Specialty Pharma Co. Offers New Single Doses with Liquid Cup Filling Machine

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...

Love, Death & Robots: Which Episode Has The Most Love, Death, & Robots?

When you turn on a show called Love, Death & Robots, nobody would blame you for expecting at least a lot of love and robots. Netflix’s Love, Death, & Robots anthology series surprised a lot of people when it was released. For some, it was the introduction of a cartoon anthology series – whether it worked or not, it was an innovative choice for the streaming platform. For others, it was the series’s graphic content, as nudity and gore feature in a significant amount of the shorts. What surprised me most was that of the series’ 18 episodes, few delivered fully on the show’s titular promise of Love, Death, & Robots. And I feel like this has been overlooked for the most part in conversations around the show. There have been plenty of rankings that place each of the show’s episodes on a subjective scale. But what about a ranking for viewers who want as much of the show’s three core elements as possible? Each episode has been ranked on a highly-scientific rubric based on how much love, death, and robots they had in them. For all of these three elements, the quantity was rarely as important as how much each aspect played into the story. For example, an episode where death h...