From the Editors' Desk

Want to Understand How Users Experience Your Package? Participate at HcPIE

Michigan State University’s School of Packaging is preparing for its upcoming Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE), produced in cooperation with the Learning and...

Enter MD+DI’s Dare-to-Dream Medtech Design Challenge

PMP News's sister publication MD+DI invites companies to enter its Dare-to-Dream Medtech Design Challenge. Participants are encouraged to design their dream medical device. "The biggest dreamer will receive a $500...

BD Medical Launches BD Sterifill Advance

BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), has launched BD Sterifill Advance, a prefillable polymer syringe specially engineered to deliver large volume injectable drugs by way of intravenous infusion, the company reports in a press...

Migraine Treatment Kit Relaunched to Enhance Patient Education

To help migraine sufferers select appropriate treatment at the onset of symptoms, Zogenix Inc. has redesigned and relaunched its SUMAVEL DosePro Migraine Toolbox provided through physicians. The updated kit contains a sample dose of the SUMAVEL...

Specialty Label Substrates for UDI Debut

As the medical device industry begins to prepare for Unique Device Identification, FLEXcon has launched FLEXcon MedFLEX, a line of label substrates designed to meet FDA’s performance requirements. The FLEXcon MedFLEX line can support unique...

Thoro Packaging Moves to 100% Wind Power

Carton manufacturer Thoro Packaging has moved to 100% wind power for all of its manufacturing, enabling Thoro’s customers to print “Cartons Produced with 100% Wind Power” on their packaging, Thoro reports in a press release. 

HealthPack 2014 to Feature New Survey on Medical Device Packaging Industry

For the last several years, HealthPack has presented results of a nurses survey in order to provide medical device manufacturers with insights on nurses’ packaging preferences. In 2014, HealthPack will return with even more survey results, only...

Aspect Automation Moving

Custom automation equipment manufacturer Aspect Automation LLC is moving to a new facility northeast of its current facility in St. Paul, MN. Aspect Automation's capabilities include web processing, complex controls systems, robotics integration...

Pharma Tech Industries Expanding in Union, MO

Contract manufacturer and packager Pharma Tech Industries (PTI) will expand its production facility in Union, MO, adding about 60,000 sq ft of manufacturing space for a total of 160,000 sq ft. The new space will support production of ingestible...

Millstone Medical Outsourcing Increases Inspection Capabilities

Millstone Medical Outsourcing has advanced its capabilities in mechanical inspection in its Fall River and Olive Branch, MA, facilities. Millstone has added new technologies to its mechanical inspection cells, which are used to support all...