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Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, September/October 2015

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pmpnews.com • Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News September/October 2015 4 A UBM Canon Publication ® ® sePteMBer/oCtoBer 2015, VolUMe 23, IssUe 5 COVER STORy DEPARTMENTS/COLUMNS PACKAGING RESOURCE CENTER FEATURES 32 22 36 Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News (ISSN 1081-5481) is published six times per year (January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, Septem- ber/October, and November/December) by UBM Canon LLC, 2901 28th St., Ste. 100, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310/445-4200; FAX 310/445-4299. Periodi- cals postage paid at Santa Monica, California, and at additional mailing ofåces. SUBSCRIPTIONS—Free to qualiåed subscribers as deåned on the subscription card. Basic subscription price $150 (one year). Delivery outside United States by air service. For telephone inquiries regarding subscriptions, call 800-869-6882. CHANGE OF ADDRESS—Notices should be sent promptly to P.O. Box 47461, Plymouth, MN 55447. Please provide old mailing label as well as new address. Allow two months for change. EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS—Unsolicited manuscripts should be submitted in triplicate and should be accompanied by stamped return envelopes. Copy will receive every reasonable care; however, the publishers assume no responsibility for safety of artwork, photographs, or manuscripts. NOTICE—Every precaution is taken to ensure accuracy of con- tent; however, the publishers cannot accept responsibility for the correctness of the information supplied or advertised or for any opinion expressed herein. POSTMASTER—Send address changes to Pharmaceutical & Medical Packag- ing News, P.O. Box 47461, Plymouth, MN 55447. Printed in U.S.A. ©2015 by UBM Canon LLC. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is prohibited. Cover image of the Prexima tablet press machine courtesy IMA Active/IMA North America Inc. 36 show CoVerAge Pack expo las Vegas and Pharma expo Co-located events aim for packaging idea sharing. 8 Editorial 10 News 18 Supply Chain 34 New Products 42 Advertisers Index 21 flexIBle PACkAgIng Printing Adhesive Coatings by Daphne Allen, Editor A sterile medical packaging converter is using flexographic printing to coat lidstock in a single pass. 22 BlIster PACkAgIng Uhlmann to feature rebuilt Blister Machine at Pharma expo by Matthew Sanderson, Associate Editor Pharma companies are opting to extend the life of older machines while improving their performance. Printing Cold-form Blister Material by Daphne Allen, Editor Essentra's solution works on any equipment built for mechanically forming the aluminum-based laminate blister packaging film. 26 VIsIon InsPeCtIon Implementing Vision for Medical Device UDI regulations by Rick Roszkowski, Senior Director of Marketing, Cognex Corp. Solutions are underway to address challenges in code reading, substrates, lighting, validation, and more. 32 forM-fIll-seAl horizontal Pouching by Daphne Allen, Editor A new system can produce up to 1200 finished items per minute.

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