Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues

Growth of injectables, anti-counterfeit packaging forecast, pharma packaging innovation workshop, thePACKout recap, 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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Injectables tackle the challenge of patient adherence.

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Anti-counterfeit packaging forecast.

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Upcoming USA-EU Joint Business Workshop.

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Work and play at thePACKout.

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Braille needed on Chinese pharma packaging.

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Defining serialization in packaging.

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Coveris Group to upgrade medical device packaging lines.

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New thermoforming machine increases Mesoestetic’s production by 60%.

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IoPP’s fundamentals in packaging course fills education void.

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Pharma packaging overview and trends.

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Counterfeiting, regulations, contract packaging drive growth in pharma.

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Guidelines for sterile medical device packaging.

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Inflammatory packaging.

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Dissolvable film solidifies medical waste.

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Landscape and challenges in pharma packaging.

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CiPPPA tackles recycling challenges of primary pharmaceutical packages.

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IoPP launches medical device packaging ebook.

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Upcoming USA-EU Joint Business Workshop.

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Research company names top 10 pharmaceutical packagers.

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Trends in the sustainable pharma packaging market.

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Panel focuses on track-and-trace for pharma packaging.

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How to create UDI-compliant labels.

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Medical packaging projected to reach $58.99 billion by 2031.

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Loftware and IoPP PMDLC discuss the future of labels and packaging.

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Earth Day and medical packaging sustainability.

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Hospital recycling program breathes new life into packaging waste.

Sustainable packaging to reach $146.3 billion.

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Medical device cleanroom services.

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Label management tips for medicines.

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Advancements in sterile medical packaging.

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Key packaging manufacturer supplies top two players in weight-loss drugs.

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Researchers invent alternative to petroleum-based plastic.

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IoPP virtual meeting offers packaging insights and honors graduates.

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Nurse turns discarded packaging into creative memorial mural.

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Mouthwash recalled because of non-child-resistant packaging.

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New AAMI course teaches how to store and handle sterile medical devices.

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IoPP’s Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee to meet.

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Medical packaging market “growing like crazy!”

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Dr. Laura Bix to co-host pharmaceutical packaging workshop.

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Medical packaging translations need “expert” touch.

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Blog explains regulations of medical device packaging.

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How to get ahead of PFAS regulatory changes in pharmaceutical packaging.

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Nutraceuticals expected to grow at nearly 5% annually through 2030.

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Packaging equipment market to top $12 billion.

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Medical packaging’s evolution addresses environmental concerns.

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Jurata wins award for thin film that prolongs vaccine storage.

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USA-EU joint business packaging workshops.

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Parenteral packaging to reach $51 billion.

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Package Imagineering session to share secret techniques from Disney.

Pharmaceutical printer closes its Winston-Salem plant.

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Kentucky medical cannabis packaging regulations.

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USA-EU pharma packaging innovation workshop.

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Study deems PVC safe for packaging.

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Sterility concerns prompt FDA Class I recall.

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Medical packaging films to reach $31.6 billion.

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Sterimed Infection Control acquires Steripack Ireland.

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Loop Industries’ 100% recycled PET resin validated for pharma packaging.

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MM Packaging earns highest score from the Carbon Disclosure Project.

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China’s plastic packaging market to reach $6.78 billion.

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Increased demand for parenteral packaging.

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More than 50 people sickened at pharma packaging site in PA.

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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