A risk to patients and a problem for pharmaceutical manufacturers: empty medicine containers with original labels that are filled with ineffective or harmful substitutes by criminal dumpster divers. The supposed originals are introduced into the market without any readily detectable signs of tampering. Flexi-Cap, Schreiner MediPharm’s innovative label-cap combination, by means of clear and irreversible first-opening indication, prevents illegal reuse of original containers—and has now been complemented by a new version offering even higher safety: Flexi-Cap Prime.
A Russian RFID technology company, ISBC Group, has developed an RFID Paper, which is intended to enable companies to print customized RFID labels in-house and on demand, as a low cost alternative to label-conversion machines or the long rolls of tags currently available, according to an article in RFID Journal recently.
In the United States, syringes should be used with safety devices to protect healthcare staff against the risk of needlestick
injuries. B. Braun Medical was looking for an efficient and safe needle protection solution for its prefilled Heparin Sodium
Injection and found it in Needle-Trap from Schreiner MediPharm.
Huhtamaki’s Push Tab® is a flexible blister solution for tablet packaging. It presents a new child-safe way of opening a strip pack by pushing through the tablet. Push Tab® provides an alternative to blister or cold form packs.
With the Smart Blister Pack from the Schreiner MediPharm business unit, Schreiner Group won first place in the 2019 FINAT Label Competition in the “Innovation” category. The high-tech company convinced the judges of the European association for the self-adhesive label industry (FINAT) again this year and was presented with the award on the occasion of the European Label Forum in Copenhagen.