Research Reveals Pharmaceutical Packaging Shifts

New product formats, accelerated automation, digitized data, sustainability, and growth of direct-to-consumer shipping are driving massive changes on packaging lines for pharmaceuticals.

Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor

March 9, 2022

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The speed of change in the pharmaceutical market is significantly altering production and packaging strategies, according to the new the “Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Trends Shaping the Future” white paper from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

According to the paper: “In addition to improving physical processes through automation, manufacturers are also looking to harness the power of digitized data to drive efficiency improvements across operations. Sustainability and the expansion of direct to consumer (DTC) shipping channels for pharmaceuticals are also becoming essential factors in production.”

This infographic distills data from this thorough report to look at an insightful slice of the pharmaceutical market as it relates to packaging machinery strategies.


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.

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