Barbara Operschall from the Austrian company SpeechCode explains to Elisabeth Skoda how a simple on-pack code can give consumers valuable product information via their smartphones without the need to be connected to the internet. Read more

Pack and label experts from the pharmaceutical industry participated in a global survey to identify current trends, and to understand the ongoing effects of the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD). Read more

Macsa ID UK Ltd has launched its Serial Pharma software, one of the first certified solutions to integrate its advanced marking equipment, data matrix code reading and control of alphanumerical digits. Read more

Excellis Health is a provider of strategy and implementation consulting services within the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. Read more

A smart packaging solution developed by Schreiner MediPharm jointly with the Edelmann Group includes digital and analog technologies for product authentication and tamper evidence. Read more

Keystone Folding Box Co., a designer and manufacturer of paperboard packaging solutions, has responded to calls for reduced plastics in packaging. Read more

With the innovative Dymond D side shooter and a new edition of the Dymond S, Minebea Intec is now offering a modernised portfolio of premium products for horizontal X-ray inspection. Read more

Nicola Orsini, Product Sales Manager at Romaco Promatic talks about innovations in the areas of track and trace in the context of the new EU 2016/161 regulation which is set to have major implications on track & trace systems and applications. Read more


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UPM Raflatac is expanding its range of labeling solutions to support pharmaceutical companies in improving patient safety through secure and tamper-evident packaging. Read more

Neopac, a global provider of high-quality tube packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, participated in a forward-thinking event that challenges young people to create innovative and sustainable solutions. Read more

Libby White looks behind the scenes of the fast approaching countdown towards the EU FMD directive, due for implementation in February 2019. Read more

At AIPIA’s 2018 annual congress one message became very clear: the smart packaging industry has taken major steps forward, and smart innovations have grown from an interesting novelty to a reliable tool that slots neatly into our connected world. Read more

Aptar Pharma has announced that their recently-launched QuickStart™ for Injectables has won Best Innovation in Packaging Material & Component category at the 2019 Pharmapack Awards in Paris. Read more

The global pharmaceutical packaging market has been predicted to increase at a CAGR of 8.75% to 2026, reaching $149.25bn, according to a report by Research and Markets. Read more


BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) is presenting BD HylokTM, a new glass pre-fillable syringe for the administration of viscous solutions such as hyaluronic acid dermal fillers. Read more

Bormioli Pharma, a global producer in the pharma packaging market, will attend Pharmapack Europe. Read more

The latest in flexible packaging materials for pharmaceutical applications will be featured by Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex business, at PharmaPack Europe, February 6-7, Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, Hall 7.2, Booths E58, E60. Read more

At the forthcoming Pharmapack 2019, Romaco will show the Promatic PAK 130 semi-automatic case packer. This tertiary packaging solution is shipped ready for aggregating pharmaceutical packaging. Read more

The global radio frequency identification (RFID) market for healthcare is expanding at a double-digit rate — and by 2022, it’s estimated to be worth $4.9 billion according to Grand View Research. Read more

Pharmintech Exhibition, the international fair organised every three years by Bologna Fiere Group, dedicated to technologies for Life Science industries, will be held in Bologna from 10 to 12 April 2019. Read more

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