Download the all-new HCP Life Science Packaging Materials Playbook and find out how to consistently select the optimal packaging style and material for your pharma, medicinal devices. Learn More » Manufacturers and regulatory bodies are increasingly looking at the way packaging plays a role in proper dosing of controlled substances. WES Pharma Inc., a Maryland-based specialty pharmaceutical company,manufactures a controlled substance for oral dosage that, until recently, was distributed in 500 mL bottles.WES saw a need in the market to add single-use packaging for the low-viscosity liquid product. “We were originally looking at our options and were planning to outsource the packaging of smaller dosages down to a quantity of 5 mL,” says Rick Ferguson, Director of Manufacturing at WES, which offers research, development, manufacturing and marketing of both OTC and prescription generic products in liquid and solid form. “We went to visit a contract packager where another product was being manufactured and decided that if a machine doesn’t take up much space, it would be ideal to bring packaging in-house,” he says. Floorspace and accuracy were key decision points for WES...