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Racing to Market, with a Quality Finish

With R&D successfully completed, a pharmaceutical company needed to launch a full-scale commercial operation promptly. With intense competition for their high value narcotic, there was time pressure to convert their facility swiftly. RemTech quickly mobilized, providing hands-on strategy and implementation, including the planning, design and construction of the new facility. Despite the threat of a natural disaster, conversion of the R&D facility to an operational manufacturing space was completed on time and on budget. With RemTech’s assistance, the client was able to successfully launch its fully-compliant CNS drug faster than anticipated, allowing it to capture a significant market share. The company is now planning the next phase of its expansion with our assistance.

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Tablets in a blister pack in folding carton

Pharmaceutical packaging (or drug packaging) is the packages and the packaging processes for pharmaceutical preparations. It involves all of the operations from production through distribution channels to the end consumer.

Pharmaceutical packaging is highly regulated but with some variation in the details, depending on the country of origin or the region. Several common factors can include: assurance of patient safety, assurance of the efficacy of the drug through the intended shelf life, uniformity of the drug through different production lots, thorough documentation of all materials and processes, control of possible migration of packaging components into the drug, control of degradation of the drug by oxygen, moisture, heat, etc., prevention of microbial contamination, sterility, etc. Packaging is often involved in dispensing, dosing, and use of the pharmaceutical product. Communication of proper use and cautionary labels are also regulated. Packaging is an integral part of pharmaceutical product.


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