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Top 10 pharmaceutical packaging stories of 2014: Gallery

10. New packaging design for AminoActiv pain reliever from Vireo Systems hopes to educate consumers who are looking for an alternative to Ibuprofen and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) on their options. Central to the new labeling and packaging is the communication of more buyer information that helps consumers and retailers understand the benefits of avoiding NSAIDs.

From patient-adherence packages to emerging business conditions, the pharmaceutical packaging industry continues to focus on innovation, safety and optimization—as evidenced by these top stories of the year:

10. Package redesign helps to better educate consumers on pain relievers.

9. Rotary tables provide accumulation for pharma operation.

8. Tray provides a high level of moisture protection for pharmaceutical products during their global distribution.

7. Child-resistant unit-dose pack is also senior friendly.

6. Package helps patients remember to take their meds.

5. Combo carton eliminates the need for a leaflet insertion operation on the packaging line.

4. The largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturer and packager of powder products in the world hires new leader.

3. Global pharma giant trials 100% container seal inspection on packaging lines.

2. How will recent pharma M&As impact packaging departments?

1. This cool package improves functionality for a new optical product.

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