Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues


The packaging departments of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers need to stay abreast of regulatory updates, sustainability solutions, new technologies, and major issues impacting their packaging decisions. Regularly, Packaging Summary finds and reposts healthcare packaging news, videos and opinions found on social media, with the most recent “discovery” at the top.

Check back often to quickly scroll through our constant feed of curated news and developments to see what you’ve been missing.

Below is a Tyvek medical package that prioritizes sustainability, the major medical packaging film players, the expected growth of the sterile medical packaging market, MediPharm’s durable needle safety system, and prices that reward innovations in sustainable pharmaceutical packaging.

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The Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee (MDPTC) of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) wants your input.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposal expands the range of drugs available without a prescription.

The redesigned medical pack meets the sustainability goals of DuPont and B. Braun Medical.

Metagenics Co. shrinks packaging for digestive enzymes.

Key Players Named in the Medical Packaging Films report.

The healthcare packaging market is expected to grow by $10.23 billion.

The sterile medical packaging market is expected to reach $15.9 billion by 2031.

Up to a quarter of total primary pharmaceutical packaging is sustainable.

The research estimates the pharmaceutical packaging market to reach $148.4 billion by 2031.

Entod International examines the benefits and costs of QR codes on pharmaceutical packaging.

Schreiner MediPharm offers environmentally friendly needle protection.

The Connect in Pharma Awards celebrate sustainable pharmaceutical packaging.

The new automated feeding system gently handles syringes and inspects UDI codes for tracking.


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