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Comar Appeals to Nutraceutical Brands and Retailers with Sustainability Advancements February 21, 2018 Brand owners and leading retailers have challenged themselves and their supply chain partners to deliver more sustainable solutions. Typically, these sustainability initiatives are prioritized in order of impact by the 3 “Rs”: Reduce (most impactful), Reuse, Recycle (least impactful). However, few consumers and B2B customers are willing to sacrifice functionality or cost for a more sustainable solution. When it came time to expand capacity and recapitalize its injection stretch blow molding equipment, Comar, a leading specialty packaging and dispensing manufacturer, embraced the challenge and decided to break the status quo to deliver to the market a more sustainable product without...

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Innovations and Trends in Oral Drug Delivery February 14, 2018 Recent trends and innovations in the pharmaceutical industry have a lasting impact on how products are packaged and delivered to the consumer, especially when it comes to oral drug delivery. As the preferred method of medication delivery for patients and consumers worldwide, oral drug delivery is often a hot-button topic and a revolving door of innovative new ideas designed to simplify drug delivery and increase patient adherence levels. In this article, we’d like to touch on a few of the significant innovations in the pharma field and dig into how they affect your business and your customer. Here’s a rundown...

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3 Ways Custom Dosage Solutions Simplify Pediatric Medications January 24, 2018 As a pharmaceutical or nutraceutical company, your most pressing concerns are always going to be child safety and accurate dosing. But, sometimes making proper dosing easy to determine for your customer can be tricky. That’s where custom dosage solutions come in. Research has shown that current design advancements in liquid dosage packaging make pediatric dosage indicators safer and effectively reduces error. A recent study performed across three pediatric clinics resulted in an overwhelming 20% dosage deviation. In this study, parents of small children were given labels and dosing tools with various types of measurements and were asked to measure nine...

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5 Advantages of Lightweighting Plastic Packaging Using Advanced Technology January 15, 2018 Lightweight plastic bottles are quickly becoming a favorite across many different industries, and for good reason. Current advances in technology and modern manufacturing techniques bring a lot to the table when it comes to effective and affordable lightweight plastic product packaging production. What is ‘Lightweighting’? Lightweighting is a process by which your existing packaging is adjusted and redesigned to reduce the overall weight of the item. As global consumption of rigid plastic packaging balloons, lightweighting your plastic bottles has become even more important. Volume consumption of rigid plastics globally will reach 52.9 million tonnes in 2017, and is projected to...

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The Evolution of Pharmaceutical Bottles & What It Means to You December 1, 2017 Your pharmaceutical bottles have come a long way in a very short time. But what impact does that have on how you make pharmaceutical packaging decisions for your next launch? The trials and tribulations that have been overcome throughout the years lend themselves to a much leaner, more durable, and better overall product, with all things considered. Let’s take a look at the evolution of medical bottles and how that relates to the choices you make when it comes to packaging. A Glance at the Evolution of Pharmaceutical Bottles & What It Means to You Stoneware The mother of all...

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Comar Acquires Shore Plastic Technologies November 14, 2017 Comar is excited to announce the acquisition of Shore Plastic Technologies, Inc. (“Shore Plastic Tech”) based in Millville, New Jersey. Over the past twenty years, Shore Plastic Tech has developed a reputation as a market leading Design and Engineering firm with a proven track record of developing and refining products in the medical, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, and CPG industries.  Shore Plastic Tech specializes in project management services encompassing product design and development, injection mold design, project engineering, and mold and process validation. Richard Lappine, President of Shore Plastic Technologies, said; “Our team looks forward to joining Comar as it continues to...

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