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Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues

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Sustainability tops trends in pharma packaging, the role of packaging in dental hygiene, more.

Packaging departments of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers need to keep up with regulatory updates, sustainability solutions, new technologies, and major issues impacting their packaging decisions. On a regular basis, Packaging Digest finds and reposts related healthcare packaging news, videos, and opinions found on social media, with the most recent “find” at the top.

Come back often to quickly scroll through our steady stream of curated news and developments to see what you’ve missed.

Below you’ll find sustainable plastics and Südpack’s recyclable blister packaging.

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The driving force of sustainability.


Sustainable plastics a game changer in pharma packaging.


Packaging’s role in dental clinic.


Südpack unveils recyclable, mono-polypropylene blister packaging.


Medical marijuana packaging bill passes in Oklahoma.


Berry Global opens medical device manufacturing and packaging facility in India.


Regulatory update on medical device packaging in Europe.


LS Mtron expands injection molding line for medical packaging.


Expected growth for medical packaging market to 2029.


Schreiner MediPharm expands void labels for pharma packaging.


Forecast for ready-to-use (RTU) cartridge market.


List of packaging standards for medical device manufacturers.


Medical packaging trends.


VA Tech grant explores biodegradable alternatives to single-use plastics.


Podcast with Rod Patch on the importance of medical packaging.


Sustainability challenges in pharma packaging market.


Pharmaceutical packaging trends.


Adare Pharma upgrades packaging facility.


Medical packaging forecast to 2030.


Granules Consumer Health launches US packaging facility.


KiiP Education Committee’s first white paper.


Look-alike labels prone to mix-ups.


Defective joint replacement packaging.


Medical packaging changes amid environmental concerns.


Mentor establishes sterile packaging facility in Indiana.


Bormioli Pharma reports more than 40% sales growth.


Glass packaging market to hit $88 billion.


CryptoSeal shows promise for pharma tracking.


Aquavit Pharmaceuticals wins case against counterfeiters.


ISO 11607 overview.


ABB expands robotics headquarters.


Projected growth for pharmaceutical packaging.


Colorcon completes Airnov Healthcare Packaging acquisition.


Custom packaging trends.


IoPP’s MDTPC is technical committee of the year.


Packaging producer Vonco Products acquires Genesis Plastics Welding.


E-labeling guidance and benefits.


Packaging error leads to recall of medication to prevent rejection of transplanted organ.


The latest Packaging Digest coverage.


Turning carrot peels into packaging.


Medication sorter built into blister packaging.


Corning Inc. and SGD Pharma collaborate on glass production facility in India.


Growing trend of single-dose packaging formats.


FDA alert about potential insufficient packaging sterility with Getinge Cardiohelp system.


Life support system loses CE mark for sterile packaging problems.


Parenteral packaging market update.


Barriers to adopting sustainable pharma packaging.


Emerging trends in pharmaceutical packaging market.


New alternative to PETG/Tyvek.


Oliver Healthcare Packaging expands stock pouch program.


Medical packaging films market.


Oliver Healthcare to build manufacturing facility in Malaysia.


Smart pill-dispensing solution.


Investigating patient-centered packaging.


Thermoformed plastics to reach $64.45 billion by 2030.


Choosing the best sterilization method.


J-Pac Medical and Life Science Outsourcing join forces.


Paperboard packaging forecast.


Eastman and Exolon collaborate on rigid packaging.


Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about sterile barrier pouches.

Biodegradable pharmaceutical packaging market.


Precision manufacturing for medical packaging.


Edible packaging replaces single-use plastics.


Packaging Digest sponsors educational sessions at WestPack.


Report on medical packaging films.


Celebrating sterile packaging.


Growth to $233 billion for pharma packaging market.


Cutting costs without compromising safety.


BlackHägen Design contributes human-centric design to Bayer’s medical device packaging.


The ABCs of medical device packaging.


Packaging for extractables and leachables.


Nanotechnology in packaging gains traction.


Exelcon and Eastman collaborate on rigid medical packaging.


Impact of thermoforming automation on medical packaging.


Sterile medical packaging forecast.


Japanese companies tackle packaging’s environmental burden.


Ways to reduce, reuse, recycle in pharma packaging.


Pharma packaging equipment to reach $15.7 billion.


Pharma packaging market expected to grow 2.2 times by 2029.


Emerging trends in high-barrier films market.


Four pillars of medical packaging sterilization.


Amcor acquires Chinese medical device packaging company.


Learn the fundamentals of medical packaging.


Pharma growth and trends to 2029.


Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) webinar.


Medical packaging research report.


Understanding sterile barrier systems.


Life Science acquires J-Pac Medical.


Pharma packaging standards.


Pharma packaging sustainability webinar.


Pharmaceutical packaging market growth.


Amcor opens flexible packaging plant in China.



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