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Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, November/December 2015

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Page 3 of 35 • Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News November/December 2015 4 A UBM Canon Publication ® ® COVER STORy FEATURES 23 26 20 DEPARTMENTS/COLUMNS PACKAGING RESOURCE CENTER 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. Canada Post: Publications Mail Agreement #40612608. Canada Returns to be sent to Pitney Bowes, P.O. Box 25542, London, ON N6C 6B2. Printed in U.S.A. ©2015 by UBM Canon LLC. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is prohibited. noveMBer/deCeMBer 2015, volUMe 23, IssUe 6 Cover image courtesy Sharp Packaging Solutions 20 ContrACt & ClInICAl trIAl PACkAgIng demands on Pharma Are Changing—and so Is the Packaging support With patient needs changing and pharmaceutical supply chains evolving, pharma- ceutical manufacturers face numerous challenges. One contract packager explains how it, too, is evolving to provide the necessary support. 7 Editorial 8 News 16 Supply Chain 18 Interview 29 New Products: Blisters, Films & Foils, Tubes, Parenteral Packaging 32 Show Coverage: Pharmapack Europe 2016 34 Advertisers Index and Statement of Ownership 26 CodIng & MArkIng Companies should Invest in Brand Protection, Avoid Counterfeiting risks by Matt Sanderson, Associate Editor A former FBI special agent now working in Kodak's Brand Protection Solutions Divison examines end-to-end anti-counterfeiting and authentication solutions. Plus: Videojet Highlights Its Latest in Packaging Coding 23 Blow-fIll-seAl Identifying Particles in Blow-fill-seal Containers by Daphne Allen, Editor Rommelag has developed an automatic system for finding particles. 24 rIgId PACkAgIng Using Uncoated lidding with thermoformed trays by Daphne Allen, Editor A new coextrusion ofers medical device manufacturers a chance to use uncoated Tyvek lidding with trays.

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