03/07/2018Six dots that have changed the world. For persons with visual impairments Braille is an indispensable aid for everyday life. It provides orientation and access to knowledge that others absorb with their eyes. Braille symbols are also important pointers on packaging – such as on pharmaceutical product packaging.
26/03/2018The ongoing process of digitalisation does not stop short of the drug packaging market. There are more and more interactive packaging solutions developed for increased patient comfort – going far beyond anti-counterfeiting and traceability.
21/02/2018The demands made of pharmaceutical packaging are high. The packaging industry has to take numerous parameters into consideration in terms of both safety and user-friendly handling.
16/10/2017The pharmaceutical industry is facing major challenges in implementing the Falsified Medicines Directive. It will have to find solutions very soon if it wants to prevent the recent problem in the United States where the authorities had to postpone the launch of a similar regulation by one year because the industry was not sufficiently well prepared.
10/10/2017From vision to mission: 3D printing has revolutionary potential – not just in the world of packaging.
25/08/2017Approximately 10% of all globally sold pharmaceuticals are counterfeit. To combat illegal trade, governments and companies from different industry sectors are increasing their efforts to develop reliable product track and trace solutions.
22/08/2017Pharmaceutical packaging is subject to major demands which are now being addressed by the industry with new innovations.
02/08/2017There are scarce few areas in the packaging sector as sensitive as pharmaceutical packaging. Protection from inquisitive little hands is offered by innovative blister packaging with unique closure options which are also designed to be elderly-friendly.
26/04/2017Product safety is a major priority, particularly for medication and food. Innovative technologies are available which show and document the origin and originality of goods on a smartphone or similar device.
04/04/2017Increasing mechanisation and altered customer expectations are forcing folding box manufacturers to re-think their processes: what for years used to be manufactured by high-quality offset printing presses is now, slowly but surely, also being replaced by digital printing in pharmaceutical applications.