Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues December 2023

Eco cost of single-use packaging, Nelipak milestone, USP-compliant 100% recycled PET, Gilead’s head of anti-counterfeiting on tactics, 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.

Here is the stream of curated news and developments from December 2023. Click here to see the latest additions for the current month.

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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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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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