Entries by Carl Melville

Food Industry Media Veterans Join PMMI Media Group

Patrick Young and Joyce Fassl join PMMI Media Group to launch a new media brand edited for food and beverage processing professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 22, 2016 PMMI Media Group, a division of PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, recently welcomed two industry heavyweights to their growing roster of business-to-business media professionals. […]

3 Things People Get Wrong with Kaizen Training

Kaizen, or continuous improvement, is all the rage. It is not only popular in manufacturing; it is a catchall motivational slogan for numerous industries, from fitness, to healthcare, to tech start-ups. I’ll be writing mostly from a manufacturing perspective on Lean, but these guiding principles can be applied in other industries as well. Regardless of […]

3PL Trends to Watch in 2016 and Beyond

For third-party logistics, 2015 was a year dominated by mergers and acquisitions, ample carrier capacity, and sagging fuel prices. 3PL net revenues grew 4.5% in 2015 to $71.9 billion. Overall gross revenues had a muted 2.2% increase, primarily due to reduced fuel prices in 2015 versus 2014 and the resulting reduction in fuel surcharge revenue […]

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update Highlighting Latest Developments for Contract Manufacturing and Drug Development Businesses

– Contract Manufacturing Revenue Hits All-Time High of $44 Million for Fiscal Year Ended April 2016; Fiscal Year 2017 Contract Manufacturing Revenue Projected Between $50-55 Million; Continued Growth Expected to Lead to Future Sustainable Profitability in 24 Months – – Drug Development Strategy to Focus on Early Stage Clinical Trials of Bavituximab and Immuno-Oncology (I-O) […]

Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO) in Eastern Europe

Original Source: Manufacturing Market GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest report, “Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO) in Eastern Europe – Inconsistent Demand and Competition from Asia Raises Concerns” that provides key data, information and analysis of the major trends and issues affecting the Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO) in Eastern Europe. The […]

Nulogy joins Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

Nulogy ( nulogy.com ), a provider of Cloud-based solutions for the contract packaging industry, has announced its partnership with the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in order to drive digital standards that make manufacturers more efficient and competitive. Nulogy has partnered with DMDII to share its expertise on developing standards for tools and […]

Nephron Pharmaceuticals adopts new packaging lines

Sterilization cassette loading. Photo: Schubert-Pharma Four-axis robots handle the products, while enabling future product sizes to be processed without requiring significant format adjustments. Photo: Schubert-Pharma The BFS blocks are removed from the sterilization cassettes in rows and placed directly into the separating station. Photo: Schubert-Pharma The shearing motion of the separating tool separates vials from […]

Six ways to get more bang for your buck on labels

The most cost-efficient label solutions vary from product to product. But follow these six guidelines, in partnership with your label supplier, and you can be confident you’ll get the best value for your label. 1. Select the right label printing method For nearly any pressure-sensitive label, you have two choices for your printing method: flexographic […]

Nephron Pharmaceuticals adopts new packaging lines

Sterilization cassette loading. Photo: Schubert-Pharma Four-axis robots handle the products, while enabling future product sizes to be processed without requiring significant format adjustments. Photo: Schubert-Pharma The BFS blocks are removed from the sterilization cassettes in rows and placed directly into the separating station. Photo: Schubert-Pharma The shearing motion of the separating tool separates vials from […]

Nulogy joins Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

Nulogy ( nulogy.com ), a provider of Cloud-based solutions for the contract packaging industry, has announced its partnership with the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in order to drive digital standards that make manufacturers more efficient and competitive. Nulogy has partnered with DMDII to share its expertise on developing standards for tools and […]

Nephron Pharmaceuticals adopts new packaging lines

Sterilization cassette loading. Photo: Schubert-Pharma Four-axis robots handle the products, while enabling future product sizes to be processed without requiring significant format adjustments. Photo: Schubert-Pharma The BFS blocks are removed from the sterilization cassettes in rows and placed directly into the separating station. Photo: Schubert-Pharma The shearing motion of the separating tool separates vials from […]

JW Nutritionals expands, riding the wave of a ‘changed’ sports nutrition sphere

Related tags: Sports nutrition, Contract manufacturing Texas-based contract manufacturer JW Nutritionals is riding a wave of demand with the opening of a new facility in Plano. The new, 55,000-sq-ft facility is devoted to the production of protein powdered products, and is meant to capitalize on the booming demand in the sports nutrition sphere. The new […]

Nulogy joins forces with digital manufacturing standards group DMDII

Toronto-based Nulogy , the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for the contract packaging industry, has partnered with the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in order to drive digital standards that make manufacturers more efficient and competitive. Nulogy, which provides solutions for the supply chains of Fortune 500 brands, spanning food & beverage, consumer […]

Detailed quality agreements becoming vital part of contract manufacturing deals

Placing your trust in a contract manufacturing partner is a natural part of forming a business relationship. But underpinning that trust with solid contractual agreements is the key to maintaining quality, experts agree. Trust, transparency, traceability—these three Ts have been dominating the conversation in the dietary supplement industry in recent years, especially after the advent […]

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update Highlighting Latest Developments for Contract Manufacturing and Drug Development Businesses

– Contract Manufacturing Revenue Hits All-Time High of $44 Million for Fiscal Year Ended April 2016; Fiscal Year 2017 Contract Manufacturing Revenue Projected Between $50-55 Million; Continued Growth Expected to Lead to Future Sustainable Profitability in 24 Months – – Drug Development Strategy to Focus on Early Stage Clinical Trials of Bavituximab and Immuno-Oncology (I-O) […]

Strategies For Reaching Global Markets – Contract Manufacturing and Joint Ventures

View Original Post www.thesequitur.com One of the options available to product manufacturers is contract manufacturing with foreign producers. Much like licensing, contract manufacturing involves a foreign company that produces goods for another company. However, where licensing involves the manufacturer using the company’s trademark or brand name under license and the sale of consulting services on […]