Tamper-resistant IV bags needed, Eakin Surgical's contract packaging scaleup, Ethicon's sustainable sterile-barrier packaging, surgical simulations that aid packaging design, and 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 beginning.

Here are relevant posts from September 2022. CLICK HERE to see the latest additions. 

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Testing methods for medical device packaging.

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Compromised IV bags raise concerns over lack of tamper-evident features.

 

Steris builds new facility in Germany.

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South Carolina to house Pregis’ new film extrusion facility.

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Surgical instrument maker expands contract manufacturing capabilities.

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Sachet packaging to surpass $612.1 million by 2027.

 

Allergy medication needs relief from excess packaging.

 

AAMI sterilization standards.

 

Ethicon is first to use Eastman Renew for sterile-barrier packaging.

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Packaging for orthodontics.

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Pharma packaging forecast to 2030.

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Packaging engineers can learn from cardiovascular simulation center.

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Bayer’s sustainability challenge, Aptar expands human factors, and more.

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Wasteful pharma packaging designs.

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An OR’s guide to sterile packaging.

 

Sterile medical packaging research. 

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Growth of flexile packaging market.

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QTS receives MedAccred global first accreditation in sterile packaging.

 

Status of the pharmaceutical packaging industry.

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JohnsByrne backs sustainability with Heidelberg press installation.

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Packaging validation best practices.

 

Two Nelipak facilities receive International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Plus certification.

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Groundbreaking mathematical equation could transform plastic packaging production.

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Meet the new COVID booster vial, same as the old COVID booster vial.

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Inside drug-delivery devices, revised NDC format, and more.

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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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