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    The cure for your toughest challenges

    Quality. It’s what patient safety demands, what regulators require and what you deliver—every product, every time. We share that commitment. At APC Healthcare®, high quality isn’t a goal: It’s the minimum standard we set for every package we create, meeting your most exacting requirements and exceeding your expectations and evolving regulatory standards. With 115+ years in the packaging business—and more than 50 years of healthcare packaging expertise—we have the culture, capabilities, procedures, innovative technologies that meet the highest quality standards and strict compliance know-how your pharmaceutical and medical products deserve. Combined with our award-winning printing, innovative packaging technologies and sustainable offerings, you know why we say that, at APC, we deliver the total package.

    World-class quality systems, networks, procedures and controls:

    • Multiple certifications, including ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
    • Controlled atmosphere process environments
    • 100% defect detection
    • Robotic Operational Elements for enhanced precision
    • Market Standard Structures for immediate sampling, stabilities, testing and trial runs
    • Dedicated and experienced healthcare packaging professionals
    • APC Healthcare Management Principles: Ensuring the safety of the patient and the efficacy of your product®

    Proven packaging for a diverse set of healthcare applications

    • Child-resistant/senior-friendly opening features
    • Sachets and packets
    • Peel-open packs
    • Stick packs
    • Overwraps
    • Lidding
    • Preformed pouches and bags
    • Transdermals and transmucosal
    • Capsules and tablets
    • Powders and granules
    • Liquids
    • Creams, ointments and gels
    • Medical devices
    • Diagnostics
    • Wound care
    • Wipes
    • Nutraceuticals, homeopathic and supplements

    Capabilities

    • Our Centers of Excellence in New York, Iowa and Wisconsin use state-of-the-art APC HPE FlexoTM, rotogravure and digital printing methods, and streamlined processes for fast execution and an immediate impact
    • High-performance adhesive and extrusion laminations provide optimal product protection and package integrity
    • Capability to laser score in two dimensions and patterns
    • Child-resistant/senior-friendly opening features
    • Sustainable packaging structures
    • Holographic materials
    • Randomized printing
    • Personalization of each package
    • Interactive packaging
    • Digital watermarks
    • Thermochromatic inks
    • Shaped pouches
    • Foils and metallized films
    • Transparent high-barrier packaging
    • 100% defect detection systems
    • Field technical support, including FAT support, machinery input, trialing and launch support, and training
    • Subject-matter experts to support you from concept to commercialization
    • Dial in required barriers and performance needs with a stable of robust and protective technologies
    • Optimal transparency appearance to showcase the product
    • Reclose mechanisms
    • Child-resistant/senior-friendly and easy-opening features
    • Easy-open and precision-opening features
    • Multi-compartments
    • Fitment-compatible products
    • Recyclable liquid pouch design with fitments

    LEVERAGE SUBJECT-MATTER EXPERTS AND DIGITAL TOOLS TO TEST NEW PRODUCTS FASTER

    We’re independently owned, with localized decision making, shorter lead times, and a nimble, lean approach to manufacturing. This is why we’re able to quickly get your product to market, giving you the competitive advantage while maintaining the highest quality and strictest brand standards.


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    ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY

    At APC, protecting the environment and ensuring the health and safety of our employees is at the core of everything we do and every decision we make. Everyone in the APC family has a responsibility to ensure our operations and products meet applicable government and APC standards, always aligning with whichever is more stringent. Our goal is to prevent adverse environmental impacts by reducing waste and emissions and eliminating all preventable health impacts and injuries to our employees.

    We’re committed to supplying safe products that exceed customer quality requirements.

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