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More than Boxes and Bottles

Although it is a common poison of choice in murder mysteries, arsenic was used as a cure for disease in the late Victorian era. From the questionable rituals of the Tudor period to lobotomies of the 1900s, throughout history we have seen too many crazy medical practices. Thankfully, todayís pharmaceutical industry is far more sophisticated and heavily regulated. However, it is not just medicine itself that has advanced, so has the pharma packaging designed to protect and store these products.

The pharma packaging market is currently experiencing an annual growth rate of around 5% a year and is now estimated to be worth over £15 billion. Nevertheless, as community and hospital pharmacies are under pressure to meet budgetary expectations, packaging selection can often fall to the bottom of the priority list.

Like other packaged goods, pharmaceuticals need reliable and cost-effective packaging solutions. However, the industry has more complex requirements for packaging than average consumer products. Due to the sensitive nature of the industry, pharmacists must pay careful attention when choosing their packaging options.

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Oliver Pittock is the managing director of pharma packaging specialist, Valley Northern. Oliver built his commitment to the healthcare and pharmacy supply business through seeing his fatherís business grow throughout the 1970s. Moving to the Midlands in 1993, Oliver set up Valley Northern, which became a limited company in 2014.
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