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Robotics in Industry 4.0 – Five Major Challenges for the Packaging Industry

Mon, 2018-12-10 14:33
Smithers Pira identifies how the adoption of automation and digitalization platforms will revolutionize the packaging industry. Industry 4.0 has the potential to alter radically all stages of the packaging industry, with new efficiencies and unprecedented accuracy in data exchanges creating a leaner, more responsive, more engaged supply chain.

FDA Focuses on Compounded Drug Quality; cGMPs for Outsourcing

Mon, 2018-12-10 12:43
Agency updates its compounding priorities plan to address patient safety while revising cGMP draft guidance to make it more feasible for outsourcing facilities to fulfill requests for office stock while maintaining product quality.

Researchers Develop First Insect Vaccine for Bees

Mon, 2018-12-10 11:00
A team in Finland has created a vaccine to protect the struggling honeybee population from bacterial disease.

HILLSTRONG Makes Cannabis Packaging a Focal Point

Fri, 2018-12-07 15:41
Humboldt County, CA firm works with supplier partners to offer packaging that addresses changing regulations, barrier requirements and consumer appeal.

Dog Scared of Loud Noises? Now There’s a Drug for That.

Fri, 2018-12-07 07:00
The FDA just approved a drug that helps dogs that suffer from anxiety induced by loud noises.

PMMI Membership Continues Unprecedented Growth

Thu, 2018-12-06 12:00
Active membership approaches 880.

ARxIUM: Automated Compounding System

Thu, 2018-12-06 11:23
RIVA IV compounding system is designed for preparing syringes and IV bags in an aseptic environment for 503B central-fill, hospital and outsourcing pharmacies.

French Pharma Company Implements System for EU FMD Compliance

Thu, 2018-12-06 11:16
Cloud system enables Cristers to exchange serialization data with supply chain partners and move beyond compliance to improve business practices.

Ascensia Diabetes Care Overcomes Rebranding Challenges

Thu, 2018-12-06 11:03
This medical device company spins off from Bayer, employing PLM and ERP software on a global scale that helps it meet regulatory demands.

Doctors Are Using Scorpion Venom to Remove Brain Tumors

Thu, 2018-12-06 11:00
Venom-based “tumor paint” is a fluorescent molecule that illuminates cancer cells, making it easier for surgeons to remove tumors.

Dark Web Dealers Halt Fentanyl Sales

Wed, 2018-12-05 11:00
Dealers on the dark web have begun a voluntary ban on the high-risk synthetic opioid fentanyl.

Schreiner MediPharm: Labels Protect Liquid Meds

Wed, 2018-12-05 09:13
The company’s newest portfolio includes three novel protective labels at various safety levels that safeguard against UV and light.

Making a Plea for a Single Product Identifier

Tue, 2018-12-04 16:00
HDA’s response to FDA’s Draft on DSCSA Product Identifiers identifies lack of time to respond. GTIN or NDC identifier, human-readable expiration date format also pose concerns.

FDA Releases New Guidance for Stored Platelets

Tue, 2018-12-04 13:43
Replacing a 2016 guidance, the document includes storage and labeling guidelines as well as reporting instructions for manufacturing and labeling changes.

FDA Increases Effort to Fight AIDS

Tue, 2018-12-04 11:00
In support of PEPFAR, the agency announced a pilot program with WHO to expedite review of HIV drug applications.

Deitz: Easy-Clean Conveyors

Tue, 2018-12-04 09:26
Sanitary Pharmafill conveyors clean easily without disassembly, hiding the motor under a stainless-steel body.

Specialty Pharmacy Transitions to ‘Green’ Shipping Coolers

Mon, 2018-12-03 15:52
While focusing on patient safety, Diplomat Pharmacy moves to environmentally friendly coolers for its temperature-sensitive medication shipments.

FDA Approves Biosimilar, But it Comes with a Severe Label Warning

Mon, 2018-12-03 11:00
Truxima is the first FDA-approved biosimilar to Roche’s blockbuster drug for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Gerhard Schubert: lightline Packaging Series

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:34
The new lightline machine series is for manufacturers seeking to automate their standard packaging tasks with reduced format and packaging variants.

New Drug Uses DNA Rather Than Tumor Type to Treat Cancer

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:00
The FDA just approved Loxo Oncology’s Vitrakvi drug that treats cancer in an unconventional way.