Industry News

B. Braun Medical Inc. Issues Recall Due To Particulate Matter

B. Braun Medical Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of 1g Cefepime for Injection USP and Dextrose Injection USP (Lot H3A744, catalog 3193-11) to the consumer level.

SABIC Exhibiting Polymer Technologies for Healthcare Products at K 2013

At K 2013 through October 23, SABIC is highlighting engineered thermoplastics and polymer technologies for healthcare product applications. Products include solutions for flexible packaging, for drug delivery, and for minimizing healthcare-associated infections.  

Aesica Invests in Prefilled Syringe Production, Other Drug-Delivery Formats

Global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) Aesica has acquired new manufacturing equipment capable of processing 5000 prefilled syringes per batch. Currently undergoing validation via process simulation trials, this latest addition to Aesica's Nottingham site will enable the CDMO to support clients across the EU and U.S. markets. Validation is expected to be completed by January 2014.

Protecting Your Supply Chain

The complexity of today’s pharmaceutical supply chain requires new approaches to managing and mitigating risk, reports Gary Hutchinson, president of Modality Solutions. “Monitoring the cold chain has evolved significantly in the last five years. New real-time approaches and the reapplication of existing technologies have changed the game,” he says.

UPS Expanding Temperature True Services for Global Supply Chain

UPS is expanding its Temperature True portfolio of services to meet the diverse needs of the global healthcare products supply chain, Dirk Van Peteghem, vice president of UPS Healthcare Logistics, tells PMP News. The expansion features more options for shipping around the world temperature-sensitive products such as specialty pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and diagnostics, as well as generic consumer health and veterinarian medicine.

InnoPack to Cover Packaging Trends and Innovations

InnoPack will host the InnoPack Innovation Briefs this October 22 - 24 in Frankfurt. Covering a comprehensive subject line up, the Innovation Briefs will feature industry experts speaking on the latest packaging trends and innovations.

Read on for an up-to-date schedule for Tuesday, October 22: 

12:30 - 12:55 NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre's Ger Standhardt on "Pharmaceutical Packaging Innovation" 

Vetter Expands Filling Capacity

Vetter is investing more than $100 million across its production sites in Germany and the United States  to meet increasing demand from pharmaceutical and biotech customers for filling capacity.

Amcor Packaging Technology Heads To the South Pole

A teenage explorer seeking to surpass a number of world records on a trip to Antarctica will be relying on Amcor bag technology commonly used for packaging medical kits, trays, and surgical gowns.

Ohio Drug Company Closing, 1,100 Jobs To Be Lost

More than 1,000 jobs will be lost when a drug manufacturer in northeast Ohio stops production this year, the Associated Press reported.

Rondo-Pak Opens New Facility In Puerto Rico

Folding carton provider Rondo-Pak, Norristown, PA has opened a manufacturing and distribution facility in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The new location will offer world class climate controlled manufacturing and warehousing space, the company announced in a press release.
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