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Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues

Sanofi joins Blister Pack Collective, plastic packaging trends, Exolon and Eastman collaboration, reducing plastic waste, more.

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Packaging departments of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers need to keep up with regulatory updates, sustainability solutions, new technologies, and major issues impacting their packaging decisions. On a regular basis, Packaging Digest finds and reposts related healthcare packaging news, videos, and opinions found on social media, with the most recent “find” at the top.

Come back often to quickly scroll through our steady stream of curated news and developments to see what you’ve missed.

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Sanofi joins effort to create fiber-based blister packs.

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Pharma plastic packaging market analysis.

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Exolon and Eastman team up for rigid medical packaging.

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Tips to reduce plastic waste.

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EFP adds testing chamber for pharma packaging.

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James Alexander expands to address growing need for single-use dispensing systems.

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Temperature-controlled packaging poised for growth.

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Amcor adds thermoforming equipment.

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Zenzedi recall due to mislabeled package.

Pharmaceutical packaging market update.

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Shawpak parts ways from parent company.

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Package machinery maker Krones to purchase Netstal.\

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The road to safe delivery of medical devices.

Turn-It closure secures pills with fingerprint authentication.

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Dr. Laura Bix talks human factors and packaging.

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Sterile medical packaging market update.

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Windstone Medical Packaging recalls Nurse Assist Sterile Saline.

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Cambridge medtech company joins Sanner Group.

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Four pharma packaging trends to watch in 2024.

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TekniPlex unveils PET blister film with recycled content.

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Growth of medical trays and packs market.

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Sustainable packaging insights.

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Packaging for the visually impaired.

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FDA warns about fake Ozempic.

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Exemption from plastic packaging rules on EU agenda.

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The toll of single-use devices and packaging.

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Sterile medical packaging poised for growth.

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Register now for IoPP’s Fundamentals of Medical Device Packaging course.

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Nelipak celebrates 70 years.

Loop’s 100% recycled PET meets USP standards for pharma packaging.

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Petition addresses blister packaging waste.

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Workshop on advanced packaging for medical microelectronic devices.

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Gilead’s head of anti-counterfeiting discusses counterfeiters’ tactics.

Sustainable packaging to grow 15.4% by 2030 for pharmaceuticals.

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Factors driving growth of medical packaging market.

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Packaging and testing services company relocates testing facility.

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Medtronic’s waste reduction goal on select product lines.

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Sustainable packaging growth doubles by 2027.

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Podcast on recycling medical and pharma plastics.

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Hydropac addresses last-mile delivery challenges.

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Pictures worth a thousand words.

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Excess packaging nothing to sneeze at.

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Sustainable strategies for pharma packaging

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Advanced technologies contribute to pharma packaging market growth.

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The latest plastic packaging news.

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Mark your calendar for upcoming events.

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Deep-cold packaging options.

Sharps and Nephron deal expands prefillable syringe market.

 

Growth of contract packaging market.

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That’s a rap for Halls.

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Sustainability drives pharma packaging market.

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Hearts and flowers lift spirits for chemotherapy patient.

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Amcor’s all-film packaging lowers carbon footprint.

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IoPP’s news, views, and updates on healthcare packaging

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FDA recalls 26 eye-drop products due to bacteria, unsanitary conditions in manufacturing facility.

 

Coveris introduces a new recyclable medical packaging film.

 

Winners of the Sustainable Medicines Packaging Awards unveiled.

 

The impact of smart packaging on medication adherence.

 

For earlier Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues items, click here.

About the Author(s)

Lisa McTigue Pierce

Executive Editor, Packaging Digest

Lisa McTigue Pierce is Executive Editor of Packaging Digest. She’s been a packaging media journalist since 1982 and tracks emerging trends, new technologies, and best practices across a spectrum of markets for the publication’s global community. Reach her at [email protected] or 630-272-1774.

Kassandra Kania

Freelance Writer

Kassandra Kania is a freelance writer based in Charlotte, NC. She has written extensively about healthcare packaging for a variety of publications.

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