Research shows that physicians and patients prefer preservative-free medications
RICHMOND, Va.--(Business Wire)--
MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging
solutions, will discuss preservative-free medication dispensing at Pharmapack
Europe, Paris, on 14 February at 09:55 CET. The presentation by Giorgio Osele,
director, European Sales, Medical Plastics Division, MWV Healthcare, will
include proprietary research demonstrating that both physicians and patients
prefer preservative-free medication dispensing options. Osele will also review
how increasingly sophisticated delivery solutions have enabled a growing trend
of preservative-free formulations for prescription and over-the-counter nasal,
topical and ophthalmic medications.
Earlier this month, MWV announced a $7.5 million expansion of its global
pharmaceutical dispensing systems manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Hemer,
Germany. The investment demonstrates the company`s continued commitment to
innovating preservative-free dispensing solutions.
A second Pharmapack presentation, to be held at the MWV booth (#158), will
discuss the use of "smart" (electronic event monitoring) packaging - a proven
and reliable technique for analyzing patient adherence - in clinical trials. The
presentation by John Musaus, global head, Electronic Adherence Solutions, MWV
Healthcare, will highlight clinical trial patient data collected via smart
packaging and how the data revealed opportunities to improve adherence. Key
learnings from smart packaging use cases in both clinical development and
post-approval applications will also be shared. This presentation will take
place on 14 February at 9:55 CET.
Pharmapack Europe will be held 13-14 February in Paris at the Grande Halle de la
Villette. MWV Healthcare will be at Stand 158.
MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) is a global packaging company providing
innovative solutions to the world`s most admired brands in the healthcare,
beauty and personal care, food , beverage, home and garden, tobacco, and
agricultural industries. The company also produces specialty chemicals for the
automotive, energy, and infrastructure industries and maximizes the value of its
land holdings through forestry operations, property development and land sales.
MWV`s network of 125 facilities and 16,000 employees spans North America, South
America, Europe and Asia. The company has been recognized for financial
performance and environmental stewardship with a place on the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Index every year since 2005. Learn more at www.mwv.com.
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