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August Faller develops new combination-product for package inserts

German pharma packaging company August Faller has developed new combination product for package inserts.

Designed for a major pharmaceutical company, the new product is said to combine a package leaflet with a patient alert card in a sealed film.

The new product can be carried by patients, which will provide the required information quickly to the hospitals and doctors in an emergency.

The new solution will enable an outsert to combine with a patient alert card in up to three languages. Later, it can be sealed in film.

It will constantly protect the combined information carriers from dirt and wear. The film’s low shrink tension will help to remain the product flat.

The new combination-product protective film will enable to create multiple other flexible combinations of components, including allergy ID cards and medication cards.

Providing information to the patient as a complete package, the firm is penetrated to facilitate opening by the patient.

August Faller develops and manufactures solutions for combined patient information leaflets in different forms at its Binzen facility. The solutions are comprised of banderols, labels or adhesive dots.

August Faller application and process engineer Christiana Klüppelberg said: “Multiple high-resolution camera systems ensure that the correct information carriers are precisely combined.

“The system recognises faulty products and shunts them pneumatically towards the shrink tunnel without interrupting the production flow.”