Blisters

Blister packs seal products in a cavity, usually with a paper backing or aluminum or film seal. These blister packs can be used for just about any product, but are common packages for small consumer goods, foods and pharmaceuticals. In the pharmaceutical space, blister packs are handy for creating unit-dose packaging: Each “blister” can hold one dose.

Blister packs protect product against external factors like humidity or UV rays.

While blister packs are usually made from plastics, newer paper varieties are more environmentally friendly.  

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Essentra’s solution works on any equipment built for mechanically forming the aluminum-based laminate blister packaging film.


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Pharmaceutical manufacturers are ready for new blister packaging materials, believes Georgia Mohr, Marketing Director – Pharmaceutical, for Bemis Healthcare Packaging.

Locked4Kids,  the World' first Child resistant Carton

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Locked4Kids, the award-winning child-resistant and reclosable carton for blister packs, developed by the specialized Dutch supplier Ecobliss Group and partner Romaco Promatic, will be at


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Amcor Flexibles has brought its patented Amcor Opening Feature (AOF) to child-resistant blister lidding, launching the new product in December 2014.


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The idea came about on the beaches of the Caribbean island of Tortola by architects Kevin Foley and James O’Halloran. Why not reinvent a personal care tool used every day by billions of people around the world—the toothbrush!


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Every year, major retailers including Wal-Mart, Costco, and Target are moving away from packaging that can be harmful to the environment and towards recyclable alternatives.


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Since its founding in 1961, Transparent Container has grown to be a leading resource for visual packaging solutions Including: Blister Packaging, Clear/Printed Folding Cartons and Custom Thermoformed Packaging.


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The new Curved Packaging Solutions creates a curved blister pack designed to differentiate products on a crowded retail shelf.


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The new PressSeal carded pack uses pressure, not heat, to create a high-integrity seal for trapped blisters.


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Peter Green, the inventor of the rotary blisterpack seal unit, was the pioneer and originator of blister packaging. He spent countless hours perfecting the chemical relationship between board and P.V.C.


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With over 30 years of experience in Visual Display Packaging. We are skilled in evaluation of a customer's product and recommending the proper package to meet specific needs.


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Based in Dallas, Texas USA Visual Packaging LP is known internationally as an innovator for continually developing new equipment with superior automation and efficiency.


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ACG Worldwide has been serving the pharmaceutical industry for five decades and is the second largest manufacturer of empty hard capsules in the world.


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With over 65 years in operation, Thermex Thermatron has installed more kilowatts of RF and Microwave power for industrial use, than any other company in the world.


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Leading Industry, Inc. dba Pinnpack is a privately owned plastic thermoforming company. We specialize in food package manufacturing particularly using PET plastic materials.


Essentra’s solution works on any equipment built for mechanically forming the aluminum-based laminate blister packaging film.

Essentra has developed the capability to print on cold-form blister material. “Our ability to securely...


Pharmaceutical manufacturers are ready for new blister packaging materials, believes Georgia Mohr, Marketing Director – Pharmaceutical, for Bemis Healthcare Packaging. “Engineers are asking for new materials, but they are also concerned about...

Locked4Kids,  the World' first Child resistant Carton

Locked4Kids, the award-winning child-resistant and reclosable carton for blister packs, developed by the specialized Dutch supplier Ecobliss Group and partner Romaco Promatic, will be at...


Amcor Flexibles has brought its patented Amcor Opening Feature (AOF) to child-resistant blister lidding, launching the new product in December 2014. Already available on pouch stock and stick packs, AOF allows users to access blister contents with...


The idea came about on the beaches of the Caribbean island of Tortola by architects Kevin Foley and James O’Halloran. Why not reinvent a personal care tool used every day by billions of people around the world—the toothbrush! Hence the inception...


The new Curved Packaging Solutions creates a curved blister pack designed to differentiate products on a crowded retail shelf. From Sonoco Alloyd, the product...


The new PressSeal carded pack uses pressure, not heat, to create a high-integrity seal for trapped blisters. The proprietary coating can be applied to a variety of paperboard types—including fluted and non-fluted materials—to create various...


With its new trial package for Allegra OTC tablets (fexofenadine HCL), Sanofi US is providing a clamshell that breaks away from the card to become a reusable, recloseable, on-the-go solution.

 

The nomad package delivers a grab-and-go...


The SuSTANDable(TM) package, a trapped blister-card, converts to a standing, clamshell-like package. The package reduces pilferage with specially designed perforations that make it difficult to tear open. Replacing clamshells,...


Safety-Pak(R) Plus CR blister-pack lidding combines beauty, form and function to provide improved child-resistant properties from added membrane strength and easier use due to a bib-tearing, full-panel peel of its release...


Sanofi-Aventis is the world's third-largest pharmaceutical company, with facilities in more than 100 countries. Its plant in St. Louis is strictly a packaging operation that runs products brought in from other Sanofi operations...


When scaling up production for Risperdal MTAB, Janssen Ortho’s Jose Denis Santiago had some specific requirements. To package the delicate lyophilized tablets, Santiago needed a compact blister machine with a fairly wide web of 170 mm...


The marketing in the past few years of smoke-free, hard snuff tobacco products as a way to deliver...


By Erik Swain, Senior Editor

 

When the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) revised its protocol requiring that drug packages be senior friendly as well as child resistant, blister package designers were faced with a challenge....


by Erik Swain, Senior Editor

The pharmaceutical industry has taken off in the 1990s, and the...


Every year, major retailers including Wal-Mart, Costco, and Target are moving away from packaging that can be harmful to the environment and towards recyclable alternatives. These, as well as many other forward-thinking companies, are discovering...


With over 30 years of experience in Visual Display Packaging. We are skilled in evaluation of a customer's product and recommending the proper package to meet specific needs.

Chadpak Co., Inc., is a leading supplier of visual packaging...


Peter Green, the inventor of the rotary blisterpack seal unit, was the pioneer and originator of blister packaging. He spent countless hours perfecting the chemical relationship between board and P.V.C.

Originally, blister packaging was...


Since its founding in 1961, Transparent Container has grown to be a leading resource for visual packaging solutions Including: Blister Packaging, Clear/Printed Folding Cartons and Custom Thermoformed Packaging. The company has distinguished itself...


Bryan Manufacturing has provided quality custom thermoforming to businesses and industries throughout The United States and Mexico since 1958.

As you may or may not have heard, in January of 2011, Accutech Packaging purchased the assets of...


ACG Worldwide has been serving the pharmaceutical industry for five decades and is the second largest manufacturer of empty hard capsules in the world. The group comprises of 13 companies, including subsidiaries in China, USA, Indonesia, Brazil...


We specialize in carrying stock clamshells and slide blisters. That means you do not have to spend mega bucks on tooling. Even if your product does not fit in our standard blisters, clamshells or slide blisters, we have innovative ways of making...


At MGS, our end-of-line packaging experts know it's not just about machines; it's about finding the right technology for you. Our specialists will engineer your secondary packaging solutions - including pick and place, bowl feeding, cartoning,...


Our goal as line integrators is to be the only supplier you need or want to call when you require anything, from a single machine to a complete packaging line.

Midwest Packaging Systems specializes in the integration of new and used...


We are Southern Nevada's first contract packaging company specializing in retail packaging, hand assembly and fulfillment services. Our goal is to lower your company's production and labor costs by providing shared efficient labor and warehouse...


Leading Industry, Inc. dba Pinnpack is a privately owned plastic thermoforming company. We specialize in food package manufacturing particularly using PET plastic materials. Our operations are located in Oxnard, California.

We are committed...


With over 65 years in operation, Thermex Thermatron has installed more kilowatts of RF and Microwave power for industrial use, than any other company in the world. Performance over time has established Thermex Thermatron, LP as the industry leader...


Based in Dallas, Texas USA Visual Packaging LP is known internationally as an innovator for continually developing new equipment with superior automation and efficiency. The in-house R&D and Product Development Departments have allowed the...

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