In search of bad news

My position as director of quality for Van der Stähl Scientific means I start each day as a chronic cynic. I am the Grim Reaper of sorts as the news I typically deliver is bad, which by the way, is good. In order for us to have forward progress, we need to develop a...

Packaging Terms Explained

Our goal on this page is to provide clarity on many of the industry’s esoteric terms in order to create a more crisp interaction with our customers. The following terms are defined as we see and understand these industrial terms. The term definitions may appear...

Medical Packaging Explained

Medical Packaging 101 Medical packaging is obviously serious business. Even the most efficacious medical device can be rendered dangerous in the presence of surface contaminants. Obviously, devices, particularly implantable devices, are used in a sterile environment...

Bag Sealers 101: Everything You Need to Know

What are bag sealers? The basic function of bag sealers is to apply heat, causing the ends of the product packaging to fuse. These can be combined with vacuums or even an inert gas source for gas flush sealing. Bag sealers are used by manufacturing companies, both...