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Theft and Sabotage in the Supply Chain is Big Business

Thu, 2019-05-09 16:28
Supply chain theft is estimated at $35-40 billion per year in the US, and today’s threats to the commercial supply chain are different than those of the past. Logistics companies are perfect targets, and those that aren’t aware of the changes are more likely to fall prey.

Hammer of Justice Falls on Opioid Execs

Thu, 2019-05-09 11:00
The founder and four executives of Insys Therapeutics were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers.

Secondary Packaging Operations Adopting Robots at a Blistering Pace

Thu, 2019-05-09 10:08
A new study from PMMI Business Intelligence reveals growth in use of robots throughout packaging but the demands of e-commerce fulfillment are revolutionizing end of line packaging operations, in particular.

Ghana Now Houses the Largest Drone Delivery Network for Vaccines

Wed, 2019-05-08 11:00
With help from the Vaccine Alliance, Ghana just launched a drone network that will serve up to 12 million people.

Mayo Clinic’s Supply Chain Transformational Change

Wed, 2019-05-08 09:18
From 2016-2018 the Mayo Clinic implemented a new data management program called Supply Plus. Supply Plus was the solution to an evolving (and sometime inefficient) supply chain, and the inherent issues associated with a data-intensive management system that was located across several states.

Cannabis Brand Garden Society Incorporates Recyclable, Child-Resistant Packaging

Wed, 2019-05-08 04:08
When upgrading their packaging for CA compliance, the company found tamper-evident stickers and child-resistant boxes and cartons that maintain the botanical aesthetic.

Single-Use Bags Offer Durability in Bulk Cold Chain Shipping

Tue, 2019-05-07 14:15
The containers are designed to remain durable after freezing at -86°C for global shipping of biopharmaceutical intermediates.

Can You Overdose From Handling Fentanyl?

Tue, 2019-05-07 11:00
Police claim that they’re overdosing from accidentally touching fentanyl, but doctors say it’s impossible. Who’s right?

Still Time to Register for Automation World Conference & Expo

Tue, 2019-05-07 10:53
Industry leaders meet in Chicago May 14-15 to showcase strategies driving operational efficiency.

Industrial Robots are Outpacing Forecasts for Global Growth

Mon, 2019-05-06 11:22
Due to the demands for flexibility to fulfill e-commerce orders, packaging is the second largest market for robots behind auto manufacturing, according to a new study from PMMI Business Intelligence.

New Heart-Powered Pacemaker Powers the Heart. Wait, What?

Mon, 2019-05-06 11:00
Researchers from China and the U.S. have developed a pacemaker that harvests and stores energy from heartbeats.

Live at ELC: As U.S. Economy Slows, Manufacturers Should Shift Focus

Fri, 2019-05-03 12:42
“The slowdown is real, it’s happening all around the world, it’s coming to our shores, and in some segments of the economy, it’s here already here."

Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant Operation

Fri, 2019-05-03 07:00
In what’s being considered a “pioneering breakthrough,” an unmanned aircraft carried a kidney three miles for a transplant.

Prosthetic Voice Turns Thoughts into Speech

Thu, 2019-05-02 11:00
Scientists have created an implanted virtual voice generator that translates neuron activity in the motor cortex into speech.

Vaccine Storage Temperatures Come into Question

Wed, 2019-05-01 14:56
Vaccines rendered ineffective or questionable can undermine public trust. Ensuring proper cold chain transport and storage is a key piece of the puzzle.

New Robotic Catheters Can Self-Navigate the Heart

Wed, 2019-05-01 11:00
Bioengineers used machine learning to create a self-driving medical robot catheter that can navigate a heart.

First Country to Immunize Against Malaria: Malawi

Tue, 2019-04-30 11:00
The East African country has become the first to immunize children against the mosquito-spread disease.

New Prefilled Heparin Syringe Benefits from Needle-Trap

Tue, 2019-04-30 10:28
This product marks the first prefilled heparin syringe with an integrated needle protection device approved by the FDA.

Deitz Co.: Tablet Counter with Removable Product Contact Parts

Tue, 2019-04-30 03:25
Pharmafill TC4 allows for operation in semi-automatic, manual and check count modes, discharging tablets into bottles at up to 2,000/min.

UDI: FDA Finalizes Guidance for Convenience Kits

Mon, 2019-04-29 16:05
The guidance features clarification of concepts, examples and a Q&A section to help manufactures determine when individual components of a kit require labeling.