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Medical Packaging Regulatory & Standards Update (March 31, 2020)

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To allow healthcare packagers to focus on fighting the COVID-19 crisis, the European Commission has proposed postponement of implementation of the European Union Medical Device Regulation (EU-MDR), originally set for May 2020.


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Healthcare packaging might be behind from a sustainability point of view — when empty packages are in the same environment as human blood, safety supersedes recycling, as well it should.


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The region’s most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event presents innovations in 3D printing, biocompatible materials, components and more.


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John Spitzley is the 2020 recipient of a new Honor Award bestowed by the Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee (MDPTC) of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP).


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In-depth knowledge of pack-testing standards and packaging materials is essential when developing packaging for medical devices, kits and other products that require sterilization.


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Digital healthcare, the opioid crisis and updates to ISO standards for medical packaging headlined our pharmaceutical and medical coverage in 2019.


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You need a strong knowledge base to build a career on. In the highly regulated field of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, we can help.


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Medical packaging professionals will shortly have a new resource for augmenting their knowledge and skills set.


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Where medtech engineers and executives from across the globe converge before going on to change the lives of patients.


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Medtech engineers and innovators who need to solve tricky challenges can discover solutions in sustainable plastics, smart packaging, biocompatible materials, 3D printing, and IIoT.


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“How many packaging samples should I test?” For many medical device packaging professionals, this is a common question without an easy answer.


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Companies that sell medical devices face far more stringent packaging requirements than the average consumer packaged goods (CPG) brand owner.


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The context in which a package is used should always be a consideration in packaging design—and never more so than when the product in question is designed for emergency medical care in an ambulanc


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The Aergo 2 Max PLC sealing machine has been upgraded with new and enhanced safety features.


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A new grip-able sleeve for pharmaceutical autoinjector pens makes it easier for patients with reduced dexterity due to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to handle the medical device and perform self-injections, which can help improve

Medical Packaging Regulatory & Standards Update (March 31, 2020)

To allow healthcare packagers to focus on fighting the COVID-19 crisis, the European Commission has proposed postponement of implementation of the European Union Medical Device Regulation (EU-MDR), originally set for May 2020. If approved by co-...


Healthcare packaging might be behind from a sustainability point of view — when empty packages are in the same environment as human blood, safety supersedes recycling, as well it should. But the amount of packaging being recycled or the amount of...


John Spitzley is the 2020 recipient of a new Honor Award bestowed by the Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee (MDPTC) of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP).

This annual award was created to recognize a person’s lifetime...


In-depth knowledge of pack-testing standards and packaging materials is essential when developing packaging for medical devices, kits and other products that require sterilization.

“SPMC Learning Tools: A Guide to Gels and Sterile Barrier...


Digital healthcare, the opioid crisis and updates to ISO standards for medical packaging headlined our pharmaceutical and medical coverage in 2019. Based on page views, here are the top three articles of the year related to pharmaceutical and...


You need a strong knowledge base to build a career on. In the highly regulated field of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, we can help. Several “Packaging 101” articles scored well with readers this year, earning mention as some of the top...


Medical packaging professionals will shortly have a new resource for augmenting their knowledge and skills set. The Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee (MDPTC) of the Institute of Packaging...


“How many packaging samples should I test?” For many medical device packaging professionals, this is a common question without an easy answer. Packaging test methods rarely contain sample size guidance, so it is left to the individual manufacturer...


Companies that sell medical devices face far more stringent packaging requirements than the average consumer packaged goods (CPG) brand owner. To meet the needs of medical device manufacturers, family-owned Dordan Manufacturing Inc. has expanded...


The context in which a package is used should always be a consideration in packaging design—and never more so than when the product in question is designed for emergency medical care in an ambulance or other...


The Aergo 2 Max PLC sealing machine has been upgraded with new and enhanced safety features. Suitable for medical and commercial applications, the sealer is typically used to seal large medical device-type packages with Tyvek lidding, in addition...


A new grip-able sleeve for pharmaceutical autoinjector pens makes it easier for patients with reduced dexterity due to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to handle the medical device and perform self-injections, which can help improve health outcomes....


A handful of medical packages, each outstanding in its own way, have won AmeriStar Awards this year: the Orthofix Medical Tray, Target Simply Balanced Vitamins packaging, Klearfold Keeper CR, theDuallok child-resistant packaging systemand...


A needle-securing label on medical packaging from B. Braun Medical Inc. is protecting healthcare workers and patients from needlestick injuries. The Needle-Trap label system, developed by Schreiner MediPharm, is used on B. Braun’s Heparin Sodium...


What are your top concerns when it comes to designing packaging for medical devices? Speed to market? Efficient aseptic transfer? User experience? An upcoming free webinar will share tips on how to best engineer your package for today’s medical...


The companies main line of business is packaging machines for both The Food and Medical Device Industries. Colimatic has over 40 years of experience in design and manufacturing of innovative machinery systems. 

Our packaging machinery...


For over sixty years, Comar, Inc. has supplied innovative packaging solutions to the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Diagnostic, Ophthalmic, HealthCare, Personal Care and Retail Pharmacy markets with an emphasis on quality and service.

Comar...


Harpak-ULMA is the North American distributor of G. Mondini tray sealers, ULMA primary packaging equipment, and RAMA secondary packaging machinery.

Harpak-ULMA’s experience allows the company to offer completely integrated packaging and...


MHK has over 60 years of solid experience in the application of a variety of high-precision metalworking technologies to the manufacture of precision components. It is the leading supplier of ultrasonic endoscope and IVUS (intravascular ultrasound...


Today SARONG provides thermoforming machines, packaging materials and contract packaging services worldwide. 
SARONG is a  market leader for pharmaceutical suppository packaging machines, with more than 600 machines sold in 50 countries; ...


Packaging engineers are often the last team members invited to a product launch and yet the failure of medical device or pharmaceutical packaging can doom the project and profits. Acquiring the best sealing equipment and tooling will reduce...


Bel-Art Products simplifies tasks with innovative product solutions for science, industry and healthcare. Over 3500 items from safety wash bottles to fume hoods are manufactured and distributed worldwide under well-known brand names including...


Doyen Medipharm advanced converting and packaging solutions. We specialise in Wound care converting, Wound care packaging, Transdermal converting, Transdermal packaging and Oral Film strip converting machines. Doyen Medipharm design, manufacture...


Fargo Automation is an OEM who designs and manufacturers packaging lines and packaging machinery for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry based on customer specifications, not ours. The ever increasing demand for higher OEE (Overall...


Medical Systems for Industry supplies equipment, components and services to medical device, pharmaceutical and diagnostic test kit manufacturers.

Equipment that we supply includes: medical products assembly equipment, medical products...


Mesa Labs provides closure torque measurement systems to Quality Control Laboratories and On-Line Production Facilities throughout the world. Mesa Labs began the development of the first electronic closure torque testing device in 1985.

The...


Founded in 1982 by Owen J. Kellett Sr. (hence the namesake “OK”) and his daughter Ann Marie Kellett, the OK International Group is proud of its Company's heritage and the expectations it sets. As OKI moves forward in the 21st Century, its goal is...


Oliver-Tolas® Healthcare Packaging is your single source for unsurpassed quality, innovative medical device and pharmaceutical packaging, superior adhesives, and expert technical support.

Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging is one of the world...

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 to Thursday, August 20, 2020

Innovative packaging needs inspiration and execution. Push the future of packaging materials, design, sustainability, and production forward by discovering solutions at EastPack 2020.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 to Thursday, August 20, 2020

The region’s most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event presents innovations in 3D printing, biocompatible materials, components and more.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 to Thursday, October 8, 2020

Packaging professionals can find solutions to upgrade operations and source new technologies. Get an insider's look at the latest industry products.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 to Thursday, October 29, 2020

See solutions from across the entire concept-to-market product cycle. Everything medical, design, and manufacturing converges and intersects here with sustainable packaging and plastics, robotics and automation, and 3D printing and IoT.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 to Thursday, October 29, 2020

Medtech engineers and innovators who need to solve tricky challenges can discover solutions in sustainable plastics, smart packaging, biocompatible materials, 3D printing, and IIoT.