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Pharmaceutical Packaging Companies and Services

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial pharmaceutical packaging companies and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source pharmaceutical packaging companies with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These pharmaceutical packaging companies can design, engineer and provide  pharmaceutical packaging to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these pharmaceutical packaging companies and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of blister pharmaceutical packaging, aluminum foil pharmaceutical packaging, alternative pharmaceutical packaging.

  • Greeneville, TN 423-638-1284

    Valk has been around for over three and a half decades providing the best pharmaceutical packaging that the market has to offer. Our commitment to quality, service and reliability ensures that we bring you the best customer service and excellent products with competitive prices. Our friendly and qualified staff is available around the clock to help answer any of your questions that you may have. As a second generation corporation we are dedicated to bring the best service available. Call today!

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  • Garden Grove, CA 800-394-4776

    The Aaron Thomas Company is an award winning supplier of quality contract packaging benefits. Aaron Thomas’ high speed automated capabilities allow you to bring your inventory to market in less time and with higher quality. If you need fast and affordable quality servicing then you need the Aaron Thomas Company. Please call today or go to ATC’s website for full descriptions.

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  • Louisville, KY 502-339-7511

    Accu-Tec is America's number 1, customer-focused, contract packaging company. For over 30 years, we have been packaging various products, configuring them for shipment, assembling, warehousing, and distribution. Accu-Tec offer custom packaging as well as packaging design. Services include bagging, banding, blister packaging, bundle wrapping, cellophane tuck-fold wrapping, and more.

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  • Norwich, NY 607-334-5366

    Packaging is the first impression a customer receives. Using our incredible packaging we will be able to walk you through the step by step process from design to finished in-your-hand product, and all steps in between. Our incredibly skilled staff is available around the clock to answer any questions you may have with our amazing projects. Come check out our website, send us a personalized email or call us today for more information today. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Denver, CO 800-262-6789

    Contract packaging of shelf stable food & non-food products. Organic and A.I.B. GMP Certified. Food supplement pouched sets, capsule & tablet blister-form fill, bottling, organic encapsulation, vertical & horizontal flow wrapping, literature wrapping for bulk mail, skin packs, blister, shrink-wrap, bundling, collating, kitting, retail displays, rework, quality inspections & fulfillment.

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Pharmaceutical Packaging

Pharmaceutical packaging machines fulfill packaging and filling functions for the pharmaceutical industry. Since the pharmaceutical industry mostly deals with the distribution of medicines, the packaging machinery that they use must be flexible and able to handle various forms of matter, including liquids, powders and solids.

Some of the applications for which the pharmaceutical industry utilizes packaging machinery include cream and lotion manufacturing, tablet and capsule filling and encapsulation. In addition to the pharmaceutical industry, this type of packaging equipment is also utilized by the nutraceutical industry, which produces and markets supplements like garlic tablets, fish oil capsules and other products. The key difference between nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals is that nutraceuticals are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and as a result do not have to adhere to their standards and regulations. Some of the standards required of pharmaceutical packaging are hypoallergenicity, child-resistance, tamper-resistance and other special properties that are unique or generally restricted to packaging for pharmaceutical products.

The most common type of packaging equipment used for pharmaceutical applications is a filling machine. Filling machines are used to take pre-made packaging, such as bottles or blister packs, and fill it with the correct amount of product; pharmaceutical product quantities can range anywhere from just a few pills to more than one hundred pills. In addition to packaging machines to simply fill the pre-made packaging with tablets, capsules, cream, liquids and other products, there is a type of pharmaceutical packaging equipment referred to as a form-fill-seal machine, which boasts more features than a simple filling machine. As the name suggests, a form-fill-seal machine has the capacity to form the packaging, fill the packaging with the appropriate product and then seal the packaging, most commonly through the application of heat. One of the most widely used and easily recognizable pharmaceutical packaging varieties is the translucent, brown medicine bottle. While these are produced in large quantities for the dispensation of prescriptions, there is a wide range of other packaging varieties used for medicines; these include bags, pouches, cartons and many more examples. Typical supplies utilized in the packaging of pharmaceutical products include tape, film, dispensers, closures and packaging caps.

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