From the Editors' Desk

Eastman to Increase Tritan Copolyester Capacity
Eastman Chemical Company  has announced plans to increase Tritan capacity at its Kingsport, Tenn., facility.
Traceability, E-Labeling Delayed In Congress
As Congress adjourns this week for its traditional August recess, matters of urgent concern to the pharmaceutical industry—national traceability legislation and proposed electronic labeling—have yet to be...
Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News Marks 20th Year in Media

Since 1993, Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News has been bringing award-winning editorial content to their readers and the healthcare product packaging industry. The team is honored to mark this momentous occasion with year-round...

DuPont Tyvek Transition Protocol Materials Available through Controlled Sales

DuPont Protection Technologies is announcing the availability of Tyvek Transition Protocol Materials as part of its transition of DuPont Tyvek 1073B and 1059B materials to the latest flash-spun technology and equipment, the company reported...

Baxter’s BioPharma Solutions Launches New Packaging Line
The line at Baxter’s Halle/Westfalen, Germany facility allows the company to meet the advanced packaging requirements of its pharmaceutical clients worldwide, as well as accommodate emerging packaging needs...
One Size Fits All in Redesign

A small thermoformed clamshell for Wright Medical’s complete line of implant screws has earned Barger, a division of Placon, a 2013 AmeriStar award. The result of a collaboration between the two companies, the clamshell can be used to package...

Robinson Printing among Recipients of Abbott's Supplier Excellence Award

Robinson Printing is among the 21 companies recognized by Abbott with its Supplier Excellence Award. These 21 suppliers were chosen from more than 23,000 globally, Abbott reports in a press release on its Web site. Selection was based on...

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing Expands Single-Use Packaging Support

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.) has recently invested in equipment, personnel, and resources to broaden its capabilities for single-use packaging. T.H.E.M. is FDA-registered for contract packaging of food, beverages,...

AFA Systems Launches Integrated Cartoner, Robot
AFA Systems has developed a new Delta 3 Robot to integrate with its cartoning solutions. The MK-DLT Integrated Delta 3 Robotic Cartoner utilizes a Delta 3 robot that is designed and manufactured by AFA Systems.
Clariant Develops Web Site Focused On Healthcare Packaging
Clariant has announced a new website for its business segment, Healthcare Packaging, that reflects the specialized healthcare packaging focus of this Clariant business.