MUMBAI: The Chinese Covid-19 vaccine has an unlikely USP over others: A tiny label that can monitor heat damage.
Huhtamaki Launches Push Tab® Paper, an Industry-First Sustainable Renewable Paper-Based Blister Solution, Ideal for The global Healthcare Industry
Huhtamaki, a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions and Syntegon, the German processing and packaging technology provider, today announce a breakthrough innovation for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Push Tab® paper, the first paper-based tablet packaging, is made from renewable FSC™ certified paper and is designed to meet the stringent safety requirements of regulated pharmaceutical packaging. It provides customers a more sustainable alternative to traditional push-through packaging made of thermoformed PVC and aluminium and also helps to reduce environmental impact throughout the value chain.
AIPIA member SML Group has released an inlay for the pharmaceutical industry, designed for tracking single-dose drugs produced in disposable vials. The new product, known as the GB32U9, is SML’s smallest inlay to date, according to the report in RFID Journal and is engineered to transmit data effectively when applied to vials filled with liquid and made from plastic or glass packaging.
Tech Mahindra a major Indian IT company is partnering with start-up StaTwig, a Singapore and Hyderabad, India based digital supply chain solution provider, to implement a new blockchain-based traceability solution for vaccines, VaccineLedger.
Kezzler, the cloud-based Level 4 traceability solutions provider and Syntegon Technology, one of the largest Level 1 to Level 3 process and packaging technology providers, both leading AIPIA members, have announced the creation of a new partnership for product digitization and traceability.
Diabetes patients depending on lifelong insulin treatment have to administer the vital medication to themselves using insulin pumps, syringes or pens. Ypsomed produces a disposable pen, UnoPen™, with variable dose setting, for this and other multidose therapies. Schreiner MediPharm has developed an NFC-Label for this injection aid that serves as a communication interface between the injector and the SmartPilot™-an electronic pen add-on. The resulting smart device interactively supports patients using the pen and helps them adhere to their therapy plans.
Future-proofing the supply chain is essential to prepare for new challenges that will face the industry. Every part of the chain is vulnerable to events that can impact global supply, highlighting the need for innovative processes, Supply Chain 2.0. The pharma industry needs to be able to respond to changing demands. From ingredient shortages to issues with lead times and regulatory approvals, an agile approach will help to counter some of the risks that could not only have an impact on distribution but the financial element too.
It is well known within the pharmaceutical industry that Constantia Flexibles is the ideal partner when it comes to developing innovative, effective solutions to today’s biggest challenges. In a recent development project, we achieved a fast turnaround on some ground-breaking new inks and primers as part of the industry-wide effort to minimize the risk of NDMA/NDEA contamination in drugs.
New AmSky™ blister system, the latest in Amcor’s recent innovation breakthroughs, has the potential to transform the sustainability of healthcare packaging. Innovation eliminates PVC from blister packaging – enabling Amcor healthcare customers to improve the recyclability of their packaging.
Set of considerations and awareness on large scale handling, transport and distribution of vaccines, pharmaceutical, life science and medical products.
Helium leak testing refers to the process of finding leaks in some type of enclosed or sealed system using helium as a “tracer” gas and measuring its concentration as it escapes due to leakage.
In this episode of Packaging Talks, Dr. Avi Chaudhari, International expert on anticounterfeiting & security labels, in conversation with Dr.R. Rangaprasad emphasizes what brand owners