Reelvision Print will be attending the annual NHS Quality Assurance and Technical Services Symposium in Chester, UK.
Reelvision Print is an independent carton printer specialising in manufacturing packaging for pharmaceutical companies.
Printed cartons for the pharmaceutical sector
As drug manufacturers develop more potent and ailment-specific drugs, the need for shorter print runs of packaging has dramatically increased. While digital print plays a role, the issue of colour consistency dilutes the brand image and customers may perceive the pack to be counterfeit.
What manufacturers need is for the range of cartons to look consistent from one production run to the next. They also need confidence that PS9000:2011 procedures have been followed as this prevents the risk of admixture, giving full traceability and peace of mind.
Reelvision produces a range of cartons that remain consistent in colour. Pharmaceutical companies need to protect their products, give tamper evidence, have full traceability, and use intricate fitments to protect and de-compartmentalise drugs within a pack.
Reelvision specialises in the following services:
- Small batch quantities of printed folding cartons
- Quick delivery for new designs
- Short lead times
- Print with no colour variation
- Complete product security by ensuring no admixture opportunities during the production process
- Never composite print
The company can assist with startup, clinical trial batch size quantities, and machine-packed commercial production runs. Reelvision produces printed cartons using narrow web, one-pass printing, varnishing, Braille embossing, and die-cutting machines. The machine strips away waste material, preparing unglued printed cartons for gluing prior to dispatch.
Shelf-ready packaging and trays
Reelvision produces a wide range of packaging products, including:
- Printed folding box board cartons, with and without fitments
- Cartons suitable for refrigeration and deep freeze
- Braille-embossed cartons, wallets, and sleeves
- Blank cartons, with and without fitments
- Printed and blank wallets and sleeves
- Reverse tuck end cartons, crash lock base cartons and skillets
- Shelf-ready packaging and trays
- Cartons with window patches, apertures, foil blocking and embossing
- Printed on folding box board from 300 microns to 650 microns
- Specialist materials such as polyethylene (PE) coated or metalised board
Design graphics for pharmaceutical packaging
Reelvision works with its clients to ensure the packaging is both functional and aesthetically pleasing, can withstand transit tests, and is compliant with legislation.
The company provides a rapid service so clients do not need to buy digitally printed cartons that can vary in colour and cause doubt that the product is counterfeit or contains non-compliance issues.
Reelvision can optimise and solve issues with packaging, provide computer-aided design (CAD) sampling, design and reprographcs services to create graphics that can be replicated on printed cartons.
The company complies with ISO 9001: 2008 and PS 9000: 2011 pharmaceutical good manufacturing practices.
Over the last nine years, Reelvision Print has grown due to the high levels of service and product quality that it offers to the pharmaceutical industry.
The company ensures that high-quality packaging is delivered in-full and on-time.
For all of the products traded on the 'Black Market', pharmaceuticals are the most dangerous, most profitable to the dealers and also most prolific. These counterfeit goods are now regularly bought through on-line trading and it has been reported that up-to 30% of the drugs in the world are now counterfeit and that these even make their way into hospitals and pharmacy distribution channels.
In a world not yet completely run by robots, we have to accept that mistakes can happen. After all, people are only human and sometimes the wrong ingredients are listed on a design, someone forgets to place an order for critical packaging or, time simply slips by and artwork fails to be approved until the very last minute.