The sector of Packaging for a pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Company is the technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use. Packaging also refers to the process of design, evaluation, and production of packages. Packaging can be described as a coordinated system of preparing goods for transport, warehousing, logistics, sale, and end use. Packaging contains, protects, preserves, transports, informs, and sells. In many countries it is fully integrated into government, business, and institutional, industrial, and personal use.
Many Packaging service providers offer a large selection of high-quality national health care brands, along with McKesson’s exclusive brand of medical products backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. Through our online medical supply ordering platform, you can meet the needs of your physician office, surgery center, home health agency, DME, lab, and long term care facility.
From exam gloves to flu vaccines each and every surgical or dressing needs, we are committed to delivering the health care supplies you need, when you need them. Easily search our online supply catalogs and product listings to find both national brand and private-label options. Our medical supply categories include aids to daily living, beds and accessories, diagnostic equipment, diabetic supplies, durable medical equipment, surgical instruments, pharmaceuticals, and more. Our online and mobile ordering system enables you to track expenses by location or facility, enter purchase orders, approve invoices and access real-time health care product information and availability. We also can ship online orders directly to your patients.
Many laboratories performs all testing necessary to validate packaging distribution systems, test physical properties of packaging materials for use in medical device packaging and validate cold chain distribution systems, among other services. We also provide packaging consulting and troubleshooting services.
Package testing on finished packages are mainly conducted in the OQ and PQ portions of a packaging validation. Typical tests include burst testing, seal strength testing and integrity testing, Simulated Distribution Testing, Package Integrity Tests, Defect Analysis, Folding Cartons, Corrugated Shippers, Seal Strength, Burst Strength, Peel Open Evaluation, Compression Testing, Microscopy, Aging and Expiry Dating etc.
Many contract packaging service providers offer engineering and consulting services for: New product launch, Packaging re-evaluation and auditing, upgrading a packaging system, Writing validation protocols and test reports, Pharmaceutical distribution