5 Must-Haves in a Contract Packaging Partner
The Pharma and biopharma industries worldwide are focusing on core competencies and outsource their packaging, as confirmed by Contract Pharma's 10th annual outsourcing survey.So what should you look for in a packaging partner?
PHARMACEUTICAL CONTRACT PACKAGING INSIGHTS
The Role Of Pharmaceutical Packaging Partners In Times Of Growth
The expanding global pharmaceutical industry projects a 4%-6% annual growth and forecasts that it will reach a value of $1T by 2014. By Paul Dupont
Four Reasons For The Rise In Blister Packaging
Blister packaging, not long ago considered a less significant segment of the North American pharmaceutical packaging industry, is now outpacing most other industry segments. In 2010, blister represented 17% of the global market and recorded $8.1B in revenue, according to Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry – 2011 Yearbook. GBI Research. By Paul Dupont, Director of Business Development North America, Ropack, Inc.
How To Choose The Right Feeder For Your Process
Volumetric feeders control flow by discharging a consistent volume of material. They are best used when bulk density is consistent, long term feed accuracy is not critical, and feeder performance does not need to be documented. By Sharon Nowak
How To Survive An FDA Audit
Audits by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), historically a source of angst, may be generating even more concern. Recently, the FDA has escalated its cGMP compliance inspections by enforcing increasingly complex regulations, gaining greater access to records and conducting audits more frequently – up from .06 to .09 per year, according to Bloomberg News. By Paul Dupont, Ropack
Drug Safety And Product Protection Driving Blister Packaging Growth
Trends in packaging of prescription and over-the-counter drugs indicate continued growth in the blister packaging market. The U.S. blister market size reached $2.58 billion in 2013 and is projected to reach $3.44 billion by 2018. This escalation outpaces the growth of other packaging formats, principally bottling. While key factors driving that trend reflect the ongoing focus by manufacturers on drug safety and protection, others arise from the latest government regulations and the growing voice of the consumer.
The Preferred Packaging Option - Stick Packaging
Stickpack packaging in single-dose is globally accepted for its accuracy, convenience, and cost savings. These slim, sealed, tube-shaped packets — approximately the size of a stick of gum — are a preferred packaging design among European and Japanese consumers for the convenience, flexibility, and portability their active lives demand. By Ropack, Inc.