Welcome to the January 2016 IoPP Spotlight on Contract Packaging
JANUARY 4, 2016
Presentation: FDA’s new FSMA regulation, food safety and contract packaging
The Food and Drug Administration’s new regulation (FSMA) will result in additional demands on food safety systems. In this presentation, given by Jeffrey Barach, PMMI Consultant, at the Contract Packaging Association’s 2015 annual meeting, get his perspective on contract packaging and readiness for the new challenges.
View the presentation.

Five tips to CMO selection
In the healthcare packaging space, whether or not to use a Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) can be a nerve-wracking decision for any pharmaceutical manufacturer. In a presentation at the recent Pharma EXPO, “Outsourcing Dilemma: Find the Right CMO to Minimize the Risk and Maximize the Quality of Your Brand,” Christa Myers, Associate/Lead Process Engineer, and Kevin Debbs, Process Specialist at CRB, specified important questions and details to look for in CMOs, and offered many other tips.

Read the article.

White paper: Contract packaging is success built on partnerships and know-how
In this whitepaper from Weatherchem, a variety of perspectives on manufacturing capacity, quality assurance, areas of expertise and more are explored from a multiple perspectives, including insights from ACH Food Companies.

Read the white paper.

Register for the free Jan. 14 IoPP webinar
Hosted jointly by IoPP and the Contract Packaging Association, a representative from Impact Fulfillment Services will present the webinar “Speaking to Special Pack Innovation,” which is tied closely with kit packaging for a variety of products, from painting supplies at home centers to personal care items. The webinar will be at 10 a.m. Central Jan. 14.

Register for the webinar.

Meet contract packagers at industry’s annual meeting
Need help with contract packaging services? One excellent place to do your research is at the Contract Packaging Association’s annual meeting, which will be Feb. 25-28, 2016 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, NV.

Click here for details.

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