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Cutting the Cost Out of Packaging Article

In this article, Kevin Zacharias, Technical Director at Oliver Healthcare Packaging, weighs in on ways to decrease the cost of packaging.
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5 Packaging Considerations

Learn more about what you should consider when choosing your medical packaging solution.
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NP34 Data Sheet

Tyvek® 1073B with NP34 Xhale® is a heat sealable, adhesive coated, medical-grade lidding material.
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TPT-0260 Data Sheet

TPT-0260 is a is a heat sealable, adhesive coated, medical-grade packaging material.
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TPT-0280Z Data Sheet

TPT-0280Z is a heat sealable, adhesive coated, medical-grade lidding material.
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SPR85 Data Sheet

SPR85 is a heat sealable, adhesive coated, medical-grade paper lidding material.
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SPR112 Data Sheet

SPR112 is a heat sealable, adhesive coated, medical-grade paper lidding material.
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18B Data Sheet

Tyvek® 1073B with 18B Xhale® is a heat sealable, adhesive coated, medical-grade Tyvek® lidding material.
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NP34 Data Sheet

Tyvek® 1073B with NP34 Xhale® is a heat sealable, adhesive coated, medical-grade lidding material.
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6 Defects to Avoid by Rightsizing Your Medical Packaging

Learn how Oliver's experts can help you identify potential defects that could occur with a pouch that is not sized appropriately.
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Materials Matter: How to Reduce Risk in Healthcare Packaging

Learn more about the modern packaging options used and how they have been transformed over time to reduce unnecessary risk and issues.
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Storage and Shelf life Recommendations

Learn more about our storage and shelf life recommendations for for packaging and labeling materials.
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Cleanroom Manufacturing: Why It’s Important

Patient safety is critical in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Learn more about what a cleanroom is and how they are kept clean.
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DuPont™ Tyvek® Comparison Document

Compare the differences between DuPont™ Tyvek® 1073B, 1059B, 2FS™ and 40L.
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Reducing Airborne Particulate During Manufacture of Prefilled Syringes - Infographic

Oliver Healthcare Packaging recently completed a study to assess the airborne particulate generated during the peeling of coated Tyvek lids.
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Gelbo Flex Durability Test

This test is used to detect leaks in flat sheets of material that have been exposed to flex durability testing.
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Drop Testing

In this video, we are simulating transportation shock using a rigid tray & lid and a heavy weight device.
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Vibration Test

This test simulates transportation testing using a windowed shipping carton to allow for primary package visibility.
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Altitude Test: Porous vs. Non-Porous Lid

In this test, a vacuum chamber simulates pressure differentials experienced during transportation via certain modes including feeder aircraft or ground over high mountain passes.
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Gelbo Flex Durability Result

This test is used to detect leaks in flat sheets of material that have been exposed to flex durability testing.
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Elevated Temperature & Humidity: Seal Creep Resistance

This test is used to measure seal creep resistance under elevated temperature and high humidity. One inch wide seal coupons are placed in an environmental chamber.
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Packaging Failure: Discovery, Investigation & Resolution

Material selection, medical device characteristics and rigorous testing of each packaging layer—both as a standalone and as part of an overall system—add up to a safe, effective system. While no system is guaranteed to perform perfectly, even with consideration to every detail, a properly engineered system and early testing can help every launch avoid serious setbacks.
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LF-1050N Datasheet

LF-1050N is a 40ga Biaxially Oriented Nylon peelable pouching film.
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Old School or Retro-cool: Is Paper Dead in Sterile Packaging?

Cost containment vs. quality and safety. This is the balance perpetually sought by all of us on the global med-tech supply chain. Healthcare economics are heavily impacting how we make products to supply the patient care system. That trend is likely to continue. And like it or not, packaging falls near the top of perceived savings centers.
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Root Cause Analysis Checklist

If you've identified a breach in your sterile barrier pouch or tray packaging, use this checklist to help determine the root cause.
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HDPE CleanCut Cards Product Overview

CleanCut Cards offer a cost-effective solution for securing and protecting medical devices within a sterile environment.
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Case Study: Oliver and Reflow Medical

Reflow Medical was recently looking to introduce a new catheter based product, and wanted help creating packaging with a smaller environmental footprint, while serving the end user and passing validation. Based on prior success, Reflow Medical reached out to Oliver, a leader in medical packaging, for help.
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Lifecycle Impact with DuPont™ Tyvek®

Better understand how packaging can impact the lifecycle cost of your medical device by uncovering the direct packaging costs and hidden costs throughout the medical device journey.
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Reducing Airborne Particulate During Manufacture of Prefilled Syringes - Whitepaper

As demand for prefilled syringes in the pharmaceutical industry continues to increase, the packaging industry has recognized the need for a greater understanding of airborne particulate risks associated with coated drug delivery packaging systems. This study sought to test and demonstrate variances in particulate levels produced by different types of coating technologies.
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Global Sustainability Report

By practicing responsible environmental management in all facets of our operations, we help ensure a more efficient, resilient and sustainable supply chain for our customers. Read our full sustainability report to learn more.
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PackTalk: Nurses Speak Up

In partnership with AORN, the Association of periOperative Nurses, Oliver interviewed five nurses. Each nurse was asked a series of questions to help us gain insights about HDPE CleanCut Cards. Watch the video series to see what our experts had to say!
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EU MDR: Top Things Packaging Engineers Need to Know

Tommy Smith, Technical Leader – EMEA answers some of the most pressing questions about the packaging with the new EU MDR (Medical Device Regulation).
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In-Process Pharmaceutical Packaging for Syringes and Vials

Looking to reduce particulate-related quality issues in your product? Does the industry’s “one size fits all” approach cause issues for you? Our highly controlled converting process meets even the most stringent specifications, delivering ultra-clean packaging for your peace of mind.
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Preventing Particulate in Ready-to-Use Syringe and Vial Tubs

Oliver's exclusive Xhale coating virtually eliminates particulate contamination. Download the infographic to learn how.
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In Vitro Diagnostics Packaging Checklist

The In Vitro Diagnostics industry is quickly evolving and diverse. As a result, selecting the right packaging for your diagnostic can be challenging. To help you get started, we’ve put together a simple checklist of considerations.
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Case Study: Oliver and Medtronic

Medtronic and Oliver collaborated on a package for their RFA ClosureFast device. This packaging won the 2021 AmeriStar Award for Medical Device.
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Oliver 2022 Product Guide

Oliver provides flexible packaging solutions for the medical device, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic markets. Find a product that fits your needs.
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Optimized Packaging Leads to 60% Reduction in Material Waste

Oliver and Medtronic partnered to redesign existing packaging with a focus on improving the carbon footprint and achieving cost savings.
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Case Study: Oliver and ThrombX Medical

ThrombX Medical and Oliver worked together to create intuitive packaging that allowed the device to removed quickly when needed to treat a stroke.
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