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United Drug PLC’s Packaging Services Rebranded As Sharp Packaging Services
United Drug plc has been renamed as UDG Healthcare plc. All of the Group’s packaging services will be rebranded as Sharp Packaging Services to enable the organization to market its services more effectively to...
Reusable Shipper Services

Almac’s Clinical Services business unit has added refrigerated reusable shippers to its services supporting the management and global distribution of temperature controlled clinical supplies. Available as an option to replace single-use shippers...

Clondalkin Group CEO to Retire

Clondalkin Group is reporting that its Chief Executive Officer, Norbert McDermott, will be retiring on December 31, 2013. Clondalkin Group manufactures secondary healthcare packaging as well as flexible packaging using foils and laminate...

Adding Anticounterfeiting Technology to Polymers

Masterbatches provide a means of fighting counterfeiting and diversion. PolyOne Corp. is now offering Percept Authentication Technologies, a family of covert, overt, and forensic technologies.

A company spokesperson tells PMP News...

HealthPack Europe 2013 Announces Keynote on EU Medical Device Regulations

Organizers for HealthPack Europe 2013 have announced that Julian Carroll, Packaging Management Consultant/Public Policy Specialist and former longtime Managing Director at EUROPEN, will deliver the keynote at the conference. On December 3,...

Senate, House Reach Agreement On National Traceability Law
The prospect of federal track and trace legislation has leapt forward with the passage on Saturday by the House of Representatives of a bill negotiated between House and Senate committee leaders last week.
Nutec Systems Introduces Lixis Vision Systems to North America
The Lixis PVS system on display at PackExpo Las Vegas is an OCR/OCV system that inspects print quality and performs character verification. Lixis PVS is the inspection unit used for serialization and track and trace...
QuickLabel Offers Color Label Printer for Wide Labels
QuickLabel Systems is announcing the worldwide release of its newest wide-width inkjet color label printer, the Kiaro! 200, at PackExpo in Las Vegas.
Eriez Showcases Detector Systems At PackExpo
Eriez has unveiled at PackExpo Las Vegas the new Xtreme Metal Detector. The unit surpasses previous units and competitive models alike with enhanced features, improved sensitivity, intuitive operation and exceptional reliability, the company said....