Choosing Your Blister Packaging Supplier

Pharmaceuticals companies have many options when it comes to packaging suppliers. In recent years, many different packaging companies have opened, making competition stiff, and leaving companies wondering just which packaging companies they can trust. If you need to select a blister packaging supplier, here are some things to consider:

1. Reputation – Your choice in packaging supplier should be one you can trust to be there down the road. Choose a company that has been in business for a few years, and that has a good reputation with clients. Your prospective companies should be happy to provide client references you can check.
2. Leading technology – Be sure your packaging supplier is capable of providing you with newer innovations, like bar coding and serial numbers on your packaging. In addition, ensure they offer several different kinds of packaging, in the event that you have a drug that requires one particular type. In many cases, medications going to hospitals for single dosing applications may need to be packaged differently than those going to pharmacies for repackaging.
3. Great customer service – Be sure your blister packaging supplier will take good care of you and will have options, like flexible run sizes and packaging design services to help make packaging easier for your company.
4. Competitive Pricing – The lowest priced vendor is not always the one you want to choose, as price is not the only important factor. However, you should choose a vendor whose pricing is competitive.

Keeping these four items in mind, you should be able to find a great blister packaging supplier for your medications. Once you’ve found the right supplier to package all your medications, you’ll be well on your way to ensuring your medications are packaged carefully and on their way to patients around the world.

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