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People Love Abusing Pharmaceuticals and Going to the ER

Tue, 2019-03-19 11:00
An estimated 358,000 trips to the emergency room in 2016 were caused by the misuse of pharmaceuticals.

Piab: Tablet Conveyor

Mon, 2019-03-18 17:08
A new flow control ensures a gentle touch in the dedicated tablet conveyor, which can transport up to 4 million tablets per hour.

Will 3D Printing be a Catalyst for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Mon, 2019-03-18 12:47
Producing products when we want, where we want and how we want. Is 3D printing going to disrupt traditional manufacturing and create the “factory of the future”?

What Ingredients are Hiding in your Medication?

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:00
Pills and capsules contain inactive compounds like lactose, gluten, and food dyes that can trigger allergic reactions.

US Flexible Packaging to Reach $392 Billion by 2023

Mon, 2019-03-18 08:58
Convenient packaging, excellent barrier properties, and sustainable materials are all factors contributing to the continued growth of flexible packaging in the coming years.

PCI Joins the Fight on Opioid Abuse

Mon, 2019-03-18 07:12
PCI addresses opioid abuse by advocating for limited medication doses and using adherence-prompting unit-dose packs. Meanwhile, it’s closely watching Amazon and e-commerce for potential impact on Rx and OTC package design.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Sues Vaccine Grant Recipient

Fri, 2019-03-15 07:00
PnuVax was granted $30 million to develop a pneumonia vaccine. Now the grantors are suing the company for mismanaged funds.

EU FMD Compliance: CMO Adopts Network-Tenant Approach

Fri, 2019-03-15 03:07
In one month, partners delivered a fully validated Level 3 solution and six packaging lines with full aggregation.

Defective Packaging Causes Birth Control Recall

Thu, 2019-03-14 11:00
Four lots of Ethinyl Estradiol USP pills were recalled due to defective blisters, empty blisters, and incorrect tablet placement.

U.K. Firm Automating Production of Leukemia Drug

Thu, 2019-03-14 09:46
New integrated filling line for Porton Biopharma to help fill Erwinase, used to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), a type of cancer that particularly affects children.

Almac Group: Almac ONE

Wed, 2019-03-13 13:45
Company launches a unified clinical trial supply solution that creates a responsive end-to-end process that enhances visibility and accuracy throughout the lifecycle of a clinical study.

Canada Discontinues Homeopathic Aid for Honduras

Wed, 2019-03-13 11:00
The Canadian government announced that it will no longer fund homeopathic therapies in Honduras that are not proven to be effective.

Drug Shortages Impact Hospitals, Pharmacies, Patients and the Economy

Wed, 2019-03-13 10:14
Not conforming to typical laws of supply and demand, drugs shortages can be chronic, lasting years, and compensating behaviors hospitals are forced to take can endanger patients and drive up costs.

‘Green’ Trend Rising in Cannabis Packaging Market

Wed, 2019-03-13 07:48
As more states legalize medical marijuana, says a new report, the cannabis industry across the globe has grown more than 310% in the past four years.

Pharmaceutical 3PL Selection and Timelines

Tue, 2019-03-12 12:47
Beyond basic logistics, outside service providers can handle back office services like accounting, warehousing, even literature and samples.

Breakthrough Therapies Face Unique Supply Chain Challenges

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:27
Live from the PDA Annual Meeting: Speed to market is so important in reaching patients without other options, but how do you build the supply chain with moving goalposts?

Automation and Collaboration Go Hand in Hand

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:14
Vision 2025 participants at PACK EXPO International in Chicago discussed their automation challenges and the solutions they are implementing, and found that collaboration is key.

Second Patient Cured of HIV

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:00
For the second time in twelve years, a patient has been cured of HIV infection, the virus that causes AIDS.

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Tue, 2019-03-12 09:31
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Reverse Logistics Services in East Asia Boosting Returnable Transport Packaging Demand

Tue, 2019-03-12 09:16
New report says returnable transport packaging is a type of reverse logistics that ensures a more efficient supply chain system with improved service quality.