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Origin Pharma Packaging Recognised Nationally for Being SMART

The Finalists for the UK Luxury Packaging Awards 2017 were announced, last night via multiple packaging media channels, with Origin Pharma Packaging being recognised for Technical Achievement. It was revealed last night that Origin Pharma Packaging 2017 innovation, SmartX had been shortlisted for the Luxury Packaging Awards. SmartX has been recognised for its technical excellence…

Alzheimer’s: Past, Present and Future

Everyone’s heard of Alzheimer’s disease, yet many don’t know the details behind it, or how the scientific and pharmaceutical industries are working to develop preventative treatments. Understanding an illness helps individuals to recognise its signs and organisations to combat the effects, together working as a society to eventually banish it to the history books. Below…

Child Resistant Blister Pack Wallet Becomes Smarter

Origin Pharma Packaging officially launched SmartX child resistant cartons at CPhI North America today, within the Packaging Innovation Zone. The 2017 innovation is engineered from one piece of card, which becomes a strong proposition to a number of industries, as there will be minimal disruption. A child resistant, tamper evident, blister pack wallet which can…

Tamper Evident Packaging in Pharmaceuticals

How the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/161 will protect the population health. Introduction The falsified medicines directive is the future of pharma and the medicine packaging industry. Tamper evident pharmaceutical packaging with control barcodes and serialisation to conform to regulations within Europe. The pharmaceutical industry is an ever-changing environment that is constantly threatened by illegal…

From Medicine to Mass Market: Products that Changed their USPs

Medicinal products usually have one of two origins: those that are developed on purpose, and those that are discovered accidentally. An example of the former is insulin, which was discovered by Frederick Banting and Charles H. Best following in-depth research. An example of the latter is penicillin, which formed unexpectedly in Alexander Fleming’s contaminated petri…

Research and Development in Medical Packaging

Origin Pharma Packaging has launched a pharmaceutical packaging design, innovation and research and development packaging zone on its website to help support new device and packaging projects. Origin has initiated a new cost-effective packaging production zone encompassing 3D modelling and visualisation, packaging design, and 3D printing, as well as innovations, guidance, and support on the…