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Growing Pharmaceutical Industry Embraces Innovation

October 20, 2014 8:37 am | by Julie Ackerman, Senior Director, PR and Communications, PMMI | Blogs | Comments

The global pharmaceutical industry will reach nearly $1.2 trillion in sales by 2017, representing a growth rate of up to 6 percent per year, according to The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. To remain competitive in this growing market, pharmaceutical manufacturers are continually looking to evolve their operations to keep up with today’s trends, create greater efficiencies and comply with the newest regulations.

Advancing Drug Delivery for Improved Patient Experience & Safety

September 24, 2014 2:32 pm | by Julie Ackerman, Senior Director, PR/Communications, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies | Blogs | Comments

As drug delivery technologies, such as syringes and inhalers, evolve pharmaceutical...

The Path to Optimized Drug Production

August 14, 2014 8:36 am | by Nancy Berg, President and CEO of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) | Blogs | Comments

Scaling up can be a challenge; know the processes and tools for a successful transition....

Small Workstations, Large Benefits

April 30, 2014 3:06 pm | by Julie Ackerman, Senior Director PR and Communications, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies | Blogs | Comments

Regardless of which stage a product is entering the pharmaceutical production line, keeping the...

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Mitigating Supply Chain and Production Challenges in Biomanufacturing

April 1, 2014 3:07 pm | by Nancy N. Berg, President and CEO, ISPE | Articles | Comments

Today’s biopharmaceutical manufacturers face a wide range of challenges. The regulatory landscape has become more scrutinizing as it has grown increasingly complex. Supply chains have grown into supply webs, with intricate logistics and compliance issues. Competition — and pressure to cut costs — keeps climbing along with the rate of mergers and acquisitions.

All Eyes on Safety and Brand Protection

February 27, 2014 9:52 am | by Julie Ackerman, Senior Director, PR and Communications; PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies | News | Comments

Advancements in Track-and-Trace Capabilities Help Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Combat Counterfeiters.                                                      

Putting the Pedal to the Metal in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - A Glance at Technologies to Accelerate Production

January 13, 2014 11:07 am | by Tom Egan, Vice President, Industry Services, PMMI | News | Comments

To remain competitive in the world’s busiest pharma market, manufacturers must increase their speed, running lines around-the-clock while continuing to adhere to stringent FDA regulations at the research and development, preclinical and clinical work phases. Advancements in equipment for material handling, process flow, automation, product inspection and form-fill-seal have enabled manufacturers to speed production like never before.


All Signs Point to Pharma EXPO’s Successful Debut

October 18, 2013 10:39 am | News | Comments

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports a groundswell of positive response to Pharma EXPO 2014, which debuts in Chicago, co-located with PACK EXPO International 2014 (Nov. 2–5; McCormick Place). Pharma EXPO is a joint venture between PMMI, owner and producer of PACK EXPO International,  and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).

In-Line Blister Packaging Machine

August 13, 2013 3:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: The KBS-PL in-line pallet blister packaging machine for high volume production of face seal and trapped blister packs. The KBS-PL is the ideal solution for automated packaging for face seal and trapped blister packages. The modular design allows for extremely flexible forming and/or sealing process with the ability for future growth.

Wrap-around Labeling

August 13, 2013 2:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: The wrap-around labeller 132 M for deployment in the pharmaceutical industry has a continuously rotating star wheel. As a result, the machine can process as many as 250 products a minute (optionally up to 350 pcs/min.). Short set-up times and easy format changes give main advantages to this system.

Pressure Sensitive Labeling Machines

August 13, 2013 2:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: The labeling machines for pressure sensitive labels is used for the wrap-around labeling of syringes, vials, cartridges and bottles as well as bottom-up labeling directly or through transport pucks. The labeling machines transport items securely and without damage and label them from the roll exactly and identically.

Induction Integrity Verification system

August 7, 2013 4:06 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: The I2VS is the only system capable of in-line testing the quality of the aluminum seal in induction sealed pharmaceutical bottles.


Mod-Tech® Custom Converting System

August 7, 2013 3:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: Custom designed to meet user manufacturing requirements these systems use Delta's toolbox of proven process modules.

Compact Monoblock Loading Unit IF 296

August 7, 2013 3:38 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: A completely automatic size changing system has been developed (ASC - Automatic Size Changing), an important technical achievement which means enormous advantages for the final user.

Filling machines

August 5, 2013 4:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: Filling machines for pharmaceutical primary packaging such as ampoules, cartridges, vials and syringes.

Serialized Packaging Data Management

August 5, 2013 3:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PACK EXPO: Closely entwined with ProducTrak Software is the serialized packaging data management (SPDM) application. At a glance the overall SPDM serialization solution — line and site — is made to manage data-flow through a series of work-flows and stored procedures. This solution is crucial to meet the needs of both line and site level serialization requirements.

Intermittent Motion Cartoning Machine

August 5, 2013 3:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The K120i is a servo controlled horizontal intermittent motion cartoning machine developed for packing bottles, blisters and tubes in a carton up to 120 cartons per minute.

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