Lancaster, United Kingdom (PressExposure) December 21, 2009 -- The medical packaging industry is predicted to keep growing next year as more companies in the pharmaceutical industry wake up to the benefits of outsourcing this aspect of their operations.
Many companies are discovering that they can not only save time and money, but also receive expert help at every stage from their supplier, who will also help them to stay compliant with changes in medical packaging and sterilisation regulations.
When it comes to healthcare and pharmaceutical packaging, no job is too large for Lancaster based FMP. They offer a complete supply chain solution from concept and design to manufacture and packaging onsite.
Their services include product development and medical packaging from concept to full scale manufacture; formulation services for topical end use products, including packaging design, life cycle testing and prototyping services; provision of medical packaging substrates [http://www.flexible-medical.com/medical-substrates/default.aspx] including heat seal papers and filmic materials; competitive clean-room based contract packing with short lead times for both ethical and OTC healthcare products; and a âWhite Roomâ web printing facility with four purpose built machines coupled with full web scanning, total batch traceability, in line die cutting and lamination services.
FMP has also developed its own brand of pharmaceutical topical preparations under the âMediCrossÂ®â brand name, which are available to customers to convert to private label products. These include hand sanitisers and gels, which are in demand by consumers during the Swine Flu pandemic.
FMP can advise on package design [http://www.flexible-medical.com/product-development/package-design/default.aspx], produce the packaging and undertake the packing operations supported by technical files to enable speedy CE Marking, all at a minimum charge.
FMP operates one of the largest facilities of its kind in the UK comprising a 4000 sq. ft. Class 100,000 clean room linked to a 3000 sq. ft. clean environment finishing section, a large sterile storage unit and an additional Class 1000 clean room for intricate / pharmacy packing. FMPâs clients can be assured of their high quality service, traceability, fast service and competitive prices.
FMP is a progressive company, operating under ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems and the MHRA Manufacturers Licence. The Company is also licensed to manufacture and pack in accordance with the Soil Association standards for organic Health & Beauty products and is working to achieve the Environmental Standard ISO 14001:2004.
For more details of FMPâs unbeatable service visit http://www.flexible-medical.com/ or call 01524 68737.