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 •  August 9

Automation now plays a significant role in pharma manufacturing, with drug discovery and clinical trials adding to the demand for robots.
A new Grand View Research, Inc. report notes, “The pharmaceutical industry is flourishing due to huge R&D investments by global players. To minimize workload and maintain higher levels of accuracy, automation...

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 •  August 4

Agency’s effort aims to help ensure CRP statements on drug labels are clear, useful, informative and consistent.
Back in early 2014, then Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan and yours truly traveled to Washington, DC, making stops at the Parenteral Drug Assn., the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society...

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 •  August 3

Par Pharmaceuticals benefits by employing analytics-based OEE tracking system that digitizes formerly manual data collection processes on multiple packaging lines.
While preparing to meet upcoming serialization deadlines, Par Pharma sought an advanced means of tracking (what it perceived would be) the inevitable efficiency downturn resulting from...

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 •  July 27

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth # S-6325! JLS debuts a hygienic robotic packaging system that integrates motion, logic, safety and HMI into a single scalable platform, immediately available for both Talon robotic pick-and-place systems and Osprey robotic case packers.
A stainless steel (IP69K rated) delta robot with higher payload capacity...

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 •  July 26

Dan Bell, Marken’s Vice President of Quality, Compliance and Technical Affairs, discusses pharmaceutical and biological clinical trials packaging issues.
Packaging World:
Acquired in late 2016 by UPS, Marken provides supply chain products to the life sciences industry and clinical trials material storage and distribution. What are the key...

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 •  July 25

Ensuring a safer working environment in food and pharmaceutical processing plants, Wet-In-Place (WIP) functionality has been added to Piab’s piFLOW p vacuum conveyors.
WIP spray nozzles are now available for inclusion/retrofitting in new and existing piFLOW p conveying systems. The water sprayed by the WIP nozzles will wet any dust from food or...

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 •  July 25

The Go-Mark 100 ribbons feature a rich blackness for basic label printing applications such as shipping and product identification bar code labels.
Weber’s new Go-Mark 100 wax-based thermal-transfer ribbons are making basic label printing much more economical and practical for customers using wax ribbons for their labeling applications. The...

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 •  July 22

Merck, Pfizer and Corning’s collaboration on Valor glass packaging is praised for its potential to boost U.S. manufacturing job creation, innovation, improved access to medicines, and patient safety.
July 16 through July 22 was proclaimed, “Made in America Week,” aiming to pay special tribute to those who work to make America great. July 20 marked...

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 •  July 20

Despite powerful rhetoric to the contrary, there are signs and portents of somewhat conventional regulatory activities.
Maybe the new administration isn’t so anti-regulatory after all. The Trump administration has loudly proclaimed its antipathy toward regulations and regulators, so much so that when the President alludes to lightening the burden...

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 •  July 14

Even with isolators and co-bots, packaging operations can still be hazardous. Is the power of combating workplace injuries sitting in our pockets?
Much of the news about phones in the workplace revolves around distracted workers and lost productivity. But research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison (UWM) has a more positive story: smartphone...