Entries by Marvin Magasura

The Ultimate Layman’s Guide to Barcode Types and Printing

Date: September, 2017 | Category: Quality | Author: Marvin Magasura The use of barcodes dates back to the early 1960s, initially deployed within the automotive and railroad industry. In the early 1970’s they were implemented within the retail industry, mainly in grocery stores. The 1980s marked the period of barcode rules and regulations establishment and they officially became […]


Are Spelling Errors Lethal? When It Comes to Medical Packaging, You Bet

Date: September, 2017 | Category: Proofreading | Author: Marvin Magasura What’s at stake with a product misspelling? For any other type of business, it would mean a complete recall – costly, but maybe otherwise harmless. When it comes to the pharmaceutical industry, a whole other set of issues could present themselves. Setting aside the financial costs of a […]

New Technologies Every Pharmaceutical Packaging Company Should Consider

Date: September, 2017 | Category: Proofreading | Author: Marvin Magasura Nowadays, pharmaceutical packaging companies are experiencing big market growth. Reaching an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of CAGR of 11.34% from 2021 to 2028, the market is witnessing particularly quick development in the BRIC countries and throughout Asia. Given this rapid rise, financial experts claim that the market […]

Harmonizing Medical Device Package Labeling Across Markets

A picture is worth a thousand words. This is especially true in the Medical Device Packaging and Labeling industry. Symbols are an important tool to harmonize medical device packaging labels across markets worldwide, save valuable space while sharing important information and guidelines, and save in translating costs. In order to minimize misinterpretation across markets, symbols […]

How to Avoid Complete Medicine Recalls due to Labeling Errors

Date: May, 2017 | Category: Proofreading | Author: Marvin Magasura The Pharma industry is by far the most demanding industry when it comes to packaging quality control. The processes, rules, and regulations are extremely complex and must be adhered to. Unfortunately, because many companies still implement manual packaging and label artwork inspections, these results are often prone to […]