Archive for January 17, 2014
The life expectancy for the average American today is just over 78.6 years. A number that high might seem odd considering the U.S. obesity epidemic and the fact that millions of people simply lead unhealthy lifestyles. However, modern medicines and the pharmaceutical industry generally help keep people going, even if they have bad habits. As a result, the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S. and around the world is massive and expected to be valued at more than a trillion dollars this year, according to research from Urch Publishing. While it is easy to see the importance of the industry, many overlook pharmaceutical packaging companies, which are a main component.
There are several different options that manufacturers have when they partner with pharmaceutical packaging companies. Depending on the drug, the