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Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, July/August 2015

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DESCRIPTION Beacon Converters Inc., founded in 1947, is a third-generation family-owned and operated packaging manufacturer for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. With more than 35 years in the medical packaging industry and over 60 years in the food industry, Beacon understands their customers' needs and delivers uncompromising reliability. Beacon is woman owned, small business certified, and an FDA-registered medical device manufacturer. SERVICES As medical packaging requirements evolve, Beacon's sights are on the horizon, continually focusing on improvements in packaging technology, materials, and quality systems. Beacon is a sustaining member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), a founding member of the Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council (SPMC), and an active participant in the SPMC technical committee working to standardize test methods and develop industry guidance. Beacon's focus is on quality systems. A comprehensive continual improvement program is in place, and Beacon is ISO compliant. RECENT AWARDS & ACCOLADES • IoPP Ameristar Award • DuPont's 25th Annual Packaging Silver Award • 2013 Flexible Packaging Association Gold Award for Environmental and Sustainability Achievement • Gold Award for Technical Innovation • Named to's 2013 Top 50 Women Owned Businesses in the state of NJ. FACILITIES Beacon occupies two buildings in Saddle Brook, NJ, and employs more than 70 people. Registered as a Class II medical device manufacturer, FDA #2242794, Beacon's capabilities include four-color flexographic printing, heat-seal coating on Dupont Tyvek®, and package fabrication. PRODUCTS Tyvek®, film, foil, paper — Beacon offers the most advanced materials to create both peelable and non-peelable structures suitable for all sterilization methods including: • Barrier packaging for bulk pharmaceuticals requiring moisture resistance • Breathable packaging for bulk nutraceuticals requiring a breathable package • Extra-strong packaging — several films are available that offer extensibility and puncture resistance, and seal to uncoated Tyvek® Beacon's products include: • Pharmaceutical Bulk Bags • Sterile IV Overwrap Pouches • Peelable and Non-peelable Pouches • Custom Die-Cut Insert Cards • Header Bags • Rollstock • Lidding Materials Tyvek® is a registered trademark of DuPont for its brand of protective material. Beacon Converters Inc. Creates specialized packaging solutions for the most demanding applications Andrea Blvd. Saddle Brook, NJ 07663-8208 Tel: 201/797-2600 Fax: 201/797-3015 E-mail: Web site: Key personnel: Jackie Daly Johnson President Kathleen Daly Mascolo Vice President Director of Sales and Marketing Alison Tyler Director of Technology Marie Tkacik Director of Product Development and Optimization FPA Member ASQ Member Certified by the NJ Commerce & Economic Growth Commission Office as a (WBE) Woman Business Enterprise Certified Small Business by NJ Commerce Practice Greenhealth Member Beacon Converters Inc. 26 • Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News July/August 2015

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