Healthcare Case Studies



AstraZeneca increases efficiency and prevents scrap with Multisorb’s StripPax System.

Christopher Garrod knew he would need a desiccant in his sample bottles of Vimovo, but after speaking with his R&D team, Garrod, a senior engineer on the Packaging Process Execution Team for AstraZeneca, immediately realized it would present a unique challenge. Vimovo,a fixed-dose combination of enteric-coated naproxen and immediate release esomeprazole, is a highly moisture sensitive drug. The atmospheric exposure limits for the desiccant were a lot tighter than any product they had packaged before, presenting Garrod with his first challenge...


Company enhances production and packaging efficiency with Multisorb StripPax System.

Since the launch of its Mucinex brand of expectorants, Adams Respiratory Therapeutics (Chester, NJ) has become a strong company in the OTC respiratory market. Thanks in part to an award-winning advertising campaign that introduced U.S. consumers to the company’s animated Mr. Mucus mascot, Mucinex product sales have skyrocketed. The company—recently acquired by Reckitt Benckiser—needed to expand its manufacturing capacity and output to meet this increased demand...