AmeriStar award for intuitive PETG pack

14 Jun 2016

Barger, custom medical device packaging designers and thermoformers in North America, has been awarded an Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) AmeriStar award in the medical device category. 

“The unique packaging design resulteda from NorthStar’s desire to consolidate a number of key components into one module and Barger’s ability to make concepts a reality,” states Ray Heasty, Mechanical Engineer for NorthStar. “The resulting reagent pack is easy to store, install and dispose of after use.” 

The intelligent packaging assembly is designed to hold and protect product contents during shipping and handling as well as during use with convenience engineered into design features including a 360° perforated panel at the base of the unit. As an integral component of NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ technetium-99m generation process, the package and product work together in order to create critical and commonly used isotopes for use in medical diagnostic and imaging procedures. After use, the package holding depleted product consisting of three liquid reagent bags, one being caustic, tubing and couplers are discarded together ensuring handler safety while providing functionality, ease of use and disposal.


Placon, 14 June 2016