Revolutionizing Packaging: Exploring the Active Smart and Intelligent Packaging Market in TMR Study! Dec. 9, 2023, 5:49 p.m.
The Active Smart and Intelligent Packaging Market represents a dynamic segment within the broader packaging industry, integrating advanced technologies to enhance the functionality and performance of packaging materials. These smart and intelligent packaging solutions are designed to actively interact with the contents they enclose, monitor environmental conditions, provide information, and extend the shelf life of products. The market has witnessed significant growth driven by the increasing demand for innovative packaging solutions across various industries.
Everything you need to know about Smart Packaging Dec. 9, 2023, 5:48 p.m.
Packaging was and continues to be a functional aspect of your product that serves to protect items during shipping and transporting. Over the years, the need for aesthetics in packaging increased. The term “unboxing experience” gained popularity. The idea of combining a tangible product with the benefit of something experiential not only excited customers but also intrigued brands. Fast forward a couple of years, companies have started to add other elements into their packaging that not only make the lives of their customers better but also increases their brand value. One such aspect is the use of technology in packaging.
Smart packaging market expected to grow to $2.6bn by 2033 Dec. 9, 2023, 5:46 p.m.
Smart packaging refers to the integration of sensors and other electronic components into traditional packaging materials to provide enhanced functionalities such as tracking and monitoring of products, real-time temperature and humidity control, and tamper-proof packaging. The new study suggests that smart packaging can significantly improve the safety and shelf life of products, reduce waste and improve sustainability.
PreZero's online tool evaluates and optimizes sustainable packaging designs Dec. 5, 2023, 8:36 p.m.
The browser-based tool examines the components of a pack – for example, its materials, inks, adhesives, and labels – to evaluate its recyclability and identify areas in which it can improve compliance with legislation. Targeted questions are directed at users to guide them through the evaluation process, with intuitive user guidance and ‘easy-to-follow’ training documents designed for easy use and operation with no expert knowledge necessary.
BD & Biocorp Look to Track Patient Adherence Nov. 24, 2023, 10:59 p.m.
Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) and Biocorp are working together to use connected technology to track patient adherence with self-administered drug therapies, including biologics. The two companies plan to couple Biocorp’s Injay technology with BD’s UltraSafe Plus Passive Needle Guard used with prefillable syringes. Biocorp’s Injay technology, which is designed to “capture and transmit injection events using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.
Patient adherence – the key to restoring trust in pharma Nov. 24, 2023, 10:58 p.m.
Medication is a staple of modern medicine, with almost 50% of adults in the United States taking at least one prescription medication. Despite this, pharmaceutical companies have not won over public trust. A recent study found that only 48% of participants expressed trust in pharmaceutical companies. This lack of trust in such a crucial industry can lead to decreased compliance, poor treatment adherence, and negative health outcomes for patients.
Track and Trace in Pharmaceutical: Step By Step Guide Nov. 24, 2023, 10:57 p.m.
Implementing a robust track and trace in pharma has emerged as a critical solution to address challenges such as counterfeit drugs, regulatory compliance, and product recalls. According to WHO, around 10 per cent of medicines in global circulation can be counterfeit. The statistics are even worse in some countries, with 50 per cent of counterfeit drugs circulating.
Drug Side Effects: 85 Percent Indians Want Drug Makers To Provide Information On Side Effects Of Drugs On The Packaging: Report Nov. 24, 2023, 10:56 p.m.
In June, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised concerns about seven cough syrups manufactured in India. This followed an investigation prompted by complaints from multiple countries regarding product contamination and associated health problems. The inquiry by the UN revealed high levels of diethylene and ethylene glycol in these cough syrups, which were linked to numerous fatalities worldwide.
Fake Ozempic and Wegovy drugs surge in Europe Nov. 24, 2023, 10:56 p.m.
In the first seven months of this year, Ireland alone has seen a fivefold increase in illegal imports of semaglutide — the active ingredient in diabetes drug Ozempic and weight-loss drug Wegovy — compared with the whole of 2022. In France patients are presenting fake prescriptions to try to get the drug, while rogue spas have been selling semaglutide seemingly without the need for a prescription, making it illegal and potentially fake.
Rappel de médicament : Novartis a rappelé la solution buvable de Cyclosporine Nov. 24, 2023, 10:54 p.m.
Novartis , une société pharmaceutique leader, a lancé un rappel volontaire à l'échelle nationale d'un lot spécifique de sa solution orale Sandimmune® aux États-Unis.:Cette mesure a été prise en raison de l'identification de la formation de cristaux dans certains flacons, pouvant conduire à un dosage incorrect. Il est crucial de noter qu’un seul lot de Sandimmune® est concerné et que les autres formulations ne sont pas concernées par ce problème.
De-risking visible particles through component selection Nov. 24, 2023, 10:52 p.m.
Summary of FDA’s recent Inspection for visible particles draft guidance “Inspection of Injectable Products for Visible Particulates” and how it applies to components
Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues Nov. 24, 2023, 10:51 p.m.
Packaging departments of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers need to keep up with regulatory updates, sustainability solutions, new technologies, and major issues impacting their packaging decisions. On a regular basis, Packaging Digest finds and reposts related healthcare packaging news, videos, and opinions found on social media, with the most recent “find” at the top.
The Impact of Track and Trace on Counterfeit Prevention Nov. 24, 2023, 10:50 p.m.
The battle against counterfeit medicines is paramount in the pharmaceutical world for a simple yet critical reason: it saves lives. Counterfeit drugs, masquerading as genuine medications, pose a severe threat to public health. These fake products often lack essential ingredients or contain harmful substances, rendering them ineffective or dangerous. The repercussions can be devastating, leading to health complications and, in extreme cases, fatalities.
The inside story of ALPLA’s new investment in paper bottles Nov. 23, 2023, 9:16 a.m.
Paboco develops bio-based packaging solutions made from pulp. The Danish joint venture was founded in 2019 by ALPLA and pulp and paper manufacturer Billerud. ALPLA has now took over Billerud’s shares and, as majority shareholder, is investing in scaling manufacturing capacity.
Amazon announces 100% recyclable delivery packaging across entire European network | Article Nov. 21, 2023, 2:47 p.m.
Amazon has announced today that 100% of its delivery packaging in Europe—the boxes, bags and envelopes needed to get products to customers—is now recyclable. This includes items sold by Amazon, as well as third-party selling partners that use Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA).
Nestlé investment sparks launch of state-of-the-art recycling plant for flexible plastic packaging Nov. 21, 2023, 2:45 p.m.
Nestlé has invested £7 million into the opening of Impact Recycling’s new recycling plant, which is set to convert hard-to-recycle flexible plastics into pellets to produce new flexible packaging.
Oreo hacke les codes-barres des bouteilles de lait dans un coup marketing de génie Nov. 13, 2023, 12:20 p.m.
Pourquoi avoir misé sur l’appropriation de codes barres nous direz-vous ? Et bien tout simplement, pour leur ressemblance troublante avec une pile de biscuits Oreo ! Assurément fiable, le scan détectera ainsi automatiquement s’il s’agit de bouteilles ou non et offrira alors des coupons de réduction pour des Oreo et des bouteilles de lait de marques variées dans plus de 180 magasins de la chaîne américaine Jewel-Osco situés dans les états de l’Indiana, de l’Iowa et de Chicago exclusivement.
Battery-free RFID inventory tracking system a winner with apparel retailers | Article Nov. 10, 2023, 3:25 p.m.
PervasID a fast-growing technology company born out of the Department of Engineering at the UK’s University of Cambridge in 2011, provides passive RFID reader systems for automating inventory and asset tracking. Now it has launched TrackMaster, which it claims is the world’s most accurate near-real-time tracking system.
New syringe and label combine to protect vaccines at -100 °C Nov. 10, 2023, 3:21 p.m.
Freeze-Light-Protect securely adheres to the syringe despite extremely low temperatures and enables reliable marking, according to the company. In addition, the specialty label can be provided with a variety of UV and light protection levels. The first level strictly provides UV protection, level two protects against UV rays and blue light, and level three delivers full light protection.
Is packaging just too confusing now? Nov. 10, 2023, 3:17 p.m.
At a time when consumers have to grapple with the complexities of sustainable packaging claims on a daily basis, how can Smart Packaging help them make the right decisions?