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Flonase OTC launch—Secondary Pack, from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.
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IoPP announces AmeriStar award winners for 2015

GlaxoSmithKline’s Flonase, Microdermis’ Provodine, and Biogen’s Factor Hard Pack win Drug & Pharmaceutical awards.
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Report: American manufacturing is alive and well.
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Report: American manufacturing is alive and well

Talk that America’s manufacturing might has severely declined over the last few decades and only low-wage jobs remain is a myth, says a report from Ball State University and Conexus Indiana.
Pharma EXPO takes Las Vegas
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Pharma EXPO takes Las Vegas

With the strength of PACK EXPO alongside them, new technologies, insights, and ideas are laying the groundwork for Pharma EXPO’s powerful Las Vegas debut.
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Selke named director of MSU School of Packaging

Susan E. Selke has been named Director of the Michigan State University School of Packaging.
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Winners of IoPP scholarships announced

The Institute of Packaging Professionals is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 IoPP Packaging Education Scholarship Fund.
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Complexity of e-commerce supply chain raises the stakes for manufacturers

With jumps in e-commerce volume and complexity, manufacturers must address challenges in shipping, communicating with third-party retailers, and secondary packaging marketing.
Total Compensation in 2014
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Earnings, satisfaction rise, reveals 2015 Salary Survey

Average earnings jump 3.54% in 2014 compared with the previous year. Compensation increases for 74% of respondents, with an average bump of 3.7%.
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PACK EXPO Welcomes the Center for Trends & Technology Back to Las Vegas

PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Pharma EXPO 2015 (Las Vegas Convention Center; Sept. 28–30) welcome back the Center for Trends and Technologies: Improving Production Through Innovation (CTT) (Booth C-4829), sponsored by Rockwell Automation and its PartnerNetwork Program.
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USA Pavilion at FoodPex 2015

At FoodPex 2015, International Trade Fair for the Food Processing and Packaging Industries, Messe Düsseldorf North America (MDNA) will organize a US Pavilion with the support of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA).
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PMG supports packaging education at 30th Annual Packaging Jamboree

Every year, packaging students from around the country come together to network with peers and professionals from the packaging industry at the annual Packaging Jamboree, an event that focuses on connecting packaging students with the industry they hope to join upon graduation.
UL is a global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years.
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Verification program and new mark for dietary supplements

UL Consumer Products launches UL Verification Mark in response to growing industry need for third-party verification of marketing claims.
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New analysis tool for adverse drug events

This tool should be useful for researchers and those who work on medication safety.
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Acting director of National Cancer Institute named

The doctor received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama last year.
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AIP/IoPP partnership elevates CPP certification

The Certified Packaging Professional designation will become the leading mark of excellence internationally and a must-have recognition of industry proficiency and achievement for packaging professionals under a new partnership announced by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) in the U.S. and the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP).
Anna Miller named Packaging World Outstanding Packaging Science Senior at Clemson for Spring 2015.
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Clemson names award winners Miller and Mrazeck

Clemson University has named two seniors from its packaging program as the winners of two awards for the 2015 Spring semester.
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Cal Poly program attracts tech startup

Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business has teamed upwith Specright LLC, a packaging specification management startup based in Irvine, CA., to offer part-time work year round to Cal Poly packaging students.
Pharma innovation
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Is a new innovation platform needed for the pharmaceutical industry?

Fastraqq President Dan Balan’s keynote address during the recent PACK EXPO International event in Chicago was an eye-opener.
Kevin O'Donnell is Vice President, Cold Chain Standards, Practices & Compliance at BioLife Solutions, Inc., and is a Contributin
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Test your cold chain IQ

True or false questions about the handling of biologics and drugs in the supply chain.

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