold chain logistic services
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'Explosive growth' projected for cold chain logistics services

Events in Boston and Frankfurt, Germany to reveal late-breaking developments in temperature-controlled packaging, distribution, and logistics.
PDA’s Universe of Pre-filled Syringes & Injection Devices Conference and Exhibition will be held October 6-7 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, CA. The exhibit hall will be open from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6, and from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. For more information, contact PDA at 301/656-5900.
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Universe of pre-filled syringes and injection devices

Parenteral Drug Assn. conference and exhibition features top packaging companies.
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Report: 19 million Americans abuse prescription drugs

Novus Medical Detox believes that more education is needed. Can packaging play a role in reducing prescription drug abuse?
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies and owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, announced that Gerardo Barajas has been hired as director of EXPO PACK Events. In this new role, Barajas will have oversight of EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, PMMI’s trade shows in Latin America.
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PMMI welcomes Gerardo Barajas as EXPO PACK Event Director

Barajas will have oversight of EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, PMMI’s trade shows in Latin America.
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Packaging Hall of Fame 2014

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, congratulates the Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
Steady growth forecast for U.S. flexible packaging
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Steady growth forecast for U.S. flexible packaging

Flexible Packaging Assn. envisions 2014 growth of 3.8% to $28.2 billion, making it one of the fastest-growing packaging segments in the U.S.
'Cold Chain Chronicles' delivers thought-provoking insights
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'Cold Chain Chronicles' delivers thought-provoking insights

New book authored by Kevin O’Donnell provides practitioner’s outside-the-box perspectives on the importance of temperature-sensitive drug stewardship.
PharmaExpo tracks will be divided into Manufacturing Operations, Compliance Trends, and Pharmaceutical Packaging.
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Full conference program announced for Pharma Expo

Tracks will be divided into Manufacturing Operations, Compliance Trends, and Pharmaceutical Packaging.
Four tips for sealing applications from Constantia Flexibles.
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Four tips for sealing applications

A “bullet-point” set of insights on roller/platen sealing, temperature/time/pressure, coating, and cross permeation.
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Healthcare Packaging named exclusive media partner of HealthPack 2015

Kellen Company announces that it has selected Healthcare Packaging (HCP) magazine as the exclusive media partner of its HealthPack 2015 conference, which is produced for professionals involved in the packaging of medical devices.
Jim Butschli, Healthcare Packaging Editor
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Time to reevaluate education with an eye on return on investment

For every one occupation requiring a masters degree or higher, there are two professional jobs requiring a university degree. But there are seven jobs—good ones, too—requiring a one-year certificate or two-year degree.
End-user needs will drive the new industrial revolution
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End-user needs will drive the new industrial revolution

Frost & Sullivan is organizing focus groups to understand the end-user perspective for Industrie 4.0.

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