Category: Healthcare Packaging

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Why Health Canada’s Updated Plain Language Labelling Requirements Are Good for Business

Ever feel like you need a magnifying glass to read the label on a bottle? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, trying to decipher the information crammed onto the packaging of any over-the-counter healthcare product is often an exercise in confusion and frustration for consumers. And it’s not just...

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The 3 Benefits That CPG’s See With Agile Supply Chain Partners

In today’s global economy, speed to market is a critical factor to success. As manufacturers in every industry are looking for ways to shorten their lead and delivery time to get their products to market, pharma and healthcare companies are doing the same thing. Speed to market is critical… and...

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Why “Shop Local” Works for Healthcare Packaging Too

In March 2013, UK-based Filtrona — a supplier of plastics and fibre products — acquired Contego Healthcare Limited, a manufacturer of cartons, labels and other packaging materials for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. That deal was worth $242 million. In February 2014, Chesapeake, a global supplier of paper-based packaging products...

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3 Quality Control Tests You Cannot Afford to Skip for Your Healthcare Product Packaging

There is only one way to ensure your product packaging is effective: Take the quality of your packaging as seriously as you take the quality of your product. The packaging of your healthcare or pharmaceutical CPG product affects the stability, protection, presentation and convenience of your product from the moment...

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A Co-Packer Nearly Cost This Healthcare Company Their Shelf Space in Canada: How You Can Avoid the Same Fate

Picture this. You’re in charge of a new initiative to sell your company’s biggest non-prescription pharmaceutical product in Canada. You’ve done all the heavy lifting. You’ve ensured your product is cleared by Health Canada, the department of the Canadian government responsible for national public health. Your labelling and blister packaging...

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3 Things Your Co-Packer May Not Know About Canadian Pharmaceutical Packaging Regulations

How do leading healthcare and pharmaceutical brands find co-packers that help them achieve faster turnaround time and speed to market? According to a recap of a panel discussion moderated by Nulogy CEO Jason Tham at the Healthcare Packaging Expo, cost savings and GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) certification most often...

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Ravenshoe Accepted as New Member of CPA & CHP Canada

We’re excited to announce that Ravenshoe Group is now officially a member of Canada’s two leading consumer associations; Consumer Health Products Canada (CHP), and The Contract Packaging Association (CPA). Joining these respected communities is part of our long-range commitment to growing alongside a rapidly evolving healthcare and packaging industry.  We’re...

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