Monthly Archives: August 2013

Packaging Complexity Management Tip 10: Bundle changes

Are you maximising the opportunities to combine changes to minimise the frequency of changes to components? Discussion The concept of ‘bundling changes’ is the grouping of multiple different changes affecting the same pack or component together to change the pack … Continue reading

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Packaging Complexity Management Tip 9: Share components or packs

Are you maximising the opportunities to share components or finished packs? Discussion Shared components and packs can provide a great opportunity to increase component and pack volumes.  However to make this happen it is necessary to identify markets and products … Continue reading

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August Column with Pharma IQ

My latest column has just been posted with Pharma IQ.  To read it, please click here http://www.pharma-iq.com/regulatory-legal/columns/key-roles-for-artwork-improvement-projects/

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Packaging Complexity Management Tip 8: Minimise fonts, illustrations and graphical elements

Are there defined standard fonts, illustrations, and graphical elements? Discussion Artwork content such as fonts, illustrations and other graphical content can provide hidden sources of complexity.  It is common for companies to build large ranges of content that needs to … Continue reading

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Packaging Complexity Management Tip 7: Standardise artwork templates and layouts

Are there standard templates and layouts for artworks? Discussion Standardising the brand image, packaging artwork design and component sizes, permits the use of standard artwork templates and layouts. In this approach, global or regional templates can be created including all … Continue reading

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