There is a “super sizing” trend in the clinical supply industry as larger vendors continue to acquire their smaller competitors. In the last year alone, there were seven acquisitions that occurred between vendors.
Blistering – a thin film that lets patients “pop” tablets out of a protective cavity – isn’t as common in clinical packaging as it used to be. The rise of biotech means more vials, syringes, and injectables at play in modern trials. Still, blistering is critical to the protection and integrity of many tablet-based clinical studies, and getting it right is key to trial success.