Healthpack 2017 Recap: Three Trends to Watch for in Healthcare Packaging

Posted by Rob Helmke | Friday, July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month in Denver, Plastic Ingenuity got the chance to attend HealthPack 2017 — one of the country’s leading conferences for medical device packaging professionals, from directors and managers to packaging engineers and R&D team members.

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How Medical Device Packaging Protects Life-Saving Devices

Posted by Rob Helmke | Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although the pharmaceutical and medical device packaging industry is varied and complex, it’s dominated by three main types of packaging:

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PETG for Crystal Clear, Impact-Resistant Packaging

Posted by Rob Helmke | Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyethylene terephthalate glycol (PETG) are two similar acronyms representing two very distinct materials. Both of these substances comprise plastics commonly used in the pharmaceutical packaging industry, but their differences in chemical compositions — that is, the addition of glycol — gives PETG more favorable characteristics for highly sensitive packaging applications.

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