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Updates to ISO 11607 and ISO TS 16775, standards covering packaging for terminally sterilized medical devices, may help manufacturers comply with EU Medical Device Regulation set to go into effect next year.

 


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Eastman Chemical joins forces with Clemson University to offer students the opportunity to design packaging for medical products.

 


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Infographic shares results from a survey on medical device packaging taken by attendees of HealthPack 2019.


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A deep dive into global digital healthcare trends exposes the pros and cons of using technology in decidedly human applications.


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It’s not easy to innovate in a highly regulated market, but it’s still necessary, right? We would like to know what you think about the need for packaging innovation in the medical device market. Take our short survey now.


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Flexible packaging innovator Rollprint Packaging Products, in business since 1933, has merged with Alliantz Flexible Packaging in Singapore and EuroFoil Teo in Ireland.


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DuPont officially ceased production of Legacy Tyvek 1073B and Legacy Tyvek 1059B at the end of 2018, signaling the start of a new era for medical-device and pharmaceutical packagers.


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Sterilization, integrity testing, anti-counterfeiting, logistics and supplier sourcing remain top concerns of packaging professionals at healthcare product manufacturing companies, based on page views during 2018 at PackagingD


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Medtronic has developed a new customer-centric design after observing previous packages in actual use and talking with medical professionals to gain insight into how users’ core needs could be better met.


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“If it’s not critical to package performance, then don’t overspecify.”

“Be careful of voluntary standards. There have been occasions where, over time, they have ‘morphed’ into requirements.”


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If you are responsible for testing the integrity of sterile barrier systems for medical devices, this free 25-page definitive guide is for you.


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New advances in direct seal systems simplify packaging for medical devices, saving costs, improving printability and enabling optimization of gas sterilization cycles.

 

By Jonathan Andrews and Matthew Joseph


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Package design is an integral part of the entire medical device development process, yet it is frequently left as an afterthought or the decision is made to purchase an off-the-shelf system without consideration to the device


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In the medical device industry, the product is the main thing. It has to be safe. It has to be efficacious. It has to be…packaged?


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By building a new Tyvek production line in its Luxembourg facility, DowDuPont Specialty Products Div. will be freeing up medical packaging capacity in the U.S.


A deep dive into global digital healthcare trends exposes the pros and cons of using technology in decidedly human applications. After a thorough explanation of market drivers, the authors focus on primary and...


It’s not easy to innovate in a highly regulated market, but it’s still necessary, right? We would like to know what you think about the need for packaging innovation in the medical device market. Take our short survey now.

 

 

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Flexible packaging innovator Rollprint Packaging Products, in business since 1933, has merged with Alliantz Flexible Packaging in Singapore and EuroFoil Teo in Ireland. PAXXUS—the combined company’s new global identity—is now positioned as a...


DuPont officially ceased production of Legacy Tyvek 1073B and Legacy Tyvek 1059B at the end of 2018, signaling the start of a new era for medical-device and pharmaceutical packagers. Replacing the materials are Transition Tyvek 1073B and 1059B....


Sterilization, integrity testing, anti-counterfeiting, logistics and supplier sourcing remain top concerns of packaging professionals at healthcare product manufacturing companies, based on page views during 2018 at PackagingDigest.com.

Our...


Medtronic has developed a new customer-centric design after observing previous packages in actual use and talking with medical professionals to gain insight into how users’ core needs could be better met.

The medical device manufacturer...


“If it’s not critical to package performance, then don’t overspecify.”

“Be careful of voluntary standards. There have been occasions where, over time, they have ‘morphed’ into requirements.”

“There is very little control of the...


If you are responsible for testing the integrity of sterile barrier systems for medical devices, this free 25-page definitive guide is for you. Written by veteran medical packaging journalist Daphne Allen, It outlines the available package...


New advances in direct seal systems simplify packaging for medical devices, saving costs, improving printability and enabling optimization of gas sterilization cycles.

 

By Jonathan Andrews and Matthew Joseph

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Package design is an integral part of the entire medical device development process, yet it is frequently left as an afterthought or the decision is made to purchase an off-the-shelf system without consideration to the device or sterilization...


In the medical device industry, the product is the main thing. It has to be safe. It has to be efficacious. It has to be…packaged?

Packaging often gets short shrift, but it’s so important. Its design affects storage efficiency. Its...


By building a new Tyvek production line in its Luxembourg facility, DowDuPont Specialty Products Div. will be freeing up medical packaging capacity in the U.S.

Christian Marx, vp and general manager for Tyvek-Typar at...


Businesses of any kind find that, when doing business in China and other global locations, it helps to have facilities on the ground. Packaging is no exception.

Oliver Healthcare Packaging, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., provides sterile...


Revision of EN ISO 11607, the guiding standard for medical device packaging, is progressing toward completion later this year. With many of the changes prompted by EU’s new Medical Device Regulations (MDRs), could harmonization with the EU’s new...


Reusing metal instruments could be draining hospitals of both time and resources, argues Jason Haider. To address what he calls an “antiquated medical device supply chain,” he founded Xenco Medical to offer surgical instruments and implants...