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Need Insulin? Just Swallow a Pill!

Wed, 2019-02-13 11:00
Researchers at MIT are working on a new insulin delivery method that consists of swallowing a tiny injection device.

First Warning Letter Issued Under DSCSA

Tue, 2019-02-12 16:27
FDA sends McKesson a warning, highlighting issues with illegitimate product notification, quarantining and record-keeping.

Environmental Reporting Gains Priority for Pharmaceutical Industry

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:58
During Pharmapack Europe 2019, Lorax Compliance COO Michelle Carvell urged the pharmaceutical industry to prioritize its environmental reporting obligations for packaging or risk high financial penalties.

Albertsons Companies Makes Environmental Switch for Pharmacy Shipments

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:25
Food and drug retailer to begin using paper-based containers for its temperature-sensitive shipments in late February, with the goal of diverting up to 75,000 lb of packaging from landfills every year.

Demand For Long-Acting Birth Control Surged After Trump’s Election

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:00
A new study shows that in the 30 days after Trump’s election, America experienced an increase in demand for birth control.

Personal care items often lack tamper evident features

Mon, 2019-02-11 14:58
A new white paper, “Personal Care Industry Trends,” from PMMI Business Intelligence, finds consumers are not demanding T.E. bands, and CPGs are reluctant to add cost.

Marijuana May Inhibit Growth of Colon Cancer

Mon, 2019-02-11 11:00
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine claim that cannabinoid compounds may inhibit the growth of colon cancer cells in the lab.

BD Rowa: Pouch Packaging Center

Fri, 2019-02-08 13:39
Packages solid oral medicines in patient-specific blister pouches; bearing technology plays key role in system development.

Plastics Manufacturer to Implement AGV System for Intra-Plant Material Deliveries

Fri, 2019-02-08 13:16
Manufacturer of plastics parts for medical, personal care and packaging industries selects system from Dematic.

Key Trends for Lifecycles in Pack Recycling to 2023

Fri, 2019-02-08 12:03
The increased emphasis on sustainability and the circular economy is reappraising how the lifecycle of packaging are assessed at all levels.

Wearables Detect Childhood Anxiety Better Than Questionnaires

Fri, 2019-02-08 07:00
A new study found that wearable sensors outperform standard questionnaires designed to detect internalizing disorders in kids.

Case Study: The Emotional Side of Pediatric Infusion

Thu, 2019-02-07 14:11
At Pharmapack 2019, a human factors study highlighted anxiety and other delivery issues, offering insights into the real-world challenges of managing pediatric drug delivery.

New ‘Superhuman Skin’ Helps Burn Victims ‘Feel’

Thu, 2019-02-07 11:00
Researchers have developed a sensor that allows artificial skin to sense pressure, vibrations, and magnetic fields.

Five Megatrends Impacting the Packaging Industry

Thu, 2019-02-07 10:02
Among them are e-commerce, changing consumer and customer preferences, CPG and retailer margin compression, sustainability, and digitalization and IoT.

Honeywell: Aclar Accel

Thu, 2019-02-07 09:21
Aclar Accel 1700 and Aclar Accel 5400 represent two new gauges of these thermoformable barrier films for pharmaceutical packaging applications.

New Pharmapack Awards Include Patient-Centric and Eco Designs

Thu, 2019-02-07 07:17
Phillips-Medisize, Stevanato, Schott AG, Aptar Pharma, Stiplastics and Huhtamaki were awarded in the Exhibitor Innovation Category while Pierre Fabre Cosmetic, UCB Pharma and Vemedia were awarded in the Health Products Category.

Should My Device Be Connected?

Wed, 2019-02-06 14:00
Live from Pharmapack Europe, a device design consultant shared an approach for deciding on connectivity and packaging upgrades, along with the real question you should be asking yourself when making the call.

Introducing the extremely versatile Eagle-Omni Blister Machine from MHI

Wed, 2019-02-06 12:17
Eagle-Omni Blister Machine from MHI

Feds Seize Record Amount of Fentanyl

Wed, 2019-02-06 11:00
Customs and Border Protection discovered 254 lbs of fentanyl hidden among cucumbers in a truck trailer.

Secondary Packaging Revamp Biggest CPG Focus for E-Commerce

Wed, 2019-02-06 08:51
In case you missed it: catch up on the third in a series of e-commerce coverage for the packaging industry.